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Smith's job will be to 'unleash the power of technology, data, and innovation'

Ceremony to take place at a time when number of potential marriage equality cases that might go before the high court grows

One victim handed over £15,000 ($25,000, €19,000) to the blackmailers

'Die dike' was spray-painted on her mobile home

A former security guard is speaking out, alleging he was not given further employment for being a 'moffie'

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott and Mikel Arteta are among the footballers participating in Stonewall's 2014 rainbow laces initiative

A Conservative MP will attempt to pass a parliamentary motion calling for blood donation equality, saying the 12 month celibacy rule is archaic

The man's hands were tied behind his back

Survey shows 75% of young people in China prefer to date virgins

'...The only rationale that the states put forth with any conviction – that same-sex couples and their children don’t need marriage because same-sex couples can’t produce children, intended or unintended – is so full of holes that it cannot be taken seriously'

Death comes one week after she went into cardiac arrest during vocal cord procedure

From Oscar Wilde’s ‘bitting’ wit to praising ‘trangendered’ pioneer Christine Jorgensen, the new Rainbow Honor Walk has a few typos

Before a film about her military past and future hopes airs on CNN, ‘warrior princess’ Kristin Beck will be answering questions on the social media network Reditt

After receiving over $90k in donations when his family kicked him out for being gay, Daniel Ashley Pierce has asked the public to donate instead to the charity helping him move on

Rebecca Kadaga wants to bring back the anti-gay law

The Australian Government has approved the personal use of HIV home tests so that people can test themselves for the virus but people will need to import them themselves

The man said he ran over an old woman and had to pay her medical bills or face jail

Study shows bisexuals are the worst affected group

But reaction from activists mixed since only one group - OUT at Universal - will be included

Ruling by US District Court Judge Martin Feldman ends streak of post-DOMA victories in federal courts

A 32-year-old hopes to finally see justice after years of dealing with alleged sexual abuse

A 16-year-old, who identifies as gender non-conforming, was told his makeup could be construed to be a 'disguise'

LGBTIs are planning to flee the country if Islamic State fighters get in. Those who can’t get out will be targeted for execution, they warn

Daniel Donaldson says Yes LGBT is misleading people into thinking an independent Scotland will better protect gay rights

The victim was left brain damaged by the attack

The CEO of the Australian Football League (AFL) rugby code has stated for the record that his code wants to see all Australian couples to be able to get legally married in response to a letter from a mother with a gay son

David Bahati, the author of the draconian anti-gay bill struck down by Uganda’s Constitutional Court in August, gave notice yesterday that he will reintroduce the bill during this sitting of parliament

Vine video seems to show him calling other player a 'fucking poof' - alleged incident being investigated by league

Adoption and social security rights will also be extended to gay couples