What Would Happen if the Coffee Plant Went Extinct?
Apparently climate change could make this terrible, terrible thing happen. We asked some experts about the anxiety, unemployment, and energy drink addiction it might cause.
Islamic Countries Are Blocking LGBT Groups From a UN Meeting on AIDS
More than 20 nonprofit groups, most of which work explicitly with gay and transgender communities, are being blocked from participating in a major United Nations session on AIDS.
China Announces Huge UN Peacekeeping Standby Force — But Doesn't Offer Many Details
Chinese President Xi Jinping said the personnel would be part part of a standby force, but questions remained about when and how they could be deployed, and what role China would have in deciding that.
Gay Men Face Horrors at the Hands of the Islamic State, But Few Can Resettle in the US
LGBT individuals who escaped from Islamic State rule in Iraq and Syria say basic steps in the resettlement process for individuals persecuted for their sexual and gender identity are still arduous.