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Indian ministry calls gay sex 'immoral', calls for ban

India's home ministry urged the country's Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a landmark decision to decriminalise gay sex, saying homosexuality was immoral, "against nature and spreads HIV."

Tel Aviv named world’s best gay city

Tel Aviv outstripped New York in being voted as the top gay city in the world, according to a recent survey by American Airlines and

The Israeli city was named City of the Year 2011 by

US teen sentenced to 21 years for killing gay student

A US teenager was sentenced on Monday to 21 years in state prison for shooting a gay student in the back of the head, killing him during a computer lab class three years ago.

Brandon McInerney, 17,

Nigeria Senate approves anti-gay marriage bill

Nigeria's Senate voted on Tuesday to criminalise gay marriage, instituting prison terms of more than a decade for violations in a nation where gays and lesbians already face discrimination and abuse.

Briton burnt alive 'for being gay'

In a horrific attack, a 28-year-old man in Britain was savagely beaten, burnt alive and then tied to a lamppost ‘for being gay’, a media report said.

The charred remains of Stuart Walker, an assistan

Presbyterian church in US to ordain 1st gay

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More than two decades after Scott Anderson told his California congregation that he was gay and therefore must resign as its pastor, the Presbyterian Church (USA) is preparing to welcome him back.


Census: 131,729 gay couples report they're married

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Increasingly visible, the number of gay Americans telling the U.S. census they're living with same-sex partners nearly doubled in the past decade, to about 650,000 couples. And more than 130,000 recor

Britain plans to introduce same-sex marriage


The British government has drawn up plans to introduce same-sex civil marriages before the next election in 2015, Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone said.

"I am delighted to announce today that i

New York sets lottery for first day of gay weddings


With thousands of requests pouring in for the first day of same-sex marriages in New York City, the mayor's office said on Tuesday it would establish a lottery to select 764 couples.

The city's decis

US backs gay rights as human rights


The United States on Tuesday asserted that it strongly supports gay rights and considers them as human rights even as its embassy in Islamabad was being slammed by Right wingers for organising an even

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