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Gay Olympians: Few are out and proud

It’s one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. You can count its members on the fingers of two hands. Openly gay Olympians.

Kenya frees 5 arrested at alleged same-sex wedding

Five people arrested in Kenya last week for allegedly planning a same-sex wedding have been freed by police and told to flee their community to avoid trouble.

Homophobia rears ugly head in Africa

Gays and lesbians across the African continent are increasingly fearful for their lives as anti-gay protests and police arrests intensify, and activists say the homophobia is being driven by U.S. evangelists bent on gaining converts.

Gay Olympians are finding a safe haven at PRIDE House

For gay athletes, maybe the bold step of opening the two PRIDE Houses at the Vancouver Games is the start of a new Olympic tradition and another sign of growing tolerance.

Gay fashion designer found dead

Gay fashion designer Alexander McQueen, whose clothes have been worn by stars such as Lady Gaga and Rihanna, has committed suicide, British authorities say.

Rugby legend claims skit was homophobic

Actor Ian Roberts, the hunky rugby legend who is openly gay, has joined a lawsuit against an Australian television network over a skit he called homophobic.

Local LGBT groups partner with Red Cross

Canvass for a Cause and coalition partners Courage Campaign, Marriage Equality USA, Equality California, the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality, Empowering Spirits Foundation, and the San Diego Equality Campaign invite the community to join them in helping the victims of the earthquake in Haiti last Tuesday.