After Orlando, gay Muslims in the Middle East are urging one another to discuss the shooting with their families to determine if it's safe to come out.
The cleric, Salman Odah, stated that "even though homosexuality is considered a sin in all the Semitic holy books, it does not require any punishment in this world."
Almost half of Jamaicans say they would throw their children out of their homes for being gay, resurrecting the issue of homelessness reportedly affecting members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Jamaica.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally welcomed MK Amir Ohana, the first gay lawmaker from the Likud, as he was sworn in to the Knesset Monday.
A prince in Saudi Arabia allegedly threatened to kill staff members who witnessed him being pleasured by a male aide.
A New York state lawmaker has asked that state's governor to enact a travel ban on Louisiana in response to Gov. Bobby Jindal's recent executive order, which is modeled off religious freedom legislation critics say authorises discrimination of LGBT people.
Three men were executed by IS militants for homosexuality in Derna, Libya.
An Egyptian administrative court has upheld a decision by the Interior Ministry banning a Libyan student from returning to the country because he is gay.
Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee has today supported the establishment of a council Rainbow Community Advisory Panel.
Two lesbian activists found themselves sitting in the row in front of Vitaly Milonov, the architect of Russian’s anti-gay laws, on a flight from Moscow to St Petersburg.