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Episcopal Relief Gets $1.4M in Grants for Kenyan Kids with HIV/AIDS

Episcopal Relief Gets $1.4M in Grants for Kenyan Kids with HIV/AIDS

Nov 13
Episcopal Relief & Development received a $1.4 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand its integrated Early Childhood Development program in Zambia and to extend the program into Kenya.

Hundreds Join Pride March in India, Where Gay Sex is Illegal

Hundreds Join Pride March in India, Where Gay Sex is Illegal

Nov 13
Hundreds of gay rights activists and supporters, many wearing colorful costumes and holding balloons, have marched through India's capital in celebration but also defiance in a nation that continues to outlaw homosexuality.

Australia's Croc Hunter is Unlikely Gay-Rights Champion

Australia's Croc Hunter is Unlikely Gay-Rights Champion

By Rod McGuirk | Nov 13
As a self-described straight crocodile hunter from the country's rugged and socially conservative far north, Australian lawmaker Warren Entsch doesn't fit many people's mold of a gay-rights activist.

US Cities, States Defy Trump, Still Back Paris Climate Deal

US Cities, States Defy Trump, Still Back Paris Climate Deal

By Frank Jordans and Dorothee Thiesing | Nov 13
A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord.

Over One in Four People Think Same-Sex Relationships Should be a Crime

Over One in Four People Think Same-Sex Relationships Should be a Crime

By Donyae Lewis | Nov 12
According to a 2017 Ilga-Riwi global attitudes survey of 77 countries and territories, more than one in four people believe people who are in same sex relationships should be criminalized.

A List of Heartbreak: Newspaper Tallies 33,293 Dead Migrants

A List of Heartbreak: Newspaper Tallies 33,293 Dead Migrants

Nov 12
The German paper Der Tagesspiegel has published a list of 33,293 people who it says died while trying to immigrate to Europe.

Senators Call on Tillerson to Investigate Anti-LGBTQ Human Rights Abuses in Azerbaijan

Senators Call on Tillerson to Investigate Anti-LGBTQ Human Rights Abuses in Azerbaijan

Nov 10
"We write to share our concerns about press reports that Azerbaijani authorities have detained dozens of gay and transgender persons simply because they are gay or transgender," read the letter signed by both republican and democratic senators.

Men Report Rape, Torture Under Sri Lankan Govt.

Men Report Rape, Torture Under Sri Lankan Govt.

Nov 9
Sri Lanka's civil war might be over, but more than 50 Tamil men say they were raped, branded or tortured under the new government, according to an AP investigation.

Imam in Denmark Gets Suspended Sentence for Anti-Gay Remarks

Imam in Denmark Gets Suspended Sentence for Anti-Gay Remarks

Nov 9
An imam has been given a two-week suspended jail sentence for making public remarks against homosexuals, whom he compared to pedophiles.

Pomp and Flattery: Asia Rolls Out the Red Carpets for Trump

Pomp and Flattery: Asia Rolls Out the Red Carpets for Trump

By Jill Colvin | Nov 9
The first half of President Donald Trump's whirlwind tour to Asia has been an exercise in the art of flattery, as world leaders woo the man who was introduced at the South Korean National Assembly as the "leader of the world."

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