German high court: Government must recognise some same-sex parents 4
6:12 PM — The high court in Germany has ruled in favour of equality for gay couples who had children abroad via a surrogate.
7th December 2014
Russia: Pride organisers awarded £36 ‘compensation’ over event ban 1
12:26 PM — Organisers of a Pride parade in Russia have been granted a paltry amount of compensation after their event was banned from going ahead.
6th December 2014
US court: Hate preacher Scott Lively should stand trial for crimes against humanity 29
12:30 PM — An appeals court has refused to dismiss a case against homophobic pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity.
22nd November 2014
Former Mr Gay UK suspended as police officer after ‘headbutting men’ in toilets
11:52 AM — A former winner of Mr Gay UK has been suspended from his job as a police officer, after he was convicted of head-butting men in a gay club's toilets.
17th November 2014
UK: Man ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing trans woman in supermarket
1:19 PM — A 36-year-old man in Somerset was ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing and misgendering a trans woman in a supermarket.
16th November 2014
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.
14th November 2014
Botswana gay rights group wins right to exist after court battle 1
12:59 PM — A court in Botswana has ruled that the government acted illegally when it banned a gay rights group.
12th November 2014
US: Judge strikes down ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina 3
3:32 PM — A judge in South Carolina has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
8th November 2014
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
7th November 2014
US: Supreme Court now likely to take up same-sex marriage case 3
11:36 AM — The Supreme Court is tipped to take up a same-sex marriage case soon, after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals broke with consensus to rule against equal marriage.
1st November 2014
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.
India: Court files notice to Aamir Khan for ‘promoting’ homosexuality 8
12:15 PM — A court in India has filed a legal notice with Bollywood actor Aamir Khan - for 'promoting' homosexuality on a TV show.
20th October 2014
Barack Obama: I think the Constitution guarantees equal marriage in 50 states 3
3:08 PM — Barack Obama has weighed in on ongoing legal battles surrounding same-sex marriage, to say he believes that equal marriage is a Constitutional right.
Supreme Court justice: No need for us to intervene on same-sex marriage 7
2:43 PM — US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says there is "no need" for the high court to intervene on same-sex marriage.
19th October 2014
US: Anti-gay group spent $690,000 on a failed lawsuit against the IRS 8
3:22 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has been denied a reimbursement of $690,000 in legal fees, after a failed lawsuit against the IRS.
17th October 2014
US: North Carolina magistrate resigns, blames same-sex marriage 52
7:34 PM — A magistrate in North Carolina has blamed same-sex marriage for his decision to resign.
US: Same-sex marriages to begin in Arizona after judge strikes down ban 41
6:52 PM — Same-sex marriages are to begin immediately in Arizona, after a judge struck down the state's marriage ban.
14th October 2014
Scotland: Gay man cleared of trying to rape woman 43
4:25 PM — A Glasgow man has been cleared of trying to rape a 49-year-old woman after telling the court he is gay.
12th October 2014
Texas Attorney General: Banning same-sex marriage reduces number of unwed mothers 46
2:29 PM — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has bizarrely claimed that banning same-sex marriage reduces the number of unwed mothers.
11th October 2014
US: Idaho clerk begins marrying same-sex couples
2:19 PM — Same-sex couples have begun to marry in some parts of Idaho, after a court overturned the state's marriage ban.