|Kissing protest held in Turkey||Dozens of couples have locked lips at a subway stop in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to protest subway authorities' admonishment of a couple that kissed in public. Some 100 people in the station kissed for several minutes in protest on Saturday. Demonstrators carried signs reading "Free Kisses'' and chanted slogans.|
|Russian pro-, anti-gay activists arrested after defying ban||Russian police arrested some 30 gay rights activists at a rally in Moscow on Saturday, including one of the country's leading campaigners for sexual equality. The arrests coincided with the first-ever gay rights rally in neighboring Ukraine, which was allowed by authorities and protected by police.