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amfAR leadership bids a fond farewell to former South African president Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5.
German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
On Friday night, pop legend Elton John put Russia’s controversial gay propaganda law to a very public test when he took the opportunity to condemn the recently enacted legislation and the government that passed it in front of a sold-out audience in Moscow
Gay and lesbian couples from around Australia joined in fragile marriages in Canberra on Saturday under the nation’s beleaguered same-sex union laws that face a challenge in the courts within a week.
Nelson Mandela will be buried on Sunday, Dec. 15 at his rural home in Qunu, and a memorial service in a Johannesburg stadium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 10, President Jacob Zuma announced
Lady Gaga recently stopped by British late night talk show "Chatty Matt," hosted by Alan Carr, and said that there should be a boycott over the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, due to the country’s controversial anti-gay laws.
Michelle Bachelet defended promises of deep social changes while her conservative rival Evelyn Matthei said reducing poverty and crime are more important than Bachelet’s call for free education during a debate ahead of the presidential elections.
A state lawmaker and his partner plan to fly 3,500 kilometers (2,200 miles) across Australia to become one of the nation’s first same-sex couples to legally marry at an after-midnight ceremony in the Australian capital.
The Elton John concert planned for Russia will go ahead, despite his concerns about their anti-gay propaganda law.
Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.