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YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

By Lawrence Ferber | Apr 11, 2021

LGBTQ YouTube series Tokyo BTM takes a tourist-friendly, cheeky, and honest approach to exploring all that Tokyo has to offer.

Charles: Royal Family 'Deeply Grateful' for World's Support

Charles: Royal Family 'Deeply Grateful' for World's Support

By Danica Kirka | Apr 11, 2021

Britain's Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his "dear Papa" on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the broad outlines of a royal funeral that will be attended by the family and broadcast to the world.

Ash-covered St. Vincent Braces For More Volcanic Eruptions

Ash-covered St. Vincent Braces For More Volcanic Eruptions

By Kristin Deane and Dánica Coto | Apr 11, 2021

People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground.

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 10, 2021

The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday, including the country's first female astronaut.

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

Apr 10, 2021

As many as 60 countries, including some of the world's poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program.

Too Much? BBC Gets Complaints Over Prince Philip Coverage

Too Much? BBC Gets Complaints Over Prince Philip Coverage

Apr 10, 2021

The U.K.'s national broadcaster switched instantly into mourning mode when Prince Philip's death was announced Friday. ome Britons saw the BBC's actions as a fitting mark of respect. For others, it was a bit much.

Pandemic, Hunger Forces Thousands into Sex Work in Mexico

Pandemic, Hunger Forces Thousands into Sex Work in Mexico

By Rebecca Blackwell | Apr 9, 2021

Hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced former sex workers in Mexico back into the trade years after they left, made it more dangerous and reduced some to having sex in cars or on sidewalks for lack of available hotels.

What Will be Left of London's LGBTQ Scene Post-COVID?

What Will be Left of London's LGBTQ Scene Post-COVID?

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 9, 2021

London often appears as a top destination for LGBTQ travelers, but post-COVID, what will be left of the city's community?

Britain Mourns Prince Philip; Leaders Honor Service to Queen

Britain Mourns Prince Philip; Leaders Honor Service to Queen

Apr 9, 2021

Britain mourned the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, on Friday as the BBC interrupted scheduled programming to broadcast the national anthem, "God Save the Queen."

Reigning Mrs. World Arrested Over Onstage Melee in Sri Lanka

Reigning Mrs. World Arrested Over Onstage Melee in Sri Lanka

By Bharatha Mallawarachi | Apr 8, 2021

Police in Sri Lanka on Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs. World for pulling the crown off the head of the winner of a Mrs. Sri Lanka beauty pageant and allegedly causing injuries. She was later released on bail.

Top Polish Judge Under Fire for Tweet About Transgender Kid

Top Polish Judge Under Fire for Tweet About Transgender Kid

Apr 8, 2021

Poland's leading opposition party is asking prosecutors to investigate a constitutional court judge who it alleges has endangered a 10-year-old transgender child by identifying the child publicly.

UK Cases Drop 60% Due to Vaccines, Lockdown

UK Cases Drop 60% Due to Vaccines, Lockdown

Apr 8, 2021

Britain's COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the pandemic in England.

Death Threats Target Ireland's Highest-Ranking Out Official

Death Threats Target Ireland's Highest-Ranking Out Official

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 7, 2021

Ireland's highest-ranking out official -- Leo Varadkar, former head of the Irish government -- has received death threats that credible enough for his security to increase.

'We Failed the Test' of COVID-19, Says Human Rights Champion

'We Failed the Test' of COVID-19, Says Human Rights Champion

By Lori Hinnant | Apr 7, 2021

Amnesty International released its annual report on Wednesday, arguing that governments have used the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to clamp down on human rights, whether or not that was the original intent.

Cuban Cooks Overcome Shortages with Ingenuity on Facebook

Cuban Cooks Overcome Shortages with Ingenuity on Facebook

By Andrea Rodriguez | Apr 7, 2021

A number of Cubans with more ingenuity than resources are helping their compatriots cope with shortages exacerbated by the new coronavirus pandemic with Facebook posts of culinary creations designed around what they're likely to find at the market.

Australian Lawmaker Demands Investigation into 'Revenge Porn' Video

Australian Lawmaker Demands Investigation into 'Revenge Porn' Video

Apr 6, 2021

An Australian lawmaker has called for an investigation into an episode of alleged "revenge porn" videos that show a former staffer involved in sexual acts with another man in government offices.

Scottish Candidate's COVID Theory: It's Caused by Gay Marriage

Scottish Candidate's COVID Theory: It's Caused by Gay Marriage

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 6, 2021

Peter Tait, a candidate for the Scottish Parliament, has offered a theory on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic: He chalks it up to marriage equality.

Discrimination Part of Everyday Life for Peru's Trans People

Discrimination Part of Everyday Life for Peru's Trans People

By Regina Garcia Cano | Apr 6, 2021

A report last year by a university in Peru registered 170 cases of rights violations of LGBT people in 2019, but researchers acknowledged that is a significant undercount. Of those cases, 73 involved attacks against trans women.

New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble with Australia on April 19

New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble with Australia on April 19

By NIck Perry | Apr 6, 2021

New Zealand announced Tuesday it will open a long-anticipated travel bubble with Australia on April 19 now that both countries have been successful in stamping out the spread of the coronavirus.

U.K. Eyes Testing out COVID-19 Passports at Mass Gatherings

U.K. Eyes Testing out COVID-19 Passports at Mass Gatherings

By Sylvia Hui | Apr 4, 2021

Britain is planning to test a series of measures including "coronavirus status certifications" and developing plans to trial COVID-19 passports.

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