President Barack Obama's administration asked the US Supreme Court to uphold measures shielding around four million undocumented migrants from deportation.
Article 19, the UK's human rights organization proposed introducing a concept of an anti-LGBT crime to the Kazakhstani Criminal Code.
Huge crowds attended Sunday's gay pride parade in Montreal, including several candidates in the upcoming general elections, though Prime Minister Stephen Harper was conspicuously absent.
Nearly half a million Catholics have signed a petition urging Pope Francis to condemn same sex unions as unnatural and rule out allowing divorced believers who remarry to receive communion.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his government would remain opposed to gay marriage during the current parliament, but suggested the issue could be put to a popular vote after the next election.
A teenage girl stabbed along with five other people at a Jerusalem Gay Pride march by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew died of her wounds.
An ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem, in a repeat of a 2005 attack for which he served 10 years behind bars.
Twenty gay and lesbian couples got married in a mass wedding on an Acapulco beach, one month after Mexico's top court all but legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.
Gay marriage may now be legal across the United States, but that doesn't mean people won't get fired if their boss sees the wedding photos.
US President Barack Obama hailed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage, saying it shows social changes once thought impossible can become reality.
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea canceled a performance at a US gay pride celebration after criticism over past remarks that were seen as homophobic.
At least 10 people were injured and 25 arrested in Kiev as scuffles broke out between members of a rare Ukrainian gay pride march and their nationalist foes.
Australia's opposition Labor party introduced a bill into parliament aimed at legalising same-sex marriage.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised a "full and frank" debate on gay marriage in response to an opposition-backed push for reform.
The Irish vote in favour of gay marriage constitutes "a defeat" that highlights a gap between the Church and modern society.
The once-dominant Catholic Church in Ireland was trying to come to terms with an overwhelming vote in favour of gay marriage.
Ireland waited Saturday to learn the outcome of a historic referendum on same-sex marriage, with crowds of anxiously optimistic "Yes" supporters expected at Dublin Castle to hear the result.
Polls opened in Ireland for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church.
With more female, gay and ethnic minority background lawmakers than ever before, the new House of Commons following May 7's general election has never looked more diverse.
Thousands of people, many waving rainbow-colored flags, gathered in Santiago for a "March for Equality," pushing for Chile to acknowledge more gay rights.