15th April 2015
France ‘refusing to back down’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 28
3:38 PM — France is refusing to back down over the selection of an ambassador - after nominating a gay man to go to Vatican City.
7th December 2014
Poland’s first openly gay mayor takes power 4
1:02 PM — Poland's first ever openly gay mayor Robert Biedron has officially taken up his office.
4th December 2014
Prince Harry jokes with man in drag: ‘Don’t chat me up – it’s weird’ 21
9:01 AM — Among other photocalls at a charity event, Prince Harry appeared this week alongside a man in drag, who he told: "Don't try to chat me up, that's really weird."
11th November 2014
Philippines: Quezon City to host ‘largest’ international LGBT film festival
12:57 PM — Philippines’ largest city Quezon is set to host the first International Pink Film Festival, which is slated to be largest LGBT films event.
5th November 2014
City boss told staff: ‘Badminton is a sport for gays and players should get a dress’ 1
2:52 PM — A City boss at a firm accused of racial harassment discrimination told his staff that Badminton is a sport for “gays”, a tribunal hears.
27th August 2014
Germany: Out Berlin mayor to stand down 2
11:41 AM — Berlin's out mayor has announced that he is quitting at the end of the year, after 13 years in the role.
26th August 2014
US: Cincinnati to cover transition-related procedures under health insurance 1
8:00 PM — Medically necessary transition-related procedures will be covered under Cincinnati, Ohio's health insurance starting next year.
8th July 2014
Evan Davis: There are more gay people at the BBC than you would think 2
4:50 PM — One of the BBC's most influential presenters Evan Davis, has praised the corporation for its efforts towards diversity.
6th July 2014
Denmark: Copenhagen quietly renames city centre ‘Rainbow Square’ 6
5:01 PM — Copenhagen has quietly renamed a square in its city centre "Rainbow Square", in honour of the LGBT movement.
29th June 2014
US: St Louis marries four same-sex couples in spite of state ban 1
3:05 PM — Four same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in St Louis, Missouri, despite the state constitutionally banning same-sex marriage.
9th June 2014
UK: Brighton unveils first ‘rainbow crossing’ 3
3:54 PM — Brighton has unveiled the UK's first temporary 'rainbow crossing', to celebrate Pride month.
9th August 2013
Gay couple stage a kiss in front of ‘Moscow’ — a hamlet in Scotland 2
4:17 PM — A gay couple has staged a kiss outside "Moscow", a small hamlet in Scotland, to campaign against the controversial anti-gay laws in Russia.