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Arrests of 141 Indonesian gay men in Jakarta

Lawyers are claiming that they have been refused access to the arrested men and that could mean the police will try and force confessions from them.

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Although homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, police still arrested 141 men at a sauna in the capital city on Sunday.

What’s more, after the arrests, the police in Jakarta released numerous photos of the men, and that alarmed activists who say the individuals may not have been out to friends and family.

US drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' on Afghanistan

GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB)

CNN is reporting that the United States has dropped an enormous non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan today.

“the Mother of All Bombs,” or GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) was dropped at 7 pm local time say sources.

Claims of gay concentration camp come from Russian press

Russian paper is claiming that Chechen officials are putting gay men in a concentration camp.

Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta originally broke the story last week that Chechan law enforcement have rounded up about 100 men they believed to be homosexuals detaining them, alleging some of the men arrested were also being killed.

First trans man elected to office in Japan

Tomoya Hasoda,25, has made history in the Land of the Rising Sun. He is the first trans man to be elected to public office in Japan, taking a seat at the Iruma City Council.

Trans women are NOT women; they were born male, feminist says

Activist and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is being accused of being transphobic after "real woman" remarks to interviewer.

World renown Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, was asked on a Channel 4 News Program on Friday what she thought of transgender women, and her answer has sparked a firestorm of backlash.

The interviewer questioned the author about feminism and femininity and if it mattered how one arrived as woman, asking if being born a man made someone "less of a woman."