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11 thru 20 of 1912 Stories

British Teacher Comes Out, Gets Letter of Support From Student

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
After a British teacher came out as gay to his primary school students, he received a heartwarming letter of support from a nine-year-old child in his class, letting him know that it wouldn't change the way she felt about him.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

Manila Seeks Custody of US Marine in Murder Case

| By Jim Gomez | Dec 16
The Philippine government says it is seeking custody of a U.S. Marine charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman.

Gay Café Manager Dies a Hero During Sydney Hostage Crisis

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A 34-year-old gay café manager was killed on early Tuesday morning, as he helped save lives during the harrowing hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.

Ireland May Vote on Legalizing Gay Marriage

| Dec 16
Prime Minister Enda Kenny says Ireland's voters will be asked to legalize gay marriage, a government-backed measure that reflects rapid social change in the predominantly Catholic nation.

Taliban Storm Pakistani School, Killing 126

| By Riaz Khan | Dec 16
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 126 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in years.

Merriam-Webster Names 'Culture' Word of the Year

| By Leanne Italie | Dec 16
A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.

Human Rights Watch: Russia is Ignoring Anti-Gay Attacks

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The Human Rights Watch says that Russian authorities are ignoring anti-gay rhetoric and violence with silence, or even participating in this hate speech.

Danish Artist Uses Penis to Paint Kim Kardashian's Butt

| By EDGE | Dec 16
Taking inspiration from Warhol's "Marilyn Monroe" silk screen, a Danish avant-garde artist has immortalized Kim Kardashian's now infamous Paper magazine bare butt cover photograph in an acrylic on canvas painting, using his own penis as a brush.

Qatar's World Cup: Will Gay Fans Be Welcome?

| By John Leicester and Rob Harris | Dec 16
Cooled, modern stadiums. Fans traveling from the Middle East and beyond, to a region anxious to prove it can put on a show and have its own brand of fun. All against doubts about whether women, gays and beer-drinkers will feel comfortable.

11 thru 20 of 1912 Stories