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Authorities say as many as 700,000 people took pat in Sunday’s Cologne Gay Pride parade – making it one of the largest shows of LGBTI solidarity in the world

Study projects a surge in tourism and wedding arrangements even if only half of state's 15,000-plus same-sex couples marry

Madelynn Lee Taylor is challenging Idaho state law that prohibits her from having final resting place be with wife Jean Mixner

Government issues a statement claiming the Anti-Homosexuality Act is not anti-gay, but is instead intended to protect children

World's soccer governing body has been criticized for failing to tackle homophobia at the current World Cup being held in Brazil

Even though the UK religious organization already blesses civil partnerships, United Reformed Church members might have to wait years until they can get married in a church

'Monumental in scale’ and ‘tantalizingly clear', the carvings include a boast from an ancient Greek couple about their active sex lives

An LGBTI pride march was held in the Bulgarian capital on Saturday with the support of foreign diplomats but had to be diverted after nationalists stopped it approaching the city’s Vasil Levski independence monument

60 people were arrested by Kenyan police during a raid on popular night spot Club Envy over the weekend – though it remains to be seen what charges can be laid against them

'If the 10th Circuit Court’s decision becomes the governing law, it will mean that Colorado’s marriage laws cannot stand'

In a new poll, statistics showed the average British person knows 5.5 gay men and 3.1 lesbian women

Parents of Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide after his roomate broadcast his sexual encounter, have condemned the repeal of New York's anti-cyberbullying law saying young people are the 'most vulnerable' online

An estimated 1 million people turned out for Madrid Pride on Saturday evening under the slogan 'We march for those who can not' to remember LGBTIs who are persecuted and oppressed worldwide

'Our plan is to file something with the US Supreme Court because we believe Theresa is a proper party and we believe that intervention is appropriate'

Alex Walker served as a witness to the wedding of a lesbian family member, the cousin of his mother

As LGBTI pride was celebrated all over the world, a small group of Ugandans gathered together in secret to avoid police attention

 UK Trans woman Avery Edison was held in a men’s prison in Canada in February, and is now filing a complaint to stop it from happening again

As the police could not guarantee the safety of those celebrating LGBTI pride, today’s event had to be cancelled

A video of an unknown trans woman being attacked in Atlanta, US has gone viral, and receives shocking comments on YouTube saying she deserved it

The greatest opposition to same-sex unions in Taiwan is coming from a small but extremely vocal and organized Christian minority, says Taipei Times report

A woman appeared to be attacked in the middle of a crowd by a man in purple

Reports of homophobic hate crime went up by 7% and transphobic hate crime went up by 65% in the last year

Fewer than one in five secondary school teachers have received training on tackling homophobic bullying

Author claims the reason why many LGB people believe homosexuality and bisexuality is not a choice is because they have 'internalised doctrine'

Killed by Nazis, a new biography asks whether the celebrated Lutheran thinker was in love with his close friend and biographer Eberhard Bethge

The world’s top level of government will now give equal benefits and recognition to its workers who are in same-sex relationships who have legally wed

After spending over a year in jail, James Mwape and Philip Mubiana have been acquitted due to lack of evidence

Photo sharing website deleted the picture of a married couple kissing because it was 'inappropriate'

John Nienstedt, of St Paul and Minneapolis, has described homosexuality as a ‘result of psychological trauma’