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German Brand Bratwurst

Germany Wins Title of 'Penis Enlargement Capital of the World'

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Recent data released by the Int'l Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery show that one out of every five penis enlargement surgeries in 2013 took place in Germany. You'll never guess where the U.S. ranks.

Late-breaking findings at AIDS 2014 support PrEP

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

Gay rights campaigners act out electric shock treatment to protest outside a court where the first court case in China involving so-called conversion therapy is held in Beijing, China,

Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit

INTERNATIONAL | By Louis Watt | Jul 31
A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

Displaced Palestinian Hajar Muharram, 5, sits in a classroom where the family of seven now live, at a U.N. school, in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Israel Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels

INTERNATIONAL | By Peter Enav and Ibrahim Barzak | Jul 31
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign

Raymond Buys died in intensive care

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

Kenyan gays, lesbians and supporters wear masks to preserve their anonymity, as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality.

Activists Want Gay Rights on Africa Summit Agenda

INTERNATIONAL | By David Crary | Jul 30
Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

The 'Gaystation'

PS4 'Gaystation' to Be Auctioned to Benefit LGBT Refugees

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Gaymers rejoice: there is now a new rainbow colored Playstation 4 called the "Gaystation."

Airport in Russia's St. Petersburg Evacuated

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 29
A Russian official says the Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg has been evacuated, reportedly because of a bomb threat.

'Bears of Beirut' :: New Documentary Looks for Help

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 29
"The Bears of Beirut" -- a new documentary about two Lebanese gay men doing their best to help other gay people streaming in from Syria's brutal war -- is looking for your help.

Major General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Says 'Gay Cross-Dresser' Led Bombing Attack That Kills 80

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Nigeria's State Security Service arrested a "clearly homosexual cross-dresser" as the suspected mastermind behind the attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.

Smoke from shelling rises over a residential apartment house in Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine on Monday, July 28, 2014. An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane for a second day running Monday as clashes raged in a town on the road to the area.

Police Team Turns Back from Ukraine Crash Site

INTERNATIONAL | By Mstyslav Chernov and Peter Leonard | Jul 28
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.