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Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has found an unlikely fan in the Catholic Archbishop of Vienna – but he’d still rather she didn’t have a sex life

The event on June 28 is expected to the largest rally for gay acceptance – or for any social cause – in the Southeast Asian state where gay sex is illegal and punishable by up to 2 years in prison

North Dakota is now the only US state without a marriage equality case pending in court

Milk joins other civil rights pioneers honored with stamps including Martin Luther King Jr and Caesar Chavez

'We have an obligation as a state to defend those laws'

Non-LGBTI crowd, heavy drinking and vast numbers caused problems for police. If community doesn’t back plan, whole festival could be shut down

Prosecutors accused gay man of 'mocking the Prime Minister' and said he should go to prison for over a year

Rochester, New York hosts described trans people as 'nut jobs', repeatedly misgendered them, and played Aerosmith's Dude Looks Like A Lady

Zakhele Mbhele, the first gay black MP to be elected to the National Assembly, was sworn in on Harvey Milk Day

A married vicar was banned from the ministry after he confessed to be cheating on his wife with a married member of his congregation

The United Nations has voiced its concerns that both pro-Russian and pro-Ukraine elements have been targeting LGBTI people during the conflict over whether eastern Ukraine splits to join Russia

The ‘Out on the Fields’ study will be the first to measure the level of homophobia in the sporting arena in different countries and is taking place now to report back in time for the world cup of gay rugby in August

A new poll has found the highest level of support to date for the legalization of same-sex marriage with 55% now backing the reform – up from only 27% in 1996

Plaintiffs want to either get married or have Montana recognize their marriage performed in another state

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett: 'The case is extremely unlikely to succeed on appeal'

The part-time student has fought in vain for a refund from the course that torments him

Hollywood star is one of the very few celebs who does not agree with the boycott owned by the Sultan of Brunei who brought in a law punishing gay sex with death by stoning

The UK Home Office is deporting a lesbian to Uganda despite globally-respected LGBTI activists saying she is a genuine asylum seeker

Gay men who are in committed monogamous relationships will join those who are not sexually active in being allowed to donate blood to the South African National Blood Service

Around 100 people marched for LGBTI rights in Moldova on Saturday but police had to protect them from religious counter-protesters

66% of Americans surveyed by the Pew Research Center said a candidate’s sexuality wouldn’t matter in who they voted for president, while 5% said they would be even more inclined to vote for a candidate if he or she was gay

The government, the army and all political parties in Chile have condemned a graffiti attack on the headquarters of LGBTI rights group MOVILH in a sign of growing acceptance in Latin America

Coming one day after Oregon ban was lifted, it's the 14th consecutive marriage equality victory in the US

19 year-old Floyd Evans stabbed a gay man in the chest at a well-known meeting spot for gay men, which the judge condemned as a ‘disgraceful’ homophobic attack

A San Francisco Catholic school has told Jessica Urbina she will be included in the final year book, after her photo was omitted because she wore a tuxedo instead of a dress 

Carlotta Trevisan posted a picture of two lesbians and two soccer stars kissing to support gay rights, and Facebook deleted her profile claiming the picture violated their community standards

Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice Johnson will be the first spouse of a member of the US armed forces to receive equal death benefits over her National Guard wife Donna’s death in Afghanistan in 2012

Kim Simplis Barrow called for a stop to anti-gay attacks in Belize, where gay sex is punishable by up to 10 years in prison

Mhondoro Ngezi district councilor Richman Rangwani has risked the wrath of his own Zanu-PF party to speak out against the persecution of homosexuals in Zimbabwe