/ May 23, 2017

Good-looking scientists perceived as 'less able': study

People are more interested in learning about the work of attractive scientists, but they see these good-looking researchers as less able than their average-appearing counterparts, a study suggested Monday. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) highlights the biases ...

/ May 22, 2017

Indonesian police detain 141 men over 'gay party'

Indonesian police have detained 141 men who were allegedly holding a gay party at a sauna, an official said Monday, the latest sign of a backlash against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the Muslim-majority country. Officers late Sunday raided a building ...

Tokyo-based website offers 'genderless' clothing alterations

/ May 15, 2017

Tokyo-based website offers 'genderless' clothing alterations

A clothing repair company has launched an online service aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender customers who might be reluctant to use brick-and-mortar stores for alterations. Tokyo-based En Coton set up the website Madam M in September, proclaiming to be Japan’s first “genderless” clothing ...