3rd August 2014
Vietnam: Country’s largest Pride parade held in Hanoi 1
5:58 PM — Vietnam's largest ever Pride parade has been held in the city of Hanoi today.
31st July 2014
Australia: Rainbow footpaths installed for International AIDS Conference will be made permanent 4
5:00 PM — A city council in Melbourne, Australia has voted to keep its initially-temporary rainbow footpaths on a permanent basis, following widespread support from the community.
23rd July 2014
Final Fantasy players hold virtual Pride parade to celebrate same-sex marriage
12:05 PM — Final Fantasy players have held a virtual Pride parade, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage to the game series.
6th July 2014
Denmark: Copenhagen quietly renames city centre ‘Rainbow Square’ 6
5:01 PM — Copenhagen has quietly renamed a square in its city centre "Rainbow Square", in honour of the LGBT movement.
5th July 2014
Swedish Ice Hockey team unveils new Pride-themed kit 2
11:26 AM — A Swedish Ice Hockey team has unveiled a new rainbow-themed kit.
29th June 2014
US: Empire State Building lights up rainbow ahead of New York Pride parade
1:14 PM — The Empire State Building lit up in rainbow this week, in honour of today's New York Pride parade.
28th June 2014
UK: Rainbow crossing unveiled in London for Pride
12:15 PM — London's own rainbow crossing has been unveiled, ahead of the city's Pride parade.
25th June 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively backs cringeworthy ‘Rainbow’ song 24
4:42 PM — Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively has backed the release of a new song condemning the use of the rainbow as a pride symbol.
16th June 2014
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
9th June 2014
UK: Brighton unveils first ‘rainbow crossing’ 3
3:54 PM — Brighton has unveiled the UK's first temporary 'rainbow crossing', to celebrate Pride month.
6th June 2014
Canada: Over half of senior students at Catholic school wear pro-gay rainbow socks to graduate 6
4:59 PM — At a Catholic school graduation in Canada, over half of students made a statement in support of their school's gay-straight alliance, by wearing rainbow socks.
10th May 2014
Eurovision: Host banned from wearing rainbows by contest organisers 23
2:48 PM — One of this year's Eurovision hosts has revealed that he has been banned from wearing rainbows by the contest's organisers, because it would be 'political'.
7th February 2014
Russia: Gay Dutch snowboarder is first to protest at Olympics 3
3:34 PM — A Dutch snowboarder is the first athlete to protest against Russia's anti-gay laws, at an Olympic event in Sochi yesterday.
Azerbaijan: Suicide of leading gay rights activist sparks first ‘LGBT news conference’ 2
11:17 AM — The suicide of a gay rights activist in Azerbaijan last month has prompted the city of Baku's first ever LGBT news conference, in which activists established plans to drive for fresh legislation to protect sexual minorities, as well as "Day of Pride" to mark the late campaigner's passing.
4th February 2014
Rainbow appears over Scottish parliament before equal marriage vote 10
5:52 PM — A rainbow has appeared in the sky above Scottish parliament, hours before a vote on equal marriage.
8th December 2013
Italy: Rainbow-themed Christmas lights blasted as ‘provocative and ideological’ 20
10:49 AM — Rainbow-themed Christmas lights set up in Rome to commemorate the recent suicide of a gay teenager have stirred controversy recently, after a far-right group blasted the idea as "provocative and ideological."
12th November 2013
Poland: Giant rainbow set on fire by far-right thugs 16
5:02 PM — Far-right protesters have burnt a rainbow piece of artwork during an event to commemorate Poland's national independence in the capital Warsaw.
7th November 2013
UK: Ebay apologises to lesbian couple after banning pro-gay Christmas T-shirts 10
1:59 PM — Ebay has apologised to a lesbian couple from Yorkshire after it banned the sale of Christmas T-shirts featuring innocuous rainbow scarves because they were listed as items of “gay interest”.
13th October 2013
Gay boxer Orlando Cruz loses in shot for title fight 4
2:37 PM — Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz lost his bid for the featherweight title Saturday night in Las Vegas, after being knocked down in the seventh round by veteran Orlando Salido.
16th September 2013
Joey Barton becomes first footballer to wear anti-homophobia rainbow laces 17
2:09 PM — Football star Joey Barton says “people’s sexuality shouldn't be an issue” in the sport