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'The heart is the same. If they could silence us that way to intimidate others, that's exactly what they would do'

The equivalent of nine gay men received a positive HIV diagnosis every day in 2013

Once the leader of a Catholic Church, always a leader of a Catholic Church

'There goes my last lingering thread of my heterosexuality'

Nineteen-year-old beat and kidnapped a gay man he met on a dating app

Kansas City Union Mission says it will refuse shelter to homeless married same-sex couples who want to stay together, even though same-sex marriage isn’t yet legal in the state

Grant Robertson says he will not run again

Raymond Burke was head of the Vatican's supreme court until last month

New cards list 'father's name' or 'mother's name' twice

Dating website is taking some inspiration from Facebook, hoping to reach a broader demographic of users

Letter asking about LGBTI workers rights sent to American Express, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks and 65 more

Two artists have been left 'devastated' after work valued at £6000 was stolen by three men who posed as volunteers

University of Massachusetts basketballer Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in the US National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 in April and he scored 17 points for his team in his first game on Friday night

City allows trans people to legally change their gender without a court order

'That video was not planned. I did not know I was going to get that mic. When I walked up there, I was walking up there, chains bound. I was walking up there, not knowing that I had more hope to myself'

Same-sex marriage is a controversial issue in predominantly Catholic France and has drawn hundreds of thousands of protesters onto the streets

A 26-year-old man has been charged in connection to the case

In an interview with US talk show host Larry King, 2016 GOP candidate Ben Carson warns gays want to ‘redefine everything for anybody else’

The victim, a war veteran, has had most of both arms amputated after he was severely burned

Rep. Patricia Todd wants to name her bill 'Tim Cook Economic Development Act' which will ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation for state employees

During the attack, the suspects allegedly yelled anti-gay epithets and told the victim hopefully 'he learned his lesson'

Despite being seen as a 'high risk group', specific targeting for the suicide program will not happen

'It has been a long and arduous journey towards recognition and we are relieved that the court has protected our rights'

Researchers have poured over numerous surveys and they have found acceptance of homosexuality has grown exponentially in the last two decades

Transgender woman married her girlfriend last week

A Florida gay couple who took each others’ surnames after they married in New York have been ordered by their state’s DMV to change their names back to what they were before they were married or their drivers licenses will be cancelled

Senior official says culture is no excuse for denying human rights