19th December 2014
German high court: Government must recognise some same-sex parents 5
6:12 PM — The high court in Germany has ruled in favour of equality for gay couples who had children abroad via a surrogate.
4th December 2014
Politician forced to step down after tweeting ‘Thank God Nazis shot gays’ 45
12:15 PM — A Latvian politician has been forced to resign after she tweeted to say "thank god Nazis shot gay people."
3rd October 2014
Artist projecting Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto public street 28
4:38 PM — An artist is under fire for projecting his Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
German Ethics Council: Incest should be legal for consenting siblings 68
2:10 PM — A German advisory board has claimed that incest between consenting siblings should be legal.
29th September 2014
British man raped at Oktoberfest in Munich 4
6:51 PM — A British man was reportedly raped at an Oktoberfest celebration in Germany.
27th August 2014
US: dotHIV provides domains to raise money for HIV research and prevention
9:26 PM — A Berlin-based organisation is using digital innovation to raise money for HIV and AIDS research and prevention.
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.
25th July 2014
Germany: The city of Munich celebrates Gay Pride 4
2:59 PM — Another German city celebrated Gay Pride with gusto this weekend.
9th July 2014
Pornhub asks users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked by Germany’ 4
2:47 PM — Pornhub has pleaded with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men "getting f**ked" by Germans in the World Cup.
23rd May 2014
Founder of anti-gay German party now claims to be pro-gay 11
4:51 PM — A political party in Germany, known for its opposition to LGBT rights, claims to have changed its position.
8th April 2014
Radio host: ‘If gays aren’t stopped, US Christians will be killed like Jewish people in Nazi Germany’ 71
7:32 PM — A US radio host has made the claim that "Hitler was trying to create a race of super gay male soldiers," saying the "Nazi Party was homosexual."
6th April 2014
Germany: Lesbian-exclusive burial site opened in historic Berlin cemetery 5
3:33 PM — A new burial area exclusively for lesbians has now been opened in a historic two-century-old Berlin cemetery.
1st April 2014
Germany: Lesbian-exclusive burial site to be inaugurated in historic Berlin cemetery 4
3:24 PM — A new burial area exclusively for lesbians is set to be inaugurated in a historic two-century-old Berlin cemetery this weekend.
21st February 2014
German court declines to rule on joint adoption by gay couples 16
1:13 PM — Germany’s highest court has refused to rule on allowing same-sex couples in civil partnerships the right to adopt children.
28th January 2014
Former Arsenal goalkeeper: Coming out ‘would be nuts’ because football ‘is a man’s sport’ 36
6:53 PM — Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann says gay footballers should stay in the closet.
9th January 2014
Thomas Hitzlsperger: There’s ‘a long way to go’ before a premiership star comes out and continues playing 11
10:49 AM — Ex-premiership footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger says there is "a long way to go" before there will be an openly gay man playing in top league football.
8th January 2014
Football stars Joey Barton and Gary Lineker praise Thomas Hitzlsperger for coming out 5
1:39 PM — Figures in the world of football are praising former West Ham player Thomas Hitzlsperger, over his decision to announce that he is gay.
2nd January 2014
Germany gets its first out lesbian cabinet minister 4
4:33 PM — In low key fashion, Germany's new Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks came out this week in a newspaper interview – making her the country's first openly lesbian cabinet member.
9th December 2013
Germany’s President snubs Sochi Winter Olympics 12
5:21 PM — German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Russia next year.
29th November 2013
Gay German policeman kills and eats man after meeting on cannibal website 24
1:19 PM — A gay policeman in Germany has been arrested on suspicion of killing and chopping up a man he met on a cannibal website.