14th April 2015
Florida Senate repeals gay adoption ban 1
5:34 PM — Florida's Senate has voted to repeal the ban on same-sex couples adopting children that dates from 1977.
Judge refuses to recognise gay men as parents 64
11:08 AM — A judge in Texas has refused to allow two gay fathers to be listed on their sons' birth certificates - despite being their biological fathers.
Utah married lesbian couple sue to be recognised as legal parents
10:37 AM — Angie and Kami Roe want to be legally recognised as the parents of their child.
13th April 2015
Gay penguin book still topping ‘most banned’ list 8
4:10 PM — A children's book that tells the story of two male penguins raising a child together is still the third-most banned book in the US.
11th April 2015
Republican interrupts a 10-year-old who was speaking against anti-gay bill 128
6:16 PM — A Florida Republican has shut down a ten-year-old boy, who was delivering a speech opposing a proposed anti-gay bill in the state.
2nd April 2015
Irish senators approve same-sex adoption bill 6
6:18 PM — Irish senators have approved plans for same-sex couples to adopt.
Casual Vacancy actress: Being raised by two mums ‘ruined my life’ 56
2:58 PM — British actress Hetty Baynes has attacked Mary Portas for raising a child with her wife - and claims her own upbringing was 'damaging and confusing'
29th March 2015
Prospective gay dads record adorable song for their future baby
12:08 PM — A gay couple who are looking to adopt a child have recorded a song for their unborn child.
21st March 2015
Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff 33
11:17 AM — Russia is attempting to force a vote to ban the United Nations from providing benefits to staff with same-sex spouses.
7th March 2015
Gay man opens up about using his mother as a surrogate to have a baby 47
1:31 PM — A mother has spoken about acting as the surrogate for her gay son, so that he could have a baby.
2nd March 2015
After Adoption sees massive increase in number of LGBT adopters
5:45 PM — Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of the child adoption placements achieved by After Adoption in the last 12 months were placed with parents whom identified as LGBT.
25th February 2015
LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015: Number of kids adopted by LGBT couples has tripled 2
6:20 PM — Charities are ready to come together for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015.
19th February 2015
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.
8th February 2015
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
27th January 2015
LGBT people thinking about adoption urged to take part in webcast 1
12:24 PM — The Government Equalities Office is urging prospective adoptive parents from the LGBT community to take part in a live webcast.
UK: Magistrate who objected to gay parents remains suspended 41
11:31 AM — A Kent magistrate who was told he could return to work after completing an equality course, having objected to a gay couple adopting a child, remains suspended.
21st January 2015
Ireland moves forwards with gay adoption plans 1
11:35 AM — The Irish government has promised to enact legislation to allow for same-sex adoption before the referendum on same-sex marriage.
14th January 2015
Austrian court strikes down ban on gay adoption 1
1:47 PM — The Austrian Constitutional Court has lifted a ban on adoption by same-sex couples.
11th January 2015
Portugal: Opposition party to table same-sex adoption bill 5
8:23 PM — Portugal's opposition Socialist party plans to table a bill which would allow same-sex couples to adopt children and access fertility treatment.