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'You don’t want your children to grow up as lesbians ... you don’t want to show them that that’s an acceptable lifestyle for your family'

Parliament ministers in India are considering their options on how to overturn the Supreme Court ruling that a colonial era law banning gay sex is legal

Zoran Milanovic is determined to bring in more rights for gay couples after 65% of Croatian voters said they were against equal marriage

A bill seeking to ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy by requiring medical practitioners to register with the government for monitoring has been published in Parliament

In a speech to Russian parliament, the president says the law is seen as proof of Russia's 'morality' and 'conservatism'

Labour's opposition Nationalist Party says while they agree with the civil unions bill in principle, they will delay it in order for adoptions by same-sex couples to be removed from the legislation

In order to stop gay men from being arrested under the Supreme Court ruling banning sodomy, a yoga spiritual leader has said he can 'cure' people of the 'unscientific' and 'abnormal mentality' 

Gay asylum seekers being held on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island on behalf of Australia have been told they will be reported to police for having sex  - according to an Amnesty International investigation

Australia’s High Court has annulled the first legal same-sex marriages on Australian soil, striking down the Australian Capital Territory’s gay marriage law

India’s Supreme Court made the bizarre argument that it should not uphold the striking down of the country’s colonial era anti-sodomy law because it had not been proven that gays are discriminated against in India

A Manitoba, Canada dollar store has pulled novelty pills that claim to cure gayness from shelves after parents complained

'I am just one person who was part of the extraordinary and on-going fight for marriage equality'

Germany GQ has launched the 'Gentleman against Homophobia' campaign, aiming to spread love and stamp out intolerance across Europe and the world

British pop legend has written an open letter to explain why he decided to go to Moscow and Kazan and speak out against the gay propaganda ban during his concerts

Gay sports stars spoke at the United Nations urging the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to wake up to homophobia

Following the Health Minister Edwin Poots' attempts to keep the ban, the Supreme Court has said gay couples are now free to apply to adopt children

In one fell swoop, the Supreme Court ruling on homosexuality has recriminalized the lives of 17.5% of the world's gay population

The Supreme Court of India has set aside a 2009 Delhi High Court ruling that legalized homosexuality, passing the issue back to lawmakers to deal with in a major setback for LGBTI rights in India

A group of Australian senators from the Liberal, Greens and Labor parties have formed a cross-party working group to work towards the legalization of same-sex marriage in Australia

New organizers made small loss after having to put together 2013’s pride in the UK capital in just five months

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, gay campaigning group Stonewall and many others have voiced their joy over the date being set seven months before they thought gay couples could marry

Following the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act passing, the first lesbian and gay weddings will be in March 2014

IOC chief sends letter to all prospective Olympians to avoid causing 'controversy' while competing in Russia

Soccer bosses tell England fan she is banned from playing in competitive matches until her transition is 'complete' for two years

The Australian Labor Party has renewed its commitment to opposing a referendum that seeks to put a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage – despite voting for a motion that would have set up a Senate inquiry for that yesterday

Uganda’s Health Minister plans to roll out a series of HIV clinics targeting the needs of LGBTIs and sex workers in the East African nation, but the country’s Minster for Ethics and Integrity is outraged by the plan

A Tel Aviv Family Court has ended the same-sex marriage of two Israelis for only the second time in the country’s history – though it stopped short of recognizing that the marriage had existed

Edie Windsor, plaintiff in the court case that struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, has made the short list for TIME magazine 2013 Person of the Year for her role in extending US Federal Government recognition of same-sex marriages