22nd June 2015
Malaysia slammed for jailing of two trans women
9:28 AM — An Islamic court in Malaysia has been criticised by human rights groups for jailing two trangsgender women.
Hooray! The smallest country in the world now has same-sex marriage 6
7:52 AM — The Pitcairn Island, which is home to 48 people, has passed a same-sex marriage law, despite there being no same-sex couples there waiting to wed.
21st June 2015
Thousands protest against same-sex unions in Rome 105
3:46 PM — As Italy's Prime Minister pushes for same-sex civil unions, Italians have gathered in Rome to make their objections.
Google joins the fight against revenge porn
11:40 AM — Google is to begin accepting requests to remove "revenge porn" images and videos from search listings.
20th June 2015
Jeb Bush: Marriage debate should continue after Supreme Court judgement 105
2:15 PM — Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has said the same-sex debate should not end with the Supreme Court judgement.
Australian lawyer defends ‘gay panic defence’ 206
9:33 AM — The Australian Law Society has said the "gay panic defence" should not be removed from law.
19th June 2015
Kim Jong-un has found the cure for AIDS, North Korea claims 32
8:06 PM — North Korea is claiming that its Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has found the cure for AIDS, cancer and Ebola - but he probably won't be sharing it with the West.
Gays can get divorced in Texas, court rules 1
7:46 PM — A court has ruled that same-sex couples should be able to get divorced in Texas - despite a continuing ban on same-sex marriage.
Fox News pundit: Charleston shootings happened because society accepts transgender people 86
7:14 PM — A Fox News pundit has blamed society's acceptance of transgender people for the deaths of nine people in a mass shooting.
Democrat Jackie Speier to table bill to end transgender military ban 1
6:55 PM — A Democratic congresswoman plans to table a bill that would end the ban on transgender people in the US military.
More than 20 people arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality 9
5:28 PM — More than 20 people have been arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality, according to reports.
This trans woman just became the first to sing at a professional sporting event
4:32 PM — Opera singer Breanna Sinclairé made history earlier this week by becoming the first trans woman to sing at a professional sporting event.
UKIP plans to ‘show a presence’ at Pride London despite being banned 37
1:31 PM — LGBT* in UKIP has said it still lans to "show a presence" at Pride in London, despite having been banned by organisers over "safety concerns".
Watch: Trans woman makes powerful statement about domestic violence 4
1:14 PM — A video maker has produced a powerful video on domestic violence - recreating some of the injuries that many trans women face.
US lawmaker: Schools should face criminal charges for teaching homosexuality is acceptable 15
11:20 AM — A Republican lawmaker wants to levy criminal charges against schools that teach homosexuality is acceptable, if any students ever get sexually transmitted infections.
Campaign launched to light up Vancouver bridge with rainbows 4
8:20 AM — A campaign has been started urging the city of Vancouver to light up a major bridge with rainbow colours for pride.
18th June 2015
Joe Biden will decide if he is running for President ‘by August’
8:25 PM — Vice President Joe Biden will either announce he is running for President or rule himself out before August, sources say.
Republicans trying to stop gay marriage by banning all non-religious weddings 60
7:57 PM — Desperate Republican politicians from Michigan are already trying to evade an expected Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage - by trying to ban all weddings outside of churches.
Sinn Féin condemns hoax bomb sent to Dublin gay rights charity 2
6:39 PM — The chair of Sinn Féin's LGBT group has spoken out after a fake toxic substance was sent to a pro-gay charity in Dublin.
First ever gay couple graduates from Boston Police Academy 8
6:36 PM — This gay couple have just graduated to become police officers in Boston, and became the first out gay couple to do so.