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Social media giant doesn't back down from enforcement of its real names policy

Associate justice says there will only be urgency for high court if a state ban is upheld

Vine video appeared to show him calling other player a 'fucking poof'

Stonewall has said Britain's schools of higher learning should be doing more in order to make LGB students feel more welcome

An anonymous Twitter user may have identified the suspects through social media

The 16-year-old girl has been held without charge since April

Legislation in the self-governing Australian territory of Norfolk Island has been put forward to allow same-sex couples to marry and the bill has been crafted with a view to surviving any constitutional challenge

John ‘Longjones’ Abdallah Wambere has been arrested, evicted and beaten in his home country

Italian restaurant appeared to be putting itself out as an alternative to the Big Gay Ice Cream shop from across the road in the West Village, New York

'Open mosque’ in Cape Town will allow male and female Muslims to worship together and welcome LGBTI people

A third of gay HIV diagnoses are among young people but 85% of gay and bi youths aren’t taught about sex in schools

Symantec, the software firm behind Norton AntiVirus, routinely allowed customers to filter out LGBTI websites

The German man is still in hospital with severe internal bleeding and head injuries

The 42-year-old man hanged six 'slaves' he met online during sexually abusive choking games

The Victoria state parliament will debate the bill this week

A so-called ‘open mosque’ where male and female Muslims will worship together and where LGBTI people will be welcome will open its doors on Friday in the South African city of Cape Town

The country's UN ambassador says LGBTI rights 'go against our values'

Drag queens are demanding Facebook drops its policy of making them use their ‘legal names’ for their profiles – now the social network has responded

Gay rights activists are outraged by Pennsylvania's blasphemy laws, with some saying: 'This is not Russia or Iran; this is the United States'

Leader of the Catholic Church has married 20 'modern' couples. While they were all straight, it could still signify a change

Officials are surprised by the backlash to the country's now-overturned anti-gay law

The national movement leader says young people in colored pants who hang out at malls should be tested

A conference attended by members of far-right family values groups from around the world has drafted a resolution calling on all countries to restrict the rights of LGBTI people – especially their free speech

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the agency to denounce 'gay cures'

The men attacked a German activist after he attended an LGBTI rights conference

'Is this your faggot boyfriend?'

Hundreds of gay rights activists marched through central Belgrade for the first time since 2010 in protest of the latest attack on Saturday

The 20-year-old, who had just moved home to Wales, was called a 'faggot' and had petrol thrown in his face