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Core Issues Trust, who was banned from promoting their 'gay cure' counselling, has lodged papers at High Court

Great British Bake Off co-host Mel Giedroyc is donning purple to support LGBT bullying victims this Spirit Day

British Prime Minister praises Turing who broke German codes during World War II and tells the Commons his prosecution for gay sex was ‘completely wrong’

Hawaii’s Attorney General has said that his state’s constitution does not ban same sex marriage – it only gives lawmakers the power to do so if they choose to – paving the way to same-sex couples marrying there

The European AIDS Clinical Society has condemned Russia’s ban on so-called gay propaganda, saying it has the potential to restrict access to health information, while at the same time a new strain of HIV is spreading ‘at a rapid rate’ in the former Soviet Union

Asian LGBT rights activists say Association of South East Asian Nations declarations against violence against women and children are a lost opportunity for protecting LGBT women and young people

The Australian Capital Territory is set to become the first Australian jurisdiction to allow same-sex couples to marry when it passes a bill next Tuesday despite the threat of court action by the Australian Government

Move comes ahead of expected ballot measure in Oregon next year

Supporters had hoped judge would strike ban down today

US-based photographer Braden Summers launched his All Love is Equal campaign to show the inherent beauty and romanticism of gay and lesbian couples

US-based photographer Braden Summers launched his All Love is Equal campaign to show the inherent beauty and romanticism of gay and lesbian couples

The Emilia Romagna regional assembly passes a resolution to guarantee a new life to Russian gay activists escaping from their country

Gay people and women are savagely degraded in the lyrics of Rap God, the second single from US rapper Eminem’s upcoming album

The 17-year-old plotted with two friends, and had petrol bombs, pipe bombs and an offensive weapon

Whitstable Times receives a wave of criticism from readers and Stonewall after publishing a letter 'attacking homosexuals'

Premier Craig Connonier says while same-sex marriage is not on the agenda, he hints it could come up in the possible future

New show will star Alan Cumming, Daniel Evans and Ugly Betty's Michael Urie in possible new stage show

An anonymous objector contacted a Kremlin flag expert in order to see whether the seven colored symbol was offensive to Russian sensibilities

Ahead of Spirit Day one 25-year-old GSN reader shares her story of surviving bullying, despite self-harm and suicide attempts

Tensions are rising between the Netherlands and Russia after attacks, protests and the first arrests of foreigners under the 'gay propaganda' laws

Valérie Trierweiler used her partner François Hollande’s state visit to discuss how constitutional rights are not translating to a better life for some LGBTI people

Four time gold medalist Richard Alther has sent a flirtatious letter to Putin begging him to repeal the 'gay propaganda' law

In this week's 'Around the World in 7 Questions' feature, openly gay British actor and TV presenter Andrew-Hayden Smith reveals to Gay Star Travel he's a New York virgin and one time, he unkowingly ate shark and zebra meat in the dark

In this week's 'Around the World in 7 Questions' feature, openly gay British actor and TV presenter Andrew-Hayden Smith reveals to Gay Star Travel he's a New York virgin and one time, he unkowingly ate shark and zebra meat in the dark

A decision on whether to have another vote on same-sex marriage in the Tasmanian Upper House has been pushed back two weeks after opponents of the reform failed to provide their legal advice in advance of a briefing for Upper House members

Three Kuwaiti lawmakers have attacked Amnesty International for questioning their country’s proposed ban on homosexuals entering the country, saying the organization should abandon its advocacy for the rights of ‘deviants’

Former principal dancer with the Kirov Ballet, Mikhail Baryshnikov has blasted his former homeland Russia over its persecution of LGBT people