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Ugandan Medics Now Tackling Ebola Say They Lack Supplies

Ugandan Medics Now Tackling Ebola Say They Lack Supplies

By Rodney Muhumuza | Jun 15
The World Health Organization on Friday said the Ebola outbreak is an "extraordinary event" of deep concern but does not yet merit being declared a global emergency.

Trump Says He'd 'of Course' Tell FBI if He Gets Foreign Dirt

Trump Says He'd 'of Course' Tell FBI if He Gets Foreign Dirt

Jun 14
President Donald Trump said Friday that "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent

AP Explains: The Rocky Rise of LGBTQ Rights in Latin America

AP Explains: The Rocky Rise of LGBTQ Rights in Latin America

By Christine Armario | Jun 14
Despite a dark past, today many LGBT citizens in Latin America are enjoying the right to marry, choose their gender identity and adopt children.

Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Make Homophobia a Crime

Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Make Homophobia a Crime

Jun 14
Brazil's supreme court officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism on Thursday.

US Considers More Options for Detaining Transgender Migrants

US Considers More Options for Detaining Transgender Migrants

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jun 14
About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015.

In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris Says He's No Gay Icon

In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris Says He's No Gay Icon

By Aron Heller | Jun 13
This year's official international ambassador to Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay icon.

Mexico Accuses Designer Carolina Herrera of Cultural Appropriation

Mexico Accuses Designer Carolina Herrera of Cultural Appropriation

Jun 13
The Mexican government has accused the New York-based fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation in its Resort 2020 collection.

Ecuador's Highest Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Ecuador's Highest Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Jun 13
Ecuador's highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation.

Brazil Transgender Soccer Team Fights Prejudice

Brazil Transgender Soccer Team Fights Prejudice

By Diane Jeantet | Jun 12
On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing.

Iranian Official Rationalizes State Murder of Gays — Then Slams U.S., Israel Over Human Rights

Iranian Official Rationalizes State Murder of Gays — Then Slams U.S., Israel Over Human Rights

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12
It was without any evident awareness of irony that Iran's Javad Zarif said that his government murders sexual minorities because of "moral principles" - and then attacked the United States and Israel on what he termed "human rights" grounds.

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