The recent law banning "gay propaganda" in Russia has drawn the ire of LGBT rights groups and sympathizers worldwide, some boycotting Russian vodkas like Stolichnaya. Host Carol Hills speaks to Andre Banks the Executive Director and Co-Founder of All Out.
After winning Major League Baseball's home run contest this week, Cuban-born Yoenis Cespedes was interviewed by ESPN's Pedro Gomez. Gomez was blasted by many on Twitter for speaking Spanish. Host Marco Werman speaks with Gomez about the angry reaction.
Greensboro-based hip-hop group Phive paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's birthday today by releasing a special song. Marco Werman speaks with singer and songwriter Afika Nxumalo about his connection to South Africa and the song he penned called "Madiba."
Despite its ongoing transition from authoritarian rule to democracy, Myanmar is still facing serious tensions among its various ethnic groups. Anchor Marco Werman discusses those tensions with The World's Aaron Schachter.
A senior rabbi in Los Angeles has announced that same-sex weddings will be performed at his synagogue. Sinai Temple is the oldest and largest Conservative Jewish congregation in LA and Rabbi Wolpe's announcement has angered some members.
Manil Suri thinks the Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act will carry moral weight with countries around the world. He talks with anchor Carol Hills about what it was like to grow-up gay in India.
Reid Davenport planned to spend a semester abroad in Italy. He was talked out of it because he uses a wheelchair. He decided to go Europe to make a documentary for people with physical disabilities there. Brigid McCarthy has the story.
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