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FPI forces closure of Festival Waria Berbudaya (Cultural Transgender Festival) in Jakarta, but denies violence

African-American publication has previously featured only straight couples

New Zealand transgender community rejoice in being able to change their gender on their passports by a simple declaration

Iranian news services reports that well over a thousand gender reassignment operations have been carried out between 2006 and 2010

Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says Jamaica must keep pace with international opinion and backs ‘buggery law’ review

District judge exempts three therapists from state's ban on practicing gay conversion therapy

Valerie Trierweiler is looking forward to being a witness at one of France's first gay weddings after her partner passes an equal marriage law

Uganda puts Anti-Homosexuality Bill on official parliamentary agenda despite international outcry

Airline's Christmas cracker joke about Olympic shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk sparks Twitter backlash

New Delhi hospital mistakes Crown Princess Mette-Marit for palace nanny after she travelled to subcontinent to help gay fathers

GLAAD says announcement is a 'historic change' but trans advocates are concerned about the definitions that remain in the manual of mental disorders

The race to host major LGBT sports, human rights and culture event heats up

LGBT rights group ICS show the people behind the stigmatizing term 'pêdê' in Vietnam

Delegates target 'LGBT' in speeches at last national conference before election

Voters approved marriage equality referendum last month

Televangelist's on-air remarks latest in series of anti-gay comments

Waiting continues with no announcement on Proposition 8 or DOMA cases

The family and lawyer of Tamsir Jupiter Ndiaye, imprisoned for four years for homosexuality and attacking his gay sex partner, refuse help from human rights organizations

An Israeli court has granted a divorce of a gay couple for the first time in the country's history

Canadian trans student, 16, was previously told to use female washroom despite having transitioned before joining the school

Over 200 people hit the beach for Australian state's first ever barbecue in support of equal marriage legislation

Renato Seabra convicted of second degree murder after jury rejected claims he was insane when he bludgeoned Carlos Castro to death in New York

In a pretrial hearing, a counselor explains why Pfc. Bradley Manning was held in solitary confinement

Bangalore heats it up with it's fifth gay pride march

First same sex ceremony held at West Point, a US military academy located in New York

Weeks before a draft marriage equality bill is released, ministers decide to allow judges define 'gay consummation' and 'gay adultery'

G-A-Y bar has broken the Guinness World Record for the most HIV tests administered in eight hours on World AIDS Day

Western Australia has become the latest state to have same-sex marriage legislation before its parliament, while the state parliament of New South Wales will hold an inquiry into the constitutionality of having state-level same-sex marriage

Australian lawmakers voted on Friday to condemn a bill in Uganda which would see gays jailed for life and a Nigerian law which would see same-sex marriage made an actual crime