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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy

Ex-French President Slams Same-Sex Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
The former president of France is making international headlines this week after saying same-sex marriage "humiliates families" during his first TV interview since announcing his return to politics on Friday.

Empty streets are seen during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

US: Ebola Cases Could Hit 1.4 Million By Mid-Jan

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | Sep 23
New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically - the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone.

Yulia Volkova

t.A.T.u. Singer Apologizes (Kinda) for 'Fag' Comment

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 23
The t.A.T.u. singer who came under fire last week for saying she would condemn her son if he grows up to be gay and that a "man has no right to be a fag" sort of apologized for her outrageous marks during a concert in St. Petersburg, Russia on Sept. 20.

French Court Extends Adoption Rights to Lesbians

INTERNATIONAL | Sep 23
France's highest court has ruled that married lesbians are allowed to adopt their partner's child born through in vitro fertilization or other medically assisted reproduction.

Chad May Criminalize Gay Sex With New Penal Code

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 22
Lawmakers in the central African country of Chad may criminalize gay sex with a 20-year prison sentence.

t.A.T.u

t.A.T.u. Singer Condemns Bandmate for Anti-Gay Comments

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 22
The other half of t.A.T.u. is coming out in support for the LGBT community after her former bandmate came under fire last week for saying she would condemn her son if he grows up to be gay during a talk show on Russian TV.

Israeli Gay Party Promoter in Hot Water Over ISIS Ad Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 22
An Israeli gay event promoter is in hot water over the use of sexualized imagery inspired by the radical Islamic terror group ISIS's executions featured in advertising materials used to promote a gay Friday night party.

People fill 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue in New York before a climate change protest march Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming.

Thousands March in NYC, Around Globe Over Climate

INTERNATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik and Michael Sisak | Sep 21
Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.

Vitaly Milonov

16 Hospitalized After LGBT Festival Attacked in Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 19
Sixteen people were hospitalized Thursday after a group allegedly stormed an LGBT festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond Quits as Scotland's Leader

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Sep 19
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.