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British journalist Michael Parkinson's interview with Thorpe will air on Sunday night, 13 July, on Australian television

Brian Taylor described a football player as a ‘big poofter’ in his live commentary, and despite his apology some are calling for his sacking

Ahead of a review of the rules regarding ballroom dance competitions in the UK, dancers demand to be able to compete with same-sex partners if they choose

UK city prepares for pride celebrations as special wristbands go on sale for their legendary street celebrations at the heart of the weekend

UK city prepares for pride celebrations as special wristbands go on sale for their legendary street celebrations at the heart of the weekend

Gay and banned from donating blood? Gay men brought eligible allies to donate on their behalf

Fan: 'He willingly kissed a boy just for a Snapchat story on top of apologizing twice.' So should he be forgiven?

Football's global governing body is given an epic fail in handling of slurs hurled during World Cup

Actress says of former Bikini Kill singer: 'I love a riot grrrl'

'...When people sit down to eat a hamburger, the last thing they want to be thinking about is two guys having sex'

Honoree James Schamus joked that Oldman is known to 'have a very, very large mouth, but his heart is much bigger'

'I don't want to know what's connected and I hope for his sake it is'

An article railing against gay white men ‘stealing’ black women’s culture misleads on an important point – gay guys can’t hide either, and shouldn’t have to

A 16 and 18-year-old were among five men given anal examinations after being arrested in Pader, northern Uganda

The shock advice that every man who has sex with men in the world should be taking medicine – and why it wasn’t what it seemed

Tinuola Adeyemi, who believes being gay is a choice, had nobody turn up to her first service of new branch of Christian church in UK town of Sevenoaks

Two years ago police tried to shut down the Gay Pride parade. Will the 2014 event go down without a hitch?

Two years ago police tried to shut down the Gay Pride parade. Will the 2014 event go down without a hitch?

Florida doesn’t recognize any form of same-sex unions. Fort Lauderdale wants to change that

Florida doesn’t recognize any form of same-sex unions. Fort Lauderdale wants to change that

One proud mother of a pansexual teenage girl was attacked on social media, but her daughter was quick to leap to her defense

One proud mother of a pansexual teenage girl was attacked on social media, but her daughter was quick to leap to her defense

Politicians have delayed equal marriage on the little island of Jersey, even though 81% support it. Anger has sparked biggest ever LGBTI event

From glass-walled showers to panoramic views overlooking the harbor, Barcelona has no shortage of places to see and be seen

From glass-walled showers to panoramic views overlooking the harbor, Barcelona has no shortage of places to see and be seen

Homophobic pundit Peter LaBarbera attacked gay people on a US radio show, and accused Obama of being obsessed with homosexuality

Freshly minted Australian micro-party senator David Leyonhjelm says he will put forward a bill to allow same-sex couples to marry after mentioning marriage equality in his inaugural speech

Denver has joined Boulder to become the second Colorado county to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples – marrying its first 17 gay and lesbian couples yesterday

Proud father of a gay son and marriage equality supporter, Senator Rob Portman has announced he is considering whether to put his hat in the ring to become the next Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States