Category Archives: Human Interest

24Jul/17

Parents of terminally ill UK baby Charlie Gard ‘so sorry’ he cannot be saved

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 24, 2017) (REUTERS) – The parents of Charlie Gard dropped their legal battle to give the terminally ill British baby further treatment on Monday (July 24) and will now hold discussions with his London hospital about how he should be allowed to die. Continue reading

06Jul/17

Chlorine, mildew and semen – the new face of perfume?

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 6, 2017) (REUTERS) – Essence of Mildew? Eau de log flume? Or how about semen cologne? Perfume is getting quirkier – or so says exhibition ‘Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent’, a new show at London’s Somerset House. Continue reading

06Jul/17

Fitness coach breaks world record for largest ever HIIT session

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 5, 2017) (REUTERS – Fitness coach Joe Wicks, known to his millions of online followers as ‘The Body Coach’, set a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday (July 5) for the largest ever High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) session. Continue reading

15Jun/17

Colombia recognises first three-man marriage as legal

SHOWS: MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (JUNE 12, 2017) (RCN TV) – Three men in Colombia have gained legal recognition for a “polyamorous” marriage, a first for the conservative Catholic country. Continue reading

07May/17

Cuba holds first transgender Mass

MATANZAS, CUBA (MAY 5, 2016) (REUTERS) – For decades belonging to a religion and being anything but heterosexual was stigmatized in Communist-ruled, macho Cuba, making the Mass held by three transgender pastors in the western Cuban city of Matanzas all the more groundbreaking.
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07May/17

Breastfeeding flashmob takes over Hong Kong big shopping mall

HONG KONG, CHINA (MAY 7, 2017) (REUTERS – Almost one hundred breastfeeding mothers descended on a Hong Kong sizable shopping mall, feeding their babies together to protest discrimination against breastfeeding in public on Sunday (May 7).
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07May/17

Northern India reverberates with joyful sounds as it marks World Laughter Day

MORADABAD, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA (MAY 06, 2017) (ANI) – A school in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state celebrated World Laughter Day on Saturday (May 06), a day ahead of the rest of the world.
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05May/17

Photo exhibition highlights struggles of LGBT community in Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA (REUTERS) – In an effort to change public perceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Nigerians and support their rights, a photo exhibition that highlights their experiences and challenges was recently opened in the country’s commercial capital, Lagos.
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