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Greek-American David Sedaris Makes Readers Laugh, Cry

Greek-American author David Sedaris, who reflects on difficult moments in his life with honesty and humor, has become one of the most beloved contemporary American humorists. Born in 1956 to an Anglo-American mother and Greek-American father, whose parents were immigrants...

Two LGBT Activists Sentenced to Death in Iran

Iran has sentenced two LGBT activists to death, human rights groups reported on Tuesday. A court in Urmia found Zahra Seddiqi Hamedani, 31, and Elham Choubdar, 24, guilty of "corruption on Earth." The Hengaw Organization for Human Rights reported that they were accused...

Church of Greece Protests Baptism of Children of Gay Couple

The Church of Greece's highest governing body is formally protesting the recent baptism of the children of a same-sex couple in Athens, an occasion that marked the first time a gay couple held a Greek Orthodox baptism for their...

Metropolitan of Glyfada Claims He was Unaware of Gay Baptism

The Metropolitan of Glyfada, Antonios, claims that he was unaware of all of the details regarding the Greek Orthodox baptism that Archbishop of America Elpidophoros conducted for the children of a gay couple on Saturday. Evanggelos Bousis and Peter Dundas,...

First Greek Orthodox Baptism for Child of Gay Couple in Greece

Evanggelos Bousis and Peter Dundas, both of Greek descent, became the first gay couple to hold a Greek Orthodox Baptism for their children in Greece on Saturday. The couple's children, Alexios and Eleni, were baptized by his Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros...

Eva Palmer Sikelianos: The American Who Lived Like an Ancient Greek

Eva Palmer Sikelianos was a prominent figure in the movement toward reviving ancient Greek artistic and cultural practices during the early twentieth century. Sikelianos is remembered for her love of Greece and her decision to embrace a lifestyle that mirrored...

Greece Bans LGBT Conversion Therapy for Minors

Greece banned conversion therapy, or a widely criticized method of attempting to change one's sexual or gender identity, for minors on Wednesday. The bill, which passed in parliament, will impose hefty fines and even prison terms on psychologists and other...

Greg Louganis: One of the Greatest Divers in History

Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic gold medalist, is thought to be one of the greatest divers in history.

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector

The story of Alexandros Iolas, Greece's greatest art collector, reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy.

Greek-Canadian Drag Queen Pythia Stuns on “Canada’s Drag Race”

Greek-Canadian drag queen Pythia made a splash during the first episode of the second season of "Canada's Drag Race," which premiered on Crave on Thursday evening. Hailing from Montreal, Quebec, Pythia is the first performer of Greek heritage to be...