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Gender fraud, strange activism and porn habits

Your Daily Package of newsy and naughty bits from around the world

Straight men watch a lot of gay porn

According to a new study in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour, straight men watch a lot more gay porn than previously thought. Researchers found that a fifth of straight men watched gay porn in the past six months, while half of gay men watched straight porn.

Read more at Cosmopolitan.

Gender fraud again

In the UK, a trans person has been charged with sexually assaulting a partner by not disclosing their gender. Again. After a woman was convicted last year for tricking her friend into a relationship with a fictional man, a trans man has been charged for not revealing his identity.

An AIDS activist like no other

Michael Weinstein has the money and the power to fight drug companies on behalf of AIDS patients. Picking fights with PrEP and the porn industry, however, he’s made more enemies than friends in the AIDS activism world. The Sacramento Bee examines the activist who believes he can’t lose, but some say has blood on his hands.

Belarus blocks UN urban LGBT strategy

A UN strategy to develop and protect LGBT communities in cities around the world has been vetoed by a block of 17 nations led by Belarus. Canada had pushed to include LGBT issues in a non-binding resolution on the UN’s “New Urban Agenda,” but the document will now only suggest making cities “friendly for families.”

Read more from Reuters.

Indonesian couple arrested for kissing

A university student and an office worker were arrested in Indonesia Friday for posting a picture of themselves kissing on Facebook. The arrest is the latest in a crackdown on the Indonesian LGBT community by police.

Read more at Agence France-Presse.