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After calls to attack a LGBT event at a HIV charity's offices were posted on social networks, two masked men opened fire and left a man and a woman in hospital

TV's Ross Mathews headlined parade at weekend event in California desert

Israel’s Yesh Atid party has torpedoed an attempt by the opposition Labor party to put forward a civil unions bill so that it can move forward with its own more inclusive civil unions bill

Brazilian transgender woman Marcelo Ohio has won the 9th Miss International Queen beauty pageant in the Thai city of Pattaya

A large majority of the people in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) say they do not think religious schools should be able to punish or expel kids for being LGBT, while mental health experts have also joined the call for reform

Australia’s Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he believes Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s party room will allow a conscience vote on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry

New book Double Down says President Obama was a gay marriage supporter since 2004

The US Defense Department warns states it expects gay married troops to be treated like their straight peers

Alysha and Rebecca Sue Romero married in Massachusetts, where same-sex marriage is legal, but face difficulties separating as Kentucky refuses to recognize their marriage

Frank Elliott, who owned the Velvet Rope Ultra Lounge, has been charged with arson and fraud

Trans woman arriving from Taiwan was subjected to ridicule and an invasive body search for over nine hours

See the picture: Gay British actor Stephen Fry uses Twitter to spread the word about Movember, a month long men's health campaign

Actress Portia de Rossi admits to having an eating disorder when she was hiding her sexuality

Charles Barkley isn't certain that Jason Collins can bring enough scoring power to an NBA team

Ireland's High Court judge rules a Refugee Appeals Tribunal must rehear a gay man's request for asylum

Police have arrested and bailed Gambaccini as part of Operation Yewtree. BBC say he asked to be taken off air given media attention

Florida teenager Tavares Spencer shot his victim after discovering her gender history, then bragged about attack to friends

Man was arrested on ten child sex charges, despite watching videos with actors over the age of 18

Discussions on gay issues thrown off the table at the global Christian gathering in Korea. Special LGBTI meeting now scheduled by progressive religious leaders

Says one of grooms: 'It’s going to be just like every other wedding there except ... no bride'

State Senate has given approval but House vote a tougher sell

Pete Ricketts' sister and fellow co-owner is a lesbian and outspoken supporter of LGBTI equality

British boy band member had no hesitation when he was asked what his name would be if he was a cross-dressing performer

US Wikileaks mole is being forced to dress as a man in a men's security prison

Concert audience thought they were about to witness a conservative evening of classical music and instead saw a solo rally against Putin

Openly gay Brit Anthony Watson is the first non-American to be elected to the board of the world’s biggest LGBT media advocacy organization, GLAAD

Gay Hollywood couple and their kids show off their classic horror movie costumes for their spooktacular Halloween

Phil Anderson says he posted this self-portrait to point out it isn’t necessarily insulting to be called a Nazi if the person saying it is joking