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Sweden is getting a rainbow flag postal stamp celebrating LGBTI pride in May

Sweden is getting a rainbow flag postal stamp celebrating LGBTI pride in May

NordPost is the leading postal service for the Nordic region and is celebrating LGBTI equality in 2016 with a special rainbow Pride Flag postage stamp

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Two million Colombians demand referendum to repeal gay adoption rights

Two million Colombians demand referendum to repeal gay adoption rights

Colombia's Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt orphans in November of last year but conservatives now want the people to decide the issue

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Illinois hotel owner fined $80,000 for refusing to host gay civil union ceremony

Illinois hotel owner fined $80,000 for refusing to host gay civil union ceremony

The owner of TimberCreek Bed & Breakfast told Todd and Mark Wathen their relationship was 'immoral and unnatural' and refused to allow them to rent the venue for their special day

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Saudi doctor questioned by religious police for accidentally flying gay pride flag at his home

Saudi doctor questioned by religious police for accidentally flying gay pride flag at his home

A doctor in Saudi Arabia was shocked to discover the rainbow flag he was flying over his house was actually a symbol of LGBTI pride

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Tennessee Freemasons vote against allowing gay members

Tennessee Freemasons vote against allowing gay members

Tennessee Freemasons voted down a proposal on Thursday that would have allowed openly gay people and men in unmarried heterosexual relationships to stay members

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Malawi Catholic Church demands government resumes jailing gays

Malawi Catholic Church demands government resumes jailing gays

Malawi's Catholic bishops want the government to end its moratorium on prosecuting sexually active homosexuals

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James Franco explains his obsession with gay culture to Rolling Stone

James Franco explains his obsession with gay culture to Rolling Stone

Actor says taking a course on queer cinema while studying at NYU taught him the importance of exploring 'alternative narratives' to the heteronormative usual

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World Psychiatric Association: 'Stop trying to “cure” gay people and legalize their sex lives'

World Psychiatric Association: 'Stop trying to “cure” gay people and legalize their sex lives'

The World Psychiatric Association has called for homosexuality to be legalized worldwide in a new position statement

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Senegal mob burn and trash university buildings in hunt for 'gay' student

Senegal mob burn and trash university buildings in hunt for 'gay' student

Students at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar rioted last Tuesday, torching campus buildings after security guards prevented them from lynching a young man they had accused of being gay

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Watch far right thugs attack an LGBTI rights forum in Ukraine while police look on

Watch far right thugs attack an LGBTI rights forum in Ukraine while police look on

A large group of Ukrainian ultra-nationalists shut down the LGBTI Equality Festival in Lviv on Saturday, attacking the Hotel Dnister with rocks and fireworks until police evacuated participants

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Australian Government guts gay Safe Schools program to placate conservative MPs

Australian Government guts gay Safe Schools program to placate conservative MPs

The government's own review of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program cleared it as appropriate for students but it backed down after 43 of its own MPs signed a petition against it

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Top anti-gay activist Tony Perkins joins Republican Party's  platform committee

Top anti-gay activist Tony Perkins joins Republican Party's platform committee

Family Research Council president Tony Perkins will be a delegate to the GOP convention in July and has been voted onto the committee that sets the platforms and positions of the Republican Party

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Botswana top court rules government can't ban gay rights group

Botswana top court rules government can't ban gay rights group

Botswana's Court of Appeals found that it was unlawful for the government to try to refuse to register the group Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO)

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Police investigate after Trinidad teacher told pro-gay student his family should be shot

Police investigate after Trinidad teacher told pro-gay student his family should be shot

A science teacher at Naparima College, San Fernando, Trinidad allegedly threatened to shoot the family of a high school senior who contradicted her homophobic statements to class

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Michigan lesbian admits she punched herself in the face to fake anti-gay attack

Michigan lesbian admits she punched herself in the face to fake anti-gay attack

Mari Poindexter punched her self in the face and then claimed she had been the victim of a homophobic attack but she later admitted to police that she made it up and pleaded guilty to making a false report

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Cyprus hosts first ever public gay wedding ceremony

Cyprus hosts first ever public gay wedding ceremony

Marios Frixou and Fanos Eleftheriades held a traditional Greek Cypriot style wedding ceremony to celebrate their civil union and are the first to do so publicly

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Kansas City, Missouri gets dedicated LGBTI domestic violence support center

Kansas City, Missouri gets dedicated LGBTI domestic violence support center

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project's new domestic violence Victims Service Center is the only place of its kind serving the LGBTI community across four US states

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Australian Senate to vote on gay marriage bill this Thursday

Australian Senate to vote on gay marriage bill this Thursday

Australia's senators could debate and vote on a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage through a deal between the Labor and Greens parties but it will not pass unless some Government senators back the bill as well

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Italians flock to see gay film 'Weekend' that Catholic Church banned from cinemas

Italians flock to see gay film 'Weekend' that Catholic Church banned from cinemas

Andrew Haigh's gay romantic drama 'Weekend' pulled the best box office result per screen in Italy over the weekend despite being restricted to just ten independent theatres not owned by the Catholic Church

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Holding a popular vote on gay marriage could cost Australia over half a billion dollars

Holding a popular vote on gay marriage could cost Australia over half a billion dollars

Professional services firm estimates the true cost of having every adult Australian citizen vote on whether lawmakers should legalize same-sex marriage would be $525 million

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Catholic Church bans award winning gay film Weekend from Italian cinemas

Catholic Church bans award winning gay film Weekend from Italian cinemas

Director Andrew Haigh's acclaimed gay romance film will only screen in ten cinemas in Italy because the Italian Catholic Church owns most of the movie theaters in the country and objects to its LGBTI themes

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Anglican Church of Canada to decide on church marriages for gay people in 2016

Anglican Church of Canada to decide on church marriages for gay people in 2016

Canadian Anglicans will vote on whether it is spiritually appropriate to perform marriages for same-sex couples in their churches at their next General Synod

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Slovenia will expand civil partnership rights after gay marriage defeated in referendum

Slovenia will expand civil partnership rights after gay marriage defeated in referendum

The Slovenian Government is backing an MP's bill to grant gay couples more rights after conservatives blocked marriage equality from becoming law in a referendum

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Nearly 19,000 people sign petition to let gay Iranian couple stay in Australia

Nearly 19,000 people sign petition to let gay Iranian couple stay in Australia

Nima and Ashkan fled Iran because they are gay, but the Australian Government put them in a detention center for asylum seekers on the Pacific island of Nauru where it is also illegal to be gay

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US Democrats propose national travel ban on foreign anti-gay officials

US Democrats propose national travel ban on foreign anti-gay officials

If Senator Jeanne Shaheen's Global Respect Act becomes law then officials from countries that persecute LGBTI people could find themselves banned from entering the United States

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Malaysia newspaper outs hook up spot for gay men in Petaling Jaya city park

Malaysia newspaper outs hook up spot for gay men in Petaling Jaya city park

The StarMetro newspaper sent its reporters to investigate 'immoral activities' by gay and bisexual men and publicly named a park where they are said to cruise each other

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Egypt Police blood test 177 prisoners just for being near two HIV positive gay men in jail

Egypt Police blood test 177 prisoners just for being near two HIV positive gay men in jail

Whoever is in charge at Al-Haram Police Department in Giza clearly doesn't know how the HIV virus spreads

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Police are investigating a shooting at Berlin's Schwules Museum of gay history

Police are investigating a shooting at Berlin's Schwules Museum of gay history

Police are investigating after at least six shots were fired into the windows of Germany's most well known gay museum on Monday

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Australian Opposition begs Government to abandon $160 million vote on gay marriage as divisions emerge

Australian Opposition begs Government to abandon $160 million vote on gay marriage as divisions emerge

Splits in the Australian Government's ranks are beginning to appear over holding an expensive public vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage

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Ted Cruz invited anti-gay extremist Bryan Fischer to speak at Mississippi rallies

Ted Cruz invited anti-gay extremist Bryan Fischer to speak at Mississippi rallies

As the race to become the Republicans' nominee seems to come down to Trump or Cruz, Cruz may be hoping to appeal to anti-gay Evangelical voters through this extreme speaker pick

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