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Senegalese Journalist Gets 6 Months for Homosexuality

Jul 31
A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.

After Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing, Suspected Extremists Burn Palestinian Child to Death

By Mohammed Daraghmeh and Tia Goldenberg | Jul 31
Friday's deadly attack comes as part of a larger trend of Jewish radicalization - one day after an anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist stabbed revelers at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade

Zimbabwe: American Lion Killer's Extradition Being Sought

By Farai Mutsaka | Jul 31
Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

Beijing Selected to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

By Stephen Wilson | Jul 31
Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.

More Than Just Cecil; Big Troubles for King of the Jungle

By Seth Borenstein | Jul 31
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.

Court Orders Jerusalem Gay Pride Attacker Remain in Custody

Jul 31
An anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist suspected of stabbing revelers at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade appeared in court on Friday and the judge ordered that he remain in custody.

Man Stabs Several People at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

By Miriam Berger | Jul 30
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revelers at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade and stabbed six people Thursday evening as they marched in the holy city, Israeli police and witnesses said.

Morrissey: I was Sexually Assaulted by San Francisco International Airport Security

By EDGE | Jul 30
Morrissey took to his website True to You Wednesday, claiming he was sexually assaulted by a security officer at San Francisco International Airport earlier this week, who allegedly "groped my penis and testicles."

Russia May Ban Gay Emojis, Implement Fines

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
In an attempt to crack down on "homosexual propaganda" officials from Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadozr, which oversees telecommunications, are seeking to ban gay-friendly emojis on the iPhone keyboard.

For Some, Hunting Lions in Africa is the Ultimate Experience

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 30
It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the so-called "Big Five" animals whose habitats are under increasing pressure from human encroachment.

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