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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

An investigation by Maine state authorities suggests that the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage has broken campaign finance laws in three US states and may have lied to government officials

The Siletz tribe of Oregon’s council has voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage on its lands ahead of a federal court judge striking down that state’s ban on gay couples marrying

Governor Gary Herbert had said the unions were 'on hold' and eligible for state benefits

Judge Michael McShane believes 'if we can look for a moment past gender and sexuality, we can see in these plaintiffs nothing more or less than our own families'

The two sons of gay Peruvian politician Carlos Bruce say they don’t care their father is gay, and they support him completely in his coming out

Ultimate Fighting Champion athlete Joseph Benavidez has said he would support a gay competitor in the sport

Egyptian activists report increase in LGBTI arrests, particularly targeting gay men and trans people, and stories of torture and mistreatment by police

The Congressman pushing for civil unions in Peru has come out as gay as he continues to push for the reform in the South American nation

Newly elected Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis had the gay pride flag hoisted over his official residence to celebrate IDAHO over the weekend