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Lambda Legal hails Holder's leadership in the fight for federal recognition of same-sex marriage

'The sexual orientation of a person is just like the color of their skin'

A 16-year-old from South Dakota says he was so terrified of being fired for being gay he would do anything to keep his job

Gay rights activists say, even though the law has been upheld by the Constitutional Court, it could be the sign of change

Machinery teacher allowed other students to take pictures and tease his prank victim

A bill to recognize the hundreds of Australian gay couples who wed abroad was introduced in March

The disabled woman was pushed by two youths and died on the spot

One man, an LGBTI activist, has been afraid to leave home and has deactivated his Facebook profile

Report finds transgender women face systemic abuse and discrimination in one of the few countries to criminalize them

It states: 'A country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement'

Specialist cyber police claim the man has confessed to ‘unethical relations with several lads’ and using Facebook to find gay sex

Sam Kutesa is a virulent supporter of Uganda's anti-gay laws, which set up sentences of up to life in prison for homosexuality.

Gay asylum seekers have sent desperate letters pleading to be housed in a different, more welcoming, part of the world

John Nienstedt, of St Paul and Minneapolis, has described homosexuality is a ‘result of psychological trauma’ and has donated over $650,000 to anti-gay marriage campaigns

Popular Melbourne, Australia gay club night Poof Doof is banning patrons who bring crystal methamphetamine and GHB into the club for life, and those placed on the banned list won’t be able to get into more than 100 other venues

The Open Mosque broke a law by not having parking spaces

The Marriage Equality Bill has been stalled since October

The last three marches were banned for security reasons

WikiLeaks whistle-blower claims to have received no medical treatment for her gender dysphoria

Lawmaker makes announcement during rally pushing for state hate crimes laws to include LGBTI protections

District Attorney Seth Williams: 'An assault on people because of their sexual orientation has no place in Philadelphia'

Leader of the Labour party announces Lord Michael Cashman will be the party's special envoy on LGBTI rights

New partnership with IFAW will raise animal welfare awareness to Gay Star News readers across the globe during Animal Month and beyond

What was meant to be one of the best days of their lives turned sour after their outdoors ceremony was beset by hecklers

Read the list of eight celebrities who ‘shocked the world’ with their sexuality – including Radcliffe, who is actually straight

Men and women who are attracted to both genders are found to disproportionate levels of poverty, violence, suicide, and discrimination

Cape Town’s progressive Open Mosque, which welcomes LGBTI people and allows men and women to worship and preach together, has been labelled a ‘cult’ and un-Islamic by a coalition of 14 conservative Muslim groups from across South Africa

If found guilty he will be the first person convicted of the crime in the country