LGBTI global news 24-7

A comprehensive report by Human Rights Watch details how Jamaica’s LGBT community faces widespread discrimination and violence

Alex Au is accused of implying courts are 'systemically biased' against homosexuality

Representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka have admitted to the United Nations Human Rights Committee that LGBTI people are protected under its constitution – though they maintain their country’s anti-sodomy law is not discriminatory

More than 80 others were detained at the unlicensed club

The umbrella is also an icon of the city's democracy movement

The Australian Christian Lobby is a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage

Four witnesses have already left the Philippines

US District Judge Perez Gimenez writes that same-sex marriages raise the question of a constitutional right to polygamous and incestuous marriages

Butch Otter, up for reelection, wants entire 9th Circuit Court to re-hear case

In contrast to flood of marriages in Nevada and Idaho, Equality State off to slow start

'Most people learned in kindergarten not to call other people names'

UK's Africa minister too sick to attend, but was going to refuse to speak to Yoweri Museveni anyway

Gough Whitlam, who lead the Australian Government from 1972 to 1975 and was one of the first Labor Party leaders to champion the rights of gays and lesbians, passed away this morning aged 98

His paper called for the 60 listed people to be fired

He told clients to pretend they were gay to qualify for protection visas

The Ukranian boyband performs shirtless and in stilettos

'Same-sex "marriage" is a pestilence that has descended on our society, against our will, by those in the courts and government that do not value the traditional family'

Known as 'The Equality State,' Wyoming will become 32nd state in the US with marriage equality

The wave of US states with marriage equality could spread across the entirety of the country in one go

Hillsong founder Brian Houston had said same-sex unions were 'an ongoing conversation'

City government says his words were misinterpreted by foreign media

St Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov wants all mail bearing erotic Tom of Finland stamps to be returned to sender and for Finns to not use the stamps when mailing Russia

He slammed a government proposal to protect the rights of cohabiting gay couples

About 1.7 million people called in to protest the country's anti-gay law

'When taken as prescribed by a knowledgeable healthcare provider, and paired with other safer sex practices, Truvada can reduce the risk of contracting HIV by upwards of 90 percent'