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New research in association with 02 and Childline reveals worrying statistics about the online activity of LGB youth

After RTÈ's payout of a defamation settlement following a gay rights activists' speech on homophobia, Dr Martin said 'God never created anyone that he doesn't love'

The annual awards are a celebration of the outstanding achievements of role models and community organisations

Rapper has hit out at the homophobia in urban music, accusing artists he knows of refusing to work with LGBTI artists

Pending a public vote in 2015 to allow same-sex marriages in Ireland, those who travel abroad to get married will have their status recognized in their home country

Bigotry is the 'newest Olympic sport', a new short film proclaims produced by the Fair Games Project

Canadian Olympian's site unavailable in Russia, potentially for gay material

Casey Stoney, one of the greatest soccer stars in the UK, has spoken about her sexuality publicly for the first time

New research has tracked the huge divide in acceptance of social issues such as gay marriage and abortion between Catholics in the developing and developed worlds and shows Spain leading the way

A Florida high school footballer who jumped in to protect a gay student who was being bullied has been suspended for 10 days even though the bully has been charged by police with battery

'I just want to make sure I could tell my story the way I want to tell it. I just want to own my truth.'

Debbie Harry has revealed that Blondie were approached to perform at the Sochi Winter Olympics but turned down the offer over Russia’s human rights record

Gay anthem YMCA was played at a Sochi Winter Games speed skating event after a spectator requested it

'If you are for the legalization of homosexuality, you are for the acceptability of homosexuality, you are for the normalization of homosexuality, you do not care about black males'

 
Ireen

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Ireen Wüst dethrones defending champion Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic

Performer Rory O’Neill wants an apology from Irish network RTÉ blaming him for naming homophobes on a chat show

Dutch ski jumper Daniela Iraschko-Stolz has said she thinks the focus on Russia’s anti-gay laws are a fuss over nothing

A leaked report has revealed the ‘shocking’ questioning refugees face trying to gain asylum in the UK

Despite arrests, reported beatings and threats of sexual violence against activists who were detained, the IOC says nothing except that Russia was acting in accordance with its laws

LGBT activists including legislator Leung Kwok-hung held a protest in front of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Hong Kong

Go order a 'Sochi problems' T-shirt with the defective opening snow flake on the front

Under new directive, federal lawyers will assume same-sex couples have the same rights like opposite-sex couples, including the right not to testify against a spouse

After finishing his crusade in Sochi, anti-gay US preacher Larry Craft will go to New Orleans to protest gays, abortion, sex addiction, and 'church gossips'

A Sochi 2014 clip inspired by Facebook’s anniversary videos shows what LGBTI people in Russia have suffered

Lesbian BBC reporter Clare Balding has responded to tweets attacking her coverage of the Winter Olympics 

A crowd of 70,000 will hold hands at Sydney’s Mardi Gras to stand up for gay rights in Russia

GSN visits Kyoto in search of the elusive entertainers still practicing Japan’s ancient profession

GSN visits Kyoto in search of the elusive entertainers still practicing Japan’s ancient profession

Since the Winter Olympics began, Russian police have arrested 61 people for speaking out against the Olympics