7th February 2012
Appeals court rules California’s gay marriage ban breaks US constitution 18
11:02 PM — California's voter initiated ban on gay marriage has been ruled unconstitutional by a US federal court, upholding a decision by a judge to lift the ban in 2010.
Ugandan gay death penalty bill back in parliament 31
4:18 PM — An infamous gay death penalty bill has been reintroduced to the Ugandan parliament today.
Northern Cyprus anti-gay law to be challenged 22
3:19 PM — A case has been lodged at the European Court of Human Rights against Turkey today to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus.
Daily Mail editor: Not a homophobic bone in Jan Moir’s body 65
2:35 PM — Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre defended Jan Moir at the Leveson Inquiry yesterday when questions turned to her 2009 column on Stephen Gately's death.
Video: ‘Weekend’ screenplay wins Evening Standard British Film Award 10
12:08 PM — Andrew Haigh's screenplay for the critically-acclaimed British gay romance Weekend beat off competition last night to win an Evening Standard British Film Award.
Finland: Gay candidate loses presidential race 5
11:49 AM — Pekka Haavisto, the openly gay candidate in Finland’s presidential race, has lost to opponent Sauli Niinistö.
Malta considers hate crimes after bus attack on lesbians 10
11:35 AM — An off-duty Maltese bus driver has been charged after physically attacking two lesbian fellow passengers, reportedly for kissing. Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has reportedly now issued instructions to strengthen Malta's laws.
Roland Martin’s Beckham crack ‘about soccer, not gays’ 28
10:41 AM — A US political commentator has apologised for causing any offence after sending a tweet during Sunday's Super-Bowl which suggested "smacking the ish" out of a man who enjoyed David Beckham's H&M advert.
Future of Brighton Pride uncertain over ‘£200,000 debt’ 29
9:49 AM — The future of Brighton Pride is in doubt again after reports its organisers owe creditors up to £200,000. Pride (South East) called the release of the financial documents which outline the debts "unhelpful" and a "misrepresentation".