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Obama Promotes Religious and Gender Equity in India Speech

By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 27
President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.

Philippines Rejects US Marine's Appeal to Drop Murder Case

By Oliver Teves | Jan 27
The Philippines on Tuesday rejected an appeal by a U.S. Marine that it drop a murder case against him in the death of a transgender Filipino woman last year.

Japanese Ladies Okanami-Yank It At Female Masturbation Bars

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 27
Japanese women are taking their pleasure into their own hands, so to speak, with female masturbation bars -- places for women to have a drink, browse sex toys and dig the vibes.

SPLC Calls on GOP to Cancel Hate Group-Sponsored Trip to Israel

By EDGE | Jan 27
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and some 60 RNC members have RSVP'd for a nine-day tour of Israel paid for by the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group American Family Association.

Sex Theme Park Planned in Taiwan

By Bobby McGuire | Jan 27
Developers of a proposed tourist destination in Taiwan are banking on the age old theory that sex sells.

Obama Takes in India's Grand Republic Day Parade

By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 26
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe in Miami

By Kelli Kennedy | Jan 26
Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.

Thailand's Leading Modeling Agency Announces Transgender Board

By EDGE | Jan 24
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.

US, Cuba Address Obstacles to Resuming Diplomatic Ties

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 22
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

Irish Grandma Busted for Possessing Cocaine at Bingo Hall

Jan 22
A 50-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of possessing cocaine for sale or supply after Irish police caught her with the narcotic outside a Cork bingo hall.

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