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As three men face 14 years in prison for being gay, Doctor Christine Kaseba-Sata has said no one should be discriminated against for being gay

Two men were attacked by a group of skinheads wielding backpacks holding wooden bats with nails and Japanese weapons

Before a Rome medical student jumped off an 11 story building, he made frequent calls crying for help over the homophobia he faced at university

Three gay Africans may have had their lives saved after a top European Union court ruled they were being persecuted in their home country

Hotel owner demands victim’s mom pays for damage to car caused by men who threw rocks at her daughter in the Congo

Gay deputy headteacher and pioneer in the fight against homophobic bullying is raising attention of the current state of British schools

Washington lawmakers Mary Cheh has introduced a ban on so-called ‘ex-gay’ therapies for minors in the District of Columbia which has the overwhelming support of her fellow lawmakers

Washington state Senator Ed Murray appears to have won Seattle’s mayoral election – making him the first openly gay man to hold that office

Same-sex marriage passed in Illinois after Democratic Representative Naomi Jakobsson rushed from her son’s death bed to vote on the bill

Governor Mary Fallin permits only National Guard centers run by the federal government to issue benefit ID cards to same-sex spouses

Anton Krasovsky tells MSNBC's Thomas Roberts he still believes coming out 'was my debt to Russian gay people'

Lesbian couple is dumbfounded after being told selling Christmas rainbow t-shirts and sweaters as ‘gay interest’ breaches eBay’s ‘adult’ policy

Gay rights campaigners will be holding a protest against the Putin ally and conductor on 7 November

UK supermarket's plan to put facial recognition advertizing at petrol stations has drawn condemnation from the LGBTI community as it could lead to violence

While the federal law will still stand, Arkhangelsk is the first region in the entirety of Russia to repeal a ban on 'gay propaganda'

Messages of support and scorn are flooding in as the Catholics, Church of Ireland and LGBTI campaigners have their say on a equal marriage referendum in 2015

Hawaii police union president Tenari Maafala has told the state legislature that he would rather die than enforce a proposed state law allowing same-sex couples to marry – although in what circumstance this would be necessary remains unclear

A revolutionary anal condom that simulates condom free sex is being trailed in Boston by the US National Institutes of Health in the hopes of encouraging more people to engage in safer sex

A new book claims Republican Senator Rob Portman asked to be taken off the list of potential vice-presidential running mates for Mitt Romney because he was concerned how running would affect his gay son

Homophobic Russian thugs have published a video showing their torture and humiliation of a South African student studying in the city of Belgorod, luring him to an apartment on the promise of sex

The Obamas cheer their home state for jumping over the biggest hurdle to become the 15th state in the US with marriage equality
 

15th state in the US with marriage equality.

Expected Senate approval will make Illinois 15th state in US with marriage equality

Democratic leader Harry Reid says Boehner 'fails to take into account the heartbreak and suffering' by LGBTI employees

A journalist and cameraman claimed they were repeatedly arrested, harrassed, and threatened for simply criticizing the Sochi Olympics

Amnesty International have called on the Russian authorities to arrest the masked men responsible for the violent attack in St Petersburg

Gay rights campaigners are asking people to bring torches to pierce the darkness of Russia's anti-gay oppression in a rally against conductor Valery Gergiev

A couple is suing New Jersey state Governor Chris Christie over their 'son's sexual identity confusion' that is making him suicidal

Prime Minister Enda Kenny has said he will be backing a same-sex marriage referendum likely to be held in 14 months time

The editors of the Sydney Morning Herald have called on Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow his MPs to vote with their consciences on same-sex marriage following a senior Government minister saying he believes his party room should revisit the issue