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Police Clash with Anti-Lockdown Protesters in London

Police Clash with Anti-Lockdown Protesters in London

Sep 19
Police in London have clashed with protesters at a rally organized by opponents of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus.

Netflix Streams 'Queer Eye,' 'Orange is the New Black' in Saudi Arabia with 'Troubling Compromise'

Netflix Streams 'Queer Eye,' 'Orange is the New Black' in Saudi Arabia with 'Troubling Compromise'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 19
Saudi Arabia has allowed Netflix to stream LGBTQ-centric series "Queer Eye" and "Orange is the New Black" over what Netflix Co-CEO Reed Hastings as a "troubling compromise."

 US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

By Tali Arbel, Matt O'brien and Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 18
Pope Francis met with approximately 40 parents of LGBTQ children on Wednesday and said "the Church loves your children as they are, because they are children of God."

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

By Pan Pylas | Sep 18
Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections.

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

By Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.

Germany Apologizes for Past Military Anti-Gay Discrimination

Germany Apologizes for Past Military Anti-Gay Discrimination

By Geir Moulson | Sep 17
Germany's defense minister is apologizing for decades of discrimination against gay servicepeople in the military until a change of policy in 2000.

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Sep 16
In recent weeks, Queensland and the ACT became the first Australian jurisdictions to ban conversion therapy but a national approach is needed.

Official Says Polish 'LGBT-Free Zones' Have No Place in EU

Official Says Polish 'LGBT-Free Zones' Have No Place in EU

Sep 16
A top European Union official strongly denounced the stigmatization of LGBT people by authorities in Poland, saying on Wednesday that "LGBT-free zones" that have been declared in parts of the country have no place in the EU.

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

Sep 15
Black actor John Boyega has stepped down from his role as a global ambassador for perfume brand Jo Malone after the company decided to hire a Chinese actor to replace him in an ad he created.

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