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US ends diplomatic visas for UN same-sex partners

US ends diplomatic visas for UN same-sex partners

US ends diplomatic visas for UN same-sex partners 2 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The US has announced it will deny diplomatic visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees. The change went into effect on Monday, giving...
HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases 29 September 2018 Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The vast majority of new cases in China were transmitted through sexual activity. China has announced a 14% jump in the number of its citizens who are...
India court rules lesbian couple can live together

India court rules lesbian couple can live together

India court rules lesbian couple can live together 25 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India’s Supreme Court struck down a law criminalising homosexuality earlier in September A court in India’s southern state of Kerala has ruled...
India Just Decriminalized Gay Sex

India Just Decriminalized Gay Sex

India’s highest court struck down Section 377, the 157-year-old law that made gay sex illegal. By Nishita Jha Reporting From New Delhi Reporting From New Delhi Last updated on September 6, 2018, at 9:41 a.m. ET Posted on September 6, 2018, at 2:37 a.m. ET...
India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling 6 September 2018 Image copyright AFP In a historic verdict, India’s Supreme Court ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence in the country. The ruling overturns a 2013 judgement that upheld a colonial-era...

Democrats Vote To Strip Power From Superdelegates

Democrats voted Saturday to drastically scale back the controversial superdelegate system that gives elected officials and party insiders an outsize say in the party’s presidential nominating process, delivering a significant victory for Bernie Sanders and his...
The Bias In Fresno’s Justice System

The Bias In Fresno’s Justice System

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series reported by master’s students at the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. The stories explore the impact of the vast racial and economic inequality in Fresno, the poorest...
Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker

Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker

Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker 23 August 2018 Related Topics Europe migrant crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption A woman protesting for the rights of asylum seekers in Austria Austrian officials rejected an Iraqi migrant’s...

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