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The Target retail chain, one of the largest corporations in North America, has filed a ‘friend-of-the-court’ brief in a challenge against Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex couples marrying

A 29-year-old New Yorker had her face slashed on Friday by a homeless man with a knife after she came to the defense of her friend who he was calling gay slurs

Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage will be decided by the US Supreme Court in only the second gay marriage case to be brought before it and the court could potentially decide the issue for all of America

Judge in Palm Beach County case rules state cannot stop man from inheriting late husband's estate

A new vote by parliament could undo a ruling by Uganda’s Constitutional Court that invalidated the law

Are employers discriminating against those who say they belong to gay groups on their resumes?

At least 25 mostly African delegates to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne failed to board their flights home after the conference closed and are seeking asylum in Australia

Three men were targeted with homophobic and racist abuse in the middle on Preston Park

Public Advocate of Bolivia Rolando Villena has called on his government to include same-sex civil unions in a new Family Code being considered by lawmakers

20 years ago this month Victoria state police officers stormed the Tasty nightclub, strip searching nearly 500 patrons in view of each other and holding them for seven hours - now they have received an official apology

Ruling only applies to Broward County and judge issued immediate stay

Playstation has gone gay for for Stockholm Pride, with a rainbow-designed console auctioned off to raise money for LGBTI asylum seekers

After pleading guilty to leaving the foul message, the father of three said he was not homophobic

Australian lawmakers will again vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and unlike last time it’s looking very likely that government MPs will have a conscience vote on the issue

Umbrellas and waterproof mascara were a'plenty as parade goers faced the expected storm with aplomb

Sunday saw Vietnam’s LGBTI community take to the streets for the third annual Viet Pride ride in Hanoi

Baer and his partner Brian Walsh have been in Vienna since 2013 September

The Universities Grants Commission in India has created a separate category to include trans students in applications for scholarships and fellowships 

Uganda president Museveni said his trip to Washington next week had nothing to do with the striking down of the anti-gay bill, and sounded defiant on the future of the bill

The UNDP, which is known to be a supporter of LGBT rights worldwide, had provided funding for the original two committees that drafted the codes but did not monitor their outcome, Sunil Pant, Nepal's first openly gay politician, tells Gay Star News

'I find it difficult sometimes to understand why ministers are willing to abandon the scripture to go along and get along. I just find that very puzzling'

A video of a trans woman being beaten by two men, one of them reportedly a police officer, had sparked outrage in Honduras

The English seaside city will spend the weekend dancing, with a park festival and street party

Indignation – Singapore's only LGBT pride festival featuring performances, a pink run, picnic, talks and discussions – will run for the month of August

A UK man said he wanted to line up and shoot gay people in a Facebook rant, and defended himself in court by saying he was just ‘having a bad day’ 

Same-sex marriage activists including 28 gay couples made a dramatic entrance at a household registration office in Taipei on Friday

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg predicts high court will not duck marriage equality once a case is properly before the court

'Oh, you're a man!', he shouted before he reportedly hugged the victim in a 'sexual way' and began stabbing her