Watchdog groups criticized the human rights records of China and Kazakhstan on Thursday, just over a week before the IOC decides on whether to award the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing or Almaty.
An alternative gay Pride event in Glasgow, Scotland will now allow drag queens after the gathering's officials made headlines this week for announcing a ban on all drag artists because they were deemed too "offensive" for the transgender community.
The European Union has launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, and British satellite broadcaster Sky for restricting access across the 28-country bloc.
Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown says he's confused about why he's stuck in Manila, where his departure has been delayed by a fraud complaint over a canceled concert last New Year's Eve.
A salad store paraded dozens of half-naked Western men dressed as Spartans through China's capital as a publicity stunt, causing a stir and drawing a crackdown by police who were photographed restraining some of them on the ground.
A Canadian college professor was fired this week after he allegedly made a violent and anti-gay Facebook comment, officials announced Wednesday.
A court in Argentina has revoked an arrest warrant that was issued for Justin Bieber for a 2013 incident in Buenos Aires.
A clinical study by the NIH shows that adherence to PrEP was high among young, single black women in South Africa, as well as MSM and TGW in New York and Thailand.
Gambia's leader on Wednesday celebrated the 21st anniversary of the military takeover that catapulted him into power amid a rising climate of fear, a rights group and the opposition said.
A woman in England apparently was not to be the master of her domain when she crashed into a seafood truck while reportedly masturbating with a vibrator in traffic.