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Opinion: Erdogan's disreputable coup against women

In terms of misogyny, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overtaken the Catholic rulers in Hungary and Poland, who have certainly not been stingy when it came to attacking women in the recent past. In ...

Transsexual influencer apologizes over fake pregnancy

Transsexual influencer Wangyao (罔腰) on Saturday apologized for faking her pregnancy, after weeks of controversy surrounding an Instagram image that she posted showing her with a protruding stomach. ...

Ministry calls Taiwanese transgender internet celebrity's pregnancy 'absurd'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A transgender internet influencer has generated a firestorm of criticism in Taiwan's medical community for posting photos of an alleged experimental "pregnancy.&q...

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday (Oct. 21), sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarificatio...

Trans person shot in Puerto Rico in 6th killing this year

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities said a transgender woman was fatally shot Wednesday in southwest Puerto Rico, the sixth such killing this year. The unidentified victim was f...

What happens when pandemic locks down a globe-trotting pope?

ROME (AP) — On the March day that Italy recorded its single biggest jump in coronavirus fatalities, Pope Francis emerged from lockdown to offer an extraordinary prayer and plea to his flock to reasses...

Panama's gender-based quarantine problem for transsexuals

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama's mandatory coronavirus quarantine that divides the days people can go out for essentials by gender has led to harassment and discrimination of transsexual people, an interna...

Activists: 2 killed in Puerto Rico were transgender women

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Activists said Thursday that the two bodies found inside a charred car in southeast Puerto Rico were of transgender women, marking four such deaths in the past two months....

Indie rock band led by Michael C. Hall spreads its wings

NEW YORK (AP) — This might one day be a trivia question: Which rock band with a celebrity frontman and a very long name was one of the last acts to play live in New York before the city shut down in 2...

Correction: LT--Argentina-Transgender Newscaster story

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a story March 17 about Argentina's first transgender newscaster, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the newscaster, Diana Zurco, said that she asserted he...

Argentine television gets its first transgender news anchor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diana Zurco did not attend her high school graduation because she refused to receive a diploma with her birth name. At 17 and considered a boy by school officials, she g...

Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. Th...

German court rules transsexual woman can't be 'mother'

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top court has ruled that a transsexual woman whose frozen sperm was used to fertilize an egg can only be registered as the child's father. The Federal Court s...

Brazilian transgender player debuts in top volleyball league

BAURU, Brazil (AP) — While playing in men's professional volleyball leagues in Europe, heavy-hitting Brazilian player Tiffany Abreu accumulated dozens of trophies. But she says that ...

The Latest: Right-wing group cancels San Francisco rally

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on conservative free speech rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A right-wing group has canceled a "fr...