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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Polish Town Bans Winnie the Pooh Over 'Dubious Sexuality'

| By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
Officials from a Polish town have banned Winnie the Pooh from being the mascot of a new children's playground because of the cartoon character's "dubious sexuality," calling him a "hermaphrodite" because he doesn't wear pants.

Ugandan Lawmakers Draft New Anti-Gay Bill

| By Rodney Muhumuza | Nov 20
Ugandan lawmakers have drafted a new anti-gay bill that could be introduced for debate in the country's parliament before Christmas, a parliamentarian said Thursday.

Gun Sales Surge Ahead of Jury's Ferguson Decision

| By Alan Scher Zagier | Nov 19
Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

London Exhibit Examines History of Human Sexuality

| By Gregory Katz | Nov 19
Curators at London's Wellcome Collection will not be surprised if lines form outside their new "Institute of Sexology" exhibition.

Palestinians Kill 4 in Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

| By Tia Goldenberg | Nov 18
Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout.

Ireland's Gay Bull Benjy Saved From Slaughterhouse

| By Shawn Pogatchnik | Nov 18
He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon.

Colin Farrell Defends His Gay Bro, Marriage Equality in Op-Ed

| By Jason St. Amand | Nov 18
In a moving op-ed piece for Ireland's Sunday World magazine, Irish actor Colin Farrell opens up about his openly gay brother, defending same-sex marriage in the country.

Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon With Ebola has Died

| By Nelson Lampe | Nov 17
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

Frenchman Thought Among Killers in IS Beheadings

| By Lori Hinnant | Nov 17
A young Frenchman is believed to be among the killers on an Islamic State propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of more than a dozen Syrian soldiers, France's top security official said Monday.

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