How Rap Became The Soundtrack To Polish Nationalism

February 10, 2018
There’s a world of rappers who make tracks about World War II, attack the EU, and endorse marches organized by white nationalists. They're big in Poland, where a new fight over the Holocaust shows how history has become a weapon.
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They Wanted To Be A Better Class Of White Nationalists. They Claimed This Man As Their Father.

December 27, 2017
Fifty years ago, France lost a war while trying to keep millions of Muslims French citizens. One French writer launched a movement to rethink “identity” in its aftermath and helped reinvent nationalism for the 21st century.
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How Sweden Became “The Most Alt-Right” Country In Europe

May 3, 2017
Alt-right activist Richard Spencer is building a global media company with partners from Sweden, a country with an alt-right of its own that’s helped transform national politics.
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These Are The LGBT Refugees Trapped By Donald Trump’s Immigration Order

January 26, 2017
“We are all gonna end up in this fucking Turkey … It’s hell. It's fucking hell.” A group of 12 queer Iranians in hiding in Turkey had gathered for a small party on Tuesday night when someone spotted the report that President Donald Trump planned to stop resettling refugees in the United States.
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This Is How 23 Countries Feel About Transgender Rights

December 29, 2016
One-quarter of Americans say people should never be allowed to change their legal gender, half of Brazilians know a transgender person, and lots more from a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos survey in 23 countries around the world.
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Why Iran’s Mullahs Bless Sex Reassignment

December 26, 2016
Iran has the death penalty for homosexuality but subsidizes sex reassignment surgery. BuzzFeed News looks at how Iran became a center of sex reassignment in the Middle East, and why many trans Iranians still find life impossible in the Islamic republic.
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This Is How Steve Bannon Sees The Entire World

November 16, 2016
The soon-to-be White House chief strategist laid out a global vision in a rare 2014 talk where he said racism in the far right gets “washed out” and called Vladimir Putin a kleptocrat. BuzzFeed News publishes the complete transcript for the first time.
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How An Online Love Affair Ended With A Trans Man Convicted Of Sexual Assault

October 14, 2016
Kyran Lee pleaded guilty to sexual assault after his girlfriend reported him to the police. This is one of several “gender fraud” cases in the UK that raise fundamental questions about identity and sexual consent.
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How An LGBT Panic Led This Village To Plan An Exorcism In Indonesia

October 8, 2016
Andi was a dancer from an Indonesian village who believed his gift came from the spirit of a princess living inside him — then a national panic over homosexuality turned his world upside down. J. Lester Feder reports from Central Java province.
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Inside Mexico’s Surprise Backlash To Marriage Equality

October 2, 2016
LGBT activists in Mexico thought they’d won the fight for marriage equality — until a new conservative alliance brought thousands into the streets.
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