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Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, who has defended gay propaganda laws as protecting Russian morals, had his name Travoltified on Channel 4 news

Man was left with a broken lip and nine missing teeth after a brutal attack during gay pride week in Austin, Texas in October 2012

Nigeria Global Day of Action will see 14 cities protest against draconian new gay laws

In a landmark statement, the reigning monarch of the UK and the Commonwealth has announced her support for a gay charity

Activists claim the women were taken Kondengui Central Prison in Yaoundé, notorious for its harsh conditions, overcrowding and poor sanitation

Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs has said it will not cut aid to Uganda over its treatment of LGBTI people despite the country’s deputy leader saying it will affect relations between the two countries

The Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission is concerned that porn channel Maleflixxx is not showing enough Canadian made gay porn and wants it to meet its quota for local content

The Dalai Lama, leader of the Tibetan Buddhist faith, has told Larry King that he doesn’t have a problem with gay couples being allowed to get married and has spoken out against homophobic violence

Says defendant:  'Our decision has nothing to do with ignorance or being bigots - it has to do with a very real understanding ... of fundamental biology'

After being punched three times, the victim fell down sustaining injuries to his face

Men and women are deeply divided on the issue of gay adoption, with women 70% in favor and with men 47% against

WARNING: Graphic details. Newcastle Crown Court hears how a former government vet indulged in 'inflicting pain on others' in sex session that allegedly went too far

Human rights organizations allege police have a list of homosexuals in northern Nigeria and torturing others for names

Amnesty International has demanded the release of two Zambian men accused of sodomy who were tortured in custody

Russian president, who is involved in the Ukraine crisis and approves the country's homophobic laws, is nominated for the million-dollar prize

You can help choose the 2014 European Diversity Awards as nominations open at a reception in Madrid

Researchers have found that monthly injections of antiretroviral drugs prevented the spread of HIV between infected and uninfected monkeys and are hopeful a similar approach will work in humans

The study includes 'gene editing,' a treatment where a gene is focused on and disabled

LGBTI Republican group the Log Cabin Republicans won’t be attending this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after they were denied any formal participation as a group

Israeli prosecutors are considering charging the key witness in the Tel Aviv gay youth center shooting trial with perjury after their case against the main suspect collapsed

Says one plaintiff: 'As much as I love this state, it is frustrating to be treated differently by the government because of who I love'

Democratic lawmaker inspired to come out publicly following controversy surrounding vetoed anti-gay bill

Governor Pat Quinn: 'Nobody should have to wait for equal rights when it comes to love'

But head of Catholic church reiterates ;marriage is between a man and a woman'

Referee was told by angry football fan he was a 'poof' who only took on the job to 'watch boys in tight shorts'

Larry Tomczak claims that when people 'choose' a gay lifestyle, God punishes their bodies with a 'penalty'

International aid minister condemns recently passed legislation in the African country punishing gay people with life in jail

Government calls the oversight 'slightly embarrassing' and is working to get it fixed with new legislation

While disagreeing with a colleague who believed Britain's floods should be blamed on gay marriage, a European Parliament hopeful thinks business owners should be able to turn away LGBTs and women