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Amazon Studios Original Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Premiere on Amazon Prime Video April 13

The Handmaiden
Entertainment
Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden. ...
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IGLTA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Tourism Scholarships

IGLTA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Tourism Scholarships Global program supports development of future leaders in LGBT travel
Travel
The IGLTA Foundation is offering scholarships to attend the 34th Annual Global Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida. ...
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Despite Sue Bird Injury, USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Defeats Japan

Diana Taurasi/Team USA/AP Photo
Sports
Diana Taurasi may be the team’s best player, but Bird is the team’s leader, their heartbeat. Her absence will be felt if she cannot play going forward. ...
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Study Shows Strong Global Support for Gender Equality, Especially Among Women

International
The strongest support for women having the same rights as men is found in Europe, followed by Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. ...
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An American Tourist Goes to China

Travel
China has much to offer, so plan your trip to include The Great Wall, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Terra Cotta Warriors ...
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UN Urges End to Discrimination Against LGBT People in Japan

Top News International
UNHRC asked the government to pass comprehensive legislation to prohibit discrimination on all grounds, including sexual orientation and gender identity. ...
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New Study Shows Mistreatment of LGBT People in Asia

Top News International
Governments in Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, routinely ignore the exclusion of LGBT persons from legal protections. ...
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