18th January 2015
Mexico: First same-sex couple finally marry in Baja California
6:21 PM — The first same-sex couple have married in the Mexican state of Baja California, after a protracted legal battle and numerous failed attempts.
Italy: Mayor of Milan facing criminal charges for registering same-sex marriages 6
3:47 PM — The Mayor of Milan claims he is facing criminal charges, after he agreed to register a number of same-sex marriages carried out abroad.
Family Court magistrate suspended after objecting to gay parents 67
1:39 PM — A magistrate has been suspended - after he objected to a gay couple being permitted to adopt a child.
Justice Secretary: We’re not introducing nude weddings 13
12:11 PM — Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has shot down reports that the government is to allow nudist weddings.
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
17th January 2015
London: Holocaust memorial posters defaced with ‘lies’ graffiti 118
4:18 PM — A number of posters advertising a Holocaust memorial event in East London have been defaced.
UKIP founder: Party is a ‘cult’ under Nigel Farage, won’t win a single seat 24
3:46 PM — The founder of the UK Independence Party has spoken out again against his own former party - and predicted it will not win a seat in May's elections.
Watch: This takedown of ‘gay cure’ therapy is flawless 9
3:19 PM — A new YouTube video attacks the practice of 'conversion therapy' aimed at gay and trans youths, after the death of Leelah Alcorn.
US Attorney General: I will urge Supreme Court to strike down marriage bans 2
11:43 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that his office will urge the Supreme Court to rule in favour of marriage equality, when it hears a same-sex marriage case shortly.
16th January 2015
US: Supreme Court takes case that could bring equal marriage to all 50 states 6
8:40 PM — The US Supreme Court has granted review to same-sex marriage cases from four states.
Conservative MP: ‘Coming out’ as a Tory atheist is as hard as being a gay Tory 18
6:07 PM — A departing Tory MP has 'come out' as an atheist - and says it's as hard to be non-religious within the Conservative party as it is to be a gay Tory.
Pope Francis: Same-sex marriage ‘disfigures God’s plan for creation’ 241
5:56 PM — Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage, saying those who support it are attempting "redefine the very institution of marriage".
Mail columnist compares his opposition to Stephen Fry’s engagement to Charlie Hebdo shootings 64
4:22 PM — A Daily Mail columnist has compared his own opposition to Stephen Fry's engagement to opposition to Charlie Hebdo magazine's opposition to organised religion.
Japan’s ex-PM debuts as a drag queen… could Gordon Brown be next? 8
3:42 PM — The former Prime Minister of Japan has debuted as a drag queen.
Kiss-in protest to take place at Vienna café where lesbians kicked out for kissing 6
3:21 PM — A kiss-in protest is set to take place today at a Vienna café where a lesbian couple were kicked out after they shared a kiss.
US: Bakery accused of discrimination for refusing ‘God hates gays’ cake 21
2:46 PM — An anti-gay activist has filed a 'religious discrimination' complaint against a pro-gay bakery, that refused to bake a cake claiming that homosexuals are "detestable".
Joanna Lumley becomes patron of Peter Tatchell Foundation 3
12:17 PM — Actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has been announced as a new patron of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.
15th January 2015
Cayman Islands students to hold free lectures on gay rights for the first time 6
6:52 PM — A group of students in the Cayman Islands are holding a series of free lectures on gay rights, for the first time.
Manchester Police deny ‘ill informed’ canals serial killer rumours 4
6:14 PM — Greater Manchester Police have denied speculation that a serial killer has dumped dozens of bodies in a canal in the city's gay village.
Michigan must recognise same-sex marriages 1
4:41 PM — A judge has ruled that Michigan must recognise the same-sex marriages carried out in the brief period same-sex marriage was possible in the state.