Penis hotpots and snake blood on the menu

Holding aloft a half-metre long horse penis, chef Xiao Shan confidently declares it “the most delicious” of the ingredients in a Chinese hotpot of male genitalia, one of many supposed Asian remedies to boost the libido. Penises and testicles from donkey, goat, dog, bull and deer, the other contributors to the $200 feast, are laid … [Read the full story]

Transgender ruling in Australian court

Australia’s highest court has ruled that two transgender people can be legally recognised as men, even though they have not had complete sex changes. The decision has been welcomed by support groups for transgender people. Australia is now one of a growing number of countries to relax the rules on surgical requirements to determine gender. … [Read the full story]