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Malawi budget donors warn of human rights abuses

A Malawi magistrate is scheduled to rule on Monday on public indecency charges laid against a gay couple, who have been in detention since December last year after publicly getting engaged in a traditional ceremony.

VIDEO: Pope apologizes for widespread sex abuse of Irish children

Pope Benedict XVI today addressed a widespread and growing sex scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, chiding bishops in Ireland for apparently covering up abuse of thousands of children from the 1930s through the 1990s.

VIDEO: The hits keep coming for Kristine W

She has one of those unforgettable voices that brings down the house and gets you out on the dance floor. Kristine W is bringing dance music back into vogue.

Homophobia dampens Olympic spirit

Homophobia rears its ugly head at the Winter Olympics, with flamboyant American figure skater Johnny Weir and other male skaters as its main target.

Lesbian wins gold at Winter Olympics

Dutch speed skater Irene Wust, one of only six openly gay athletes at the Winter Games, wins a gold medal in the women’s 1500-meter race in the Vancouver Olympics.

Is there new hope in fight against HIV, AIDS?

Aggressive, early anti-retroviral treatment (ARV) may be the key to halting the spread of AIDS, one of the world’s top authorities in HIV research says.

Gay Olympians: Few are out and proud

It’s one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. You can count its members on the fingers of two hands. Openly gay Olympians.