(EDGE) A gay couple from Naples, Italy claims a bed and breakfast in Santa Maria, a coastal village in the southern Italian Vibo Valentia province, denied them entry because of their sexuality, the International Business Times reports.
(AP) A Japanese legislator is drawing criticism for his comment that "a nation would collapse" if everyone became LGBT.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday gave a Kentucky county clerk room to continue denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians while she takes her religious objections case to a higher court.
(WB) Kenya’s High Court has delayed a ruling on whether the country’s colonial-era sodomy law is unconstitutional.
PASADENA, California (AP) _ The creator of Fox's prime-time soap ``Empire'' said he wants to ``blow the lid off homophobia'' in the African-American community with a depiction of the show's lead character's hostile relationship with his gay son.
(WB) Little Richard has called same-sex attraction “unnatural” in a new interview with Three Angels Broadcasting Network.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to six months in jail for shooting a gay man with a BB gun during a gay pride parade last summer.
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- A young man convicted of sodomy was whipped 20 times Thursday in a northern Nigerian Shariah court.
(EDGE) A right-wing Massachusetts official sparked controversy when he posted a provocative - though seemingly left-field - question on Twitter, reports Patch.com.
The Michigan Republican National Committeeman, who made headlines last year for saying gay men seek free health care benefits because they are afraid contracting AIDS is in, is making waves again for lauding Russia’s highly controversial anti-gay law.
MSNBC Anchor Joy Reid publically apologized Monday after a Twitter user found homophobic remarks on her blog.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Muslim rights organization praises Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan for signing a bill that bans gay organizations, meetings and gay marriage, and commends him for resisting pressure from Western countries.
A North Carolina man with a history of mental illness and incarceration is running for mayor of the suburban Charlotte city of Kings Mountain with the campaign promise that he'll throw all homosexuals in jail, Kings Mountain Herald reports.
A teacher in New Jersey temporarily handed over her certifications after making homophobic remarks on social media.
A former FDNY firefighter is suing the department over claims he faced discrimination because of his race and perceived sexuality.
The owner of a small chain of Mexican restaurants learned an expensive lesson in tolerance when he was ordered by a New York appeals court to pay a lesbian chef $1.6 million for repeatedly saying at staff meetings that gay people were going to hell.
(EDGE) To hear Derrius Guice tell it, at least one team at the NFL Scouting Combine this year seemed eager to know about more than his ability with the pigskin: They wanted to know if he's into other kinds of balls, too.
A controversial bill that sparked international condemnation has been approved by Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan Monday, according to a spokesman for the president. The law effectively bans homosexuality and imposes hefty prison sentences to anyone involved in a same-sex relationship or belongs to a gay organization.
LONDON (AP) — Actor Ian McKellen and 27 Nobel laureates have written an open letter urging Russia's president to repeal an anti-gay law and expressing their solidarity with critics of the legislation.
Last month brought the death of the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, who infamously coined the phrase 'God Hates Fags' and was considered by many to be 'the most homophobic man in America.’