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New YouGov poll shows majority of Britons support same-sex marriages and civil partnerships for straight couples

Straight starlets shared a quick lesbian kiss on ITV2 panel show Celebrity Juice

Tory party in-fighting and an amendment giving straight couples civil partnerships could delay the equal marriage bill until after the next election

Western Australia convenor of Australian Marriage Equality says that political leaders' resistance to gay marriage is bad for business

Survey from Aibai reveals that Chinese employees are not comfortable living open lives at work

Trans rights advocate Martine Delany is recovering in hospital after a heart attack on pitch during a game for Tasmania's women's league

For 28 years, there is a day in May when New Yorkers come together for for AIDS awareness and education

Christopher Bryant, editor of gay and lesbian online magazine Polari, and his partner were viciously beaten last night in an anti-gay attack

Club-goers took to social networking to report gunfire outside Vauxhall’s super-club Fire

A rally will be held at New York’s LGBT community center at 5:30 pm on 20 May in honor of Mark Carson

Hundreds of Muslim leaders throughout the UK have signed a letter in a unified protest against the government’s same-sex marriage bill

In an interview with Gay Star News, writer Jeff Chu takes on Dan Savage and gays who hate gay Christians

UFC lightweight division fighter Nate Diaz has been suspended for three months and fined $20,000 over a homophobic tweet directed at another fighter in the latest sign that homophobia will not be tolerated in the sport

18 year old Florida schoolgirl Kaitlyn Hunt was kicked off her basketball team, expelled from school and is now being prosecuted after her 15 year old girlfriend’s parents complained about their relationship

Emmelie De Forest from Denmark wins Eurovision Song Contest with Only Teardrops. Gay male kiss and marriage in Sweden’s musical tribute. Finland’s Krista Siegfrids kisses female dancer

Finland’s Krista Siegfrids kisses one of her female dancers after performance of her song Marry Me

San Francisco LGBT activists declared Bradley Manning as the People’s Grand Marshal, protesting against the city’s Pride leaders’ decision not to honor him

Culprit in police custody for homicide where anti-gay slurs were allegedly used

Jarron Collins recounts how he now is mistaken for his identical brother, out National Basketball Association athlete Jason

LGBT rights advocates have been detained in at least two cities in China while engaging in IDAHO activities

The first former NBA player to come out publicly thinks sports leaders should be held more accountable for homophobia in sport

A lesbian woman has 30 days to evacuate her home after a judge ruled only relatives by ‘blood or marriage’ can be around her partner’s kids past 9 pm

An employment tribunal ruled this week that detective Kevin Maxwell suffered from homophobic and racist bullying in the police force

Montpellier’s mayor proudly announced that the first gay marriage in France would take place in her city in just ten days time

What the Jamaican TV court challenge from 27 to 31 May is really about by the man behind it

Jamaica’s Education Minister has claimed that pro-gay materials in schools could ‘groom’ children towards becoming gay and would be offensive to ‘majority sentiments’

Australian Opposition leader Tony Abbott’s electorate office has been picketed by over 100 people calling for him to allow a free vote on marriage equality after France legalized same-sex marriage

He and LA Galaxy teammates have been practicing with Robbie Rogers

Barronelle Stutzman claims that it is she who is being discriminated against