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Berlin’s gay mayor Klaus Wowereit to resign

Berlin’s gay mayor Klaus Wowereit to resign

The world-famous politician has announced he will step down as Berlin mayor in December – his successor could be another gay politician. The 60-year-old told a news conference on Tuesday that he will leave the office voluntarily in the middle of his third term and that he is proud of his “contribution to the positive development of this city.“ The Social Democrat has been mayor of Berlin for 13 years, […]

Berlin: Thousands protest russian anti-gay law

Berlin: Thousands protest russian anti-gay law

Over 5.000 protesters marched through the streets of Berlin on Saturday demanding an end to the russian law that bans gay “propaganda”. Protesters walked several kilometres through Berlin city centre to the Russian embassy, where speeches were held. The protest titled “Enough is enough” was organized by a group of friends and found huge support from Berlin’s gay scene and politicians. It was the biggest LGBT protest outside pride festivities […]