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Tinuola Adeyemi, who believes being gay is a choice, had nobody turn up to her first service of new branch of Christian church in UK town of Sevenoaks

Politicians have delayed equal marriage on the little island of Jersey, even though 81% support it. Anger has sparked biggest ever LGBTI event

Homophobic pundit Peter LaBarbera attacked gay people on a US radio show, and accused Obama of being obsessed with homosexuality

Freshly minted Australian micro-party senator David Leyonhjelm says he will put forward a bill to allow same-sex couples to marry after mentioning marriage equality in his inaugural speech

Denver has joined Boulder to become the second Colorado county to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples – marrying its first 17 gay and lesbian couples yesterday

Proud father of a gay son and marriage equality supporter, Senator Rob Portman has announced he is considering whether to put his hat in the ring to become the next Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has refused to quit office after smoking crack cocaine, has cast a lone dissenting vote against a proposal to help support his city’s homeless young LGBTI people

Newly uncovered recordings from the presidency of Republican Richard Nixon have revealed he believed people were born gay and lesbian though he thought they could bring down civilizations if they were allowed to promote their ‘lifestyles’

Flint Dollar was told 'that if I was to return it would be against the teachings of the Catholic Church'

'...It’s not about the gay agenda but about the science and the financial impact of that agenda. It’s more about sodomy than about pigeonholing a lifestyle'

Lesbian couple’s stunning display tells a story about breaking down ignorance at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Sydney District Court Judge Garry Neilson compared incest and pedophilia to homosexuality while hearing an incest rape case in comments that have shocked many

Cash allotted for LGBTI fundraising efforts was stolen from the headquarters of the group responsible for Madrid Gay Pride

US Supreme Court Samuel A. Alito, Jr. offers no comment in his denial of Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney's appeal

C. Scott Crabtree becomes the 16th judge to rule a marriage ban in the US unconstitutional over the past 12 months

State is bypassing entire 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals for 'clarity and resolution'

Cites stay issued on federal judge's ruling that struck down state's gay marriage ban

‘The promotion and protection of human rights has been upheld and the criminalization of gay men and lesbians has been recognized for what it is, a grave human rights violation'

Round-up appears to endorse government’s bid to win back aid from the west

Nash Grier, 16, had told the world only ‘fags’ need test for HIV through his 8.7million social media followers

‘I've dealt with enough of these morons in my life that I am not affected by it. But I am really annoyed that she used a boring off-white. I would have much preferred fluorescent green'

Roman Khudyakov wants the 100 rouble note, worth around $3 or €2, banned or changed under the anti-gay propaganda law

The 26-year-olds are alleged to have pretended to be young hot men on the gay dating app and then tried to get thousands of pounds from the men who got contact with them

Home Affairs Minister Ian Le Marquand lodged a last-minute amendment, forcing the British crown dependency to wait until next year to vote on marriage equality

Welby voted against bill. Claims emerge as Anglicans in UK start talks on sexuality policy

Smoking is now deadlier for LGBTIs than HIV as gay Americans continue to smoke at higher rates while advances in medicine have seen a decline in deaths from HIV

A shelter for marginalized LGBTI people has been proposed for the Polish city of Warsaw that would house 250 people and provide free meals and help to find jobs

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law creating a gender neutral definition of marriage in California law and recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages one year after the defeat of Prop 8 in the US Supreme Court

ACLU, Lambda Legal and Transgender Law Center among the groups to say 'inclusion of this provision is no longer tenable'