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Josh Eddy Talks About Gay Rights Locally and Elsewhere in the World

Last week, Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in North America to play a major league sport when he signed with the Brooklyn Nets. It was a big step forward for equality and gay rights. At the same time, other countries, like Russia and the Ukraine are passing laws to persecute gay people.

Locally, while people enjoy the advancement of equal rights, the gay community is also very concerned with what's happening elsewhere in the world.  Josh Eddy is the publisher of Outport magazine, which caters to a gay audience in Newfoundland.

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