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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

The former chief justice responsible for the landmark judgement in 2009 says the criminalization of gay sex in effect 'offend(s) the dignity of a person'

Jewlyes Gutierrez has support of more than 200,000 on Change.org petition who don't want her prosecuted for defending herself at school

GLAAD praises spots as truly reflecting 'the fabric of our nation, which today includes gay and lesbian families'

Former co-host appears on ABC daytime show for first time since stormy 2007 exit after blow-up with conservative co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Canadian cities including Ottawa and Vancouver have also raised pride flags support gay rights during the Olympics in Russia

Betty Moffitt's declining health forced her lesbian icon daughter to drop out of official US delegation in Sochi

Russian police busy enforcing country's anti-gay propaganda law during Olympics - see video

Berliners have lit a Rainbow Flame of hope for LGBTI Russians in an alternative Olympic opening ceremony

The London Gay Men's Chorus sang for three hours outside Russian Embassy in London

Read the amazing speech from the ‘gay Olympic opening ceremony’ condemning Russian hate and the IOC

Dutch prime minister and Russian president meet despite extreme tension between the two countries following assaults and humiliation

Book with gay-friendly accommodations Further Afield for Valentine’s Day specials, or just to spend time basking in the most sensual beds, tubs and spas around

Book with gay-friendly accommodations Further Afield for Valentine’s Day specials, or just to spend time basking in the most sensual beds, tubs and spas around

G-A-Y club owner Jeremy Joseph is seeking 26 people to test for HIV who have never been tested before as part of his London Marathon run

Swan Lake composer was named as vital to Russian culture, despite if he was alive today he would be discriminated and persecuted for being gay

International community punishes Goodluck Jonathan and Nigeria for new ‘Jail All The Gays’ law. London prepares for kissing protest for LGBTI rights

Dutch snowboarder Cheryl Maas says it was not an intended protest, but could have been unconscious as she's 'rebellious'

The free job fair on 22 February will teach students what they need to know about LGBT-friendly employers and the jobs they offer

The story of a Russian arrested and persecuted for his sexuality, forcing him to seek asylum, is told in the new play

Four gay rights activists, including one pregnant woman, have reportedly been arrested in St Petersburg

After a politician watched Shakira's new sexy video with Rihanna, he is now calling her 'vulgar' and a 'danger to children'

The class covers unfamiliar abbreviations that non-native speakers might find on online dating websites

Openly gay artist IDa4 sends his message of love and support with a new mural in LGBTI district