26th April 2011
Catholic charity loses appeal over gay adoption 173
5:32 PM — A tribunal has thrown out a Catholic charity's bid to be exempted from equality laws which make it illegal to discriminate against gay couples who wish to adopt.
Japan’s first openly gay politician victorious in election 14
4:40 PM — Japan's first openly gay politician has today hailed his election success as a victory for the rights of sexual minorities.
Moscow set to allow first ever gay pride parade in the city 20
3:08 PM — Moscow city authorities gave permission today for the first ever gay pride parade to be held in the Russian capital.
Gay former governor of New Jersey has bid for ordination ‘deferred’ 7
1:13 PM — A gay former governor of New Jersey has had his bid to join the Episcopal priesthood deferred.
Rapper receives death threats over ‘I’m Gay’ album title 16
12:35 PM — An American rap artist has told MTV that he has received death threats following the announcement that he intends to call his new album I'm Gay.
Church of Scotland leaders to discuss special commission report on same-sex relationships 10
12:02 PM — The Church of Scotland's leaders will discuss the Special Commission's report on same-sex relationships and the ministry at May's General Assembly meeting.
Elton John to carry out paternity test for son 25
11:10 AM — Sir Elton John has said that he intends to find out who the real father of his son is.
Lesbian newsreader says gay men and women have a ‘responsibility to come out’ 119
10:31 AM — An openly gay American newsreader has said she believes men and women in her industry have a "responsibility" to come out.