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Geoff McGrath vows to continue to serve his local troop in Seattle

Alan Simpson says in new ad: 'I have had a wonderful married life, why shouldn’t somebody else have the joy of marriage'

London-born Colin Kazim-Richards mimicked pulling his shorts down and put his left arm behind his bottom

Meanwhile British parliamentary meeting hears about the real problems facing European sex workers

After police announced an investigation, the bishop of the diocese immediately dismissed the priest involved for 'health reasons'

In his coming out, he has become the first openly gay National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 basketball player

Government believes gay people will be unable to provide proof the law contravenes the right to equality and freedom from cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment guaranteed under the constitution

35 men allegedly dressed in women's clothes were entrapped by the religious police and could face a life of blackmail, jail or even death

A bill that would have made it compulsory for all schools in the Canadian province of Alberta to have gay-straight alliance groups has failed to pass in the legislature in a vote of 19 to 31
 

The President of South Africa has said he respects Uganda’s right to criminalize gays and lesbians despite his country having the strongest laws protecting LGBTI people on the African continent

Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has backed away from an election pledge to decriminalize homosexuality, saying stakeholders must decide the issue, and she can’t say when that will happen

Culture Secretary resigns from her post after funding a home for her parents at taxpayers' expense

They say 37th US President 'felt very strongly that when there was bigotry anywhere, prejudice anywhere, all of us lose out'

'It’s not an exaggeration to say homofascist because the German Nazi Party was homosexual; Hitler was a homosexual, the top Nazi leadership, all of them were homosexuals...'

While same-sex couples are able to get their unions blessed by individual priests, the religious leaders are banned from carrying out marriage ceremonies

Over 20 same-sex female couples rejoiced as a court formally recognized they could be named as parents to a child

Last year in October, police raided a Cairo medical center and arrested dozens of men for ‘homosexual acts’

Son of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge will meet with nine other families during their visit to New Zealand

All of Australia’s major sporting codes will pledge tomorrow to eliminate homophobia in sport ahead of Australia hosting the world gay rugby Bingham Cup in August

A bipartisan parliamentary group in Estonia is working on a bill allowing gay and straight Estonian couples to formalize their relationship in response to growing rates of unmarried cohabitation in the Eastern European nation

Case stemmed from photographers who refused to shoot a same-sex wedding based on religious beliefs

Bristol Post editor has complained that his choice for a front page picture resulted in disappointing sales - and he asked the internet for help

Jeremy Hunt, the Northern Ireland Health Secretary, has previously claimed banning blood is needed to ensure public safety

British assistant head teacher was ousted after religious parents complained about him trying to tackle homophobic bullying in primary schools

At least 17 gay people, with the majority of them being under the age of 25, have attempted to kill themselves over Uganda parliament introducing the anti-gay law

Far-right Christian author Linda Harvey has blamed gay teens for running away from ‘heart-broken’ homophobic parents who want to control their lives – saying they only have themselves to blame for their homelessness

Kuwaiti MP Hamdan Al Azimi, who earlier this month called for the police to raid gay people in their homes has said he is willing to meet with homosexuals who want ‘solutions for their issues.’

Notorious US anti-gay pastor Scott Lively has claimed the gay community dropped the pink triangle in favor of the rainbow pride flag because of his book the Pink Swastika which claims the Nazi Party was a homosexual organization