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Peter Tatchell and other gay rights activists attempted to climb a Coca-Cola truck giving out free soft drinks in London's Covent Garden today, to protest the brands sponsorship of the Sochi Winter Olympics

Kenyan activist reports a lesbian wedding the day after Ugandan parliament passes bill threatening life imprisonment for gay people

Utah Episcopal bishop Scott Hayashi has welcomed the legalization of same-sex marriage by a Federal Court judge, saying that it recognizes the dignity of all Utahans

Eastside Catholic High School administrators insist Mark Zmuda is well respected, but his same-sex marriage breaks the contract he signed

Carver Middle School blocked the formation of a GSA for the second time this year

Transphobic group Privacy For All Students claim state officials are refusing to count signatures in two counties

Jonghyun’s display of solidarity with a transgender student drives a conservative group to post nude photos on fan sites

Local Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Christian chiefs say the court prevents India from ‘going on to the path of destruction’

Ruling by federal judge clears way but state's attorney general has filed to halt ceremomies pending an appeal

Robert J. Shelby rules the law passed in 2004 by voters is unconstitutional

State Supreme Court ruling this week made same-sex marriage legal in state

President Yoweri Museveni said: 'I wonder why the West is not concerned about the development of my country. They are only concerned about gays.’

UK and US governments, as well as charities across the world, have reacted to Uganda's parliament passing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Parental controls blocking software offers parents the option to prevent their children from accessing sex education, including advice on health, and LGBT issues

Anti-Homosexuality Bill is now passed by parliament. LGBTI people 'afraid for their lives'. Hunt feared. President could sign it into law as early as tomorrow. Death penalty dropped but life in prison remains for homosexuality

Goverment is calling on the two Supreme Court judges, who ruled the colonial-era law was still valid, to reconsider their views

Liberal Democrat LGBT website isn’t sexed up but it is victim of online blocking by British internet service provider

The Rev. Frank Schaefer was stripped of his clerical credentials on Thursday after he remained unrepentant about presiding over his son’s 2007 same-sex marriage

Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Dzifa Abla Gomashie has called for greater tolerance for homosexuals – but only so they can be peacefully encouraged to ‘change’ their sexual orientation

Taiwan’s pop superstar A-mei will perform for free on Sunday in order to draw attention for the need to allow same-sex couples to marry

'I'm definitely going to give my opinion.  But I hope we have lots of security'

Unanimous Supreme Court ruling makes New Mexico 17th US state with marriage equality

'I am proud to live in a country that encourages diversity, openness and tolerance'

Phone giant says internet block on gay support charity was a mistake, but experts say UK government policy is making the internet less free

Court has convicted a young LGBT advocate of gay propaganda, the third time this has happened in the federal law's history

The Senate and House of Representatives have agreed on a bill banning same-sex marriage, LGBTI gatherings and will even jail allies of gay people

President has said, in another attempt to play down the controversy of the 'gay propaganda' law, Russia's top responsibility is 'equal conditions' 

The Indian Government has confirmed that it will not seek to pass a law repealing India’s Section 377 anti-sodomy law until all avenues for appeal through the courts are exhausted – something that could take months.

Zambian Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has backed plans to provide condoms to male prisoners in the country’s jails to prevent the spread of HIV but critics have claimed it will lead to more gay prison sex