Turkey has moved down five places, ranking 130th among 145 countries, in the “Global Gender Gap Index” released annually by the World Economic Forum, despite a slight increase in its scores
The United Nations Ebola chief said Nov. 18 his top priority now that the deadly Ebola epidemic appears to be nearing an end is helping more than 15,000 survivors who need medical and psychological support
Ireland's new same-sex marriage law comes into force from Nov. 16, six months after the country voted to allow gay unions in a historic referendum
A class at a primary school in the Mediterranean province of Antalya has been split into two, after a teacher rejected a demand from the parents of a seven-year-old female student that she be exempt from sitting with male students in the classroom
A young Afghan woman was stoned to death after being accused of adultery, officials said Nov. 3 , a medieval punishment apparently recorded in a video that harks back to the dark days of Taliban rule
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There won’t be any sexes. The world will be mono-sex. There will only be humankind. Reproduction will be done in a much better, more perfect way, not involving primitive methods such as pregnancy and birth. Sexual activity will be optional
A Navy veteran from Colorado who identifies as neither male nor female has sued the U.S. Department of State after being denied a passport for refusing to select a gender on the application, court documents showed on Oct. 26.
Erospolis, fully aware of the difficulties of finding the perfect spouse, checks the pulse on the premier’s latest electoral promise to match-make in a country where 17.6 percent marry before 18, and 8.9 percent are forced into marriage.
A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Oct. 26 in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said
A group that documented Nazi war crimes is now investigating whether massacres committed by ISIL jihadists against Iraq's Yazidi minority amount to genocide.
I don’t hear the young people. Why do they talk in whispers? Even if I try hard and finally hear them, this time I do not understand their jokes. It is like another language
Pope Francis said Sept. 28 government officials have a “human right” to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience
Few other nations can match our zeal, our altruism and our inconsistency when it comes to giving advice, particularly on marriage, sex and children. Erospolis offers you a selection from the president down.
Volkan Ertit, an academic popularly known for his books ‘Secularism’ and ‘The Age of Concerned Conservatives,’ argues that Turkish people are becoming less pious
A civilian member of the troubled United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic has been accused of sexual misconduct, taking the total number of such cases to 17, UN officials said on Sept.15.
Veteran British rockstar Elton John on Sept. 12 said Ukraine still had "a long way to go" in its treatment of the gay, bisexual and transgender community at a conference in Kyiv
Johnny Depp tops the cast of stars headed to Venice this week for what is shaping up as something of a watershed edition of the world's oldest film festival.
Azerbaijan on Sept. 1 sentenced award-winning investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges she denounced as trumped-up, her lawyer said
A white stretch limousine pulls up outside a northern Nicosia hospital to drop off cabaret girls for their monthly HIV test, in Turkish Cyprus, where officially prostitution is illegal.
A rare giant panda called Mei Xiang gave birth to twin cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Aug. 22, apparently surprising delighted zoo officials who had expected just one baby.
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