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Gay rights activists suggest Russia could wait to enforce stricter laws against the LGBTI community after the country faced fierce international criticism

Under the new anti-homosexuality law, the two face up to life in jail for engaging in gay sex in the northern town of Oyam

In a sermon to thousands of folllowers, Emmanuel Makandiwa said gay billionaires were tricking people to believe same-sex marriage is normal

Michigan’s Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is seeking to defend his state’s ban on same-sex marriage but he has condemned the far right nationalist Traditionalist Youth Network for trying to join him in doing so

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has given African countries the strongest warning yet – calling laws that criminalize homosexuality a ‘disgrace’ and warning they will lead to cuts to development aid

Two Nigerian men that were accused of being homosexuals have been acquitted by an Islamic court due to a lack of evidence against them

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant indicated he will sign the bill

Gay woman said in court she was 'totally humiliated' by the sexual assault she allegedly suffered that dislocated her hip 

After a gay troop leader took his Boy Scouts to a Pride parade, he was accused of 'injecting homosexuality into scouting'

Activists are calling on India's Supreme Court to 'correct' the verdict that led to the ‘worst event to happen in gay rights in recent memory'

According to a new poll, the British leader of the 'fourth party' UK Independence Party who opposes same-sex marriage is seen as 'sleazy'

'We can live without aid,' Yoweri Museveni says to thousands in order to drum up support for the homophobic law

Violence and discrimination continue, but the government is unlikely to back a new anti-gay bill, says leading organization for men who have sex with men

Gay teens kissed in front of a preacher said homosexual sinners will be burned in a lake of fire and sulfur

Lesbian coming of age movie Blue is the Warmest Color has been accused of being pornographic gay propaganda in Russia and a group is seeking to have the film banned

Online dating website OkCupid has weighed in on Mozilla’s controversial new CEO Brendan Eich – urging its users to switch browsers over his past anti-LGBTI rights activism

Members of the European Parliament have expressed their concern over a proposed Russian style ban on so-called propaganda of ‘non-traditional relationships’ in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan

Niki Quasney and Amy Sandler say they and their two children cannot wait any longer for the protections of marriage

Mitch Eby: 'Some of the people I thought would take it the worst have since been the the friendliest to me'

Even after a judge ruled LGBT homeless youth were allowed to find some refuge in public sewers, New Kingston police are reportedly forcing destitute gay teens out of the only shelter they can find

Five men reportedly raped a 20-year-old gay man in an abandoned house before setting the bed and the room on fire

The director of a school in Texas refused to enroll a toddler because he has two moms and ‘we don’t live that way’

A gay man from Lagos reported a group of gay Nigerians to the authorities after they refused to give him money for sex

‘What would you do if you found out your child was gay?’ A Jamaica Observer article yields a mix of homophobic and positive responses

The Missouri Family Policy Council is hoping that a court will stop same-sex married couples from filing joint state tax returns in what may be a new front in the far right’s war against gay marriage

A new poll has found that Americans now view gays and lesbians in a more positive light than they do conservative Evangelical Christians

Ghana’s former deputy speaker of parliament has said that people advocating for the rights of LGBTI people in Africa are carrying out ‘satanic’ works and that if children are allowed to be raised by same-sex couples they will grow up to be ‘miscreants’

A new poll of the Vietnamese people has found that one in three support marriage equality and that most agree that same-sex couples being able to marry would not affect their lives

'...If the definition of marriage is no longer based on procreation and the ability to procreate naturally, then what is the purpose in prohibiting marriage between persons of close kinship'