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A gay couple kisses during a protest outside Greece's Parliament in Athens.

Greece: Gay Partnership Delay Draws Protests

Gay rights protesters have gathered outside Greece's parliament after the government said it would delay legislation allowing civil unions for same-sex couples, despite a recent European court ruling against the country on the issue.

2 UK Men Sentenced for Blackmailing Men Via Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were found guilty of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have each been sentenced to four years in jail.

Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk, and Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma, left.

Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels

INTERNATIONAL | By Nataliya Vasilyeva and Peter Leonard | Sep 5
The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the nation's east after his representatives reached a deal with the Russian-backed rebels at peace talks in Minsk.

Jarrod Dark

Australian Man Found Dead on Nude Beach After Meeting Men Online

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
A man was found dead Tuesday morning with his hands tied behind his back near an isolated nudist beach near Sydney, Australia, according to local police.

S. African Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He's Gay

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
A security guard at a prominent private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, says he was fired after his boss found out he's gay.

Malaysian Lesbians Arrested Under Sharia Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Two Malaysian women were arrested this week and charged with violating the Sharia Law for being lesbians, after a dildo was found in their hotel room.

Iain Fisher

Male Flight Attendant Jailed After Oral Sex with Sleeping Straight Man

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
A male flight attendant from Ryan Air has been sentenced to a year in jail after he was caught performing oral sex on a sleeping 22-year-old straight man. First class passengers, don't be alarmed; it wasn't during the flight.

Congressman Samuel Acevedo secured gay rights for Coahuila

Coahuila First Mexican State to Legalize Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
On Monday, September 1, Coahuila became the first Mexican state to approve gay marriage through its legislature.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Death Threats Curtail Inaugural Bahamas Pride Event

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
The first GLBT Pride event to be organized in The Bahamas came to a premature end after an organizer received death threats.