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Japan: Man married to fictional character fights for rights

A Japanese man "married" to a virtual pop star is campaigning for "fictosexuals" to have the same rights as every other Japanese and for a halt to the "persecution" of pe...

Watson, Burrow square off as Browns host Bengals in season opener, 100th edition of Battle of Ohio

CINCINNATI (14-5) at CLEVELAND (7-10) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Bengals by 2 1/2. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 52-47. ...

Kinsey Institute experts study sex, gender as misconceptions block state dollars

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Unfounded claims about Indiana University’s sex research institute, its founder and child sex abuse have been so persistent over the years that when the Legislature prohibited...

New blood donation rules allow more gay men to give in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships can give blood in the U.S. without abstaining from sex under updated federal health guidelines that focus on donors’ behavior, not th...

Pandemic sent high school sex to new low, survey finds

NEW YORK (AP) — The first years of the pandemic saw a huge decline in high school students having sex, according to a government survey. Teen sex was already becoming less and less commo...

Italy shies away from sex education

"Children and young people are increasingly looking for answers on the internet," says Alberto Pellai, a child psychotherapist and researcher at the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the ...

India: Sexual wellness industry booms but taboo remains

India is known as the land of Kama Sutra, an ancient Sanskrit text which became a guide for sexual behavior. Despite this, conversations around sex, desire and intimacy are still largely considered ta...

Taiwan reports 4 more Mpox cases, vaccine registrations start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (March 21) announced four new Mpox cases, including three local cases and one infection imported from Japan, whil...

Taiwan expands eligibility for vaccinations against Mpox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health authorities announced Friday (March 3) new rules for inoculation against Mpox (monkeypox) following the detection of Taiwan's first local cases last week. ...

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is moving to further ease restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men and other groups that typically face higher risks of HIV. The Food and ...

Body in Italy identified as woman allegedly slain by her dad

ROME (AP) — Forensic experts have determined that a body found weeks ago in a shallow grave in northern Italy is that of a 18-year-old woman who authorities suspect was slain by Pakistani relatives fo...

Lawsuit details student's allegations against ex-LSU coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former student who accused ex-LSU football coach Les Miles of sexual harassment in 2013 sought a $2.15 million settlement with LSU and Miles, according to documents filed in ...

US cancels trip by LGBTQ envoy to Indonesia after objection

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The United States has canceled a trip to Indonesia by a special envoy on LGBTQ rights after the country's most influential Islamic group objected to the visit. ...

Today in History: November 29, Warren Commission appointed

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2022. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29...

Pakistan arrests man accused of killing daughter in Italy

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani man suspected of killing his 18-year-old daughter in Italy after she reportedly refused an arranged marriage has been arrested and is being questioned by investigat...