thediplomat.com. “Loss of 2022 Olympics a Blow to Kazakhstan's LGBT Community" - The Games were one of the few hopes LGBT individuals had for defending against growing repression. For many in
dw.com. "Top rights group Amnesty International to advocate for decriminalized sex trade" - London-based rights group Amnesty International has said - amid criticism - it will push for the legalization of prostitution. Research suggests punishing sex workers counterproductive, the group has said. Delegates from 70 countries at Amnesty International's annual conference voted Tuesday to advocate for legalizing consensual sex trade, the group announced.
nbcnews.com. “Massive Study Confirms Our Universe Is 'Slowly Dying'- Bad news: A survey of over 200,000 galaxies has confirmed that our universe is slowly dying. "The universe has basically sat down on the sofa, pulled up a blanket and is about to nod off for an eternal doze," said the University of Western Australia's Simon Driver, head of the research team, in a news release. If he doesn't sound worried, that's because the idea that the universe is on its way out has been the consensus for decades. But this latest study documents it more thoroughly than ever before.