Despite a ban by a local court, more than a hundred LGBT rights activists held the first peaceful gay pride demonstration in the capital of Kiev.
Birmingham Pride festivities begin today at noon with an 'Equal Love' themed carnival march and will continue over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Gay Russian activist Nikolai Alexeyev and fellow organisers of Moscow Pride have been arrested while meeting outside of the office of the Mayor of Moscow.
US President Barack Obama has praised the Boy Scouts of America for opening up their membership to gay youth, but reaffirmed his belief that leadership opportunities in the organisation should be available to gay adults.
Robbie Rogers, the former Leeds United and Stevenage player who retired from football earlier this year, is set to return to play Major League Soccer in the US.
Anti-gay Christian radio host Bryan Fischer has tweeted his distaste at the decision to allow gay members into the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), tweeting a bible reference suggesting drowning would be better than inclusion.
One of George Michael's closest friends has blasted reports suggesting the star threw himself out of a moving car at 70mph last week in a bid to end his own life
US hackers collective Anonymous, has set its sights on Florida's State Attorney, over felony charges brought against an 18-year-old lesbian, for having a relationship with a girl four years younger than her.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, has said he was "proud" to fly the rainbow flag at Whitehall last year for the very first time, and said he hopes other departments will do the same this year.
A florida lesbian 18-year-old, has rejected the plea deal she was offered, after being charged with felony offences for having a relationship with a girl four years younger than her.