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Danish Gay Rights Pioneer Axel Axgil Dies

Posted October 30th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Danish gay rights pioneer Axel Axgil, who helped make Denmark the first country to legalize same-sex marriage, has died at 96. Axgil helped found one of Europe’s oldest gay rights groups in 1948. Through the group’s non-stop efforts, Denmark became the first country in the world to legalize civil unions between homosexuals in 1989 — […]

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