On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.GlobalPost
The myth of the "diseased migrant" has fueled xenophobic immigration policies for centuries.
All eyes will be on the Netherlands and its exit polls Thursday night, where young and charismatic Thierry Baudet, leader of new far-right party — with plenty of controversial statements to his name — is hoping to gain seats in European parliament. Some say the rise of far-right Eurosceptic parties has fevered speculation that this week’s election results could determine the future of the European project.
The US has been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades. The group has waged a bloody war in Afghanistan and has killed scores of civilians. Now the US and Taliban are negotiating a peace deal. A Taliban spokesman agreed to answer a few questions.
In theory, yes. But the US would need to solve other, more pressing immigration problems before reaching a point where it could consider such a major shift.
In the spring of 1969, 19-year-old Terry Tickhill Terrell walked into the Institute of Polar Studies at OSU and told the secretary, “Hi, I want a job in Antarctica.”
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.
As the US withdraws troops from Syria, displaced Yazidi women fear increased insecurity in the region could postpone rehabilitation and a return to their homeland in Iraq.
This is hardly what Americans envision when they drop off glitchy laptops or broken printers at their local recycling drop-off center. Yet, what fuels these Southeast Asian scrapyards is junk from afar — typically more affluent places such as Europe, Australia and the US.
Archeologists believe that Hasankeyf, Turkey's history began 11,000 years ago. Today, a dam reservoir will soon place the town deep underwater.
Ahmed Hassan Hirei says his brother, Ibrahim Hirei, was killed in a US airstrike in Somalia. Now, he wants answers.
Sixty years before today's “K-pop invasion,” the Kim Sisters, a Korean girl group, landed on US shores and rocketed to stardom — singing American hits before they even learned English.
Commuters and shoppers take the five-minute trip across the border on rafts of two-by-fours, fueling the cross-border economy between Suchiate, Mexico, and Tecún Umán, Guatemala.
Survivors of WWII Japanese incarceration camps are on the other side of the barbed wire now, but some say they want the world to know that they will not sit idly by and watch injustice happen again.
The loss of Temporary Protected Status could be devastating for Haitians in the US and their loved ones back home, who are still struggling to recover almost 10 years after a massive earthquake.
From El Global Warming and La Student Debt to El Safe Space and La Border Wall, each playing card is redesigned with Millennial Lotería’s followers in mind. And while it tackles the political zeitgeist of the Latinx millennial generation, it also has fans howling with laughter over cards like El Food Porn and El Man Bun.
The Trump administration has decided not to defend a 20-year-old federal ban on female genital mutiliation despite what activists say about the need to protect young girls.
Romanian sex workers are reporting that they're being harassed and threatened with arrest and deportation by police, says the London Collective of Prostitutes. The group has published a pamphlet titled,"Sex workers are getting screwed by Brexit."
While China’s government has cracked down on women’s rights activists through censorship, an informal network of Chinese citizens living abroad are working to support their efforts to combat sexual harassment and inequality back home. They want to bring the stories of activists and other women in China to international audiences.
We asked The World's women readers and listeners what they think about when they travel alone. They told us — and shared some incredible photos from their adventures.
Online travel platforms can connect you to amazing experiences. They’re also valuable when you want to find out if a business is worth the money or if a hotel has clean sheets. But when there’s a serious safety concern somewhere, it’s unclear whether the platform will alert you.
In El Salvador, erratic weather is taking a big toll, agricultural experts say, compounding the challenges for coffee farmers at a critical moment.
The Green New Deal is often linked to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman congresswoman who is the idea’s most visible champion. But in its current form, it’s the brainchild of a bunch of 20-somethings sick of older generations’ inaction on climate change.
How quickly will Antarctica’s massive Thwaites Glacier melt, and what will that mean for global sea levels and coastal cities? Researchers recently spent several weeks studying Thwaites as part of a five-year, international effort to try to answer those pressing questions.
About a half hour east of Reykjavik, the ground seethes with steam — a bizarre, thick fog pouring out of the pebbly earth.
Last month, when a series of devastating floods hit large swaths of Iran, volunteers went out of their way to help. Ali Asaei was one of them.
An all-theater episode, including deconstructing the patter song, Taylor Mac’s latest on Broadway and how so much Shakespeare ended up in so many parks.
The rapid-fire, tongue-twisting “patter song” is a staple of musical theater. Linguist John McWhorter explores the patter song’s history, while “Tootsie” composer David Yazbek gives a masterclass on writing one.
Why the MacArthur “Genius” thinks Broadway might be “the queerest thing ever.”
Shakespeare outside in the summer seems as natural as beaches or baseball. But first it had to overcome fears that it was demonic.
Herzog on "Meeting Gorbachev," “When Doves Cry” at 35, and directing TV comedy.