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Female sprinters who kissed at the winner's podium call the media attention a 'fuss' that is 'not grounded in anything'

A 19-year-old girl's fate will be decided by a judge as a previous plea deal is pulled after allegations she broke a court order by having sex with her underage partner

An extremist homophobic election pamphlet which was to be sent to the homes of 38,000 people in the Australian state of Tasmania has been seized by the post office

Dan Joseph of the right-wing Media Research Center says he would lie and say he was transgender just get into girls’ bathrooms and changing rooms to perv on women

Russia’s Straight Alliance for LGBT Equality has called for the Sochi Winter Olympics to be moved to another country while their homeland continues to persecute gays

Kim Catullo, wife of New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, talks about the anti-gay violence happening in 'a place that is the most tolerant'

Tim Donnelly calls law expanding the rights and protections of transgender students 'a recipe for disaster'

Brett Williams sued after the Colorado State Patrol refused to rehire him

Christian millionaire who chairs governors at three academies banning ‘promotion of homosexuality’ says gays shouldn’t marry as their sex ‘organs’ can’t be ‘joined’

Governor Chris Christie will sign the bill into law, ensuring LGBT people under the age of 18 are protected from harmful conversion treatments

LGBT young people are being left traumatized, with some reportedly committing suicide, after they are captured by neo-Nazis and humiliated in front of video cameras

The United Nations' human rights office has rejected Kremlin's controversial anti-gay laws, urging President Putin to consider welfare of LGBT community

Three people were attacked in a suspected hate crime in Queens as the numbers of homophobic attacks are rising

Congresswoman Ana María Jiménez Ortiz has caused controversy for claiming marriage should be reserved for those who can look at each other during the eye during intercourse

Politicians in the former Soviet state want to follow in Mother Russia's footsteps in banning Gay Pride, LGBT-friendly clubs and 'disgusting relations'

Gay rights activist in Russia complains to Google about a popular news and information portal is blocked from the search engine

First ever international football fan conference on homophobia was held in Manchester, England

Larger than average crowds have turned out for the last same-sex marriage protests before the Australian election in the cities of Melbourne and Brisbane, with thousands attending across both cities

The Australian Government has announced a massive boost to funding to fight sexually transmitted infections in its 2013 budget, just weeks before an election that may see it lose office

A member of a group of lawyers who has petitioned Chinese lawmakers to allow same-sex marriage has suggested that civil unions might be the first step towards that goal

Glenn Greenwald calls the nine hour detention of his partner at Heathrow 'a message of intimidation'

The UK’s prime minister and the British broadcaster reportedly had a ‘friendly discussion’ over why Britain won’t boycott the Olympics in light of Russia’s anti-gay laws

Told by Swedish officials to ‘please respect the rules’ high jumper Emma Green-Tregaro changed her nail color from the rainbow design she used to protest Russia’s anti-gay laws

Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova were photographed kissing on the lips at the Track and Field World Championships in Moscow

Campaigner says if Rudd government acts soon, it can halt exodus to New Zealand so that tourism money is spent in Australia, creating jobs for locals

Love in the air and parties on the way as Wellington approves same-sex marriages from Monday, with nearly three dozen couples ready to say they do

Couples come out publicly on Qixi, the Chinese Valentine’s Day in August, when there is increasing acceptance of ‘all Chinese lovers’

When discussing how to respond to a proposal to  San Antonio's nondiscrimination policy, Councilwoman Elisa Chan describes gay sexuality 'disgusting'