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US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and his wife Lilibet included an image of a US Navy sailor proposing to his boyfriend among images of military families in a Christmas video to defense personnel

The British TV illusionist was prompted to respond following a stream of messages about his sexuality

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church went to Pueblo County Courthouse to protest the legalization of same-sex marriage in Colorado but hundreds of people turned up to counter their message of hate

The University of Missouri graduate offers timely media tips for those who see things on television they don't like

Is it a nut? A skipping rope? A rock? A group of LGBTI vloggers gather to see who can guess the sex toy from a close-up shot

Black has no reason to complain about Santa Claus this year

If you’re not a fan of ‘food porn’, you might want to look away now…

Gay Britain’s favorite naked pin-ups go Stateside

'The whole living in the North Pole situation...he gets all the glory...does she have friends nearby?'

Alex Chow and Lester Shum say it is 'difficult' to say whether they are a couple

'To the individual who scrawled the word ‘’faggots’’ into our door: We regret to inform you that you completely failed to use glitter paint and/or sequins...'

And guest speaker compares gay marriage opponents to ISIS

The singer keeps it simple and quiet, highlighting the melancholy of I'll Be Home For Christmas

Bristol Rovers' Lee Mansell says kissing Gateshead's JJ O’Donnell was a ‘daft’ thing he did to avoid doing anything ‘silly’

One pair, friends since high school, seem to enjoy their first same-sex smooch the most

Soccer star says statue of him in Portugal is 'prettier than me'

From love letters in the sky to cheeky digs at Putin - this was 2014

'So when I opened this holiday card a few days ago and read Love @beyonce I literally fell to the floor'

The project is set to appear sometime in 2015 and is co-produced by Latifah's company Flavor Unit

Bianca Del Rio, Adore Delano, Alyssa Edwards and more Drag Race alumni reveal life behind the make-up in new documentary

The new smoke-free alternative to cigarettes

'You don't have to feel scared because I know that everyone in the class feels the same way as I do'

Female comics sit down to read messages men have sent each other on Grindr, GROWLr and Scruff. Have you ever been sent messages like these?