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United Nations has appealed to Brunei to delay the penal code that will introduce death by stoning for several crimes including homosexuality

Six Illinois Republican party central committee members who sought to dump their party chairman after he came out in favor of same-sex marriage have themselves been dumped out of office

Delta state governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has used an Easter address to warn that a gay cult of teenagers called ‘Yansh’ is operating in his state

But Franklin Graham says unlike gays, he has repented and turned away from his sins

Rainier Beach United Methodist church in Seattle stood by Geoffrey McGrath when he got fired for being gay, now the Boy Scouts of America want nothing to do with them

India’s Naz Foundation is appealing to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India over the criminalization of homosexuality - hoping a recent court ruling that recognized transgender people as a third legal gender will make their case stronger

New research published by Pew Research has found that Catholic Spain has the lowest rate of moral disapproval of homosexuality of any of the 40 countries they surveyed

Madurai’s Home Guards are training their first six transgender recruits in a first for India and the state of Tamil Nadu

'I think the social science is just simply not in yet on same-sex couples'

Sarah Mbuyi is claiming unfair dismissal after reportedly telling her gay colleague being gay is wrong and refusing to read gay stories to children

It's not a gay pride parade as reported online, organizers tell Gay Star News

President of Zimbabwe tells the BBC: 'I pity the one lady I admire, the Queen, that she is in these circumstances, I'm sure down deep she must be groaning [at] the loss of values in Britain'

'The bill will create more problems than it will solve by telling some Louisianians that their belief system is not full equal'

Two men to be charged with sex ‘against the order of nature’, in the first trial since the passing of the anti-gay law

Archbishop Justin Welby admits gay marriage is still an issue for the Church and fears global repercussions if Church supports it

Father of one of the women tweeted: 'Dear @kfc the manager at your Bath,UK store just kicked my daughter and her g/f out for being #gay. Is this one of your policies ?'

Her boyfriend gets 12 and a half years' prison for his role in the child's death

Michael Egan claims he tried to repress memories of X-Men director until undergoing trauma therapy 11 months ago

'Don’t wait until you’re 35 or 40-years-old and done playing the sport that you love. Because it’s stressful to live that way'

'We did not fight for this Zimbabwe so it can be a homosexual territory. We will never have that here'

Jon Jones called an Instagram user a ‘fag boy’ and said ‘homosexuality is a sin’, before a representative claimed a hacker had stolen his phone

Gay priest Reverend Richard Coles accidentally tweeted a link to a porn website in his morning Easter tweets

A conference of high worth donors to LGBTI causes has taken its business away from The Beverley Hills Hotel in Los Angeles to protest its owner’s, the Sultanate of Brunei, new policy of stoning homosexuals to death

Arsenal’s longest serving manager believes racism is easier than homophobia to deal with in football as it is more ‘visible’

The newly elected mayor of Latta, South Carolina, has fired his town’s well-liked lesbian chief of police for investigating one of his political appointees and for being gay

The Philippine National Police (PNP) have put their support behind a proposal to put a dedicated desk aimed at solving crimes against LGBTI people in every police station in the country

A plumber in Norway has been sentenced to compulsory mental care after he stabbed a workmate that had made gay jokes about him ten times despite a psychologist finding he was not mentally ill at the time of the attack

Says Oscar winning screenwriter and activist: 'I did nothing wrong and I refuse to be shamed for this any longer'

Charles Cooper is helping to plan wedding, says his views on gay marriage continue to 'evolve'