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While some have remained resolute and will continue to fight against homophobia, others have fled the country and have attempted suicide

‘Instead of standing on the side of freedom, justice and equal rights for its people, today, regrettably, Ugandan President Museveni took Uganda a step backward by signing into law legislation criminalizing homosexuality'

Amnesty, Human Rights Group, and even Deputy PM Nick Clegg haves slammed the new law implementing life imprisonment for repeat offenders for homosexuality

Have you met the GlamCocks? Australian bombshell Courtney Act introduces us to the gay family that takes on Burning Man every year

Have you met the GlamCocks? Australian bombshell Courtney Act introduces us to the gay family that takes on Burning Man every year

‘We don't accept homosexuality here. God made men and women so they can bear children'

Cher said no, and the world listened. From ballet demonstrations to national commercials, from tweets to open letters, here are the 14 ways the world came together for the Russian LGBTI community

A third of Scotland LGBTs say they would feel uncomfortable reporting a hate crime and 80% say they have never been asked about their needs by local service providers

'The Cosmo' podcast to be featured weekly with Gay Star News

President Yoweri Museveni blames having to sign the bill, one of the most draconic homophobic laws in the world, on Western groups 'for showing us how you kiss' 

The group of MPs tasked with advising Uganda President Museveni on whether homosexuality is a choice misled him on the results of a report put together by a group of scientists

Embattled actor also rips Rachel Maddow and Harvey Levin and laments being thought of as a homophobe

The NFL competition committee will next month consider whether to introduce penalties during games when players use homophobic or racist language on the field

US actor Adam Baldwin has taken to twitter to oppose same-sex couples’ right to marry – asking why sons and fathers shouldn’t now marry to avoid higher taxes

'In the [bid] process it would be helpful. I would like to see it but I also understand it's not that easy'

Collins played for the Brooklyn Nets, when the team was in New Jersey, for seven years

The popular modeling show announced next season’s line up this week, including Adam Smith, an Emory University graduate who reportedly dragged a gay student out of a frat party for wearing a wizard hat back in 2010

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has asked President Museveni to use Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill debate to strengthen human rights and justice rather than restrict them

UK charity Terrence Higgins Trust has reported a 15% rise in people with HIV seeking financial help for living essentials such as food and clothing due to disposable income being hit by austerity measures

The victim of police brutality at last year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade says he hopes to put the incident behind him by releasing a song about his experience

700-year-old laws to be amended as Same-Sex Marriage Act comes into force next month

'Do I feel like a trailblazer? I feel like I'm Michael Sam'

With today's win, Ireen Wüst becomes the first athlete to win five medals at Sochi

A new study has found that LGBT people in America are more likely to struggle with hunger issues than the general population

Student Pride sees British LGBTI students come together for a weekend of debates and parties

Recent poll shows 76% of Irish people said they would vote in favour of introducing same-sex marriage in the country, though nearly half would have ‘reservations’

A summit in London called for more support to make young LGBTI people’s lives better today, and not have to wait years for them to improve

'I often thought my gravestone would say, 'Here lies Gandalf. He came out,"' says the 75-year-old actor who came out publicly 25 years ago