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AP Interview: Uganda's President Says He's the One Bullied

By Cara Anna | May 6
There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.

Oxford English Dictionary to Add Gender-Neutral Honorific

By Jason St. Amand | May 6
The Oxford English Dictionary is making strides towards LGBTQ inclusiveness and announced Sunday it is going to include the gender-neutral honorific "Mx." (pronounced "mix") for transgender people and people who don't want to be identified by gender.

Iran Bans 'Gay,' 'Devil Worshiping' Haircuts

By Jason St. Amand | May 6
The head of Iran's barber's union told local media this week that barbers throughout the country have been given a list of "appropriate" hairstyles for men and that "homosexual" and "devil worshiping" hairstyles are now banned.

Australian Leader Brushes Off Snub to Diplomat's Gay Partner

May 6
Australia's prime minister on Wednesday brushed off controversy over his office's treatment of the gay partner of the Australian ambassador to France.

Britain's New Princess Named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

By Sylvia Hui | May 4
Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana - seen as a tribute to Prince William's parents and grandmother.

Special Relationships :: Brit Pols Support Marriage Equality - Unlike Yank Counterparts

By Rhuaridh Marr | May 2
Unlike our lengthy, costly elections, Britain's are almost ludicrously short. And in stark contrast to America's "conservatives," who preach government non-interference in people's lives except for social issues, Britain's pols support marriage equality.

The Latest on Nepal: Some Still Waiting for Aid to Reach

May 2
A week after a massive earthquake shook Nepal, angry villagers in some parts of central Sindhupalchok district say they're still waiting for aid to reach them.

It's a Girl! Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Princess

May 2
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said Saturday.

Transgender Army Major Wins Victory in Conservative Serbia

By Jovana Gec | May 1
In macho Serbia, he came across as macho as they come: an army major. He was a perfect husband and father in a society that preaches family values. But for nearly his entire life, the majorfelt he was living a lie: Deep down, he was a woman.

Life Crawling Back to Normal in Nepal's Quake-Hit Capital

By Binaj Gurubacharya | May 1
As rescue workers continued to comb the rubble in Kathmandu for survivors, the government said it was giving the equivalent of $1,000 to families of each victim killed in Saturday's earthquake, and another $400 for funeral costs.

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