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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned the government of Gambia to stop persecuting LGBTIs after it passed laws that would see homosexual ‘serial offenders’ and people with HIV jailed for the rest of their lives

'It doesn't wear underpants because it doesn't have a sex.'

Don Lemon: 'As a victim myself I would never want to suggest that any victim could have prevented a rape'

Plaintiff: 'Finally my family is equal in the eyes of the state I grew up and made my life in'

Lawmakers want the anti-gay law back as soon as possible

'While society’s attitudes towards transgender people are changing, it is still not fast enough and the negative impacts on trans people’s mental health every day are huge.'

Liberal MP Don Harwin says the hardships he had endured as a gay man gave him the determination to pursue a career in politics

'I didn’t have the courage to do it, to break that lie'

Facebook, Yelp, Apple and Xerox are among the top scorers

Donations to the main group campaigning against same-sex marriage in America appear to be drying up as courts continue to rule in favor of the rights of same-sex couples across the United States

State Islamic ban on cross-dressing was scrapped two weeks ago

Report finds the government is 'complicit' in the rise of anti-gay violence

Same-sex couples can begin getting married immediately after marriage ban is struck down

And the waiter was forced to leave after the manager refused to step in and do anything

But did they complain about there being no 'unlike' button?

'Believe me: Gay players exist. Every pro sport has them. I know some of them personally.'

One was just eight years old, murdered by her father after she told him she was trans

Rosalie Crestani says 'special treatment' for LGBTI people discriminates against straight people

John Smid, former leader of the notorious ‘ex-gay’ group Love In Action, has married for a third time, and this time it’s to another man

US embassy in Hanoi hosts an annual LGBTI music festival 

African country has arrested five LGBTI men and three women this month

Unless unlikely event that high court steps in, licenses to start being issued to same-sex couples on Thursday

Recommendation comes after heavy criticism for holding 2014 Winter Games in Russia

'The heart is the same. If they could silence us that way to intimidate others, that's exactly what they would do'

The equivalent of nine gay men received a positive HIV diagnosis every day in 2013

Once the leader of a Catholic Church, always a leader of a Catholic Church

'There goes my last lingering thread of my heterosexuality'