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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'

'I don’t want my grandkids raised in that kind of environment. I’m old school. I’m a man-and-a-woman type of guy.”

Following out Olympian Tom Daley's revelation that he will be face of a UK campaign, global sports brand says banning 'gay' on trainers is to protect it from being abused

Avery Edison travelled to Toronto to visit her girlfriend, and after airport staff discovered a visa infraction, she was detained

Austria’s Daniela Iraschko-Stolz says she hopes to create positive conversation surrounding the outrage over the Russia Winter Olympics

Gay rights groups are accusing train staff of having 1980s attitudes to AIDS and called on NSW Trainlink to make an apology to the LGBTI community

Kansas state Republicans are moving to pass a law allowing any business or government employee to legally discriminate against same-sex couples so long as it's for religious reasons

International human rights group Human Rights Watch has called on the Malaysian Government to stop trying to have Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim prosecuted over claims he has had sex with men and to end its colonial era ban on gay sex

Donté Stallworth: 'If any NFL team can’t “handle the media coverage" of drafting Sam, then your team is already a loser on the field'

Nigerian LGBTI activists are calling on people around the world to hold protests against homophobic legislation

In revenge for CNN describing a Belarus statue as 'ugly', a state television broadcaster has taken his revenge at the Iwo Jima memorial

McHenry Venaani of the DTA opposition party says homosexuality has always existed and is not ‘un-African’

King's Parade in Cambridge came alive with music, dancing, and rainbow flags in a demonstration provoked by the oppression of LGBTI people in Russia.

UK's National Crime Agency has told gay men to err on the side of caution when they are considering receiving pictures or having sex with someone they have met on Grindr or other hookup apps