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Hundreds of South Carolinians turned out to counter-protest members of the Westboro Baptist Church who had threatened to picket a speech by the mother of Matthew Shepard but the church members never showed up

International financial services group Credit Suisse has launched a financial performance index of US companies that support and promote LGBT rights

The Australian state of New South Wales will be the first to consider legalizing same-sex marriage at a state level following the Australian Capital Territory’s allowing same-sex couples to wed - and the state of Tasmania will revisit the issue soon after

Brian Camenker and Linda Harvey are certain if there is anti-gay violence in Russia it must be due to some  'provocation'

There’s some provocation going on

Demonstration takes place on first day of fall veto session for state legislature

Rick Scarborough suggested class action suit against homosexuality

Judge ruled marriage of John Arthur and husband Jim Obergefell had to be legally recognized in their home state

Binational couples are celebrating after a Court of Appeal overturns a decade old agreeement between France and Morocco allowing same-sex couples from those two countries to marry

They may be cold blooded, but up to 85% of spiders and insects are getting hot under the exoskeleton when it comes to 'gay' sex

A religious leader in a gay marriage in a US state where it is legal has resigned after she was concerned it would 'divide' the church

Hollywood theme park has responded to criticism that their live show featuring a gay Superman is homophobic and offensive

Top 50 in business list hopes to inspire LGBT employees to reach further and do more

A national day of action has been organized for 23 November to defend the newly passed same-sex marriage law in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Australian Government

Thabo Makgoba, Metropolitan of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa has released a video statement in which he calls for an end to violence and discrimination against LGBT people in Africa

A petition campaign hopes to convince the Australian Government to block Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God from entering the country over his homophobic views

The Australian Capital Territory has become the first Australian jurisdiction to allow same-sex couples to marry in a vote of eight to seven

'Every day, we are reminded that Tennessee does not value our commitment or our family'

Sunday Pepper newspaper publishes salacious account of police arresting a ‘bum-shafting duo’ who allegedly lure young men into sex films

Tommy Leung has asked his lawyers to help break up with ATV

As millions of Brits have had 'treatment' from unqualified therapists who may prescribe 'gay cures', several politicians are calling an end to quack treatment

Russian woman who lost her job, her family and her home is being described as the 'first victim of gay propaganda'

LGBT people of color are often excluded – leading to racism, homophobia, mental health issues, rejection, forced marriage and hate crimes

Hours after the first same-sex couples were legally married, the anti-equal marriage governor has withdrawn his appeal to the Supreme Court

A civil union bill on the Mediterranean island is likely to pass but has raised other issues, including whether gay and bi men should be automatically excluded from donating blood

A lesbian couple of 27 years were the first to walk down the aisle and celebrate the historic moment

Former French sports star says he cannot judge Putin on his gay propaganda laws because he has a 'very interesting' relationship with the Russian president

The New Zealand Government will appoint a special diplomat to Russia during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics to ensure none of its citizens are mistreated under Russia’s ban on so-called homosexual propaganda

Australia had a 10% increase in new HIV diagnoses in 2012 with a rise in the number young gay men contracting the virus

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has heeded concerns that its bill to legalize same-sex marriages could be further strengthened to withstand a court challenge and has moved to amend it