Husband and wife "X Factor" judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon have been removed from the New Zealand version of the show after their comments on a contestant were seen as bullying.
Russian President Vladimir Putin resurfaced Monday, smiling and looking his normal self after a 10-day absence from public view that fueled a wave of rumors about his health.
Ikea, the world's largest furniture retailer, says it is halting its online magazine in Russia out of fears it violates the country's law banning promotion of same-sex gay values to minors.
A South African university said Friday that it had performed a successful penis transplant.
A street performer from Australia, caused a stir in Sydney this week when he played Cyndi Lauper's hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" Saturday to drown out the anti-gay rhetoric from a nearby open air preacher.
The photo that became an Internet meme - Hillary Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry - troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, for what they say is an incomprehensible omission.
A video is gaining attention this week that reportedly shows the vicious killing of a gay man in Jamaica who was allegedly stoned to death.
A Berlin court has fined three Lebanese men on allegations they seized a 15-year-old relative against his will in what he says was an attempt to force him into marriage because he's gay.
Currently about 1,500,000 people die of AIDS and its complications each year. Many die of fungal infections; how many is not clear because of a lack of access to excellent diagnostic tests.
On March 14, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong's Shaw Studios.