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LGBT Organizations Mobilizing to Keep Gay Chechens Safe

LGBT Organizations Mobilizing to Keep Gay Chechens Safe

By Tucker Berardi | Apr 29
Grindr has begun helping gay men in Chechnya by using the app's location services to update users who may be in danger. They have also provided Chechen users with news reports of the progressing situation.

N. Korean Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

N. Korean Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

By Foster Klung and Kim Tong-Hyung | Apr 29
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters.

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

By Danica Kirka | Apr 28
A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.

Watch: Russian Spokeswoman Gets Flustered When Asked About Gay Torture in Chechnya

Watch: Russian Spokeswoman Gets Flustered When Asked About Gay Torture in Chechnya

Apr 28
A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry sat down with Yahoo News Thursday to speak with Katie Couric and things quickly got awkward when the reporter brought up reports of abuse on gay men in Chechnya.

Belgium Sorry It Helped Get Saudi Arabia on UN Rights Panel

Belgium Sorry It Helped Get Saudi Arabia on UN Rights Panel

Apr 27
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says it was a mistake for his nation to help vote Saudi Arabia onto a United Nations women's rights committee, arguing that the country does not respect gender equality.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

Apr 27
"The Holocaust teaches us what can happen when state-sponsored, group-targeted violence is allowed to go unchecked," says Museum Director Sara J. Bloomfield.

Russian with HIV Seeking US Asylum is Detained in Florida

Russian with HIV Seeking US Asylum is Detained in Florida

Apr 27
Immigration authorities detained a gay Russian man infected with HIV who was seeking U.S. asylum in California, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

White House Says Trump Won't Immediately Pull Out Of NAFTA

White House Says Trump Won't Immediately Pull Out Of NAFTA

By Jill Colvin | Apr 27
President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.

Watch: Partner of Slain Paris Officer Gives Moving Eulogy

Watch: Partner of Slain Paris Officer Gives Moving Eulogy

Apr 26
The husband of a gay Paris police officer who died last Thursday in what is believed to be a terrorist attack carried out by ISIS delivered a moving eulogy Tuesday.

Watch: Russian Reporter Who Exposed Chechnya's Gay 'Torture Camps' Now in Hiding

Watch: Russian Reporter Who Exposed Chechnya's Gay 'Torture Camps' Now in Hiding

Apr 26
The Russian journalist behind disturbing reports detailing Chechnya's alleged violence on gay men is now in hiding after receiving death threats.

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