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Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in French Runoff

Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in French Runoff

By John Leiceser And Lori Hinnant | Apr 23
Pollsters projected that pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen both advanced Sunday from the first round of voting in France's presidential election.

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

By Egill Bjarnason | Apr 23
Linguistics experts, studying the future of a language spoken by fewer than 400,000 people in an increasingly globalized world, wonder if this is the beginning of the end for the Icelandic tongue.

Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 22
For attorney David Waggoner, a former co-president of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, last weekend was going to be fun and relaxing with his close friend, Aimar Sahae. Then, the pair say, things went wrong.

March for Science Events to Take Place Around the Globe

March for Science Events to Take Place Around the Globe

Apr 22
Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.

SF Protest Targets Chechnya

SF Protest Targets Chechnya

By David Nahmod | Apr 22
A group of about 50 LGBT activists gathered outside the Russian Consulate in San Francisco Tuesday, demanding that the Chechen Republic end its abuse of gay people there.

Watch: Adorable Uber Ad Retells True Story of Gay Crush

Watch: Adorable Uber Ad Retells True Story of Gay Crush

Apr 21
A new Uber commercial that debuted in the Philippines this week retells a true story about a gay man who finds himself sharing a ride with a crush.

53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

Apr 21
Nigerian police say they have arrested 53 young men who celebrated a gay wedding and charged them with "belonging to a gang of unlawful society."

After Sex Video, S. Korea Accused of Targeting Gay Soldiers

After Sex Video, S. Korea Accused of Targeting Gay Soldiers

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Apr 21
A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group.

3 Paris Officers Shot, 1 Fatally in Champs-Elysees Attack

3 Paris Officers Shot, 1 Fatally in Champs-Elysees Attack

By Angela Charlton and Sylvie Corbet | Apr 20
An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police in Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees shopping district Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him.

Australian Dad Covers Car in Marriage Equality Stickers to Support Gay Son

Australian Dad Covers Car in Marriage Equality Stickers to Support Gay Son

Apr 20
Believe it or not, marriage equality is still not legal in Australia. To show solidarity and support for his gay son, one father decided to cover his new car in pro same-sex marriage stickers.

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