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Federal judge orders Arizona to recognize gay couple's marriage despite state's same-sex marriage ban

Veronica Romero and Mayra Yvette Rivera have been together for more than 27 years

Local dance teacher, Ekaterina Khomenko, was found dead in her car - prompting a murder investigation and homophobic comments online

The outspoken reverend and politician, who led a campaign to Save Ulster From Sodomy, has died aged 88

Both LGBTI and non-LGBTI actors report hearing homophobia on set and think that the entertainment industry still has a problem casting gay actors in straight roles

Despite the best efforts of firefighters, the building was quickly destroyed by fire just days before it hosted the same-sex ceremony

Matt McCormick and Travis McIntosh got legally hitched in order to win a competition to attend the next Rugby World Cup

Lawyer says being a male hairdresser or drinking a 'woman's drink' can be used as evidence of homosexuality in court

Russia’s Orthodox Christian Church has cancelled a planned doctrinal dialogue with the Finnish Lutheran Church after it refused to condemn homosexuality before the two churches can meet

Neil Peng has repeatedly accused the president of having a gay relationship with his closest aide

Group's president Bill Donohue complains: 'They decided to include a gay group that is neither Catholic nor Irish while stiffing pro-life Catholics'

The government says transgender rights should not be extended to gay people

'...Over the last few decades a number of well-known, reputable professional and scientific organizations have publicly condemned the practice of SOCE [sexual orientation change efforts]...'

TV evangelist, 84, also decries 'girl-on-girls' action in movies

Demand for Stonewall’s rainbow laces passes the 100,000 mark – and laces are even on their way to the Westboro Baptist Church in the US

Police are investigating whether the 18-year-old’s death was a homophobic hate crime

In comments that are sure to again incense the LGBTI community, Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty has spoken out on the ‘physiological downside to immorality’

The Catholic school accused the 16-year-old of sexual harassment after seeing a photo of him kissing his boyfriend

Two male best friends are getting married to win a trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England

A group of Egyptian men who say they filmed a same-sex marriage video as a joke among friends have passed a medical examination intended to show whether they were homosexual or not

Three groups sent an open letter to 112 universities asking for corrections to discriminatory teaching materials and gender diversity courses

The sport's governing body says it was unaware of the country's stone the gays law

The Court of Final Appeal has ended a three-year battle over the 'right to dance' at protests

Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and Indiana cases in the running as justices meet on September 29

Maura Healey, the 43-year-old former Massachusetts assistant attorney general who was instrumental in challenging DOMA, has secured the Democratic nomination for state attorney general

The Halpa-Halli chain of department stores says that they will not be stocking the stamps as they do not wish to offend customers

Delegates to the 2014 International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA) World Conference in Mexico City have until 15 September to register to attend

The woman was told recipients fear homosexuality is hereditary

Activists are calling on the US to review its relationship with the African country