British actor Ian McKellan has criticised New Zealand Prime Minister John Key for using the word "gay" to mock a radio host's attire, saying the term should not be casually used as an insult.
Two women tied the knot on Saturday in Taiwan's first same-sex Buddhist wedding, a move rights groups hope will help make the island become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage.
Communist Vietnam is considering legalising same-sex marriage, which would catapult it to the fore of gay rights in Asia, where traditional values dominate many societies and sodomy is illegal in some.
Gays and lesbians puckered up at "kiss-ins" outside Chick-fil-A outlets across the United States in protest over the fast-food chain's opposition to same-sex marriage.
Koyuki Higashi is slim, articulate and intelligent, things that make a would-be wife attractive to many in Japan. But Higashi knows she will probably never marry because she is a lesbian.
New Zealand lawmakers will hold a vote on allowing gay marriage after a proposal to change the law was listed on parliament's agenda Thursday.
A newlywed homosexual Frenchman is on a mission to prove that "being gay and Muslim is possible" after feeling forced for years to choose between his religion and sexuality.
Three decades of safe-sex messages to gays have failed to stem the spread of HIV among a population at greater risk of the AIDS virus than heterosexuals, experts warned in The Lancet on Friday.
Two women plan to tie the knot next month in Taiwan's first same-sex Buddhist wedding, as gay and lesbian groups push to make the island the first society in Asia to legalise gay marriage.
They are either fired or not hired. This is an unspoken rule for many commercial structures: human rights activist.
Representatives of Kazakhstan’s LGBT community told Tengrinews.kz why they never hold pride parades.
Kazakhstan Commission on Social-Cultural Development discussed and submitted draft Marriage and Family Code for the second reading on October 6.
Sexual orientation is not a barrier for a person willing to work in state authorities.
A citizen of Shymkent moved to a neighboring country because of constant insults for his sexual orientation.
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