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2 Suspected Indonesian Lesbians to Undergo 'Rehabilitation'

By Fakhruradzie Gade | Oct 3
Two suspected lesbians detained earlier this week by Islamic Shariah police in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will undergo what an official described Saturday as "rehabilitation," and won't be charged with a crime.

New WHO Guidelines on ART and PrEP Can Put the World on Track to End AIDS

By EDGE | Oct 1
Community advocates praised the WHO's "Early Release Guideline" on antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV.

Gay Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral in China & Beyond

Sep 30
Need something to warm your heart today? Then check out this viral video out of Beijing, China, showing a man proposing to his partner on a subway.

US Military Favors Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2016

By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor | Sep 30
In a potential major shift in policy, U.S. military commanders want to keep at least a few thousand American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016.

UN Agencies Call for LGBT Rights

Sep 29
A dozen U.N. agencies have issued an unprecedented joint call for countries to end violence against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

Major Companies Form Group to Push for LGBT Rights Globally

By Ken Sweet | Sep 29
A group of major global companies, including Google Inc., AT&T and Coca-Cola, are joining a coalition to push for gay rights in the workplace beyond the U.S. and Western Europe.

Ecobank Supports Partnership to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria

By EDGE | Sep 29
The Ecobank Foundation, along with two of its partners, the West African College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians (London) launched the second year of a strategic partnership to reduce the impact of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

Russian Police Investigates Apple Over 'Gay' Emojis

Sep 29
Russia is still having a problem with Apple's "gay" emojis.

Obama and Putin: Awkward Moments, Few Breakthroughs

By Julie Pace | Sep 29
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin's first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.

Putin Says Gay People 'Live in Peace' in Russia, Condemns US Laws

Sep 28
Russian President Vladimir Putin told "60 Minutes" gay people "live in peace" and blamed the controversy surrounding the "homosexual propaganda law" on "deliberately exaggerated from the outside for political reasons."

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