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Gay Ugandans hail ruling on homosexuality
Constitutional court nullifies law that prescribes life sentence for people found guilty of homosexual acts.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:35 GMT
Turkey elections: Democratic chance or authoritarian restoration?
The Turkish local elections brought a tarnished victory for the ruling AKP.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 10:48 GMT
Turkey's elections and gender politics
Despite strong subscription to AKP's conservative agenda, there may be hope for women and LGBT rights in Turkey.
Diba Nigar Goksel
Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 09:15 GMT
Olympic torch reaches Sochi amid gay protests
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 05:44 GMT
Thousands rally to honour March on Washington
Attendees commemorate civil rights movement and demand more social justice in the US.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2013 15:10 GMT
Ukraine's gays fear coming out of the closet
Proposed new laws designed to stop media outlets from "promoting and propagating homosexuality" worry rights groups.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 15:58 GMT
France legalises same-sex marriage
President Hollande signs bill into law after Constitutional Council dismisses legal challenge by opposition party.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 05:15 GMT
France set to legalise same-sex marriage
French President Francois Hollande to sign bill into law, after constitutional court dismisses challenges.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 03:58 GMT
Taboos push China's gay men to wed women
Activists fight for LGBT rights as pressure to produce offspring pushes country's gay males to marry unsuspecting women.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 11:12 GMT
Unwrapping the new Twinkie
An American icon resurfaces, but at what cost?
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 11:03 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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