Monday, November 19, 2018


Many troubled by their sexual feelings, urges

Many Troubled by Their Sexual Feelings, Urges

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  The number of people in the U.S. who have difficulty controlling sexual feelings and urges may be greater than realized, researchers...
A man wearing a sleeveless shirt with the Superman logo walks along a street in Beirut, Lebanon

‘I Had Suicidal Thoughts’: Gay Lebanese Speak Out against Conversion Therapy

By Heba Kanso BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Doctors in Lebanon warned about the dangers of gay conversion therapy on Thursday, saying homosexuality is not a disease...
A model wears a dress made out of recycled material during a show organised by LGBT fashion designers to battles discrimination in Phnom Penh

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT Fashion Designers Find Beauty in Trash

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters)  From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks,...
A nun enters to take part at the synod afternoon session led by Pope Francis at the Vatican

Vatican Meeting Ends with Call for Greater Role for Women in...

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) A major meeting of Catholic bishops ended on Saturday with a call for women to play a greater role...
Britain's Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall presents the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018 to British writer Anna Burns during the prize's 50th year, at the Guildhall in London

Northern Irish Author Anna Burns’ ‘Milkman’ Wins Man Booker Prize

LONDON (Reuters)  "Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for...
Shinta Ratri, a transgender woman who runs an Islamic boarding school for other transgender women, speaks during an interview in Yogyakarta

In Indonesia, Transgender Women Find Haven in Islamic Boarding School

By Kanupriya Kapoor YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters)  Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the pronunciation of a group of fellow Muslims as...
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