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Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2021

It's no great surprise that haters took aim at the recent LGBQ-inclusive ad for Cadbury's creme eggs, but one of the models in the ad isn't putting up with what he notes is a double standard.

Navalny's Arrest Adds to Tension Between Russia and the West

Navalny's Arrest Adds to Tension Between Russia and the West

By Daria Litvinova | Jan 18, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's arrest as he arrived in Moscow after recovering from his poisoning with a nerve agent drew criticism from Western nations.

Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained after Landing in Moscow

Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained after Landing in Moscow

By Mstyslav Chernov and Jim Heintz | Jan 18, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Jan 17, 2021

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

Watch: Fearing Reprisals, Lithuanian Pol Sort-of Apologizes for Homophobic Rant

Watch: Fearing Reprisals, Lithuanian Pol Sort-of Apologizes for Homophobic Rant

Jan 14, 2021

Earlier this week, Lithuanian Viktor Uspaskich, a member of the European parliament, made an openly LGBTQ-phobic Facebook video in which he criticizes "deviants" who "stick their dicks under skirts." He subsequently made half-hearted apology.

Desecration Trial Opens Over LGBTQ Rainbow Put on Polish Icon

Desecration Trial Opens Over LGBTQ Rainbow Put on Polish Icon

By Monika Scislowska and Czarek Sokolowski | Jan 14, 2021

Three human rights activists went on trial in Poland for alleged desecration and offending religious sentiment by adding the LGBT rights movement's rainbow symbol to posters of a revered Roman Catholic icon and publicly displaying the altered image.

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 14, 2021

Rep. Brian Sims (D-PA) has accused a Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker Doug Mastriano of endangering his life in a Twitter post.

Is Same-Sex Marriage in India's Future?

Is Same-Sex Marriage in India's Future?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

New Dehli lesbian couple Kavita Arora and Ankita Khanna have petitioned a local court for the right to marry. The outcome may open the door for same-sex marriage throughout India.

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

Jan 13, 2021

England's health care system may move patients into hotels to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to handle rising COVID-19 admissions.

Survey Finds Global Mistrust Could Weigh on Vaccine Rollout

Survey Finds Global Mistrust Could Weigh on Vaccine Rollout

By Pan Pylas | Jan 13, 2021

Waning trust in governments and all types of media is threatening to limit the rollout of coronavirus vaccines around the world, particularly in the United States

US Will Require All Arriving Passengers to Get COVID-19 Test

US Will Require All Arriving Passengers to Get COVID-19 Test

By Mike Stobbe, David Koenig | Jan 13, 2021

Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday.

Paris Mayor Green-Lights Champs-Élysées Makeover

Paris Mayor Green-Lights Champs-Élysées Makeover

Jan 12, 2021

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has finally confirmed a highly anticipated horticultural transformation, turning the 1.2 mile stretch of central Paris into "an extraordinary garden."

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 12, 2021

Rabbi Daniel Asor is imploring his followers not to receive the coronavirus vaccination because, despite science, he believes it might make people gay.

Hunter Schafer Part of ACLU's 2017 Fight Against Transphobic Bathroom Bill

Hunter Schafer Part of ACLU's 2017 Fight Against Transphobic Bathroom Bill

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 11, 2021

Hunter Schafer, star of HBO's "Euphoria," was a plaintiff in the ACLU's lawsuit against a North Carolina anti-transgender bathroom bill in 2017.

Anti-Gay Dubai to Host Conference on LGBTQ Rights

Anti-Gay Dubai to Host Conference on LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 11, 2021

The International Conference on Gender Identity and LGBT Rights will be held in May in Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, where homosexuality remains illegal.

Spain Shovels Out of Snowdrifts Left by Storm Filomena

Spain Shovels Out of Snowdrifts Left by Storm Filomena

Jan 10, 2021

Emergency crews in central Spain cleared 500 roads and rescued over 1,500 people stranded in vehicles as the country slowly shovels out of its worst snowstorm in recent memory.

Meet Tomy: The Shirtless French Fisherman Trending on Twitter

Meet Tomy: The Shirtless French Fisherman Trending on Twitter

Jan 9, 2021

A holiday news report by a French newspaper has turned its subject into a Twitter sensation.

Watch: LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Calls Out BBC on Homophobic Slurs

Watch: LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Calls Out BBC on Homophobic Slurs

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 9, 2021

British LGBTQ equality advocate Peter Tatchell has called out the BBC for homophobic slurs that he says were used by the BBC Persian Service.

Indonesia Jet Carrying 62 Goes Missing on Domestic Flight

Indonesia Jet Carrying 62 Goes Missing on Domestic Flight

Jan 9, 2021

A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said.

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9, 2021

At the Wednesday rally in Washington D.C., shortly before seditionists stormed the Capitol and rioted at the suggestion of the President, Donald Trump Jr. attacked transgender athletes in an expletive-ridden speech.

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