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Kremlin Dismisses US Election Indictment as Lacking Evidence

Kremlin Dismisses US Election Indictment as Lacking Evidence

Feb 19
The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as lacking evidence.

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

By Danica Kirka | Feb 19
Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internal inquiry.

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 17
Krishna Sen seemed to embody some of the worst behavior of the male sex: The woman he married in 2014 told police that he smoked, drank, and physically abused her as part of his demands for a dowry.

Nature? Nurture? Or... Sin?! A New Survey Assesses Cis Attitudes About Trans People

Nature? Nurture? Or... Sin?! A New Survey Assesses Cis Attitudes About Trans People

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 16
A recent multinational survey turned up evidence that one third of people in the United States think that trans people are committing a sin.

'3 Billboards' Protest in London for High-Rise Fire Victims

'3 Billboards' Protest in London for High-Rise Fire Victims

Feb 15
Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police.

Original Participants Return for 10th Gay Games in Paris

Original Participants Return for 10th Gay Games in Paris

By Andy Smith | Feb 15
Paris 2018 is especially exciting because approximately 20 athletes and musicians who participated in every edition of the games since Gay Games I in San Francisco (1982) will be returning for Gay Games 10.

Ramaphosa Set to Become New South African President Thursday

Ramaphosa Set to Become New South African President Thursday

By Christopher Torchia | Feb 15
South Africa's acting President Cyril Ramaphosa was poised to become the country's new leader in a parliament vote Thursday following the resignation of Jacob Zuma.

Piers Morgan Accuses Omarosa of Using Gay Slurs, Offering Him Sex During 'Apprentice'

Piers Morgan Accuses Omarosa of Using Gay Slurs, Offering Him Sex During 'Apprentice'

Feb 14
Piers Morgan is making headlines this week for a piece published in The Daily Mail Tuesday in which he accuses Omarosa Manigault Newman of propositioning him for sex to win "Celebrity Apprentice" and then allegedly using gay slurs against him.

Ridicule of Leaders, Samba, Skimpy Garb at Brazil Carnival

Ridicule of Leaders, Samba, Skimpy Garb at Brazil Carnival

Feb 13
Brazil's top drag queen Pabllo Vittar is set to perform despite the country having some of Latin America's highest rates of violence against gay and transgender people, and Beija-Flor was tackling intolerance against the LGBT community and others.

So, How Do You 'Spot A Gay?' Malaysian Paper Claims to Tell You

So, How Do You 'Spot A Gay?' Malaysian Paper Claims to Tell You

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 12
A newspaper in Malaysia has published a list of characteristics it claims add up to a picture of the typical gay man or lesbian. The long and short of it? Beards, buff bods, and trendy clothing make the man... the gay man, that is.

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