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

UK Hairdresser Sentenced to Life in Prison for Purposely Infecting Men with HIV

A far-right party has withdrawn its proposal to close down one of Berlin's most famous techno clubs after the plan drew widespread ridicule in the laissez-faire German capital...

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Frat Boys Beat Gay Man, Utter Homophobic Slurs in Brutal Alleged Hate Crime

Frat Boys Beat Gay Man, Utter Homophobic Slurs in Brutal Alleged Hate Crime

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Members of a fraternity associated with the University of Delaware reportedly beat a gay man so brutally that they left him with a compound fracture in one leg, multiple media sources said.

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 20
The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

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.

Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon's Run 'Exciting'

Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon's Run 'Exciting'

By John Carucci | Apr 20
Cynthia Nixon's quest for the governorship of New York state has at least one high-profile fan excited - Sarah Jessica Parker.

Cher Pens Time's 100 Influential People Essay About Adam Rippon: He's 'Very Brave'

Cher Pens Time's 100 Influential People Essay About Adam Rippon: He's 'Very Brave'

Apr 20
Out Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon was included in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list, and Cher penned an essay about him.

Kansas Teacher Moves After Receiving Threats for Being Gay

Kansas Teacher Moves After Receiving Threats for Being Gay

Apr 20
A Kansas teacher said he abandoned his job and home state following months of harassment for being gay.

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

By Sophia Bollag | Apr 20
Selling or advertising gay conversion therapy may soon be classified as a fraudulent business practice in California under a bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly.

Navy, Marine Leaders: No Problem with Transgender Troops

Navy, Marine Leaders: No Problem with Transgender Troops

By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 20
The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps said Thursday they have seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly in the military.

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.

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Apr 20
A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military.

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