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Homosexuality still listed as 'chronic problem' alleges lawsuit

Los Angeles - Matthew Moore is suing his doctor and his medical network after they allegedly ignored his complaint about notations in his medical records indicating that he was suffering from homosexual behavior.

'GayStation' sold to raise money for charity

A Swedish retailer has sold a custom designed PlayStation 4 that has been dubbed "GayStation" with all the proceeds being donated to an LGBT charity.

Colorado same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Denver - Three Colorado counties are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

Thousands celebrate diversity in London LGBT Pride parade Special

London - Thousands of people gathered today in London's Baker Street to kick-off the 2014 LGBT London Pride celebrations, despite the less than ideal weather. Rain or shine, the show must go on.

‘Queen of Eurovision’ to open Stockholm Pride 2014

Conchita Wurst, the winner of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is to open the 16th annual Stockholm Pride festival in Sweden next month.

Conchita Wurst to perform at The George as part of Dublin Pride

Austrian drag queen and Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst is in Dublin this evening, performing as part of the city’s ongoing month-long gay pride celebrations.

Conchita Wurst to headline London Gay Pride 2014

Conchita Wurst, the Austrian drag queen who came to international prominence after winning this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, has been announced as the headline act for the 2014 London Gay Pride.

Texas Gov. Perry visits SF, compares homosexuality to alcoholism Special

San Francisco - Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited San Francisco on Wednesday and stunned an audience in the famously tolerant city by comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.

Texas Republicans officially endorse 'gay cure' therapy

Fort Worth - The Republican Party of Texas has voted to approve an official platform endorsing discredited and dangerous 'reparative therapy' meant to 'cure' gays and lesbians of their homosexuality.

Photo essay: Kitchener hosts humble, but fabulous Pride Festival Special

Kitchener - Kitchener's annual tri-Pride Festival and live music show welcomed hundreds to the city's downtown core on Saturday, proving that small cities can measure up to Toronto after all.

Church changes anti-gay views after pastor's son comes out

La Mirada - A Baptist church in Southern California has rejected its parent church's official anti-gay policy after the pastor's son came out as gay.

Utah ordered to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages

Salt Lake City - A federal judge on Monday ordered Utah officials to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages performed in the staunchly Mormon state late last year and early this year before the U.S. Supreme Court issued an emergency stay halting such unions.

Dozens wed after judge strikes down Oregon same-sex marriage ban

Portland - Dozens of Oregon same-sex couples rushed to marry on Monday after a federal judge struck down the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Idaho judge reverses same-sex marriage ban

Boise - A judge in Boise, Idaho has overturned an ban on gay marriage which has been in effect since 2006. Couples may be able to get married this Friday.

Same-sex relationships still a no-go for new game, Nintendo says

Los Angeles - Despite a fan-made petition to get the company on board for same-sex relationships in a new game, Nintendo says it is not here to provide social commentary.

GOP lawmaker: Gay sex is 'one-way alley for the garbage truck'

Sioux Falls - A Republican state lawmaker and Christian leader from South Dakota has written a letter warning of what he calls the dangers of gay sex, titled "A One-Way Alley for the Garbage Truck."

Mass. lesbian 'throuple' expecting first child

An extra-legally wedded trio of Massachusetts lesbians is set to become what they believe is the world's first same-sex parental "throuple."

Op-Ed: Appearance by a lesbian humourist cancelled

Spartanburg - On Monday, the University of South Carolina Upstate announced that they were cancelling an appearance by lesbian humorist, Leigh Hendrix.

Expert witness at same-sex marriage trial: 'gays going to hell'

Detroit - An expert witness hired by the state of Michigan to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban testified Thursday in a court case challenging the ban that unrepentant gay people are going to "hell."

Ugandan president to sign bill punishing gays with life in prison

Kampala - Uganda's president has announced he will sign a controversial anti-gay bill that will punish people convicted of certain consensual adult sex acts with life imprisonment.

Gay men dragged from homes, brutally beaten, by Nigerian mob

Abuja - An angry anti-gay mob rampaged through Nigeria's capital, dragging men suspected of being homosexuals from their homes and brutally beating them with wooden clubs and iron bars.

Restaurant owner refuses to serve gay people or 'freak' customers

Enid - An Oklahoma restaurant and bar owner has raised eyebrows and ire by refusing to serve gay people, blacks, Hispanics and other racial minorities, welfare recipients, disabled people, Muslims and Democrats.

Michigan RNC candidate: Kick 'Satanic' gays out of GOP

Houghton - A candidate for a seat on the Republican National Committee (RNC) believes the GOP is too inclusive and that gays, who she says are perverted Satanic child predators, should be "purged" from the GOP.

Nesting-doll set to raise awareness of Russian LGBT controversy Special

With the Sochi Olympic Games starting shortly, Russia's "gay propaganda" laws have been a concern for attendees and athletes alike. A Toronto resident has created a subversive product to show support and raise awareness: Russian nested dolls.

80% of Indiana church quits after gay choir director forced out

Alexandria - An Indiana church has seen attendance drop by around 80 percent after its gay choir director left his position over work pressure he says is due to his sexual orientation.

Boy Scouts to admit gay members starting January 1

The Boy Scouts of America have relaxed their strict admittance policy to allow homosexual boys to become Scouts, but the decision has not been accepted openly by everyone.

Duck Dynasty star once attacked gays as 'evil,' 'heartless'

Days after releasing a statement in which he claimed that he would "never treat anyone with disrespect," suspended Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has appeared in a video in which he calls gays "full of murder," "heartless" and "evil."

Croatians vote against LGBT marriage equality

Zagreb - Same-sex marriage will be banned under Croatia's constitution as nearly two-thirds of voters in Sunday's national election approved a referendum defining marriage as "a union between a woman and a man."

DePaul students respond to LGBT harassment through performance Special

Chicago - The LGBT community faces hoards of discrimination on a daily basis. Many efforts exist to break down brass terms and the slurs. DePaul University in Chicago is also taking the stand to instill equality for all.

Senate passes ENDA, historic LGBT anti-discrimination bill

Washington - The US Senate voted on Thursday to approve landmark civil rights legislation that would outlaw workplace discrimination against LGBT individuals.
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Singers of Zone One Tondo Organization (ZOTO) performing a song about LGBT love
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A photo of same-sex couple Mima Simic and Marta Sisak is seen in their home in Zagreb. Croats voted overwhelmingly in favor of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman" on December 1, 2013
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Same-sex couple Mima Simic and her girlfriend Marta Susak vote in a referendum in Zagreb December 1, 2013. Croats voted overwhelmingly in favor of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman"
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Deaf Rainbow Philippines (DRP) comes full force to the 29 Steps for LGBT Human Rights Festival. DRP is the first national organization of deaf LGBT people in the Philippines.
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Members of the HSBC troop warm up before the parade.
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