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Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer doubts same-sex marriage will pass under Tony Abbott but does believe the new prime minister will allow a conscience vote on the issue during his term in office

Gulf state Oman will take court action against a newspaper that published a positive story about LGBT people despite the newspaper printing a front page apology about the story

Neil Abercrombie says session next month could last 4-5 days

Roseanne alum now juggling being co-host on The Talk with new sitcom role

Glee star did not have prenup when she married Dr. Lara Embry in 2010

'It's 2013 and millions of LGBT Americans still lack basic protection from discrimination under the law'

The Torchwood and Arrow star poses for equality

Mother monster wakes up America with a Gaga version of Dorothy’s trip down the yellow brick road

Queer As Folk star Charlie Hunnam is confident he’ll have no problem with the explicit script for the big-screen adaption of the steamy worldwide bestseller

The Alternative Parenting Show returns to London this month at a time when gay families are booming and LGBT parents are earning new respect

The Alternative Parenting Show returns to London this month at a time when gay families are booming and LGBT parents are earning new respect

X Men star officiates his best friend's wedding to jazz singer Sunny Ozell

American Airlines, IBM, American Express and more showcased at the International LGBT Business Expo in Guadalajara this week to encourage LGBT inclusion in business and tourism  

Singer back on form after recovering from appendicitis that almost killed him

President of the Liberal Democrats is hoping for cross-party support as he raises the human rights abuses in Russia

Actor James Franco, who has starred in films such as Milk, Spider-Man and more recently Oz the Great and Powerful and Lovelace has said he wishes he was gay

Sponsors of the Sochi Winter Olympics are pressuring organizers to ease the international outrage over Russia's 'gay propaganda' laws

From Russia to Rome: Fronte Nazionale released hundreds of banners saying 'I agree with Putin'. Roman LGBT associations ask the mayor to ban the campaign

Big Brother star Brian Dowling, X Factor songstress Misha B and many more will be attending the National Diversity Awards 2013

Sydney’s LGBT community will get to see their lives reflected on the big screen twice a year with the launch of a second LGBT film festival in the city – the Queer Screen Film Fest

Before he starred on Prison Break and came out as a proud gay man, the US actor struggled with his homosexuality

The Family Court of Australia allows 16-year-old transgender boy and girl to commence gender reassignment with the support of their parents

Lesbian activist assaulted in Congo, house torn down, 21 LGBT young people made homeless. Householder was poisoned when she returned

Filmmaker and producer Kim Jho Kwang-soo, one of South Korea’s few openly gay celebrities, has married his boyfriend of nine years in a non-legal ceremony in front of thousands which has made news headlines

There will be more supporters of marriage equality in the next Australian Parliament despite a win by marriage equality opponent and Catholic conservative Tony Abbott
 

New Mexico county clerk who gave marriage certificates to gay couples doesn't think taxpayers who disagree with his actions should pay for his legal troubles
 

Following on from his test in the outgoing RR Sport, Chris Thomas jumps into a very new RR Evoque

Following on from his test in the outgoing RR Sport, Chris Thomas jumps into a very new RR Evoque

Crowds gathered to stage a mass kiss-in for LGBT equality outside the famous London monument