International News

Gay-marriage foes lose in Canada

An appeals court in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has ruled that marriage commissioners cannot opt out of performing same-sex nuptials because of religious objections.

Thousands march in Delhi Pride

An estimated 2,000 people joined a Pride festival in Delhi, India, Nov.

LONDON — Health-care systems worldwide are wasting up to 40 percent of their funds, but more money is needed to boost their capabilities, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.

Anti-gay texts in British schools

Thousands of Muslim children in the United Kingdom are being taught the Saudi national curriculum with textbooks that contain homophobic and anti-Semitic lessons, according to a BBC documentary.

Ugandan gays outed, attacked

Several gays and lesbians in Uganda say they have been attacked after a newspaper published their names, photographs and addresses.

Transgender activists on trial in Turkey

International human-rights groups are calling on officials in Turkey to drop charges against five transgender-rights activists on trial for resisting arrest.

Serb police clash with antigay rioters

Riot police in Serbia clashed with hundreds of far-right supporters who tried to disrupt a gay pride march on Oct.

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Supreme Court voted Monday to uphold a Mexico City law allowing adoptions by same-sex couples, drawing jubilant cheers from gay-advocacy groups and angry protests from Roman Catholic Church representatives.

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