Made for just $4 million, Jennifer Lopez’s new film, ‘The Boy Next Door,’ features many of the singer and actress’ clothes in the interests of keeping down the budget
This century opened with the AIDS epidemic at its peak. Now, 15 years later, new HIV infections are down significantly worldwide, while access to treatment has cut the number of AIDS-related deaths by more than a third.
A Turkish transsexual woman, who was a soldier before living as a woman, died following gender reassignment surgery in a hospital in the southern province of Antalya on Jan. 20, according to reports.
Bones from at least five people, including a baby and an elderly woman, were identified in a massive tomb in Greece dating back to the era of Alexander the Great, the culture ministry said on Jan. 19.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Thus wrote an Islamist columnist after the attacks in the French capital. In a related story, his newspaper used the word terror in quotation marks, clearly implying that it disagreed that the attacks in Paris were acts of terror.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has accused India of fomenting intolerance with its ban on gay sex amid uproar over a ruling party minister's plans to make homosexuals 'normal'
Category: BLIND SPOT
Motherhood is a wonderful career. It involves a lot of sh*t but I guess all careers have their positive and negative sides. To start your career as a mother, you must first have unprotected sex.
An Al-Qaida member in Yemen has said the group directed the Charlie Hebdo attack, while French PM acknowledged 'failings' in intelligence
Scores of same-sex Florida couples tied the knot early Jan. 6 after the state's ban on gay marriage ended
The unapologetic, ‘no collar,’ dysfunctional Gallagher family from the UK and US series ‘Shameless’ gets ready to meet Turkish viewers in a remake. Here is a look at two other remakes (or rip-offs), ‘Gossip Girl’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ and how they have translated into Turkish culture
A headmaster and his partner have been charged for engaging in a homosexual act in public near his school in a conservative Turkish town.
An Egyptian appeals court Dec. 27 reduced jail sentences given to eight men over a gay wedding video that went viral on the Internet to one year each, from three years.
Turkey’s leaders never cease to invent new annals of black humor.
In a recent speech, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan bitterly complained that “Turkish students know Einstein but not Muslim scholars.”
The Turkish soap opera 'Thousand and One Nights,' is reshaping prime time TV in Latin America
US health regulators will recommend that gay men be allowed to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact, easing a ban that has been in place since 1983
Japan's parliament on Dec. 24 re-elected Shinzo Abe as prime minister with an overwhelming majority following the conservative leader's mid-December election triumph
Human Rights Watch said earlier this year that the climate of violence in Syria had made life even harder for some gay people
Homosexual individuals cannot donate blood, but can only receive it because they are in the “risky group,” the head of the Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay) has said.
‘Maybe it is time for all of us to cry out loud ‘We are all prostitutes,’’ sociologist Ayşe Sargın suggests upon the declaration of an imam that those who get pregnant out of wedlock are prostitutes. I totally agree and declare that I am a prostitute. Sorry, son, that makes you a ‘son of a b*tch’
Category: ERSU ABLAK
TED talks make us all think harder about various amazing phenomena. Their subjects range from personal experience to scientific projects, from minor daily acts to huge social behavioral patterns.
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