1st March 2015
Barack Obama pays emotional tribute to departing pro-gay Attorney General 1
6:23 PM — Barack Obama has praised outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder - who was one of the strongest pro-gay voices in his cabinet.
5th December 2014
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
16th November 2014
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie for I’m A Celebrity 3
2:07 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has signed up to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
3rd January 2012
Gay codebreaker Alan Turing remembered in stamp series 24
9:51 AM — The work of codebreaker Alan Turing, who died in 1954, two years after being prosecuted for homosexuality, is to be celebrated on a commemorative stamp this year.
31st October 2011
Danish gay rights pioneer Axel Axgil dies, aged 96 27
10:48 AM — In 1989, Mr Axgil and his partner were the first gay couple to enter into a civil union anywhere in the world.