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Known as 'The Equality State,' Wyoming will become 32nd state in the US with marriage equality

The wave of US states with marriage equality could spread across the entirety of the country in one go

Hillsong founder Brian Houston had said same-sex unions were 'an ongoing conversation'

City government says his words were misinterpreted by foreign media

St Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov wants all mail bearing erotic Tom of Finland stamps to be returned to sender and for Finns to not use the stamps when mailing Russia

He slammed a government proposal to protect the rights of cohabiting gay couples

About 1.7 million people called in to protest the country's anti-gay law

'When taken as prescribed by a knowledgeable healthcare provider, and paired with other safer sex practices, Truvada can reduce the risk of contracting HIV by upwards of 90 percent'

'The state of Kansas has voted on this, the people of Kansas have voted on this'

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A Christian family from the US have daubed homophobic graffiti all over their car which they drive around to stop homosexuality ‘spreading like cancer’

The transgender community in the Philippines held a community press conference for the first time yesterday to call for justice in the Jennifer Laude case

Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday performed the first ever ceremony of its kind at the city hall in the Italian capital sparking anger from the interior minister and the Roman Catholic Church

'Personally I would have been very worried and saddened if there hadn't been these ... animated discussions ... or if everyone had been in agreement or silent in a false and acquiescent peace'

'We will not delay in fulfilling our responsibility to afford every eligible couple, whether same-sex or opposite-sex, the full rights and responsibilities to which they are entitled'

'This is not an issue of people's rights to have religious beliefs… This is their job, and it's a job requirement,' says executive director of the LGBT non-profit Equality NC

Matt Stolhandske, a member of a pro-marriage equality Christian group, is appealing to the LGBTI community to help pay the fine two Portland-based Christian bakery owners received for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple

Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke will instead be named to the Patron of the Knights of Malta

'It is not the role of the judiciary to determine that same-sex marriages should be allowed'

Governor Matt Mead does not think state should appeal the ruling

High court rejects state's request for a stay with one line order

Judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban, attorney general announces state will not fight decision

While gay couples do have 'gifts', he claims homosexuality is still 'not the orientation God wants'

'Guys who are aroused by my situation are very aroused'

'This is potentially the most exciting development in HIV prevention in some years'

A new English version of a Vatican report on how it should approach gays and lesbians contains toned down language in an apparent concession to conservative bishops

The company's director says she will file a complaint with the UN Human Rights Committee