14th April 2015
Conservatives pledge to pardon historic gay sex offences in manifesto 19
12:32 PM — The Conservative Party has pledged to extend pardons to gay men convicted of historic sex offences.
11th January 2015
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
11th July 2014
Michael Sam: When I first met my boyfriend, he was dressed as a rabbit and throwing up 13
10:59 AM — Openly gay NFL star has opened up about his relationship, revealing he did not get on with his boyfriend when they first met.
7th June 2014
Puerto Rico: Openly gay lawyer nominated for Supreme Court
3:22 PM — A lesbian lawyer has become the first openly gay person to be nominated for Puerto Rico's Supreme Court.
11th May 2014
Michael Sam celebrates NFL draft by kissing boyfriend on TV 26
11:25 AM — Gay footballer Michael Sam celebrated his historic draft to the St Louis Rams, by kissing his boyfriend on live TV.
28th June 2013
Feature: How the Stonewall riots started the LGBT rights movement 12
4:04 PM — In the early hours of 28 June 1969 a relatively unassuming gay bar in the West Village of Manhattan became the epicentre of an event that changed the course of LGBT history.
1st October 2012
UK: Law on quashing consensual gay sex charges comes into force 24
11:41 AM — From today men with historic convictions for consensual gay sex can apply to have them wiped, as the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 comes into law.
2nd September 2012
Historic gay sex convictions will be able to be deleted from October 14
8:51 PM — From October, men with historic convictions for having consensual gay sex will be able to apply to have the convictions removed from official databases.