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Speaking anonymously out of fear of retribution, a former Islamist militant has opened up about how he came to accept and tolerate gays and lesbians and people of other faiths

'Islan’s death was not an isolated incident'

The Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson also criticised Christian homophobia in a debate at St John's Church, Kidlington

The piece, entitled 'Transphobia is Perfectly Natural', has been described by many as one of the most transphobic articles ever written

Among her competition for the prize was co-stars Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne

With Glee winding down its run, star has a second steady gig to fall back on

'Here's the thing: I look like a woman who doesn't sleep with men because I am a lesbian… And if you're a lesbian, you're not bummed about it.' Watch Cameron Esposito's hilarious response to a heckler who observed that she looks like a lesbian

White Collar star has issued challenge to famous friends Mark Ruffalo, Joe Manganiello and Zachary Quinto

The Mumbai chief of India’s ruling party, BJP, says his party is now against the misuse of section 377 and will raise the issue in Parliament

'A common thread of the people I admire – whoever they are, wherever they are – are people who are proud and do things with love, and feel a sense of responsibility to others'

'I became the happiest person on this earth'

Mariah MacCarthy talks to GSN about her real-life performance tale, Baby Mama: One Woman’s Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People

Mariah MacCarthy talks to GSN about her real-life performance tale, Baby Mama: One Woman’s Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People

A panel of three judges in Arizona overturned a previous ruling, which claimed Beatie was in a 'same-sex union'

The former boxing promoter, who recently came out as a trans woman, has a history of anti-gay views

The number of Americans who say they know someone who's gay has skyrocketed to over 70% over the last 15 years, and those who do are almost twice as likely to support same-sex marriage

Online petitioners and gay rights advocates want Facebook to speak out against bigotry and make an equal or greater contribution to Republican Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes's opponent, Charles Stormont

NFL quarterback says: '... It’s a pretty unique trust and relationship you have'

Christopher Knight says Robert Reed 'was as good or better a father figure than my own dad'

Carver will play Franco's ex-lover in Michael  and 'couldn't be more thrilled'

Giving someone your username to a social news website might not be the best idea if you're closeted, but thankfully it didn't end badly...

Up to 28 people could face jail or expulsion from Lebanon after two raids on hammams believed by police to be meeting spaces for gay and bisexual men

Edwin Sesange, Uganda gay rights activist, calls on the world to continue fighting for LGBTI rights in his country

X Factor winner will not be on Professor Green's forthcoming album

One victim handed over £15,000 ($25,000, €19,000) to the blackmailers

We’re hopelessly devoted to Olivia Newton-John, who has just been announced as the headline act for one of four amazing Olivia Cruises next year

We’re hopelessly devoted to Olivia Newton-John, who has just been announced as the headline act for one of four amazing Olivia Cruises next year

Gay Christian rock star says she wants to come out to help young people in the church who could be affected by extremist homophobic pastors

C1 Financial has become the first publicly traded American bank to have an openly gay man to head the company in CEO Trevor Burgess