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Peruvian lawmaker Carlos Bruce has received a 10,000 signature petition collected by a coalition who are trying to drum up support for his plan to allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions

The legislation also includes a measure that adds  the national motto 'In God We Trust' in Mississippi's state seal

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is urging all men who have sex with other men to be vaccinated against meningitis regardless of their HIV status after a jump in cases in West and North Hollywood

Pensioners Party leader Igor Zotov wants to ban same-sex marriage in Russia’s constitution despite it already not being legally recognized in Russia

Olivia Cajero Bedford defends her comments on Steve Gallardo's sexuality as a joke

First stamp to feature an openly gay elected official will be issued in May on Harvey Milk Day

Sister Jane Dominic believes porn and absent fathers turn boys gay, as well as gay men normally having 500 to 1000 sexual partners

Gay rights activists suggest Russia could wait to enforce stricter laws against the LGBTI community after the country faced fierce international criticism

Under the new anti-homosexuality law, the two face up to life in jail for engaging in gay sex in the northern town of Oyam

In a sermon to thousands of folllowers, Emmanuel Makandiwa said gay billionaires were tricking people to believe same-sex marriage is normal

Michigan’s Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is seeking to defend his state’s ban on same-sex marriage but he has condemned the far right nationalist Traditionalist Youth Network for trying to join him in doing so

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has given African countries the strongest warning yet – calling laws that criminalize homosexuality a ‘disgrace’ and warning they will lead to cuts to development aid

Two Nigerian men that were accused of being homosexuals have been acquitted by an Islamic court due to a lack of evidence against them

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant indicated he will sign the bill

Gay woman said in court she was 'totally humiliated' by the sexual assault she allegedly suffered that dislocated her hip 

After a gay troop leader took his Boy Scouts to a Pride parade, he was accused of 'injecting homosexuality into scouting'

Activists are calling on India's Supreme Court to 'correct' the verdict that led to the ‘worst event to happen in gay rights in recent memory'

According to a new poll, the British leader of the 'fourth party' UK Independence Party who opposes same-sex marriage is seen as 'sleazy'

'We can live without aid,' Yoweri Museveni says to thousands in order to drum up support for the homophobic law

Violence and discrimination continue, but the government is unlikely to back a new anti-gay bill, says leading organization for men who have sex with men

Gay teens kissed in front of a preacher said homosexual sinners will be burned in a lake of fire and sulfur

Lesbian coming of age movie Blue is the Warmest Color has been accused of being pornographic gay propaganda in Russia and a group is seeking to have the film banned

Online dating website OkCupid has weighed in on Mozilla’s controversial new CEO Brendan Eich – urging its users to switch browsers over his past anti-LGBTI rights activism

Members of the European Parliament have expressed their concern over a proposed Russian style ban on so-called propaganda of ‘non-traditional relationships’ in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan

Niki Quasney and Amy Sandler say they and their two children cannot wait any longer for the protections of marriage

Mitch Eby: 'Some of the people I thought would take it the worst have since been the the friendliest to me'

Even after a judge ruled LGBT homeless youth were allowed to find some refuge in public sewers, New Kingston police are reportedly forcing destitute gay teens out of the only shelter they can find

Five men reportedly raped a 20-year-old gay man in an abandoned house before setting the bed and the room on fire

The director of a school in Texas refused to enroll a toddler because he has two moms and ‘we don’t live that way’