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A Shaken Dominican LGBT Movement Finds Strength After Orlando

July 13, 2016

The Dominican Republic’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community was shaken after the nightclub shooting in Orlando a month ago. At least four victims were from that small country, and the attack underscored the discrimination many LGBT activists feel in their own, largely conservative society. In a particularly ill-timed display of opposition to LGBT equality, hundreds marched in the capital of Santo Domingo against same-sex marriage on the day...

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