Oh Canada, Ew Nigeria: Which Countries Are Most Accepting Of The Gays?

The Pew Research Center just released the results of a new survey detailing the acceptance of homosexuality around the globe. The numbers you see above represent the percent of people who believe in acceptance — as polled in 39 countries among 37,653 respondents from March 2 to May 1, 2013. » 6/04/13 6:15pm 6/04/13 6:15pm

Five Things You Need to Know About Africa's First Female Billionaire

Meet Isabel Dos Santos. She is 40 years old. Forbes has just named her Africa's first female billionaire. Yes. Billion. Picture a million-dollar home. Now picture one thousand of them. A billion. » 1/25/13 5:15pm 1/25/13 5:15pm

And there you have it. Pretty lady, interesting family, billions and billions of murky bucks. (The that most people in…

Enterprising Brazilian Hookers Sign Up to Learn English Before the…

The first rule of business? Know your customer. Brazilian sex workers are on it: The Association of Prostitutes is offering free English classes, since the Confederations Cup takes place in Brazil this June and the World Cup takes place in Brazil in June 2014. (Prostitution is legal in Brazil.) » 1/08/13 5:40pm 1/08/13 5:40pm

Romney Aide Urges Press to Respect Polish Holy Site by Kissing His Ass…

Coverage of Mitt Romney's hilariously bumbling world tour has been better than coverage of the Olympics, and with even more heartbreak, tears, and disastrous dismounts — that's what makes good television. During today's stop at Poland's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Romney's traveling press secretary responded to… » 7/31/12 1:30pm 7/31/12 1:30pm

Grizzled Do-Gooder George Clooney Arrested in D.C.

George Clooney led a protest in Washington, DC today, in which he and other demonstrators — including his father, Nick Clooney — called on alleged war criminal Omar-Al Bashir to stop the violence in Sudan and allow humanitarian aid workers to enter the country. Both George and Nick were arrested, as were former… » 3/16/12 1:40pm 3/16/12 1:40pm

It's One Step Forward, Two Steps Back For Women In Afghanistan

In Bamian, a "peaceful corner" of Afghanistan, women are driving cars, working in public offices and police stations. There is even a female governor, the first and only one in Afghanistan. But according to » 10/06/08 5:00pm 10/06/08 5:00pm the , this province is unique. Even though the Taliban fell more than six years ago, women in Afghanistan have…