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Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

By Brendan Walker | May 14, 2021

Two transgender women were sentenced to 5 years in prison this week on charges of public indecency and "attempted homosexuality."

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

May 14, 2021

A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read "Enjoy, I'm vaccinated."

Hong Kong Cops Make Arrests for Porn Clip of Gay Sex Between Men in Police Uniforms

Hong Kong Cops Make Arrests for Porn Clip of Gay Sex Between Men in Police Uniforms

May 14, 2021

Who doesn't love a man in uniform? The Hong Kong PD — at least, not when the uniform in question looks like the real thing and is being worn by actors in a gay porn clip.

Prince Harry Thought about Quitting Royal Life in his 20s

Prince Harry Thought about Quitting Royal Life in his 20s

May 14, 2021

Prince Harry compared his royal experience to being on "The Truman Show" and "living in a zoo."

London Aquarium Reports They Have TWO Same-Sex Penguin Couples

London Aquarium Reports They Have TWO Same-Sex Penguin Couples

By Kilian Melloy | May 13, 2021

A London aquarium counts not one, but two same-sex penguin couples, as the new mating season gets underway — and both couples are all-female.

The 3 Biggest US Airlines are Suspending Flights to Israel

The 3 Biggest US Airlines are Suspending Flights to Israel

May 13, 2021

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have suspended flights to Israel amid rising violence in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians.

Accused Neo-Nazi Allegedly Called for LGBTQ 'Purge,' but Says He's Bi

Accused Neo-Nazi Allegedly Called for LGBTQ 'Purge,' but Says He's Bi

By Kilian Melloy | May 12, 2021

A British man, who was arrested in 2019 after allegedly writing that LGTBQ people were "simply degenerate" and should be "purged from society," is now claiming to be bisexual himself.

Scientists Race to Study Variants in India as Cases Explode

Scientists Race to Study Variants in India as Cases Explode

By Aniruddha Ghosal, Krutika Pathi | May 12, 2021

Sc A potentially worrisome variant of the coronavirus detected in India may spread more easily. But the country is behind in doing the kind of testing needed to track it and understand it better.

Clock is Ticking for EU Vaccination Certificates as Summer Looms

Clock is Ticking for EU Vaccination Certificates as Summer Looms

By Samuel Petrequin | May 12, 2021

As strict lockdowns are loosened across Europe and many EU citizens dream about holidays in the sun, the 27-nation bloc has yet to agree on how to quickly implement a virus certificate scheme to boost summer travel and tourism.

Reports: Young Gay Iranian Murdered, Beheaded by Brother, Cousins

Reports: Young Gay Iranian Murdered, Beheaded by Brother, Cousins

By Kilian Melloy | May 11, 2021

A 20-year-old gay Iranian preparing to flee the country to be with the man he loved didn't have the chance: He was murdered. His corpse was beheaded by his half-brother and two cousins in an honor killing.

UK Designers, Models Redefining Gender in Fashion

UK Designers, Models Redefining Gender in Fashion

By Kilian Melloy | May 11, 2021

From wedding dressing and underwear to cover models, the UK is seeing an influx of emerging talent looking to move the needle when it comes to gender inclusivity in the fashion world.

Inside Mumbai's BKC Jumbo Field Hospital

Inside Mumbai's BKC Jumbo Field Hospital

By Rafiq Maqbool | May 11, 2021

The pop-up mega hospital in India's financial capital is mounted with tents and metal partitions and looks like a war room. It has a capacity of more than 2,000 beds with state-of-the-art medical facilities.

Merkel Hopeful on Europe Summer Travel Even Without Vaccine

Merkel Hopeful on Europe Summer Travel Even Without Vaccine

May 10, 2021

Europeans can look forward to traveling this summer, if coronavirus cases keep declining further on the continent, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday.

German Catholics to Bless Gay Unions Despite Vatican Ban

German Catholics to Bless Gay Unions Despite Vatican Ban

By Kirsten Grieshaber | May 10, 2021

Germany's powerful Catholic progressives are openly defying a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions by offering such blessings at services in about 100 different churches all over the country this week.

Germany Commemorates Icon of Resistance to Nazism

Germany Commemorates Icon of Resistance to Nazism

May 9, 2021

Germany on Sunday commemorated the 100th birthday of Sophie Scholl, a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti-fascist 'White Rose' resistance group.

Death Toll Soars to 50 in School Bombing in Afghan Capital

Death Toll Soars to 50 in School Bombing in Afghan Capital

By Rahim Faiez | May 9, 2021

Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls' school in the Afghan capital that killed 50 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old.

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

May 6, 2021

While France is divided about Napoleon Bonaparte's legacy on the 200th anniversary of his death, a French historian maintains that he was a 'gay friendly' emperor.

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

By Matthew Wexler | May 6, 2021

Will the Pride flag fly at half-mast this summer as organizers cope with the fall-out of capacity restrictions at Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames?

LGBTQ Related Hate Crimes Up 36% In Germany Last Year

LGBTQ Related Hate Crimes Up 36% In Germany Last Year

By Brendan Walker | May 5, 2021

In 2020, hate crimes against LGBTQ people climbed a staggering 36% in Germany, emphasizing a steep rise in politically motivated violence throughout the country.

Food of the Future? EU Nations Put Mealworms on the Menu

Food of the Future? EU Nations Put Mealworms on the Menu

May 5, 2021

Dried yellow mealworms could soon be hitting supermarket shelves and restaurants across Europe.

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