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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

CNBC's Joe Kernen: 'I don’t think gay marriage leads to cirrhosis of the liver, domestic violence, or DWIs. I don't see how that's similar'

Long-requested step comes as US congress fails to pass Employment Non-Discrimination Act

A politician has written an incredible Father's Day message to his child, affirming his belief in gay rights

A public petition will not delay a vote on same-sex marriage and adoption after it didn't get enough signatures

Clip filmed at Pittsburgh Pride appears to show a girl grabbed by the neck by a policeman surrounded by several eyewitnesses

Back in February, it was revealed Lotus was angry over an 'unauthorized' tweet that included two men kissing. But now it is revealed one man could have lost his job over supporting gay rights

Openly lesbian Greens MEP Ulrike Lunacek was sprayed with butyric acid at Vienna’s Rainbow Parade on Friday by an unknown assailant but she was not injured in the attack

The US state of Alabama has hung onto its ban on same-sex couples having sex despite it being ruled unconstitutional in the US Supreme Court in 2003 but a state appeals court has now struck it down

Madison, Wisconsin bishop Robert C Morlino has claimed that allowing same-sex couples to marry will unleash a domino effect that will destroy civilization

'But those private citizens who share the most in common with Clinton were well ahead of the curve on gay marriage'

'In contrast to the solid, nuanced briefings we created on the ground, the news available to the public was flooded with foggy speculation and simplifications'

Pink Dot Hong Kong celebrated LGBTI equality in a family-themed event which turned a whole park pink

Don't even have a meal with your gay children if they too are Christian, the pastor warns

'Married or single, gay or straight, natural or adoptive', the President says he supports dads who are involved and committed to their children

GSN was there in Switzerland's largest city to talk to lesbian mayor Corine Mauch and many others about the 'unstoppable' march to equality

'In light of the stay, we will do everything we can to expedite the case for a quick ruling on appeal'

Kathleen Wynne brought her partner on stage to make her victory speech as she made history twice over by being female and openly gay

Reverend Colin Coward honoured for his work campaigning for LGBTI equality in the Church of England

More than 100 members of Congress have signed a letter urging the US to force Brunei to abandon its draconian laws that call for amputation for thieves, and the stoning of gays and adulterers – or not be allowed to participate in a 12-country trade pact talk

In emotional meeting, the 73 year old tearfully tells fellow wrestling legends he had a partner for 40 years

Leading surgeon leaves NHS, increasing gender surgery wait times. Even patients with complications after their operation face delays