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French minister outs himself on anti-homophobia day

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and Mahjoubi says that while he did not want to 'make a big deal' of coming out publicly, 'if that might help to fight homophobia, I'll do it'

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and Mahjoubi ...

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French minister outs himself on anti-homophobia day

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Hong Kong's behind-closed-doors gay weddings

The manifesto reads: 'The members of this list publicly pledge not to participate as ...

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Top Spain academics vow to boycott all-male panel discussions

Meet the 8 Filipinos who made it to the 2018 edition of the Asian Scientist 100 list

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8 of the leading Filipino scientists who make us proud

The rhinoceros was butchered 709,000 years ago in Kalinga, a time when humans were ...

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Slaughtered rhino from Kalinga just changed world history

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seen as the force behind the lifting of the ban

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Saudi Arabia says driving ban on women to be lifted June 24

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'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year

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No Nobel Literature Prize after #MeToo turmoil

Once a standard of the Japanese wardrobe, the kimono is now often a garment reserved for ...

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Japanese kimono makers seek to revive declining industry

The flower-filled waterfall is the work of Japanese collective teamLab, known ...

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Tokyo digital art museum looks to 'expand the beautiful'