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US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry mark the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia calling on people everywhere to join in defending the equal rights of LGBTs

Cambodia marks Pride Week in the lead-up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia with workshops and a pride parade in a sports stadium due to governmental restrictions

Six-time Emmy winner Tyne Daly, presently performing on Broadway in  Mothers and Sons, will attend the 18 May AIDS Walk New York

High court places a stay on lower judge's ruling which invalidated ban

This is the first time a China court has reportedly taken up a lawsuit against a 'gay cure' organization

UKIP politician John Sullivan allegedly said he would shoot one gay person to see if 99 others would decide to be straight

Leader Sid Cordle says a 'lot of Christians believe God is angry over gay marriage and will show that anger'

LGBTI rights activists warn under the new government, homosexuality could stay illegal for another five years and the persecution of the community can only increase

Barclays also announces its headline sponsorship for this year’s Pride in London as it gets ready for IDAHO

A Beijing court has agreed to hear a complaint about a clinic that promises to turn gay men straight using hypnosis in what Chinese LGBTI activists are calling a breakthrough move

A city wide ban on discrimination against LGBT people looks likely to pass in the Texas city of Houston but has been amended to prevent transgender people having the right to access the bathrooms of their gender

'Right now there’s an incredible barrage of activity forcing people to accept the homosexual lifestyle'

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit puts on hold a federal district court’s decision to overturn state's ban

Who will win out of 49 countries including the UK, Belgium, Montenegro and...Russia?

Russian Orthodox Church is being ridiculed by social media users for opposing Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst

Tongues are wagging about the relationship between Sevilla players Ivan Rakitic and Daniel Carrico

One of the six's father rang the police complaining five men were 'recruiting' him into homosexuality

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is exploring whether it can bless same-sex relationships after its General Synod accepted a report on the issue

A Nevada seventh grader who brought a pistol to school and shot a teacher and two other students revealed in his suicide note that he was angry about being labeled as gay and ‘retarded’ by bullies

The Australian Senate will hold investigative hearings on whether to legally recognize same-sex marriages performed overseas after a Greens party senator put forward a bill on the issue

US District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale states that an appeal is unlikely to succeed - state expected to appeal 9th Circuit Court

Eight straight, white teens attempt to recruit other youth into the homophobic BNP

With an eats, shoots and leaves father and a mother who couldn't cope, a baby penguin could have died without the help of a committed, loving penguin couple

Gay rights activists believe a man targeted and raped a schoolgirl because of her sexuality

Jailed US WikiLeaks mole could be allowed to transfer to a civilian prison in order to receive gender treatment

France’s LGBTI community may be seeing a backlash against the legalization of same-sex marriage with a 78% increase in homophobic incidents reported to the SOS Homophobie campaign last year

The New Zealand Blood Service has accepted a recommendation that its ban on gay men giving blood be reduced from five years after they have last been sexually active to just one year

'Idaho’s Marriage Laws deny its gay and lesbian citizens the fundamental right to marry and relegate their families to a stigmatized, second-class status without sufficient reason for doing so'

Favorable ruling would make Virginia 19th state in US with marriage equality