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Italian City Refuses to Register Baby Born to Lesbians

Italian City Refuses to Register Baby Born to Lesbians

Apr 20
A councilwoman in the Italian city of Turin says authorities have refused to register her newborn, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples.

Indonesia's Aceh Canes Couples for Public Shows of Affection

Indonesia's Aceh Canes Couples for Public Shows of Affection

By Heri Juanda | Apr 20
Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds.

German Theater Asks Guests to Wear Swastikas for Hitler Play

German Theater Asks Guests to Wear Swastikas for Hitler Play

By David Rising | Apr 20
A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play Friday about Adolf Hitler's youth in which some patrons will be wearing swastika armbands, despite objections and legal complaints.

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

Apr 19
A far-right party has withdrawn its proposal to close down one of Berlin's most famous techno clubs after the plan drew widespread ridicule in the laissez-faire German capital.

Watch: Uganda President Wants to Ban Oral Sex Because 'the Mouth is for Eating'

Watch: Uganda President Wants to Ban Oral Sex Because 'the Mouth is for Eating'

Apr 19
The president of Uganda wants to ban oral sex, warning citizens not to engage in the sex act because "the mouth is for eating."

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Bailing on Meeting with Kim

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Bailing on Meeting with Kim

By Matthew Pennington | Apr 19
President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

Trump Says 'Good Relationship' Formed with North Korea

Trump Says 'Good Relationship' Formed with North Korea

By Matthew Lee and Zeke Miller | Apr 18
President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that his CIA chief secretly met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea and said "a good relationship was formed" heading into the adversaries' anticipated summit.

British Man Claims Lyrica Made Him Gay

British Man Claims Lyrica Made Him Gay

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 17
Update that list of possible side effects? A British man claims he's a former heterosexual who somehow became gay after taking Lyrica.

Imprisoned Chinese Pastor's Family Seeks Mercy

Imprisoned Chinese Pastor's Family Seeks Mercy

Apr 17
The family of Reverend John Sanqiang Cao is pleading with Chinese authorities to reduce the sentence of the Christian pastor, who recently was ordered to spend 7 years behind bars in apparent retaliation for missionary work in Myanmar.

China's Weibo Site Backtracks on Gay Censorship After Outcry

China's Weibo Site Backtracks on Gay Censorship After Outcry

By Yanan Wang | Apr 17
One of China's top social networking sites announced Monday that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry.

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