PHOTOS: International Love... and Hate

Religion and LGBT equality have found themselves on opposite sides of protests around the world in recent days, with a debate over marriage equality in Haiti, the Pope visiting Brazil, and the effects of marriage equality in France still taking hold.



Pope Francis arrived in Brazil on July 22 for his first foreign trip as pontiff and was met with protestors. A woman here holds a poster reading "For The Right to Love" as atheists, LGBT activists and members of Anonymous protest for several causes, including outrage over the $53 million from public coffers spent on the pope's visit to their country. Meanwhile, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff offered a welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis at the Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro.

A man holds a balloon reading "God Is Gay" as he demonstrates in the streets of Rio de Janeiro.

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