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A 31-year-old was arrested in Kent on suspicion of an assault near the Lightbox club in Vauxhall – an area popular with gay clubbers

Alessandra Bernaroli, a banker, says she and her wife deserve to continue their happy marriage of nine years

Several thousand LGBTI advocates and allies signed a petition calling for him to be blocked from taking the petition, but the UN failed to listen

Jaiyah Saelua, from American Samoa, has spoken out about the importance of fighting against homophobia, transphobia and other forms of discrimination before the first big match

Diplomatic staff at the British Consulate for Hong Kong are reviewing a decision to not allow same-sex couples to marry there after it was revealed that the Spanish Consulate in Hong Kong is already marrying same-sex couples

The Jewish Anti-Defamation League says comments likening a Christian baker being ordered that he cannot discriminate against gay couples to Nazism and the Holocaust are ‘offensive and inappropriate’

A Moldovan Orthodox bishop has been fined after he called for LGBTIs to be banned from working in schools, restaurants and hospitals, claiming nearly all of them are infected with HIV

Ex-Westboro Baptist Church member Libby Phelps is forbidden from speaking to her family

'What I will tell you right now is that was done in the Old Testament under a law that came directly from God. And in that time, it was totally just, it came directly from God'

Gay wheelchair user tried crawling into club but was turned away. Club says it had to call police after group of men became agitated and abusive

As of 1 September, all Danes over 18 will be able to apply to be recognized as their true gender by simply stating they are that gender

Zak Hardaker, 22, admitted to calling another player 'fucking faggot' during a game he was losing two weeks ago

Women were rounded up by religious vice authorities in raid on a wedding

Victim was hit so hard he fell to the ground with a single blow during a night out in Leeds, UK

A new study by researchers at Princeton University claims that gay African American men have similar advantages when it comes to finding work to white heterosexual men

The Boy Scouts of America’s policy of excluding members once they become adults has been criticized by Attorney General Eric Holder in the strongest statement by a US official against the policy to date

Findus Italia pasta has launched a new TV commercial in which a gay son comes out to his mother over pasta, but she already knew

Alleged incident occurred at Bistro 18 in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood

Women were rounded up by religious vice authorities in raid on a wedding in Malaysia

A 26-year-old who was left in an alleyway with broken bones says he will be 'reborn' and fight against homophobia

Due to be deported from the UK today, a 30-year-old fears she will be beaten, imprisoned and killed if she is forced to go back to Uganda

Two women filmed on CCTV have come forward to speak with police about the incident

A draft new platform for the Texas state Republican endorses so-called ‘ex-gay’ therapies as the proper approach to dealing with LGBTI issues in a sign that the party is moving backwards

Tel Aviv’s municipality building has been lit up to create the world’s largest LGBTI pride flag to celebrate Gay Pride Month in Israel

'Love is love, family is family, and discriminating against anyone’s love, against anyone’s family, is just plain wrong'

But Barbara Crabb does not condone the wave of marriages that have been taking place

A 30-year-old woman who was raped by her uncle, leaving relationships traumatic, will be deported tomorrow

Read reports on plight of gay and trans people around Caribbean. Youths say: ‘Our generation is impatient for change and the time to do it is now’