13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
Weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of abusing teenage boys 24
12:02 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
12th February 2015
Supreme Court Justice: Same-sex marriage across the US ‘would not take a large adjustment’ 8
5:29 PM — Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday said she thought the US was ready for same-sex marriage.
Tokyo district will recognise gay relationships for the first time in Japan 6
3:47 PM — For the first time in Japan, a district of Tokyo has announced plans to recognise gay couples' relationships through "partnerships" certificates.
WATCH: Out lesbian Senator Katherine Zappone’s call for marriage equality in Ireland 4
1:12 PM — Katherine Zappone, Ireland’s only out lesbian senator, says the country “stands poised to become a beacon of freedom” if it passes equal marriage.
Intimate image of gay couple wins World Press Photo 2014 6
12:33 PM — An intimate image of a gay couple in Russia has won World Press Photo of the Year 2014, beating 97,911 other images.
11th February 2015
Barack Obama: I didn’t lie about opposing same-sex marriage 8
7:56 PM — Barack Obama has denied claims that he mislead people into believing he opposed same-sex marriage.
Star of Russian sitcom comes out as gay 17
7:23 PM — One of the stars of one of Russia's biggest sitcoms has come out as gay.
PinkNews launches new PinkNews.lgbt domain 4
6:40 PM — PinkNews has become one of the first organisations on the internet to launch a .lgbt domain, PinkNews.lgbt.
Slovenian Parliament debates gender neutral marriage 22
6:40 PM — Slovenia's Parliament has in a groundbreaking move debated same-sex marriage, despite gay and lesbian couples being banned from tying the knot there.
US: Kansas governor removes protections for LGBT workers 23
6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
Internet troll spared jail for branding people paedophiles and homosexuals 56
2:39 PM — An internet troll who falsely branded people as paedophiles and homosexuals has escaped a jail sentence.
US: Republicans won’t file Supreme Court brief for same-sex marriage case 7
1:36 PM — The GOP has indicated it will file no brief to the Supreme Court, ahead of an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.
Madonna joins Grindr to chat to fans 27
11:51 AM — Madonna is set to join gay hookup app Grindr... to chat to a few lucky fans.
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
10th February 2015
Poll: 43% of Americans ‘uncomfortable’ bringing a child to a same-sex wedding 33
10:51 AM — Research by GLAAD shows some non-LGBT Americans still report substantial levels of discomfort with LGBT co-workers, family, and neighbours, despite historic legal progress for marriage equality.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
Sam Smith: I need a boyfriend to clean my Grammys 12
6:20 PM — Sam Smith has joked that he needs a boyfriend to clean his four Grammys.
Congratulations! First same-sex couples marry in Alabama 15
4:10 PM — Couples in Alabama got married today after the Supreme Court refused to block same-sex marriage in the state.