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A politician, who with one other is against the anti-gay bill, has consulted with legal experts and believes it to be unconstitutional

US gay media advocacy organization announce they will be honoring an international LGBTI rights activist for the first time

Johnny Weir has spoken out how figure skating is viewed as feminine in the US, but masculine in Russia

Archbishop of Lublin claims Pope Francis reassured them and told them to continue opposing equality for gay couples

Protests are being held around the world today to prove love can conquer hatred and fear

Australian Marriage Equality (AME) have sent roses to 50 federal MP for Valentines Day – letting them know they’re going to be targeted to change their votes on same-sex marriage

A study of 400 pairs of twins has found that gay men share genetic signatures in their chromosomes but also that sexual orientation is not entirely genetic in cause

New South Wales state police have agreed to more sensitive policing of the 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival after there were complaints of police brutality and over-policing at the 2013 festival and parade

Accused homosexuals will be denied bail in Uganda alongside rapists under a new proposal by President Yoweri Museveni

The ruling, which would make Virginia 18th state in the US to have gay marriage, has been stayed pending appeal

To make it on the ballot box, the draft must pass two consecutive sessions of the Wisconsin state legislature

Paul Hard wants to be listed as surviving spouse on death certificate and proceeds from pending wrongful death lawsuit

Texas Republican introduces bill that would prevent federal government from recognizing gay marriages in states where there is a ban in place

Social network site users can now choose up to ten different gender definitions to describe themselves including intersex and transgender

State Senate move results in process having to start all over - supporters were hoping for vote this year

Eight gay and straight uni students go to universities for photo shoots to support same-sex love

Anglican head Justin Welby has said Church of England's reluctance to change with the times could mean it will become irrelevant to society

A 40-strong mob attacked around 12 gay men, smashed down doors to their homes, even continuing the beatings in front of the police station

Vitaly Milonov, who says gay people rape kids and are violent towards straights, has said a gay contest must take place behind closed doors

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has introduced measures to ensure gay and unmarried straight couples from countries with equal marriage are banned from adopting Russian children

Former footballer Clark Carlisle is calling on players to recieve more education on homosexuality so one day one of them could feel comfortable to come out

Russian embassy in London reacts badly to Channel 4's powerful documentary Hunted about the vigilante groups in Russia hunting down homosexuals

Two disgusted parents sent in the alleged response from a mother about their child's birthday party, with her saying she did not agree with the dads' lifestyle

Catholic priest Dr Fr Stephen Geofroy has called for the equal rights of LGBTs to be enshrined in the constitution of Trinidad and Tobago in a surprising speech to a government consultation

Idaho’s state Supreme Court ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to adopt their spouses’ children in a unanimous verdict on Monday – saying that the state had been misapplying its own law

The Mormon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have filed a ‘friend of the court’ brief in the Utah state government’s appeal of a court decision that overturned its ban on same-sex marriage

Terrell Thomas also concerned about players being able to freely walk around locker room naked

Suit claims couples are instructed by state to lie on their federal tax returns by stating they are single

Federal judge rules that state's ban treats gays and lesbians differently in a 'way that demeans them'