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Rugby, gonorrhea and the FBI

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

Trans woman to attend FBI academy

Colorado SWAT team coordinator Lesley Mumford will become the first openly transgender woman accepted into the prestigious FBI National Academy. [ABC]

Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea case seen in UK

Public Health England says a man has presented the first known case of gonorrhea that is fully resistant to first-choice antibiotics. [BBC]

Australian rugby player criticized for homophobic tweets

Australian rugby fullback Israel Folau has caught flack, including from a major team sponsor, after tweeting that gay people were going to hell. [The Guardian]

New Zealand clears past homosexuality convictions

New Zealand’s parliament has passed a law to nullify the convictions of about 1,000 men for homosexuality charges. Homosexuality was legalized in the country in 1986. [Deutsche Welle]

International court demands answers from Chile

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has demanded the government of Chile attend a conference in the Dominican Republic in May, to get answers from the government on progress on a deal to legalize same-sex marriage. [La Tercera]