US President Barack Obama has thanked Australia for being a close friend and ally and has urged both nations to seize future opportunities in the Asia-Pacific. The president on Saturday said despite wars raging across the globe, the world was a much safer place for people living in the most amazing time in history. Asia […]
Gay and political activists reacted angrily Monday after discovering a blog purportedly written by a gay woman detained by Syrian authorities was the work of an American university student living in Scotland.
Houston voters chose Annise Parker, who highlighted her sexual orientation in her victory speech, to replace Bill White as the next mayor of the fourth-largest U.S. city by population whose deficit was a campaign issue. This is the largest city ever to have a gay mayor Parker who won 53.6 percent of ballots to 46.4 […]