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A young gay couple were told to never return to a Texas restaurant for 'not acting like men' at breakfast

19-year-old John Fennell, who competed in the luge at the Sochi Winter Olympics, has come out as gay and spoken about what it felt like being a gay athlete in Russia

One of the last text messages a young gay man sent to his friends was a request to be 'buried nicely'

Mayor Bill Peduto will officiated over the marriages of 20 same-sex couples during Pittsburgh’s PrideFest to celebrate the legalization of gay marriage in his state of Pennsylvania

After a series of attacks on patrons and the venue, Moscow’s Central Station gay night club is reopening in a new location after being driven out of its original building

Local officials have withdrawn permission for Seoul’s LGBTI pride parade after a tragic ferry sinking in April that killed 300, saying the timing of the event is now inappropriate

'Let’s face it, anybody who does not believe that gay marriage is going to be the law of the land just hasn’t been observing what’s going on'

Pennsylvania's Charlie Dent: 'In future generations the label same-sex marriage will be abandoned, to be replaced simply by marriage'

Tiny European country's parliament expected to take full vote before summer

'I would ask every man and every woman who’s had the blessing of having children, "Would you deny your son or your daughter the ecstasy of finding someone to love?"'

One first grade teacher, who was at her post for over 14 years, had to choose between her job and supporting her gay son

Core Issues Trust were criticized by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for 'misinterpreting' their statement about sexual orientation

The 2013 American Community Survey census is the first to count how many same-sex couples have married in America and the results will be out in September

Lesbian former drag king Storme DeLarverie has passed away in her New York nursing home aged 93, 45 years after she took part in the Stonewall Riots that put America on notice about LGBTI rights

Prime Minister advisor’s rant sparks concern across Hungary’s LGBTI community

President Juan Manuel Santos has announced his support for the legalization of same-sex marriage in Colombia as he faces a runoff election with a right wing opponent

Dr. Robbie Ludwig later apologized and said her statement had been misunderstood

Center will more than double number of beds for homeless LGBT youth and build 100 units of affordable housing for low-income seniors and young adults

David Coburn MEP, the first UKIP politician elected in Scotland, is opposed to same-sex marriage despite being in a relationship with a man for 30 years

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