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There are only two openly gay soccer stars playing professionally, Robbie Rogers and Anton Hysén

‘We are not Mordor. We are not a place of evil’, a top Russian doctor says about false claims

Lord Browne, who was forced to quit as CEO after it was revealed he was in a relationship with another man, says he now hopes to live long enough to see a gay Prime Minister

A gang of Muslim vigilantes in Accra, Ghana are seeking to hunt down an alleged gay man after they lynched a man they believed to be his lover

A 20-year-old man and his 23-year-old girlfriend have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City over their roles in allegedly dismembered his 30-year-old abusive gay lover

Researchers recorded the brain activity of 48 gay fathers when they could see their kids and compared that to the brain activity of heterosexual mothers and fathers and found they displayed similarities to both

'Our lack of sensitivity and understanding of the transgender people and their plight created 12 minutes of radio we that wish we could take back'

'I was misunderstood on Fox News this weekend, when I was asked to hypothesize several factors which could have triggered Elliot Rodger's spree killing'

Lynne Brown was elected Minister of Public Enterprises, and is thought to be the first openly gay cabinet minister in Africa

San Francisco-based club Trannyshack will remove ‘tranny’ from the name, founder cites recent debate about the use of the word as the reason for the change

Jeff Dudgeon and Julie Ann Corr have been elected into Belfast City Council, to make up a total of three LGBT councillors representing Belfast, Northern Ireland

Canadian immigration officials have rejected the visa applications of a group of 10 Ugandan LGBTI rights activists out of fear they will try to seek asylum once they are in the country for WorldPride 2014

The auxiliary Catholic bishop of Brasilia and general secretary of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil says his church would be willing to support civil unions but draws the line at calling them marriages

Every remaining state ban on same-sex marriage in America will be tested in court after lawyers announced they would file a case against North Dakota over its ban on gay and lesbian couples marring

'Is this somebody who is trying to fight against his homosexual impulses?'

Dave Small is under investigation from his own party, the UK Independence Party (UKIP), as his homophobic Facebook rants against 'poofs and dykes' were revealed the day he won a seat under UKIP

Jamaican reggae artist Queen Ifrica has been removed from a concert line-up in New York after a protest against her homophobic lyrics

The right-wing Alternative for Germany party recently created a national working group for gay and lesbian issues

'Mr. Herring has put his own political and personal views ahead of his duties and responsibilities as Attorney General'

A Slovakian couple lost their appeal to stop a gay UK couple from adopting their two sons, they had argued it would psychologically damage them to have gay parents

Robert Gates has said he would have allowed gay adults in the Boy Scouts of America, but opening up the debate again now would be too problematic

The Australian Federal Police recognized as the highest-ranking public sector employer in advocating for LGBTI employees

A long-standing children's charity has been attacked by a conservative group for offering counseling to young people struggling with their sexuality, and supporting the inaugural Pink Dot Hong Kong rally to be held in June

Earlier this week a federal judge ruled the northeast US state's ban on  gay marriage was unconstitutional

UK’s Channel 4 spent 12 days in Jamaica filming how gay and trans youngsters are forced to live in sewers, and endure homophobic abuse from police and locals

LGBTI campaigners in Serbia cancelled IDAHO and Pride Week to volunteer for flood relief work

Grandson says rumors US’s top anti-gay hater Fred Phelps supported the rainbow equality house across the road from the WBC

Senior police officer turned politician Brian Paddick has revealed he was in an abusive relationship