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Texas gubernatorial candidate Larry SECEDE Kilgore is hoping to win the gay vote in his bid to make the state an independent country – although if he succeeds and is then re-elected he intends to introduce the death penalty for homosexuality

A&E Networks 'extremely disappointed' by remarks, distances itself from reality show star

New law lowers the age of consent to transition to 16 and should liberate the lives of thousands of Dutch people

Christian Concern's Andrea Minichiello Williams made a speech in Jamaica saying Tom Daley would still be straight if his father did not die of a brain tumour

Pakistani TV report shows journalist entering a home, insulting the two residents and apparently handing them to police while calling for tougher laws and stoning of LGBTIs

A far-reaching amnesty means the members of Pussy Riot, as well as the Greenpeace activists, could be freed

Baba Ramdev has said any homosexuals who do not want to be arrested should come for him for yoga classes

Runner of Sikh Knowledge posted a photo protesting against Indian Supreme Court recriminalizing homosexuality, but after it caused a debate Facebook shut it down

New LGBTI group Black Rainbow has formed to address prejudice inside Australia’s Indigenous community after a leading aboriginal sportsman attacked homosexuality as not being part of his culture

Hindu nationalist BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha has called for US diplomats who have gay sex on Indian soil to be arrested in response to a diplomatic incident where an Indian diplomat was charged in the US with visa fraud and for paying her housekeeper less than $4 an hour

Outspoken 20-time Wimbledon champ is part of official US delegation

After semester of alleged abuse by students and adults, Destin Holmes was asked not to return to the school

Passenger says he was left 'extremely uncomfortable' after his boarding pass code was very homophobic

A South African man has been jailed for 18 years for killing a 62-year-old gay man he lived with in Brighton

A man shot and robbed his victims who were visting Atlanta, Georgia for Black Gay Pride in 2010

Church bodies working with advocates of alien cultures such as homosexuality, hidden under veil of human rights, according to Zambia’s Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba

Student returns from university in South Africa to discover his biological parents now keen to welcome him back after sending him to a foster family because he was born intersex

Girls as young as 11 lose their futures as they are accused of forming a society to 'recruit' other teens into the 'act of homosexuality'

Parent's Committee, the Russian version of One Million Moms, claims the game forces children to act out 'homosexual seductions'

African country is one of the few to not explicitly ban homosexuality, but that could all change with the introduction of new legislation

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refused to discipline Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull for his advocating for same-sex marriage despite calls from the right of his party to have him dumped from cabinet

The editorial staff of the National Catholic Reporter have accused US Catholic bishops of being out of step with ordinary American Catholics on a range of social issues – most notably contraception and homosexuality

The woman who won Chile’s presidential runoff election over the weekend wants her country to join Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay as South American countries that allow same-sex couples to marry

The leadership of the Sikh religion has issued an edict reminding its temples worldwide that they may not solemnize same-sex marriages

Magazine calls the Catholic pointiff the 'single most influential person of 2013 on the lives of LGBT people'

Gutting of DOMA allows widows and widowers of same-sex marriages to claim benefits

Judge rules that if one partner has life-threatening illness, couples can marry before law goes into effect in June 2014

Unconfirmed reports claim two Nigerian men were beaten to death as a crowd watched and did nothing