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Brave activists in St Petersburg have mocked Putin, Patriarch Kirill and other anti-LGBTI leaders with ‘Golden Enema’ disgrace awards

LGBTI rights leaders from around the world to speak at event as part of Toronto’s WorldPride celebrations in 2014

Firms including Dell are handing anti-gay forces the option to block public use of all ‘gay and lesbian’ content, even when it is not sexual

President Yoweri Museveni’s is all that stands in the way of the most viciously anti-gay bill written in the world for years becoming law

Israel’s centrist Yesh Atid party and religious conservative Bayit Yehudi party have come to a compromise to allow same-sex parents to enjoy the same tax benefits as heterosexual families – with the issue likely to be solved by Ministerial regulation rather than enshrined in law

A university chapel has hosted Taiwan’s first Christian religious marriage services this week - though the marriages will not be legally recognized by the state

The same-sex husbands and wives of US Navy personnel stationed in Japan will receive military benefits like those provided to heterosexual husbands and wives who follow their spouses on overseas military postings

The Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria has ruled that comments by Bulgarian film director Andrey Slabakov constitute unlawful harassment, ordering the country’s Commission for Protection against Discrimination to take action against him

Major Daniel Toven and husband Johnathan Taylor were already legally married in Washington DC

SMUG is defiant in the face of parliament pushing through act giving life in prison to ‘repeat’ gays. Calls on president not to sign and make it law

Volunteers in Lebanon are helping LGBTI Syrians who have fled war and possibly being murdered because of their sexuality

Security footage showed men fondling each other and involving their victim in their sex acts – she was unable to communicate but fully aware

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'A Ken’s Happy Home' features nine men of different traits living under the same roof

Naz Foundation is seeking a stay on the Supreme Court’s judgment

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare acts on rising reports of sexual harassment by colleagues of the same gender

More than 700 same-sex couples have obtained marriage licenses since last Friday

Palin stumped when asked about his 'graphic' and 'offensive' anti-gay comments

Greg Lupfer's outburst at Washington State player caught by ESPN cameras

LGBTI activists have demanded 50,000 men living with Turing-era 'gross indecency' convictions be pardoned, with one activist requesting an inquest into Turing's cause of death to rule out death by special forces

Local media report the leader of anti-gay Occupy Pedophilia movement, notorious for posting Youtube videos where he subjects gay men to various forms of torture, could be one of the arrested

Three young men will be tried 26 December for strangling a 71-year-old gay man to death after arranging to meet him on Grindr

Hater says A-mei once contracted sexual disease and is a dirty aborigine, insinuating she has also been taken over by a vile spirit

Australian Marriage Equality are targeting from cabinet and shadow ministers to rank members in 201

More than a dozen pair of lovers kiss to bystanders’ applause

Judge denies request by state to halt ceremonies pending an appeal of his ruling declaring ban unconstitutional

Mathematician who helped the Allies win World War II had been convicted of having sex with another man

Federal judge opens the door to further challenges with his comments that the ban is unconstitutional

Karina and Gabriela became the second same-sex couple to wed in the state of Oaxaca since a December 2012 Supreme Court ruling found the state’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional