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Bruce Aylward, left, Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization, WHO, is sitting next to British Valerie Amos, right, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

UN: Nearly $1 Billion Needed Now to Stop Ebola

INTERNATIONAL | By John Heilprin and Krista Larson | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

This sign reads, 'homosexuality is a threat to the nation'

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.

Tyler Maddick

UK Photographer Blinded in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
A gay photographer from the United Kingdom was left blind in one eye after an allegedly anti-gay attack that occurred last week.

President Barack Obama

US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Sep 16
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.

Bailey's means you're gay?

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

LGBT Ugandans

Uganda Officials: We Welcome LGBT Tourists

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
Uganda's tourism officials said they welcome LGBT travelers to the African country and that they should feel safe, even though lawmakers have pushed to pass a controversial anti-gay measure.

Like this... only nuder and ruder

Horny Devil Surprises, Shocks Vancouver

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
Halloween came early in Vancouver this year, with the overnight appearance of a larger-than-life-sized statue of Satan sporting an equally proportioned erection.

Russian Lesbian Found Dead With Throat Cut

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 12
A Russian woman was found dead in her car Sept. 7 in St. Petersburg with her throat cut in an apparent murder.

Oscar Pistorius, right, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Judge: Pistorius is Guilty of Culpable Homicide

INTERNATIONAL | By Gerald Imray and Christopher Torchia | Sep 12
A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.

João Antônio Donati

Brazilian Gay Teen Found Dead With Broken Neck

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 11
An openly gay teen from Brazil was found dead Wednesday as a result of what is believed to be an anti-gay attack.

Parents in New Zealand Find Penis-Shaped Gummies Hard to Swallow

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 11
Thousands of bags of assorted gummy candy were recalled in New Zealand for being anatomically correct.