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First time: UN votes for protection of gay rights

The United Nations issued on Friday the first condemnation of the discrimination against gays, lesbians, and transgender people in the international governing body's history.
The carefully worded declaration was hailed by supporters including the US as a historic moment, AP reported. The bill, put forward by South Africa, narrowly passed the UN Human Rights Council due to strong opposition from Muslim and African nations.
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