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City Council President Todd Gloria will act as mayor once scandal-plagued Bob Filner steps down

Half of popular drag queen duo Glitter Lips has been jailed after admitting to wrongly claiming nearly £100k in benefits

US journalist James Kirchick spoke out against Putin’s anti-gay laws during a Chelsea Manning section while wearing 'gay pride' suspenders

International Olympic Committee says Russia will not actively 'discriminate against homosexuals', despite the anti-gay laws being fullly in force during the Sochi Winter Games. 

Wikileaks soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in prison will live the remainder of her life as a woman

Following an outrage of the re-introduction of Section 28, it was revealed the Department for Education has also removed the distinct protections given to trans individuals

The UK capital's biggest minicab firm is under fire after a driver allegedly called a gay couple 'dirty' for being intimate in his car

Fake story goes viral claiming 'gay cure' therapy will be made mandatory in Arizona schools

 

Mission America’s Linda Harvey has said on her controversial radio show that gay people are empty inside

Malaysia’s Court of Appeals has sided with the authorities who banned the annual LGBT Seksualiti Merdeka festival in 2011 but say the ban on the event was only for that year

Three Australian LGBT and intersex rights groups have teamed up to make sure voters know where political parties stand on their issues and will host a public forum where people can question party representatives

An anti-gay Maryland Republican who claimed gays were a threat to children and then crashed his boat into a boat full of children has been arrested for drunk and dangerous driving just under a year later

According to new polling, 53% of people in Taiwan support same-sex couples being allowed to marry, with support far higher than that still among people under 30

Lambda Legal claims when charges were brought against HIV defendant James Rick the state misapplied  its communicable disease law

Actor-screenwriter starred in US television series Prison Break

Must watch video: US pundit gets cut off by network after he tries to speak out against the rising homophobia in Russia

Author who insisted on being open about his sexuality on his book biography has his upcoming book release canceled

US Wikileaks soldier was found guilty of 20 crimes, including six violations of the Espionage Act, under Obama's crackdown of media leaks

Partner of journalist who exposed mass email surveillance was detained for over nine hours at Heathrow airport

UK gay rights activists plan another protest urging PM David Cameron to confront Putin at G20 Summit

Peaceful protest hopes to prompt Jamaican authorities to investigate murder of trans teen Dwayne Jones and bring attackers to justice

Following an outrage of the re-introduction of Section 28, it is revealed the Department for Education has also removed the distinct protections given to trans individuals

A 30-year-old was on his way home in Newfoundland when a group of men began attacking him, in what police are calling a random act of homophobic violence

Tasmania’s Upper House of state parliament has vetoed a bill that would have prohibited offensive homophobic materials just a day after the Australian postal service confiscated 38,000 extreme anti-gay election flyers in the state

José Julio Sarria, who became the first openly LGBT American to run for public office in 1961, died Monday aged 90 following a battle with cancer

Tel Aviv’s Meir Park is to be the site of Israel’s first monument recognizing the gay victims of Nazi Germany

Gay men in US have been banned from donating blood since 1983 - Evan Low says that's long enough

Elisa Chan defends right to 'my personal opinions and thoughts'

Most serious charge of resisting arrest was dropped against Josh Williams in 30 July hearing

osh Williams, Ben Collins and Antonio Maenzan a July 30 court hearing