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A TED speaker, scientist and renowned academic researcher is stable after being gored by a stag in the Scottish Highlands

Seattle Police are investigating after someone doused a stairwell with gasoline and ignited it in one of the city’s most popular gay nightclubs just after midnight on New Year’s Eve, forcing patrons to evacuate the building

Very few protests meet Danny Leclair and Aubrey Loots as they exchange vows at the 125th Rose Parade

President Goodluck Jonathan has not yet been sent the bill for signature, activists believe, and could delay it further

Gay rights activists have said without the figurehead of equality, politicians could easily take away the ‘Rainbow Nation’

British Board of Film Classification says UK mobile internet provider O2 shouldn’t blame them if its blocking all LGBTI sites

Only President Yoweri Museveni stands in the way of draconian anti-LGBTI bill becoming law. He appears to want to win domestic support without alienating international opinion

Fox News regular Charles Krauthammer has called the LGBTI community’s fight for equal treatment heroic but says they should be more tolerant of religious gay marriage opponents as that was President Obama’s position on the issue only a few years ago

Episcopal bishop the Rev Otis Charles, who became the first Christian bishop to come out as gay to fight for LGBTI rights in 1993, passed away 26 December

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck has declared the climate of homophobia in Russia to be ‘hetero-fascism,’ likening it to Nazi Germany, and says he will stand with gay activists against it

Green Bay Packers star refutes reports by explaining 'I really, really like women'

More than 1,000 same-sex couples have married since ban was lifted 11 days ago

Sean Reyes sworn into office as state plans appeal to court decision making same-sex marriage legal

A Cambridge academic is fighting for her life and may never walk again after a 'one-in-a-million' attack

Homofin is even encouraging mothers to mix the drug secretly in their suspected gay sons’ food

'If signed by the President, this new law would reinforce stigma and prejudice, and institutionalize discrimination'

A 17-year-old boy is hoping one of the largest youth organizations in the US will allow LGBTI adults to become scout leaders

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Sir Michael Codron and Sandi Toksvig lead the LGBTI names on the annual awards

Liberal-National Coalition MP Warren Entsch has become the latest high profile Australian Government politician to say he believes his colleagues will be allowed a conscience vote on same-sex marriage in 2014 – adding to the pressure on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow one

Theda Good is to become the first openly gay or lesbian person to be ordained as a pastor in the Mennonite Church USA so that she can lead a congregation in Denver, Colorado from 2014

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has said that his only concern about having a gay team mate would be about how good a player he was and not about his sexuality

Christopher Peloso had suffered from depression; he and Smitherman had three kids

Far-right Muslim group calls for anyone who supports LGBTI people, 'homosexual terror mongers', to be jailed for life

Foreign affairs minister John Baird reveals he privately lobbied to stop the federal gay propaganda law from passing in Russia

A 28-year-old trans woman spent four years living on the Italian streets before she was beaten to death with sticks and thrown on a train track

Drinks giant, currently under fire for sponsoring the Sochi Olympics in Russia, included a gay wedding scene in most European countries with marriage equality

A group of LGBTI Thai activists have announce plans to form a Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression Rights Party (SRP) – but they will not be ready in time to contest the 2014 election

‘A Jew always has a much higher soul than a non-Jew,’ regardless of their sexuality according to Bayit Yehudi lawmaker Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan

Spokesperson for Mayor Parker calls marriage a 'private matter,' adding there is nothing new to report