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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved of the world’s first over-the-counter testing kit allowing people to check themselves for HIV at home

The chair of Pride London, Patrick Williams, has resigned after criticism of the board’s handling of World Pride

The chaos of London’s World Pride 2012 shows that grassroots involvement, rather than corporate control, is the way forwards, says Alex Tarran

Jordan's gay magazine, My Kali, has been featured on the Facebook page of the capital city, Amman, with a call for people to respect gay rights - provoking lively debate

Gay icon caused controversy among her fans after she openly supported homophobic preacher Joel Osteen

Stonewall showcases the latest in canine quality to aid its campaign for global equality

Odd Future member recalls how he first fell in love with a man

Terrence Higgins Trust says the gay community must lead the battle against HIV and AIDS

Last minute meeting of Pride London and city authorities has not salvaged World Pride

John Barrowman teams up with the Kaleidoscope Trust to launch a video campaign for global LGBT rights

Marriage of Hughes and Eldridge fuses young gay power couple influential in US politics

Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault confirms President Hollande’s promise in parliament yesterday

South Korean transgender singer Harisu is back with new single after six years

CNN anchor says he 'appreciates all the nice tweets'

Donations from supporters immediately tripled compared to previous days

Will Trinkle,  Juan Granados and their son told they are not a family under state law

Megan Rapinoe: 'It's important to be out and to live my life that way'

LGBT US flag tribute to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on 4 July

Gaydar offered ‘considerable financial support’ to bail out London’s World Pride but were told it was too late

'The press became fixated on Anderson’s orientation. And for years, I talked around it'

Gay Star News is proud to announce we have partnered up with leading car company Alfa Romeo for a special competition in London’s Soho

The South African constitution should be used and enforced, not changed to freeze out gay and trans citizens, says lesbian human rights campaigner Melanie Nathan

Does the BBC really stand for Believers Broadcasting Christianity? Garry Otton says it does as ‘Auntie’ gets ready for her 90th birthday

United Nations ambassadors of South Africa and Brazil call for action on sexual orientation and gender identity as universal human rights and want to combat hate crimes

Reports in the press are taking the surprise out of plans for the Olympics opening and closing ceremonies, says East London lesbian and campaigner Linda Wilkinson

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LGBT activists call for closure of safe house over allegations that staff member abused residents

The London arts festival for the over 60s returns with a play concerning the troubles of being gay in 1950s Britain

Matthew Jenkin reveals his new toned body after months of blood, sweat and tears for his Olympic challenge