BY IOAN GRILLO / GlobalPost Coahuila, a Mexican state near Texas, is the newest place in the region to legalize gay marriage. But there are still some countries that ban homosexuality. MEXICO CITY — … [Read more...] about This Map Shows Where Gay Couples Can Marry Across Latin America: INTERACTIVE
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BY EMILY LODISH / GlobalPost Ukraine says the EU dropped a requirement that the country protect 'sexual minorities' as part of visa negotiations. The EU denies it. Ukraine is looking for a … [Read more...] about Did the EU Just Sell Out Ukraine’s Gay Community?
BY JACOB RESNECK / GlobalPost It's hard not to see this as having to do with the audio files Twitter users are passing around involving the prime minister and a corruption investigation. ISTANBUL … [Read more...] about Turkey Bans Twitter: Here’s Why
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BY PATRICK WINN / GlobalPost The tabloids are misinformed. You'd probably agree with the captain. BANGKOK, Thailand — He’s “fanatical,” says one Western media outlet. He’s “obsessive,” says … [Read more...] about Don’t Malign the MH370 Captain’s ‘Fanatical’ Politics
BY PAULA GERBER / GlobalPost Analysis: If the United Nations builds on steps it has taken on LGBTI rights in the recent past, it may prove to be an antidote to the increased violence and persecution … [Read more...] about LGBTI Rights and the UN: Where To From Here?
BY DAN PELESCHUK / GlobalPost Legislators have set a referendum for next week. MOSCOW, Russia — Crimea’s pro-Russian parliament voted on Thursday to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, a move likely … [Read more...] about Crimea Moves to Join Russia: VIDEO
In fact, both protesters and the new government in Kyiv represent a broad political spectrum, hail from all parts of Ukraine, have repeatedly reached out to their opponents and pose no direct threat … [Read more...] about Russian TV News Propaganda Beats Ukraine War Drum on Home Front