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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 23, 2013
India’s government issued a ruling that forbids foreign same-sex couples couples who are looking to start a family from accessing the country’s popular surrogate program.
Friday Oct 7, 2011
Some like it hot, but contestants at a curry eating contest in Scotland collapsed in agony after biting off more than they could chew at a self-styled "world’s hottest chili" competition.
By NIRMALA GEORGE | Thursday Sep 1, 2011
India is plagued by malnutrition and soaring inflation, but it’s not for lack of food. It is the world’s second largest grower of fresh produce, but loses an estimated 40 percent of its fruit and vegetables to rot because of a lack of refrigeration.
Wednesday Aug 17, 2011
Just two years after the 2008 Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire" renewed our fascination with India, The Commonwealth Club is presenting a closer look at this ancient culture in their August series of special lectures this year.
Sunday Jul 31, 2011
Eunuchs in India are demanding an end to discrimination against them and access to government welfare programs.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 6, 2011
India’s prime minister says that the progress the populous nation, which ranks third in new HIV cases, has made in the fight against AIDS is a good start, but efforts in the struggle to combat the spread of the virus must be ongoing.
By Muneeza Naqvi | Tuesday Jul 5, 2011
India’s health minister has derided homosexuality as an unnatural "disease" from the West, drawing outrage Tuesday from activists who said the comments set back the country’s campaign for gay rights and its fight against HIV.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Jun 22, 2011
Meet Aniruddhan Vasudevan, a dancer, writer & gay activist from Chennai, the Indian city formerly known as Madras. In this EDGE exclusive, he discusses India’s unique road to LGBT legitimacy, work in cities & the country, & his personal journey.
By Curtis M. Wong | Wednesday May 25, 2011
A real, live Indian prince has come out. Now doing pioneer work to prevent AIDS among gay men in his native land, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil spoke exclusively to EDGE on a recent trip to New York to promote his private charity.
By ERIKA KINETZ | Tuesday Apr 26, 2011
Like many young Italians, for whom the comforts of home no longer compensate for the lack of opportunity in Italy’s moribund economy, Mozzillo has staked his future on a far frontier. He and many like him have found their way to India.
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