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Same-sex marriage in the Faroe islands

By Joel Carnegie

In the remote Faroe Islands the once notoriously homophobic Nordic country has taken a step forward by passing legislation that would allow same-sex marriages.

Hanna Jensen is a Faroese MP and same-sex marriage advocate who was pivotal in passing this law.

Correspondent Joel Carnegie spoke to her at the Faroese pride march and asked her whether it was difficult to convince the people of the conservative Christian country.

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French Metis Festival gives South African jazz singer Thandiswa Mazwai a platform, Pt. 2

French Metis Festival gives South African jazz singer Thandiswa Mazwai a platform, Pt. 1

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10th anniversary of Polish WWII humanitarian social worker Irena Sendler's death