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Report: UK Police Investigating 2nd Spacey Sex-Assault Claim

Report: UK Police Investigating 2nd Spacey Sex-Assault Claim

By Jill Colvin | Nov 22
Police in London are investigating a second allegation of sexual assault against actor Kevin Spacey, British media reported Wednesday.

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Nov 22
An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged.

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

Nov 22
A London man was sentenced to two years in prison for smashing a pint glass in a gay man's face during an unprovoked attack at a pub earlier this year.

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

By Andrew Meldrum | Nov 22
From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

European Court Opens Hearing on Recognizing Same-Sex Unions

European Court Opens Hearing on Recognizing Same-Sex Unions

Nov 21
The European Court of Justice on Tuesday opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal.

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Nov 21
Europe's top human rights body is calling on Turkey's capital city to reverse its decision to ban all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups.

Account of AIDS Crisis Wins Lucrative UK Nonfiction Prize

Account of AIDS Crisis Wins Lucrative UK Nonfiction Prize

Nov 21
American author David France won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award on Thursday with a book about the activists who fought the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and 90s.

White House: Trump, Putin Set to Speak Tuesday

White House: Trump, Putin Set to Speak Tuesday

Nov 21
The White House says President Donald Trump plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

Before  Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

Before Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

By Michael Bieseckler | Nov 20
One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Nov 20
Two new reports show that across the globe, transgender and intersex groups are just not receiving enough funding to thrive.

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