The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year’s Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications — ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades. Yet despite their be-prepared approach, BSA leaders are [...]
New Mexico’s Supreme Court backed same-sex marriage rights Thursday, making the southwestern US state the 17th to back gay weddings.
Activists have posted a video of a woman in Saudi Arabia driving a car, as their campaign urging women in the ultraconservative kingdom to defy a ban on getting behind the wheel kicks off.
By DJ Yap
A photo of skimpily clad women dancing onstage during an anniversary program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Quezon City has gone viral, drawing criticism and putting DENR officials on the spot.
Australia’s first female premier Julia Gillard has opened up for the first time on the sexism that plagued her leadership and her famous misogyny speech in her final interview before being ousted.
The US Supreme Court gave legally married gay couples equal federal standing with all other married Americans and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the most populous state. It wasn’t a sweeping ruling to allow same-sex couples to marry anywhere, but gay rights advocates quickly said they’d be back in court soon to pursue that goal.
A 66-year-old who lived his whole life as a man was given a surprising diagnosis after visiting the doctor in Hong Kong with a swollen abdomen — he was a woman.
France became the 14th country to legalize same-sex marriage Saturday after President Francois Hollande signed the measure into law following months of bitter political debate.
Niall Ferguson, a Harvard history professor and author, apologized on Saturday for saying economist John Maynard Keynes was less invested in the future because he was gay and had no children.
By Joey Gabieta
While others hide in the closet, the mayor of Leyte, a sleepy town in Leyte province, is proud to be gay. Mayor Arnold James Ysidoro says his sexuality doesn’t affect how he leads his 37,000 constituents.
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City—The country’s premier military training institution received on Monday its biggest batch of female cadets yet, when it accepted 82 women to be part of the 245-member Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class of 2017. Lt. Gen. Irineo Espino, PMA superintendent, said the incoming class has the highest number of female [...]
A leading US cardinal defended Catholic opposition to gay marriage during an Easter Sunday interview, saying that sometimes the church by its nature must be “out of touch.”
A Swiss female tourist was gang-raped in rural central India, police said on Saturday, the latest victim of sexual violence against women in the South Asian nation.