Business Dec 31, 2019

Facebook removes misleading HIV drug ads after outcry

Facebook said on Monday it had removed some ads that contained misleading information about HIV prevention drugs following an outcry from activists, health experts and U.S. lawmakers. The ads linked the drugs, which are known as PrEP and designed to prevent HIV, to severe bone ...

Germany moves to ban gay 'conversion therapies'

World / Social Issues Dec 18, 2019

Germany moves to ban gay 'conversion therapies'

Germany moved a step closer to banning so-called gay conversion therapies Wednesday, as the Cabinet backed a law that would punish bogus practitioners with up to a year in prison. Activists hailed the move, saying Germany would become the first major European power to outlaw ...