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Teenage Boy from Mumbai Slum Dances Way to NY Ballet School

Teenage Boy from Mumbai Slum Dances Way to NY Ballet School

By Manish Mehta | Jun 24
The son of a welder from this city's slums had a dream few Indians dared to dream - to dance with the New York City Ballet.

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

By Alice Su | Jun 24
A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

By Aritz Parra | Jun 23
Madrid is gearing up to be the world capital of gay pride, a colorful mixture of commercialism and all-night partying that has brought vindication for sexual and gender diversity and created fissures among LGBT activists.

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

Jun 23
They found love in a hopeless place.

Venice's First Female Gondolier Announces He's Transgender

Venice's First Female Gondolier Announces He's Transgender

Jun 23
A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being the first woman to enter the male-dominated cadre of Venice's canal rowers has announced he is transgender.

Serbia Ruling Party Gathers Support for Proposed Gay PM

Serbia Ruling Party Gathers Support for Proposed Gay PM

By Jovana Gec | Jun 23
Serbia's first openly gay and female prime minister is set to take office in the staunchly conservative country next week after ruling populists mustered majority support for her in Parliament.

Toilet Charity Gets Indian Village to Take on Trump's Name

Toilet Charity Gets Indian Village to Take on Trump's Name

By Vaishnavee Sharma | Jun 23
"I don't understand why they couldn't name it after our own prime minister," said construction worker Sajid Hussain.

German Parliament Votes to Annul Gay Men's Convictions

German Parliament Votes to Annul Gay Men's Convictions

By Geir Moulson | Jun 22
German lawmakers on Thursday approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.

Watch: Australian Sports Host Apologizes for Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Rant

Watch: Australian Sports Host Apologizes for Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Rant

Jun 22
An Australian sports TV host is apologizing after he came under fire for spewing a transphobic rant about Caitlyn Jenner.

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

Jun 22
A paddle boarder in South Africa got more than he bargained for last week when his board was briefly commandeered by a giant squid.

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