12th February 2015
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.
11th February 2015
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6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
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.
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
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.
UKIP candidate: I wouldn’t be surprised if UKIP wants to repeal same-sex marriage 96
12:27 PM — A UKIP candidate in Cambridgeshire has admitted she "wouldn't be surprised" if her party has considered plans to repeal same-sex marriage.
8th February 2015
US: Lesbian who fought for same-sex marriage in Indiana dies 2
2:33 PM — A woman who successfully sued for the recognition of her same-sex marriage in Indiana has died.
7th February 2015
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria announces engagement
1:29 PM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria has announced her engagement to partner Chelsea Fairless.
4th February 2015
India: Lesbian helpline reveals most calls are from curious men 3
5:48 PM — India's first dedicated helpline for lesbians has revealed that most of the calls it receives are actually from curious men.
2nd February 2015
Lesbians protest author of Russia’s anti-gay law in the best way possible 20
7:10 PM — A pair of lesbian activists have snapped a photo in front of the architect of Russia's 'gay propaganda' law.
1st February 2015
EastEnders star Pam St Clement opens up about bisexuality
12:10 PM — EastEnders actress Pam St Clement has opened up about her bisexuality, and cheating on her husband with a woman.
30th January 2015
The Republican party probably regrets using the ‘ruin a wedding’ hashtag 1
3:44 PM — A zinger from the Democratic party is going viral - after the Republicans used an ill-judged choice of hashtag.
28th January 2015
Gay comic Kate McKinnon cast in Ghostbusters reboot
11:46 AM — Openly gay comic Kate McKinnon has been cast in the new 'Ghostbusters' reboot.
24th January 2015
Q&A: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt answers readers’ questions 84
8:00 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has answered a series of questions posed by PinkNews readers.
23rd January 2015
Last Tango in Halifax writer: It’s a myth that lesbians always get killed off 24
3:18 PM — The writer of 'Last Tango in Halifax' has defended her decision to kill off a popular lesbian character.
21st January 2015
Doctor Who nominated for GLAAD award for lesbian lizard kiss 11
6:14 PM — Doctor Who has been nominated for a GLAAD award - for an episode which featured the show's first lesbian kiss.