India's only openly gay prince is building an LGBTQ center at his palace

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Every once in a while, design (and humanitarian) miracles do happen. In India this week, for example, the country's only openly gay prince, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, announced that he would be opening an LGBTQ center on the grounds of his ancestral palace.

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“People still face a lot of pressure from their families when they come out, being forced to marry, or thrown out of their homes. They often have nowhere to go, no means to support themselves," Mohil told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. "I am not going to have children, so I thought, why not use this space for a good purpose?”  Read more...

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