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Feminist charity Women’s Aid is demanding transgender staff ‘prove’ their gender before being allowed to work, highlighting problems with UK law

The 16-year-old Vine star should realize the harm he’s done to HIV prevention and try to fix it

Mark Delacour, development and engagement manager at Broken Rainbow, is offering GSN readers exclusive discounted tickets to an incredible event

Reverend Irene Monroe explains why two recent Supreme Court decisions could be game changers for straight and LGBTI women in the worst way

Joe Morgan faces his fears by returning to the school where he was bullied for being gay

Nick Antjoule from Galop, the LGBT safety charity asks whether homophobia and transphobia is increasing in the UK

Beaten, starved and whipped – why we must remember Yves and the many LGBTI and other victims of torture today

Rob Watson, a recovering alcoholic himself, tells Governor Rick Perry how wrong he is for thinking alcholism is the same as homosexuality

Boston has a rich history of celebrating LGBTI women, including those of color and others who are often overlooked

As the summit on ending rape in warzones starts, Edwin Sesange argues the lesbian and transgender victims of ‘corrective rape’ must be included

Rob Watson has written an open letter to HLN host Nancy Grace about her defending a woman who described gay men as pedophiles

America’s best-loved poet and civil rights activist has had her funeral threatened because of her support for LGBTI people

The martyrs were burned to death by King Mwanga for refusing his homosexual advances and for failing to renounce Christianity

Peter Purton, LGBT policy officer for the Trade Union Congress, looks at the evolution and current state of homophobia in schools, work and sport

La Voix and the London Gay Big Band talk about their journey on Britain’s Got Talent, from their first audition to the performance they are preparing for tonight

Robi Ludwig claimed unresolved sexuality was behind Elliot Rodger’s rampage even though this is not supported by the evidence

The Euro elections have seen anti-EU and far-right parties triumph across Europe – so what does that mean for gay, bi, trans and intersex people?

Irene Monroe looks back to a proud 10 year anniversary in Massachusetts and the quarrel which could have meant same-sex marriage didn’t happen

Ukrainian LGBTIs are caught up in a geo-political game, with Russian sympathizers saying the EU is a ‘homodictatorship’

‘However bad the situation, we are ready to defend our human dignity and rights, to speak against violence and stand with activists all over the world’

Karine Aghajanyan examines the roots of homophobia in Armenia as the country prepares for IDAHO

As we approach IDAHO, Dr Paula Gerber of Kaleidoscope Australia explains why the Pacific is an important frontier for LGBTI rights

Celebrating Eurovision 2014, London drag queen Miss Dusty ‘O’ shares her thoughts on the international singing competition 

Darrell Trigg believes God wants him to rule the US, and to drive LGBTI Americans back underground

The religious right is on the move against LGBTI people and not just in Russia and Uganda but everywhere from Georgia to the UK, warns Garry Otton

'Obama wants to appear to his own people, and to the rest of the world, as the leader of the free world. It is easy for him to perform USA's moral leadership globally by supporting rights issues elsewhere. But why should Obama have the moral imperative to support local rights issues elsewhere?'

Charlotte Dingle, the editor-­in­-chief of new bi women's website Biscuit, talks about the stigma surrounding bisexuality

African American lesbian Rev Irene Monroe debates Jesus’ sexuality after the discovery of an ancient papyrus referring to his wife

Hakim was betrayed to the police by his uncle, tortured and forced onto the streets where a journalist put him on a ‘most wanted’ list of gays