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An investigation by a New York newspaper undermined one of his core arguments.

September 04 2016 9:07 PM

The longtime leader of Zimbabwe is listed on The Advocate's compilation of "The 50 Biggest Homophobes of the Last 50 Years."

September 04 2016 10:59 AM

As the summer of 2016 draws to a close, we take a look at Pride celebrations from around the world.

September 02 2016 8:18 PM

The popular app marketed itself at the Games and welcomed a huge audience of gay and bi men. It also encountered local models scared to be publicly associated with a gay product.

September 01 2016 5:07 AM

These South African men each fertilized an egg and now have triplets.

August 24 2016 7:00 PM

In what's becoming a horrifying pattern in Mosul — Iraq's second-largest city and one controlled by the radical Islamist group — the men were pushed off a tall building, falling to their deaths.

August 24 2016 3:13 PM

A new AP investigation finds the whistle-blowing site has shared data that may endanger private citizens; founder Julian Assange calls the report "recycled news."

August 23 2016 9:48 PM