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Prince Manvendra, The World's First Openly Gay Prince, Fights For LGBT Rights In India

In 2006, the Crown Prince of one of India's oldest royal families made a public announcement that made headlines around the world: the 40-year-old formerly married Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil was actually gay. This announcement made Prince Manvendra the world's only openly gay prince -- and it …

Famous Coral Reef System In Belize Could Soon Be The Site Of Oil Drilling

A World Heritage Site could turn into an oil drilling site, if plans to allow oil exploration off the coast of Belize go through.<p>A proposal from the …

Black Miss Japan fights for race revolution

Social media lit up after Miyamoto's victory in March, many critics complaining the title should have gone to what they called a "pure" Japanese, …

Cheap Flights to Mexico? No Problem

Whether you're headed to Cabo or Cancun, Mexico City or beyond, flights to Mexico aren't always cheap. Where you live and which airlines service that airport play a big part in how much you'll pay for your flight. To help you out, Hopper created a map that shows you the average cost of flying to …

Scotland ranked best place in Europe for gay rights

Scotland has been rated the best country in Europe in terms of LGBT and intersex legal equality, according to a new ranking, released Sunday.<p>The …

LGBTQI

Gambian President Says He Will Slit Gay Men's Throats in Public Speech | VICE News

The Gambia's notorious dictator Yahya Jammeh recently intensified his anti-homosexual rhetoric, threatening to slit the throats of gay men living in the small West African nation while seeming to claim that the West could do nothing to stop him, according to a translation provided to VICE News of a …

The Sleeper Issue of 2016 Is China

Why are we so worried about the Islamic State when Beijing is the real challenge?<p>As the long march to the presidential nomination begins, most of the likely Republican contenders are talking tough on foreign policy and criticizing the Obama administration for its evident failings in handling …

Abbott government spends $100,000 on travel to lobby against UNESCO reef listing

The environment department's deputy secretary Kimberley Dripps told the hearing that just under $100,000 had been spent to pay for department staff …

Federal Gov: Health Insurers Can't Deny Transgender Patients Preventive Care

Preventive screenings and treatments should be based on body parts, not gender identity, say trans advocates — and the federal government agrees.read …

Doctors' group supports LGBT-inclusive policies, same-sex marriage | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - The largest group of internal medicine doctors in the U.S. came out Monday in support of policies it says will improve the health of the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.<p>Those policies include support for civil marriage rights for same-sex couples, …

Human Rights Act To Be Scrapped By Michael Gove Now Tories Have A Majority After General Election

Michael Gove, the new Justice Secretary, is wasting no time pushing forward with controversial Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act.<p>Gove has …

Rights & Freedoms

Texas lawmakers to consider unprecedented anti-gay marriage bill

In a little over a month, the nation’s highest court is expected to answer two burning questions – whether the U.S. Constitution requires states to …

Ones to watch: 10 social ventures fighting for gender equality | The Social Enterprise Magazine

Last week, the UK general election was historic for a number of reasons; both Labour leader Ed Miliband and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg …

It Gets Better, Even For Gay Mormons

<i>In cooperation with our longstanding partner, Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the next 10 years ahead. We're highlighting causes that are near and dear to our ethos -- causes where we believe meaningful strides can be made in the</i> …

Washington state blood bank sued for turning away transgender woman

TACOMA, Wash. — CSL Plasma Inc. is facing a lawsuit from a woman who says the for-profit company discriminated against her because she’s …

Washington State

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight sun</b><p>Experience …

European Travel

Egypt's quiet classroom revolution brings fresh thinking to disadvantaged children

Nineteen children are squirming in the dark. There has been a power cut for most of their 90-minute English lesson. At the front of the room their teacher, who is from the US, leads a demonstration with a student; a plastic emergency light casts their faces in silhouette.<p>“How. Are. You?” the …

Education

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Intelligence agencies warn spying could be preparation for future attacks<p>Winning back the House may be harder than Democrats thought<p>'The Sunshine …

International groups worry that boats will soon land with dead bodies on board as Rohingyas and Bangladeshis flee poverty and discrimination<p>As many as 6,000 asylum seekers in south-east Asia may be trapped at sea in crowded, wooden boats, and activists warn of potentially dangerous conditions as …

Asia