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A group of teenagers in Portland, Oregon who allegedly trapped and tortured another teen they felt was bullying their friend by calling him gay on Facebook will be tried as adults

Washington state may be about to become the next US state to ban so-called ‘ex-gay’ therapies as a bill heads to the state Senate after a successful vote in the House of Representatives

Neil Francis: On reflection, I would like to withdraw those comments and apologise profusely and unreservedly'

Judge already ruled state must recognize out of state same-sex marriages - lawsuit seeks to have ceremonies take place in Kentucky

Ronald Plishka survived heart attack and is still furious: 'The doctors came in and told me to calm down or I’m going to have another heart attack'

Camp in Kenya is no safe haven for LGBTI refugees, say men who have fled again after attacks and death threats

Constitional Court has agreed to evaluate Russia's gay propaganda bill, the 'last chance' before a fight to get it repealed at the European Court of Human Rights

LEZS editor-in-chief Wang Ann-jiun urges other gay celebrities to follow her example for gay rights

IOC spokesman says countries who do not abide by an anti-discrimination rule could factor in decisions on the bidding process

Rival politicians and right-wing broadcasters have accused the popular prime minister Elio Di Rupo of being 'shameless' by appearing shirtless

Two women who were freed in December after a two year prison sentence claim they have been arrested and detained

President Yoweri Museveni is believed to have signed the anti-gay bill into law, punishing gay people with life imprisonment

A secret guide telling Singapore Christians how best to lobby their government against scrapping the country’s colonial era sodomy law has been leaked online - exposing their talking points about how to write to lawmakers

Transgender activist Diane Rodriguez is taking the Ecuadorian Government to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for refusing to allow her to change her gender on her identity papers without undergoing surgery

A spokesperson for Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said his country can ‘do without’ humanitarian and development aid from the United States if it tries to force it to back down on making homosexuality an offense worthy of life imprisonment

The Muslim Association of Malawi has called for homosexuality to be made a capital crime in the face of efforts to decriminalize homosexuality in the Southeast African nation

Italian trans former MP was taken away by police then later released in the Russian countryside  

Former and possibly future First Daughter credited with helping father Bill Clinton evolve on gay marriage

In an anonymous survey, 86% said they would welcome a gay teammate but would feel less comfortable in the locker room

Gangs have attempted to burn down a house, have thrown stones and excrement and stolen from Alternative, an organization for gay and bi men

Scientists believe by analyzing your earwax, you can discover your sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender and health

Neil Francis was asked for his comments on Michael Sam's coming out, said gay people were more likely to be interested in hairdressing

Vladimir Luxuria was arrested in the southern city of Russia for holding up a sign for saying 'Gay Is OK'

US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned moves to pass a bill in Uganda that would see some LGBTIs jailed for life if convicted of having gay sex

Just over 1 percent of same-sex civil unions have been dissolved in the six years that they have been available to gay couples in the Australian Capital Territory

'I think marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. And I think the ideal setting for raising a child is in the setting where there's a father and a mother'

A controversial bill that would have allowed religious people to refuse to serve same-sex couples in Kansas has been blocked after even Republican state senators found it to be too extreme

Vladimir Luxuria, a member of the Communist Refoundation Party, is allegedly 'alone in a room with neon lights on the face'


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'It's our job as citizens to say that Michael Sam deserves a fair chance, not because he's a gay football player, but because he's a football player and he wants to go out and play football'