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Sunday saw Vietnam’s LGBTI community take to the streets for the third annual Viet Pride ride in Hanoi

Baer and his partner Brian Walsh have been in Vienna since 2013 September

The Universities Grants Commission in India has created a separate category to include trans students in applications for scholarships and fellowships 

Uganda president Museveni said his trip to Washington next week had nothing to do with the striking down of the anti-gay bill, and sounded defiant on the future of the bill

The UNDP, which is known to be a supporter of LGBT rights worldwide, had provided funding for the original two committees that drafted the codes but did not monitor their outcome, Sunil Pant, Nepal's first openly gay politician, tells Gay Star News

'I find it difficult sometimes to understand why ministers are willing to abandon the scripture to go along and get along. I just find that very puzzling'

A video of a trans woman being beaten by two men, one of them reportedly a police officer, had sparked outrage in Honduras

The English seaside city will spend the weekend dancing, with a park festival and street party

Indignation – Singapore's only LGBT pride festival featuring performances, a pink run, picnic, talks and discussions – will run for the month of August

A UK man said he wanted to line up and shoot gay people in a Facebook rant, and defended himself in court by saying he was just ‘having a bad day’ 

Same-sex marriage activists including 28 gay couples made a dramatic entrance at a household registration office in Taipei on Friday

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg predicts high court will not duck marriage equality once a case is properly before the court

'Oh, you're a man!', he shouted before he reportedly hugged the victim in a 'sexual way' and began stabbing her

A young loving gay couple were married in Hanoi at the British Embassy under the new England and Wales same-sex marriage law

‘Make no mistake the gymnastics and simple technicalities will never rule this country'

Doctor fell four storeys from his luxury apartment in West Hampstead

US District Judge Freda Wolfson found that a New Jersey couple who wanted their 15-year-old son to undergo ‘ex-gay’ counseling did not have their rights to freedom of speech or freedom of religion violated by the state’s ban

The law, which was overturned by the Constitutional Court moments ago, punished homosexuality with life in prison

Some of the leading figures in the global ‘ex-gay’ movement have signed a joint letter of apology and have now pledged to denounce attempts to ‘cure’ people of their same-sex attractions

When her son came out in the 1980s, Rita Fischer was shocked but assured him of her love

'... It’s hard to make the argument that any two people or any three or four people shouldn’t be able to get married'

Justices rule that registry does not violate the state's ban on gay marriage

Victory: Harriet Nakigudde has a new life ahead of her, thanks Gay Star News readers for helping to save her

The Core Issues Trust, a Christian group that claims people can be ‘ex-gay’ and ‘post-gay’, has accused the London mayor Boris Johnson as 'pandering to the homosexual agenda’

Boss fired language writer because he thought his article about homophones was about promoting homosexuality

Activists are hoping the Constitutional Court will do the right thing and repeal one of the most draconian anti-gay laws in the world

Gay couple George Kounanis and Harry Vassilakis say they were harassed by a group of about ten police officers who shoved one of them up against a wall last Friday

Tico Perez, national commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America, has ruled out having adult gays and lesbians as scout leaders any time soon but says it's not because the scouting movement views them in any way as potential sexual predators

Pat Robertson has compared the situation around LGBTI rights in America today to that of Sodom and Gomorrah when God destroyed those cities, suggesting pansexuality will soon be made compulsory