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Jim Darby and Patrick Bova are finally able to make their relationship legal

Her father, US Senator John McCain, has been staunchly opposed to gay marriage and allowing gays to serve openly in the military

Choose from a football player and his boyfriend, RuPaul and two moms and their kids in Facebook's new sticker collection

The next time you meet a person who says trans children can't possibly exist, just introduce them to six-year-old Ryland Whittington

Rhyian Anderson-Morley decided to come out so openly in order to fight against homophobia in sport

‘My Chacha is gay’ is the first book aimed at teaching tolerance and acceptance of LGBTI people to children in Pakistan

Kate has decided to not side with the many celebrities, like Ellen DeGeneres, who are boycotting hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei

The first ever count of India’s transgender population has found nearly 500,000 who were prepared to say they were transgender in filling out census papers – though activists say the real number may be far higher

The World Health Organization and half a dozen United Nations groups have condemned the forced sterilization of transgender people and intersex people in order to make them conform with the gender binary

Suspects in the 20 May attack of two trans women in Atlanta have been charged with disorderly conduct and are being held on $2,500 (€1,800) bond

While some counties in the Midwestern US state have been issuing gay marriage licenses since February, 1 June is the date where all clerks must abide by the law

A Colorado court has ruled anti-gay baker Jack Philips cannot refuse to make wedding cakes for gay couples, ‘I will stand by my convictions until somebody shuts me down’ he says

Scuffles broke out between a group of some 200 Orthodox Christians and the police as they tried to break a police cordon and approach the parade

The ACLU, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights filed a challenge agaisnt the policy

'Harvey Milk was a very disreputable man and used his charm and power to prey on young boys with emotional problems and drug addiction'

Two Zambian men accused of having gay sex were arrested over a year ago, and this is not the first time a court hearing to decide their fate has been postponed

US president Barack Obama has declared June to be gay pride month, calls for an end to the discrimination of gay people and remembers the Stonewall riots 45 years ago

Labelling the late poet a ‘fag pimp’, anti-gay group Westboro tweet appealing for information about Angelou’s funeral so they can plan a picket

A gay man, who brought a civil suit against his former employer, has been ordered to pay S$20,000 in legal costs

Paying tribute to Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King and others Collins says: 'I hope my actions will make it easier for the next person to come out'

Researchers have discovered that even some people who consider themselves to not be homophobic still think gay men can 'contaminate' them

Two women have fled the US state of Georgia as they feel they are not protected by the police

Gay rights activists were originally banned from fighting for LGBTI rights because the event would have taken place on the same day as International Children's Day

A 19-year-old was given a suspended sentence for actual bodily harm, but is now being forced to go to jail after not taking his probation seriously

A senior fellow with the anti-gay Family Research Council has tried to connect gay marriage to the Isla Vista shooting by heterosexual student and virgin Elliot Rodgers

Gay Republican groups the Log Cabin Republicans and Metroplex Republicans have protested their exclusion from being able to operate booths promoting their issues at the Texas Republican Party state convention

A new draft of Vietnam’s marriage laws was to guarantee same-sex couples’ rights to a fair divide of shared assets but that language has now been dropped from the bill in committee

The US Government’s National Park Service will seek to identify places of significance to the LGBTI community to put them on America’s National Register of Historic Places