16th May 2015
Conchita Wurst: Some people think I’m a trans woman 22
5:59 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has spoken about people assuming that she is a trans woman, but says she is "very strict about the difference".
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.
12th January 2015
Lesbians kicked out of Vienna café for kissing 16
10:03 AM — If being kicked out of a café in Vienna for kissing wasn't enough, this lesbian couple were told by the owner that such behaviour belonged "in a brothel".
19th December 2014
Conchita Wurst is coming back to Eurovision, but not how you think 2
2:30 PM — Drag diva Conchita Wurst is to make a triumphant return to the Eurovision Song Contest - but maybe not how people expected.
6th December 2014
Gym security guards ‘go undercover’ in sauna to stop men having gay sex 20
5:18 PM — Security guards at a gym in Austria are stripping off and going undercover - to stop men having sex in the sauna.
26th November 2014
Lesbian MEP presents the Pope with rainbow scarf 5
12:45 PM — The Vice President of the European Parliament has presented the Pope with a rainbow scarf.
4th October 2014
Conchita Wurst to perform for European Parliament next week 3
11:53 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has been invited to perform for the European Parliament in Brussels next week.
1st September 2014
Russia ditches plans for ‘no gays’ Eurovision rival 97
9:45 PM — Russia has ditched plans to revive the Soviet era Intervision Song Contest as a "family friendy" rival to Eurovision.
4th August 2014
Joss Stone praises Vienna store that bans ‘homophobes, racists, and assholes’ 8
5:29 PM — Joss Stone has voiced her approval for a store in Austria that bans anyone who is "racist, sexist, homophobic or an asshole".
11th July 2014
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
2nd July 2014
Conchita Wurst: It’s annoying I’m still waiting for my right to marry
12:50 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has said that it's "annoying" that politicians insist on drawn-out discussions about same-sex marriage.
25th June 2014
Putin: It is a fictional idea that Russia is anti-gay – we don’t execute gays 14
4:39 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has addressed international controversy surrounding his country's recently introduced anti-gay law, to say that because the country does not execute gay people, it is "fictional" that gay people are oppressed.
16th June 2014
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
12th June 2014
LGBT tourism expected to be worth $202 billion in 2014 3
6:27 PM — The estimate comes as the World Travel Market, an annual business event focused around tourism, announces its decision to increase focus on the LGBT tourist market.
1st June 2014
Russia: Woman arrested for drawn-on Conchita Wurst beard 9
3:11 PM — A woman at a Moscow rally in honour of drag artist Conchita Wurst has been arrested for having a drawn-on beard.
16th May 2014
Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst honoured with sausage portrait 5
4:42 PM — The winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst, has inspired a butcher near her family home to create a sausage in her honour.
15th May 2014
Russian rail boss: Conchita Wurst’s Eurovision win represents ‘vulgar ethno-facism’ 19
5:47 PM — A Russian railway boss has accused the West of imposing "pure propaganda" on Europe after Austria's victory at this year's Eurovision song contest.
11th May 2014
Exclusive: Tory MP complains that ‘trendy intellectuals’ voted for ‘transvestite’ to win Eurovision 75
7:16 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Tory MP Gordon Henderson has posted a rant about Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, claiming that "trendy intellectuals" voted for a "transvestite" to win.
Russian MP: Conchita Wurst winning Eurovision is ‘the end of Europe’ 98
3:18 PM — A Russian MP has claimed that Austrian drag artist Conchita Wurst winning Eurovision is "the end of Europe".
Sunday People mocks Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst: ‘She’s a bloke’ 55
1:32 PM — Newspaper the Sunday People has mocked Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, claiming it is "nonsense" to refer to her as female because "she's a bloke".