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United Nations has appealed to Brunei to delay the penal code that will introduce death by stoning for several crimes including homosexuality

Malta parliament also voted to give same-sex couples civil unions and adoption

Anti-gay spokesman believes the 'left' is using religion to further causes, such as climate change and homosexuality

In an effort to stop LGBTI elderly people ‘returning to the closet’, Spain is building a special retirement home

Gene Robinson, who made history back in 2003 when he became the first openly gay Anglican bishop in the US, was part of the fifth annual Easter Prayer Breakfast Monday

A man who was responsible for caring for his younger disabled brother has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after threatening to castrate him and trying to work and beat the gay out of him

Americans For Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera has been arrested along with a Canadian anti-gay activist after they refused to leave a university where they were staging a protest

Co-creator of gay propaganda laws, Vitaly Milonov, says he will help Crimea to rid their region of 'evil' like he did in Russia

Married same-sex couples in the United States are celebrating this year’s tax filing deadline as the first time they can file joint tax returns - and they can even refile for past years when they were denied benefits

Iconic gay erotic artist Tom of Finland has been recognized by his homeland in a series of commemorative postal stamps baring his art

The Indian Supreme Court has instructed the Indian Government to create a legal third gender category to recognize transgender people and also that they should be classed as a marginalized group to receive affirmative action in jobs and education

American Civil Liberties Union wants state to recognize the 300-plus same-sex marriages that took place last month

It is 10th consecutive ruling by a federal judge invalidating state bans since US Supreme Court ruling on Doma last June

Three years ago Malta legalized divorce, and now same-sex couples will have the same legal rights as married straight unions

Postage stamp featuring slain gay civil rights leader debuts on 22 May

Producers of the hit TV show apologize for using the ‘transphobic slur’ and will remove it from all programming

Gay campaigners ‘jubilant’. Civil unions could be signed into law as early as tomorrow

This is the first time LGBTI people in the peninsula have been forced to live under Russian homophobic rules since the beginning of the Crimea crisis

Dwayne Morgan, the pastor who officiated the wedding, believes 'God blesses the love of two people no matter what their gender'

Christian pupils claimed homosexuality is offensive to their religion and decided to protest with anti-gay slogans

Florida athlete Bubba Watson voiced his support for a reporter who called Jason Collins' coming out as an 'open rebellion to God'

Republicans in the US state of Nevada have dropped opposing same-sex couple’s right to wed from their platform in an effort to create a more inclusive party

Conservative Mothers for America leader Mary Baker says ‘gay supremacy is becoming a monster that carries greater evils than white supremacy ever did’

'I want to publicly apologize to Chelsea Manning and her supporters on behalf of SF Pride, and we look forward to a proper honor this year'

'At the heart of the problem is that the church still teaches that homosexual conduct is a sin, and that being gay is disordered'

Chris Windows’ anti-gay comments drew 1,500 signatures to stop him becoming Lord Mayor of Bristol

The Church of England faces 'crisis' as it comes under pressure to discipline the clergyman for breaking the rules and as other clergy members may follow suit

The Law Society of British Columbia debated but eventually voted down a motion that would have barred graduates of the new law school from practising law in the province because of the school's ban on gay sex

'It really offends me by them coming in, pants down. So it is not that I’m against them, gay people or anything like that, but just trying to prove a point'