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Sounds of Silence: London's Big Ben to Be Shut for Repairs

By Jill Lawless | Apr 26
It's so long to Big Ben 's bongs - at least temporarily.

Gay Couple Wins Custody Battle Against Thai Surrogate Mother

By Nattasuda Anusonadisai | Apr 26
A same-sex American-Spanish couple won a high-profile custody battle Tuesday against a surrogate mother in Thailand who gave birth to their child but then decided she wanted to keep the baby when she found out they were gay.

Al-Qaida Says It Killed Bangladesh Gay Activist, Friend

Apr 26
Bangladesh's prime minister vowed to hunt down and prosecute assailants who fatally stabbed two men, including a gay rights activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

First Look: Tel Aviv Lures Londoners for Gay Pride

Apr 26
The Israel Tourism Ministry in London has spoken exclusively to about its controversial advertising campaign for Tel Aviv Pride which asked people to "Imagine London without gays..."

2 Men Including Gay Rights Activist Killed in Bangladesh

Apr 25
Police in Bangladesh say unidentified assailants have stabbed two men to death, including a gay rights activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Student Comes Out as 'Non-Binary' at Obama Event in London

Apr 25
A student who came out as "non-binary" in an emotional address to Barack Obama about transgender issues is being praised by the president for her bravery.

Royalty, Obama, Fans Mark 400 Years Since Shakespeare Died

Apr 23
If all the world's a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect.

Obama's Advice to Young Activists Is Compromise, Cites Gay Marriage

Apr 23
Obama says marriage equality advocates were effective in persuading him to shift his stance on gay marriage. He credits the movement, as well as his two daughters, with convincing him and others that the issue wasn't just a legal matter,

UN Hears Major Differences on Global Approach to Drug Use

By Edith M. Lederer | Apr 21
The first U.N. General Assembly special session to address global drug policy in nearly 20 years heard major differences on the approach to drug use on its second day on Wednesday.

Australian Trans Woman Said She Was Sexually Assaulted 2,000 Times in Men's Prison

Apr 20
A transgender woman who was held in a men's prison in Queensland, Australia in the 90s said she was sexually assaulted more than 2,000 times during her time at the facility.

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