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'No Virgin employee, nor our family, will stay at Dorchester Hotels until the Sultan abides by basic human rights'

In 2004 Arkansas voters approved a constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage

Amy Brosnahan almost wasn’t allowed to compete in the Battle of the Babes, but took the case to the Human Rights Commission and competed in the national finals

South Dakota representative Steve Hickey launched into a vile Facebook rant demonizing gay sex and asked doctors to testify homosexuality is bad for you

'Foreign companies here should not venture into public advocacy for causes that sow discord amongst Singaporeans,' a minister said in response to news that a company is hosting a recruitment dinner for LGBT students

Michael Perham spoke about the ‘harsh and negative’ attitude the Church took towards same-sex marriage and gay Christians 

Judge says the lesbian couple 'defrauded' French law by going to Belgium to conceive their now 4-year-old son via IVF

Shepard Smith writes in memo to co-workers: 'Things you might read today are horsesh*t'

A shocking survey reports how two in five transgender young people have tried to kill themselves, while 80% of gay teens are bullied

Christian Party candidate Darrell Trigg wants to end the legal recognition of homosexuality and wants abortion and divorce banned except in extreme cases

A teen was shocked after he discovered an arrow spray-painted pointing to his bedroom, letting others know a 'fag' lived there

A Russian lawmaker who believes gay groups should be shut down and anti-gay laws enforced accidentally marched alongside a gay rights protest

The Tennessee wedding venue Mint Springs Farm that refused to host two gay Iraq War veterans’ commitment ceremony have changed their policy and will now welcome all couples who wish to wed there

The gay man who came second place in the 2003 American Idol contest is trying to unseat Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers and take North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district for the Democrats

In the latest research to suggest sexuality is hardwired in the brain, Chinese researchers have shown that gay men and women react to the pheromones that other men release when aroused

Pasadena City College had initially insulted its Oscar-winning alum by revoking invite due to long ago leaked photos

Two men boasted to a takeaway they pushed a man into an incredibly dangerous river because he was gay

Greek business tycoon believes there is no such thing as rape in marriage, women should be banned from wearing anything other than skirts, and black slaves had an easier time than when they were in Africa

Head of the Catholic Church will ask bishops on their findings after speaking to their congregations about what they think about family life

Co-creator of gay propaganda laws, Vitaly Milonov, describes the camp song contest as a 'Sodom show'

Hudson Taylor sits down with GSN after moderating a Out on the Street panel

Business leaders gather in New York City to talk about the connection between profits and LGBT rights

A coalition of Wyoming attorneys, including a former state Attorney General, have gone public in support of efforts to overturn their state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage

New Hampshire could become the first US state to ban discrimination against people on the grounds of sexual orientation under a proposal being considered by lawmakers

With just nine days until graduation, Pasadena City College still has no commencement speaker

As of 1 May 2014, the state of Brunei will launch a severe three-year Islamic penal code, punishing crimes of theft with amputations and same-sex acts with death by stoning

Homeless gay teen Albert Kennedy died after being chased by a homophobic gang 25 years ago but his death has helped change the UK

In support of LGBTI equality around the world, the UN’s Free & Equal campaign releases a new music video to encourage change in India

An Arizona Boy Scout member, aged 19, is contesting the organization’s ‘no gay adults’ rule after he was accidentally outed on Facebook