26th January 2015
First ever Chinese gay workplace discrimination lawsuit ‘will definitely have an impact’
7:05 PM — What is believed to be the first ever lawsuit over anti-gay workplace discrimination has taken place in a Chinese court.
13th January 2015
Northern Ireland: Couple launch legal bid for same-sex marriage recognition 6
12:37 AM — A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage has been filed in Belfast's High Court.
3rd January 2015
Bollywood actor plans to release intimate photos to ‘prove’ he’s not gay 30
1:17 PM — Bollywood actor Sahil Khan has threatened to release "intimate" photos of him with his alleged female lover - after she claimed he is gay.
US: Idaho governor claims same-sex weddings ‘increase crime’ 54
12:16 PM — Idaho's Governor has launched a court appeal to try and re-ban same-sex marriage, three months after weddings started.
17th December 2014
Egypt: Men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ in bathhouse to go to trial 8
4:12 PM — Dozens of men who were recently arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt went to trial this week accused of "debauchery".
22nd November 2014
Gay murderers suing for right to date each other behind bars 28
1:46 PM — Two gay men jailed for murder are suing the Scottish government for their right to see each other behind bars.
4th November 2014
Iceland: Lawsuit challenges ban on gay men donating blood 4
1:13 PM — Describing the current policy as "a clear example of discrimination", a man in Iceland is set to sue in order to lift the ban on gay men donating blood.
3rd November 2014
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
28th October 2014
Trans woman finally settles 17-year lawsuit against Irish government 4
4:15 PM — Transgender woman Lydia Foy will finally end her long-running legal battle with the Irish government for gender recognition.
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.
3rd October 2014
Lawsuit accuses The Notebook author of supporting pupils’ ‘homo-caust’ against gay students 4
11:36 AM — Nicholas Sparks, best-selling author of the Notebook, has been accused of racism, homophobia, and anti-semitism after allegedly endorsing school pupils who “sought to enact a ‘homo-caust’ against a group of gay students.”
Lesbian suing sperm bank after having mixed-race baby says she was ‘hung up on’ by clinic 5
10:34 AM — A lesbian who is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man’s sperm has said she was "hung up on" by the clinic when she called with questions.
26th September 2014
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
21st September 2014
John Travolta’s alleged former lover ‘tried to settle lawsuit’ for $10 million 1
12:03 PM — A man who claims to be John Travolta's former lover has allegedly offered to settle legal action with the star - for $10 million.
9th September 2014
First gay clergy member to marry in UK sues Church of England after sacking 41
12:04 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has begun legal proceedings against the Church of England.
1st September 2014
US: Gender non-conforming teen to sue DMV after being told to ‘look like a boy’ for license photo 72
7:36 PM — A gender non-conforming teen applying who was told to "look more like a boy” for their driver's license photo plans to file a federal lawsuit.
30th August 2014
US: New Jersey man suing Grindr for negligence after hooking up with 13-year-old 16
1:31 PM — A New Jersey man is suing Grindr, claiming the app's lack of age verification led him to hook up with a 13-year-old.
29th August 2014
US: Sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer dropped 3
12:00 PM — A sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer has been dropped.
Chinese man sues gay ‘cure’ clinic after electric shock treatments 4
9:50 AM — A man hopes to have the practice of gay "cure" therapy banned in China, as he is suing a clinic which performed electroshock treatment on him.