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Round-up appears to endorse government’s bid to win back aid from the west

Nash Grier, 16, had told the world only ‘fags’ need test for HIV through his 8.7million social media followers

‘I've dealt with enough of these morons in my life that I am not affected by it. But I am really annoyed that she used a boring off-white. I would have much preferred fluorescent green'

Roman Khudyakov wants the 100 rouble note, worth around $3 or €2, banned or changed under the anti-gay propaganda law

The 26-year-olds are alleged to have pretended to be young hot men on the gay dating app and then tried to get thousands of pounds from the men who got contact with them

Home Affairs Minister Ian Le Marquand lodged a last-minute amendment, forcing the British crown dependency to wait until next year to vote on marriage equality

Welby voted against bill. Claims emerge as Anglicans in UK start talks on sexuality policy

Smoking is now deadlier for LGBTIs than HIV as gay Americans continue to smoke at higher rates while advances in medicine have seen a decline in deaths from HIV

A shelter for marginalized LGBTI people has been proposed for the Polish city of Warsaw that would house 250 people and provide free meals and help to find jobs

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law creating a gender neutral definition of marriage in California law and recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages one year after the defeat of Prop 8 in the US Supreme Court

ACLU, Lambda Legal and Transgender Law Center among the groups to say 'inclusion of this provision is no longer tenable'

CEO Tim Cook is in the video showing Apple employees showing their Pride in San Francisco

Grieving family members are pleading with anyone to come forward with video footage of a man possibly being abused by bouncers

This 16-year-old has just told his teenage fans that only 'fags' get HIV

Paige Phoenix has had his marriage to his wife annulled by the Victorian state government despite his passport saying he is male and living as a man for seven years but he hopes the United Nations Human Rights Committee will find in his favor

Ashers Baking Company refused the order, saying it was 'at odds with our beliefs'

Russian Orthodox priest Alexander Shumsky has called the World Cup of football a ‘homosexual abomination,’ writing that players might as well be cross dressing because of their colorful shoes

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has compared gay people to a male nurse who has been sentenced to two years prison for having sex with a corpse

Authorities say as many as 700,000 people took pat in Sunday’s Cologne Gay Pride parade – making it one of the largest shows of LGBTI solidarity in the world

Study projects a surge in tourism and wedding arrangements even if only half of state's 15,000-plus same-sex couples marry

Madelynn Lee Taylor is challenging Idaho state law that prohibits her from having final resting place be with wife Jean Mixner

Government issues a statement claiming the Anti-Homosexuality Act is not anti-gay, but is instead intended to protect children

World's soccer governing body has been criticized for failing to tackle homophobia at the current World Cup being held in Brazil

Even though the UK religious organization already blesses civil partnerships, United Reformed Church members might have to wait years until they can get married in a church

'Monumental in scale’ and ‘tantalizingly clear', the carvings include a boast from an ancient Greek couple about their active sex lives

An LGBTI pride march was held in the Bulgarian capital on Saturday with the support of foreign diplomats but had to be diverted after nationalists stopped it approaching the city’s Vasil Levski independence monument

60 people were arrested by Kenyan police during a raid on popular night spot Club Envy over the weekend – though it remains to be seen what charges can be laid against them

'If the 10th Circuit Court’s decision becomes the governing law, it will mean that Colorado’s marriage laws cannot stand'

In a new poll, statistics showed the average British person knows 5.5 gay men and 3.1 lesbian women