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Independent MP Alex Greenwich wants the New South Wales State Parliament to pass a bill which would prevent religious schools from expelling, punishing and refusing to accept students because of their LGBT status

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he is considering whether he can block the Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT) plans to marry same-sex couples, claiming the bill is unconstitutional - despite experts saying otherwise

Openly gay Pennsylvania state lawmaker Brian Sims wants his state to become the third to ban attempts to ‘cure’ minors of their same-sex attractions after California and New Jersey

Russian chess champion and Opposition political activist Garry Kasparov has said he is against boycotting the Sochi Winter Olympics but says sponsors should demonstrate their opposition to Putin’s anti-gay agenda in concrete ways

In an AIDS Healthcare Foundation public service announcement, New York City radio DJ Mister Cee reminds that sexual health can only come with honesty

, I gave you all of me. Now I want you to
give all of yourself: Are you good? Are you healthy? Are you free?
I can tell you today, that today I’m free.” - See more at: http://www.aidshealth.org/archives/17102#sthash.7wekYjtZ.dpuf

Clift's films included A Place in the Sun and From Here to Eternity

'She can’t dance, her body looked like hell, the song wasn’t great'

Images come a week after actor said 'I wish I was gay'

'I think (my mother) eventually figured out my sexuality, but we never talked about it'

'I was cowardly, I now believe, to think that my shame was the only thing that made me interesting'

'Sean Avery is straight ... I'd be happy if Sean and I were bangin'

Turkish LGBT group KAOS GL says Grindr ban is sign of government interference in their lives

Plenty of photo and video footage captures Boo 2 Bullying getting creative with a charity car wash to raise funds for an anti-bullying organization

After being told their lives would be ruined unless they quit work, a gay and bisexual teacher were kicked out of their jobs but will not give in to the homophobia

Rivera is ‘having a blast’ filming with the X Factor judge and her rapper boyfriend, Big Sean, was sorry to miss their first day shooting together

Bar in Yorkshire, England apologizes ‘unreservedly’ for giving customers a printed bill calling them ‘gay guys’

The former Spice Girl strips it all for fans, tearing her clothes off, cutting into her hair and sharing a kiss with a beautiful woman for her new dance track

Vladimir Medina re-writes history to make two Russian heroes straight – Tchaikovsky and Rasputin assassin Prince Felix Yusupov

Journalist, radio presenter and blogger Peterson Ssendi discusses why some people in Uganda think 'being gay is cursed, others think it's criminal'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu says it’s not that he ‘wants’ to speak for LGBT rights ‘it’s God catching me by my neck’

Authorities seek to question a man suspected of an anti-gay attack outside Bar Jester in Holloway Circus

Sydney’s gay men’s hockey team Bentstix have won their first grand final and have been named Premiers and Minor Premiers for their division in 2013

Anglican priest Brigadier-General John Fletcher has been appointed as the first openly gay Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces

Amnesty International has released a 16-page report condemning the European Union for failing to enforce laws that protect sexual orientation and gender identity in member states

Peru’s Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne has implied that civil unions bill author Carlos Bruce is a homosexual for supporting LGBT equality

Advocates for same-sex marriage have called for the Australian Labor Party to block attempts by the new Australian Government to stop the Australian Capital Territory from legislating for same-sex marriage alongside the Greens party

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin insists she is following the wish of state residents who supported a constitutional amendment banning marriage benefits to gay couples

Outspoken opponent of a boycott does not sign up for national championships

Tells GSN: 'This is the first time I've ever been in every frame of a movie'