Nov 13, 2015

'Fake man' who tricked woman into sex is jailed

A British woman who pretended to be a man to have sex with a female friend has been sentenced to eight years in prison for sexual assault. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Gayle Newland went to great lengths to create a male persona, setting up a ...

Oct 24, 2015

NTT Docomo expands family discounts to same-sex couples

Major mobile carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Friday that it has expanded the scope of its family discounts to include same-sex couples. Same-sex couples with certificates issued by their municipalities recognizing the relationship as equivalent to marriage became newly eligible for family discounts on ...

Oct 13, 2015

Playboy Magazine scraps nude photographs of women

Now readers of Playboy, the glossy men’s magazine known for its nude foldouts, can honestly say they are buying the magazine for its articles. Playboy will no longer publish nude photographs of women, the New York Times reported on Monday in an article quoting ...

Gay U.S. ambassador to Denmark weds partner

Oct 11, 2015

Gay U.S. ambassador to Denmark weds partner

The U.S. ambassador to Denmark has married his partner in the Scandinavian country that became the first nation to allow gay couples to formalize their unions in 1989. Rufus Gifford, the U.S. envoy since September 2013, is a strong gay rights advocate and often ...

Sep 30, 2015

Smithers to finally come out as gay on 'The Simpsons'

It has been an open secret for a while but Waylon Smithers Jr., of the long-running cartoon comedy “The Simpsons,” is finally coming out as gay. According to the show’s producer, Smithers, who has unsuccessfully hidden his sexuality for years, will come out to ...

Sep 29, 2015

Dating apps fire back at billboards linking them STD spread

An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app, and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in ...