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While several countries are considering cutting donor aid, gay rights activists say this is not the best option. But what can you do?

Nicole Bonamino, 22, is the first Italian sportsperson playing at the top level to come out. She tells GSN: 'I want a family and children'

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill was so controversial few saw it before it became law. Now we know what LGBTI Ugandans really have to face

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

We meet two of the UK’s most senior ‘straight allies’ in business and learn what motivates them about LGBTI issues

From Frank Ocean to Freddie Mercury, RuPaul to Josephine Baker, we celebrate our favorite gay, lesbian, bisexual and pansexual chart-toppers

After singing about getting an Irish red setter and moving to Moscow, all-gay-group Autoheart gets ready for Valentine's Day with a breakup song

Only .0028% of all the athletes competing at the Sochi Winter Games are openly LGBTI

Bisexual film star Alan Cumming’s Any Day Now sees him take on the role of dad to a disadvantaged kid. But the story about a gay family in the 70s raises issues still relevant today

Itay Hod believes closeted politicians with anti-gay voting records should be outed: 'I made it very clear as to who I was talking about'

The out actor opens up to Gay Star News about gay and straight roles

One of the world’s most gay-friendly countries also happens to have some of the most creative musical talent of this (and last) century

From suicides to shock therapy, survivors of the horrific practices done in the name of 'cures' share their experiences

She is portrayed by Judi Dench in film Philomena which has been nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award

ELEMENT Magazine lists its nominees for its first Asia Pink Awards, celebrating the businesses and individuals at the forefront of an LGBTI revolution

German Thomas Hitzlsperger joins the team of seven other men who have blazed the trail for homosexuality in soccer

From Miley Cyrus’s twerking to the Beliebers, there are some 2013 phenomena we hope we have seen the back of

It was an uphill battle in the struggle for LGBTI rights in Asia during 2013, with some small gains but also some major set backs

2013 saw many gains and set backs in the fight for LGBTI rights in Australia - GSN looks back on a year of struggle in the Great Southern Land

These nine companies launched and operated by LGBTI individuals are brands we think should be on your radar if they aren't already

Whether you’re after eye candy or inspiring representations of same-sex couples, these calendars are a mix of the steamiest, cutest and most fun for next year

Adam Shankman's special tree, Cheyenne Jackson snowed in, and Alex Newell with his dad

GSN looks at 11 individuals, from A-list celebrities to high school students,  who stepped out of the closet and into the spotlight in 2013

Out of all the anti-gay politicians, priests, professors and preachers we encountered this year, which was the biggest bigot of 2013?

Letters, videos and hilarious mishaps make up this year's must-see stories

Edith Windsor, the Pope and Barack Obama head up our list of heroes for the LGBTI community in 2013

The controversial penal code 377 was reinstated in India last week and protestors worldwide came out in force to show their disapproval on Sunday

With many award-winning offerings, 2013 saw an explosion of talent in LGBTI films