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Argentina’s leading LGBT rights organization ‘expresses its deep regret’ at the appointment of a new pope, a former archbishop of the City of Buenos Aires, with an anti-gay record

The Defense Department comes to a resolution to its final Don't Ask, Don't Tell case

Japan's police arrested two staff of a gay shop for selling photography books which included pictures of nude men

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has no plans on evolving when it comes to same sex marriage

American Enterprise scholar Charles Murray has backed same-sex marriage at the Republican leaning Conservative Political Action Conference being held just outside Washington DC

An American right-wing Christian group has compared homosexuality to drunk driving in criticizing Republican Senator Rob Portman’s decision to embrace same-sex marriage and his openly gay son

The tribe’s sovereign status, which overrules state and federal anti-gay laws, allowed for a gay couple to wed in a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriage

'I would have no problem loving whomever I had to love with my heart'

US Solicitor General to speak during oral arguments in Prop 8 case

'Their lack of understanding and empathy for their fellow Marylanders is appalling'

Rob Portman changed his stance after son came out to him

French police have stopped an anti-marriage equality march at the famous Champs-Élysées due to 'security concerns'

Council of Europe says Russia must allow LGBT people to hold prides and axe anti-gay propaganda laws but Moscow security chief says there will be no change

French researchers have found early medical intervention for patients with HIV can keep them healthy even after stopping treatment

A 20-year-old man from Devon, England has been jailed in a young offenders institution for 12 months

Baltimore rabbi Jason Klein has been elected to the role of president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association in what is the first time that a gay man has been appointed to lead a Jewish religious order in the US

A conservative Democrat has joined forces with Republicans in the US state of Tennessee to put forward a bill which would allow university students training to be counselors to deny care to people who are LGBT or having sex outside of marriage

Claims have been made that the ruins of an Egyptian city named for the deified boyfriend of the Roman Emperor Hadrian are being looted while officials turn a blind eye

Republican Senator Rob Portman, once considered a potential Vice-Presidential running-mate for Mitt Romney, has announced his support for same-sex marriage after his son came out to him

'I respect people who disagree with me on certain things, but that means they have to respect me too'

Newspaper's use of such terms as  'trannies' and 'she-males' cited as reason

Victim: 'They knew I was gay. They knew they were taller and bigger'

Laura Drain, who left the 'God Hates Fags' church after years of gay hate, has posed for the NOH8 campaign and written a book

Quebec government has revealed a series of adverts aiming to get Canadians to be more open-minded

Rights group tell UN Human Rights Council to take action against homophobia, following its ongoing discussion of a report on the matter

A survey of LGBT lives in the European Union will be revealed on the International Day Against Homophobia

British celebrity and gay actor, Stephen Fry, interviewed Vitaly Milonov, the author of St. Petersburg's 'gay propaganda' law, who said liberals have destroyed Britain

New polling by a Christian group has shown that 64 percent of Americans now believe same-sex marriage to be inevitable, country-wide, while 58 percent now agree that the issue is a civil rights issue akin to race or gender

The National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuality which claims that homosexuals can turn straight through therapy has lost its tax exempt status after it failed to file the correct paperwork for three years in a row