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LGBTI rights activists say it is a 'shame' the gym owners sided with his harassers and not the victim

Mexico, Brazil, Russia and Croatia could have their World Cup career in jeapordy over fans' behavior at matches

Activists say teachers can be fired because, by being out, they are being ‘political’ in the face of 'gay propaganda' laws

Gay group said they wanted to raise awareness of homophobia by convincing everyone they were helping to create a gated community just for LGBTI people only

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced that his government will move forward with legislation to allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions and to recognize same-sex marriages performed overseas

Mexican soccer fans’ homophobic slurs have been broadcast on ESPN twice at this year’s World Cup and in a match against Brazil, Brazilian fans began shouting them back

Zoey Tur and Dana Vahle were competitors who have since become friends

'In the United States of America, who you are and who you love shouldn't be a fireable offense'

Ohio's Rob Portman came out for marriage equality after his son came out as gay

Becomes 17th country to make legalization of same-sex marriage a part of its national laws

Gay rights activists suspect ban was repealed is because lawmakers do not want to be 'humiliated' by the European Court of Human Rights

Tributes have been paid to the Texas-born performer who starred in several Falcon Studios films

‘Do not give dogs what is holy,’ a bishop has said, describing homosexuality as a 'disgrace'

Similar to Russia's own anti-gay laws, the European Union has described it as one of the most sweeping homophobic draft laws in the world

Gay activists are concerned that the city of Tilburg is planning on building a ghetto to keep gay people, rather than a place for gay people to feel safe

A group of Ugandan LGBTI rights activists will be allowed to attend the WorldPride 2014 human rights conference after their applications were initially refused by immigration officials who feared they would seek asylum

An openly gay Swedish high school student says his principal told him it was his job to clean up homophobic graffiti that had been put up by bullies that were targeting him

A federal appeals court will rule on the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage in all four states covered by the US judicial Sixth Circuit in the last step for opponents short of taking the issue to the Supreme Court

Human rights group ARC International is calling for non-government organizations to sign on to a statement calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to adopt a new resolution ensuring LGBTI rights violations remain a priority at the UN

Photo of dead, partially skinned animal had caption: 'Rabbit ate my parsley. I am eating the rabbit'

Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs are each the biological father of one twin

Darrin Gayles and Staci Yandle are also both African-American

Former opera singer and model turned MP failed in her bid to amend the homophobic law

‘I Want To Stop Being Gay’, ‘How To Prevent Homosexuality’ and ‘Gender Confusion In Childhood’ are the books available in one of Europe's largest department stores

Judge ruling could lead to a wave of incredible transgender rights victories across Canada

Even though the Netherlands is renowned for being legally gay-friendly, the victim believes his attack was 'inevitable'

After video emerged of an officer appearing to attack a gay woman in Pittsburgh, an investigation has been launched to see if he used excessive force

United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has called for gay soccer players to come out at the World Cup to become role models for young people all over the world

Botswana has backed a call by the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights for states to take steps to protect people from being subjected to human rights abuses because of their sexual orientation or gender identity