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Northern Ireland lifts ban on allowing gay couples to adopt 9 New
Northern Ireland has lifted its ban on gay couples in civil partnerships adopting children.
Elton John: I fear that Russian law blocks access to HIV information and pushes people away from Russia 1 New
Elton John reflects on his recent trip to Russia where he performed two concerts, and met with grantees of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, saying that people in Russia had found it harder to get information about HIV since new Russian legislation, and reiterating why he thinks it is important for celebrities not to boycott the country.
Comment: How dare the presenter of a TV show that plugs films and albums promote HIV awareness 8 New
PinkNews founder Benjamin Cohen says it was wrong of the BBC to discipline Graham Norton for wearing a red ribbon on his show, especially because guests are often invited on seemingly to promote films, music or other commercial products.