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UK Royals Traveling To Boston With Eye on Environment Prize

UK Royals Traveling To Boston With Eye on Environment Prize

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Nov 30, 2022

The first overseas trip by the Prince and Princess of Wales since the death of Queen Elizabeth II begins Wednesday, an occasion to show the world as much about who they are not as who they are.

Will There Be Backlash Against Gays in Arab Countries After World Cup? Some Are Pessimistic

Will There Be Backlash Against Gays in Arab Countries After World Cup? Some Are Pessimistic

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 30, 2022

The West has put a spotlight on Qatar's anti-gay policies, which have been somewhat relaxed during the World Cup. But some Arab gays foresee a backlash when the games are done.

An LGBTQ+ Museum Opens in Russia... Likely Not For Long

An LGBTQ+ Museum Opens in Russia... Likely Not For Long

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 30, 2022

St. Petersburg residents are getting to see an unusual museum, at least for today's increasingly repressive Russia: One celebrating LGBTQ+ culture.

No Charges for Man Who Carried Pride Flag onto Qatar World Cup Field

No Charges for Man Who Carried Pride Flag onto Qatar World Cup Field

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2022

There will be no charges against the 35-year-old Italian soccer player who carried a Pride flag onto the pitch at the World Cup in Qatar — though his permission to be in the country has been canceled.

Singapore Decriminalizes Gay Sex — but Blocks Marriage Equality

Singapore Decriminalizes Gay Sex — but Blocks Marriage Equality

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2022

It was a mixture of good news and bad as Singapore lifted criminal statutes against men having sex with men, but placed a constitutional barrier between same-sex couples and marriage rights.

Police Looking into Man's Death at Scottish Gay Sauna

Police Looking into Man's Death at Scottish Gay Sauna

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2022

Police in Glasgow, Scotland, are looking into the death of a 51-year-old male patron at a gay sauna. No official cause of death has been determined but sauna staff suggested he suffered cardiac arrest.

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