29th June 2015
Russian MP wants to block Facebook over rainbow flag pictures 39
10:05 AM — The politician responsible for the 'gay propaganda' law has said Facebook should be blocked in Russia.
10th June 2015
Vladimir Putin: I’ve never made a mistake because God built me to be perfect 38
8:27 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed he has never made a mistake - because God built him to be "perfect".
6th June 2015
Russian Orthodox Church cuts ties with Church of Scotland over gay clergy 45
1:55 PM — The Russian Orthodox Church has formally severed its ties with the Church of Scotland - after the Scottish church approved plans for openly gay ministers.
30th May 2015
Russian police arrest gay rights activists at Moscow pride rally 24
1:41 PM — Several gay rights activists have been arrested by police after attempting to stage a gay pride rally in Moscow.
29th May 2015
Anti-gay rights councillor and Bow Group chair suspended by Conservatives 8
12:23 PM — Anti-gay rights Tory councillor Benjamin Harris-Quinney has been suspended by the Conservative party. The decision comes after PinkNews published a recording of him delivering a speech against LGBT rights at an event in Moscow.
23rd May 2015
Eurovision will deploy ‘anti-booing’ tech to silence Russia gay rights protests 13
6:35 PM — The Eurovision Song Contest will deploy noise-cancelling technology tonight - in case Russia's entry is booed again over the country's anti-gay laws.
22nd May 2015
Moscow Pride banned for a tenth year in a row 9
6:25 PM — Moscow Pride parade is continuing its long annual tradition of being banned by Russian authorities.
18th May 2015
Russian police detain protesters at IDAHOT flashmob 3
10:50 AM — 17 Russian activists were detained by police for a pro-gay event in Moscow.
27th April 2015
This is the photo which lost a gay teacher her job in Russia 12
2:05 PM — This is the photo, shared on social media, which lost a lesbian teacher her job in Russia, as her employer was told she was "abnormal" and "unhealthy".
23rd April 2015
Gay Russian teacher loses court appeal to be reinstated after being outed 9
5:40 PM — A Russian teacher who was sacked in December for "immoral" behaviour after being outed by an anti-gay activist, has lost her case in court to be reinstated.
21st April 2015
Out gay diver Tom Daley poses at the Kremlin in Moscow 15
5:15 PM — Out gay Olympic diver Tom Daley has been praised for posting a photo of himself in front of the Kremlin in Moscow.
13th April 2015
Hillary Clinton’s campaign ad gets ’18+’ rating on Russian TV over gay couple 9
6:26 PM — The video announcement of Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign launch has been issued with an '18+' age rating in Russia.
27th March 2015
David Cameron: I personally raised gay rights with Vladimir Putin 11
3:36 PM — David Cameron has said that he has personally raised Russia's poor record on gay rights with Vladimir Putin.
14th March 2015
Canadian opposition leader: PM treating Muslims like Vladimir Putin treats gays 41
12:12 PM — Canada's main opposition leader has savaged the Prime Minister for his stance on Islam - comparing him to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
13th March 2015
Vladimir Putin is definitely not dead, Kremlin insists 32
8:11 PM — The Kremlin has been forced to deny that Russian President Vladimir Putin has died - after he cancelled a string of public appearances.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
Anti-gay lawmaker calls for Russia to boycott Eurovision 21
2:51 PM — Anti-gay Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for Russia to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest, due to champion Conchita Wurst.
27th February 2015
Russian police raid club owned by ‘lesbian selfie’ woman 15
11:39 AM — Russian police raided the lesbian nightclub Infinity, run by the woman who kissed her girlfriend in a viral photo.
20th February 2015
Vladimir Putin’s official DJ loves his gay fans 5
12:26 PM — Putin's DJ of choice, DJ Fenix, says he's a "musician not a politician" and loves his gay fans.
12th February 2015
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.