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Officials have rejected every location that the organizers of St Petersburg’s LGBTI Pride rally have suggested, instead granting them permission to hold it in the middle of nowhere

Seven people who were traveling to the International AIDS Conference have been confirmed to be among the dead from the shooting down of flight MH17 but the figure of 100 dead researchers appears to have been a rumor that spread among conference-goers in Melbourne

US District Judge Raymond Moore temporarily stays his ruling pending filing of expected appeals

Republican Senator from Florida insists support for definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman is not anti-gay

42 of 53 countries competing in the Commonwealth Games make gay sex illegal but they’ve just seen a gay kiss at the opening ceremony

An Egyptian cleric has accused extreme Islamists and terrorists of having gay anal sex together while fighting in the name of Allah

A 24-year-old could have faced the death penalty for merely posting on the social networking site

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will tell the world that the UK will bring up gay rights in every meeting and press governments around the world to change their homophobic laws

'Obama politicizes deaths of AIDS researchers on Malaysian plane. We know how to stop AIDS: persuade men not to have sex with men'

Group says ruling tells wider society that the idea of protecting the rights of LGBT people is something 'foreign', and, therefore unnecessary and even harmful

Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries, has begged gay people to not get angry with him for saying they are possessed by demons that smell worse than pigs

British born porn performer Bruno Knight was arrested at LAX on 16 June after border protection officers found he was carrying half a pound of crystal methamphetamine inside him

Florida representative speaks out in favor of judge's ruling to allow same-sex marriages in the state's Monroe County

‘This is a step in the right direction, but there is still a long way to go and many obstacles to overcome before we can start talking about a cure against HIV'

Over 150 human rights speakers have joined together to condemn the homophobic laws that exist in four fifths of the Commonwealth

In GLAAD's new report, it shows there were only seven decent well-rounded characters out of 107 films studied

The Minister for Education has warned a headmistress that her school could lose funding if it is found she fired a teacher for being gay

Human rights groups are calling on Malaysia’s National Unity Consultative Council to stand strong in the face of criticism after it included sexuality and gender identity among protected groups in a draft new anti-discrimination bill

Australia’s state and federal health ministers have signed on to a pledge to stop new cases of HIV by 2020 at the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne this week

23-year-old Donovan Haynes, who told police he beat his daughter so that she would become a lesbian and avoid bad men like her, will spend at least 18 years and 9 months in prison over her death before being released

Rasmus Holm and Thomas Møller Lassen have adopted a South African girl, making them the first Danish same-sex couple to adopt a child from another country since it became legal in 2010

Oscar winning screenwriter was en route to London from Shanghai with boyfriend Tom Daley

Order bans federal government and federal contractors from discriminating against emplyees based on sexual orientation or gender identity

George Montague, in his 90s, was famously spotted driving his mobility scooter at 2009’s Brighton Pride

Sexism, transphobia and mockery reported in new survey. Anti-gay laws hurt engineers’ chances of working abroad

Gay Olympic diver has his fans terrified after his plane dumps its fuel and makes an emergency landing in a Russian city

LGBTI activists in the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan are calling for help from the international community to fight their country’s proposed ban on so-called gay propaganda and have suggested five ways they can help

Two male prostitutes have been found murdered in the South American former British colony of Guyana after their friend refused the advances of another man

'It's a really important time for what we think everyone needs, which is a space to grieve and to respect the six members of our community that died on MH17'