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7 November 2015

Stories from 7 November 2015

A Transgender Woman in Aceh, Indonesia Gathers Strength as New Anti-Gay Sex Laws Roll Out

“I believe Islam is very tolerant on these issues,” the LGBT activist says. “I believe in God, and God loves. Those who cast us out aren’t God.”

Shiseido's Gender-Bending Commercial

Japanese cosmetic company Shiseido has produced a gender-bending commercial that is turning heads.

It May Be Legal Now, But Many Chinese Say They Can't Afford a Second Child Anyway

China announced at the end of October that it was scrapping its infamous one-child policy. Many Chinese netizens didn't exactly greet the news with cheers.

Zambia’s Master Class in Mishandling ICT Exams

Introducing information and communication technologies to Zambia's secondary schools seemed like a great idea, until it came time to hold exams.