Refugees some times carry with them the objectionable convictions of their home countries, so coming out as a homosexual refugee in Germany is out of the question. Many asylum seekers are still afraid of exactly the same people they feared at home.
Despite the pall of death, I logged in, and within about a minute, I started hearing those familiar little moist-sounding electronic pops.
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
In 2001, 20-year-old Marlon Howell was found guilty in a racially-charged murder trial that shook New Albany, Mississippi. Fourteen years later, he continues to maintain his innocence.
This weekend, police advised residents of a London road to be extra vigilant after a balding man was seen "aggressively masturbating" at a bus stop.
Everyone seems to be fighting about it, but no one's taking responsibility.