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''The circuit courts of appeal are split as to whether a law restricting what counselors or health-care providers may say and what clients or patients may hear in the privacy of the counselor-client or doctor-patient relationship is speech protected by the First Amendment'

App's Best of 2014 Awards find Clinton 'Straight Ally of the Year' and Vladimir Putin 'Enemy of the LGBT Community'

Activists are 'concerned' after a report finds only 33 anti-trans attacks in 2013

'No homo is just a more evolved way of calling someone a faggot'

Islamic State members reportedly killed a man they found guilty of practicing sodomy by throwing him from a rooftop and then stoning him to death

Activists call on the international community to pressure Mayor Park into passing his scrapped human rights charter

'I'm running for parliament to represent disabled and transgender people'

She has a matter of days before she could go back to the country where her family and teachers sent her to witch doctors to 'cure' her

Trans woman and her wife want to change attitudes in Russia

First ruling was vacated on a legal technicality

Bill allows the refusal of goods and services on religious grounds

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Warsaw Sunday morning after setting fire to a rainbow arch built by Polish artist Julita Wojcik as a symbol of tolerance for the LGBTI community

Charity says 'genitally expressed' same-sex relationships are unacceptable

Three transgender residents sue the city for discrimination

Police accused them of 'perversion', 'promoting AIDS' and group sex

New rules imply that any host city will have to prove they do not actively discriminate against gay people

He was accused of plotting to kill his wife on their honeymoon

First time in a decade Nikolay Alexeyev is compensated for his activism

'Fag free zone,' 'White power,' 'Fags die, God laughs'

Paul Cahill has an MBE for services to diversity in policing

Fijian Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has used the 16th Attorney General’s conference to call for the rights of LGBTI people and other minorities to be respected in the Pacific island nation

Middle school student stabs the boy in the neck with a folding knife

Mayor indefintely postpones the anti-gay hate law after a Christian backlash

'I pray that you will commit suicide, you filthy child molesting fag'

Following a landslide victory by the Labor Party, the new Victorian state government has appointed Australia’s first ever Minister for LGBTI Equality in Martin Foley

A coalition of Chilean lawmakers from the Christian Democrats, Socialist Party, Party for Democracy and Amplitude political movement will introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the hope that the government will support the reform