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Massachusetts law has strenghtened protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

Ruling echoes that of federal judge who declared gay marriage ban unconstitutional earlier this year

Brooklyn Nets player makes Time Magazine's annual list along with Beyonce, Pope Francis, Vladimir Putin and Miley Cyrus

Man pleaded guilty to stabbing his love rival several times

Children 404, a documentary about the online support group that gives LGBTI teens hope in Russia, was accused of 'gay propaganda'

The owner of Brooklyn bar Lulu’s is taking his landlord to court over a condition in his lease that bars him from operating it as a gay bar

Idaho Veterans Cemetery won’t let US Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor be interred with her wife’s ashes when she dies because of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage

Police have arrested five members of a group of Haredi ultra-Orthodox Jews who beat up 22-year-old gay black New Yorker Taj Paterson during a vigilante patrol of their neighborhood

Last year, the conservative TV personality had said marriage equality was winning because 'the compelling argument is on the side of homosexuals'

'Marriage is a fundamental freedom, and freedom means freedom for everyone'

'It's a far better, richer, and more honest reflection of who I am and always have been: a woman named Chelsea'

New book reveals he did not have his first relationship with a man until his late 30s

Gay rights activist says: ‘Oh look. The process of forgetting what all the fuss was about RE: same-sex marriage has begun'

Dr Barry Morgan said many religious leaders are using the Bible to fight against LGBTI equality, suggesting there is no single Christian viewpoint on gay relationships

Pastor Martin Ssempa is notorious in Uganda for screening gay porn in his churches and claiming gay men eat 'poo-poo'

Lawrence Wee Kim San has decided not to continue with his efforts to have sexual orientation included in employment discrimination laws in Singapore after he left his job over what he claimed was homophobic harassment in the workplace

At least 48 schools were found to have Russia-style homophobic policies with the re-introduction of PM Thatcher’s rule banning the ‘promotion of homosexuality'

The openly gay chair of the Commission of Inquiry into human rights violations in North Korea has been attacked by state media over his sexual orientation

India’s Chief Justice has decided he will hear an appeal to the Supreme Court’s decision reinstating the country’s ban on gay sex in what will be the last chance to reverse that verdict before a new government takes power

A gay Muslim man from India has successfully sought asylum in Australia after a tribunal reversed an Australian Department of Immigration decision that had found he was not a victim of persecution

'...In the city of San Antonio, if a pastor speaks on Romans 1, he could be even fined $500 a day until he retracts what he said'

in the city of San Antonio, if a pastor speaks on Romans 1, he could be even fined $500 a day until he retracts what he said.” - See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/rafael-cruz-falsely-claims-san-antonio-banned-pastors-beaching-bible#sthash.LLEGzhvs.dpuf

Lead plaintiff Christopher Inniss: 'Marriage is the only way to ensure that we are treated as the family that we are'

Activists will hold public kissing protest in response to ‘violent’ arrest

United Nations has appealed to Brunei to delay the penal code that will introduce death by stoning for several crimes including homosexuality

Six Illinois Republican party central committee members who sought to dump their party chairman after he came out in favor of same-sex marriage have themselves been dumped out of office

Delta state governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has used an Easter address to warn that a gay cult of teenagers called ‘Yansh’ is operating in his state

But Franklin Graham says unlike gays, he has repented and turned away from his sins

Rainier Beach United Methodist church in Seattle stood by Geoffrey McGrath when he got fired for being gay, now the Boy Scouts of America want nothing to do with them

India’s Naz Foundation is appealing to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India over the criminalization of homosexuality - hoping a recent court ruling that recognized transgender people as a third legal gender will make their case stronger