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'In this new (media) environment, you can no longer say 'That's private, that's not for discussion'

US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has set oral arguments for August 26

A 17-year-old left his parting note on Instragram, telling his followers: 'I’m sorry I’m not the daughter you wanted'

Adam Hills ranted about the 'God Hates Fags' church after they said they would picket Robin Williams' funeral

A 29-year-old is urging everyone to speak out against hate crime after getting attacked in Shoreditch

Hallmark cards celebrating same-sex marriages have been pulled from the shelves of the Bringham Young University bookstore because it is owned by the Mormon church

People’s Party senator Luz Elena Sanín is facing calls for her resignation after she blamed Spain’s $1.3 trillion national debt on previous Socialist governments’ ‘subsidies for NGOs and homosexuals’

Deputy leader of Australia’s Northern Territory Dave Tollner will go to the back bench after he called a colleague’s gay son a ‘pillow biter’ and ‘shirt lifter’

US District Judge Robert L Hinkle thinks such bans will be looked upon in history the same as interracial marriage bans

Ireland is getting ready to vote on gay marriage, and some of its opponents think equality could mean the end of the world

Five men were arrested in an incident rumored to be motivated by homophobia

A trans woman and her partner managed to force a civil registry office to hand them a marriage certificate

Girls are getting married quicker than the boys, with a 56%-44% split between gay and lesbian couples

Xavier Bettel, the third openly gay leader of a country, has announced that his architect civil partner Gauthier Destenay has proposed to him and he said yes

High court won't allow marriages to begin in state until it decides whether or not to review case that struck down ban

One in four people in same-sex relationships suffer from domestic violence or abuse in the UK

A 22-year-old fears rape, jail or even death if she is forced to leave the UK to return to her country

The American Military Partner Association is suing the federal Veterans Affairs Department for continuing to deny some spousal benefits to same-sex couples who live in states where they can’t legally marry

Mariela Castro, a member of Cuba’s National Assembly and daughter of President Raul Castro, cast a ‘no’ vote in protest over a new labor code that protects sexual minorities but not transgender people or people with HIV from discrimination

Two Iranian Muslim women have done what would be unthinkable in their homeland by entering into a same-sex marriage, and the ceremony was performed by an openly gay Imam

The Ark Encounters theme park will not be hiring gays and lesbians or anyone who thinks the world is more than 6,000 years old when it opens in 2016 despite seeking millions in tax incentives

Minnesota Vikings will contribute undisclosed amount of financial support to several LGBT organizations

Students of all gender identities are celebrating after UCAS chooses to change their rules that could have arguably violated the Equality Act

Human rights leaders around the world have been trying to discover more about the alleged slayings

Women in long-term sexual relationships with other women reportedly have orgasms with more variety than straight or bisexual women

67% of Republican voters would be happy to vote for an openly gay candidate but most still wouldn’t want to find out someone in their family was gay, according to new polling

A council representing faiths groups in Uganda has had to fire all its staff after the US Government redirected funding to other groups over its support for draconian legislation punishing LGBTI people

Angry Italians are calling for the gossip magazine Visto to be removed from shops over the free supplement 'The Best Gay Jokes Ever'