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A 21-year-old was tied up with wire, beaten, tortured and left for dead in Western Cape

Look back on the battle to get same-sex marriage legalized in England and Wales as the first couples prepare to walk down the aisle

Homophobia has a price, and the African country is seeing that as it faces further threats of aid cuts as part of the international backlash

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says the Church of England should react to gay marriage with the 'love of Christ for every human being'

UK reflects on how legislation has become equal across the past four decades, generations have become more liberal

The notion that gay people have bigger disposable incomes than their heterosexual counterparts has been debunked by a new study that shows LGBTI Americans are actually more likely to need food stamps to get by in life

An Oregon woman is on trial for the alleged murder of her own son and prosecutors say they believe she did it because she feared he would grow up to be gay

Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young will introduce a bill to recognize overseas same-sex marriages in Australia as gay couples in the UK start to wed

Carl Sciortino will be first person living with HIV to head AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts

Republicans, including one who said 'What this bill does is change nature,' fail in attempts to gut the legislation of protections

While the majority surveyed think they'll get married in their 30s, 3% of gay people would like to get married before the age of 20

Private Chinese companies and western firms leading on LGBTI workplace issues but state-owned enterprises still lagging, says organizer

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw urges the Church of England to be more clear on whether priests will be punished for marrying their same-sex partners

Archbishop of Genoa has responded to the Italian government's campaign to stamp out homophobia in schools after a series of high profile deaths and suicides

England and Wales is starting gay and lesbian weddings, but 67% of teachers don’t feel ready to talk to their students about it

Inquest hears 18-year-old Ben Cowburn was suffering from PTSD after his relationship with the gay celebrity

Ola Girls was cancelled days before tickets were to start selling. Organizers say the authorities are freezing out lesbian events in favor of gay men's parties

The New South Wales Upper House of Parliament has passed a bill that would stop murderers from seeking to have their charges downgraded by claiming their victim made a gay pass at them and it looks set to be passed by the Lower House as well

A Zimbabwe judge has cited his country’s disapproval of homosexuals in his decision to allow a man who stabbed another man he claimed sexually propositioned him to go free

Televangelist also says:  'In Jesus’ time if two men decided they wanted to cohabit together, they would have been stoned to death'

'It was never the intention of the Board to undermine our firm commitment to the authority of the Scripture'

Rick Snyder believes unions are 'legal and valid' but points to an appeals court stay of judge's ruling that struck down marriage ban

Defense tackles claims about fake identities. Doctor’s measurement of PR guru’s penis size captures imagination on Twitter

Kenyan National Assembly leader says gays should be dealt with like terrorists as he boasts of legal persecution so far

Anglican clergy are expressly banned, under church doctrine as well as in law, from marrying same-sex couples in a church

As England and Wales prepares for its first lesbian and gay weddings, educators are advising teachers what books to use to explain it all to children

Grief-stricken friends and family laid 21-year-old Jesus David Hernandez Otero to rest in Puerto Rico after his body was discovered on a local beach

RTE defends The Centre's trans character, who is described as 'King Kong in a thong', as being a positive LGBT role model

Scientists have discovered that some gay men are attracted to straight men, and would like to sleep with them in order to fulfil a 'fantasy'