A spokeswoman for Ikea told Sweden's Aftonbladet newspaper: "We have two guiding principles in the communication we distribute from Ikea. The first is home interior design.
The Minnesota representative has rejected a request from Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who is gay, to include language that supports LGBT parents in an adoption resolution.
Mayor Annise Parker says this is the constitutional and right thing to do; meanwhile, Houston's county takes steps to protect LGBT prisoners.
The antigay American evangelical claims that Russia's violent crackdown on LGBT people is actually 'gay-on-gay' violence.