7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 5
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.
6th February 2015
Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries for something he did last month 63
3:45 PM — Actor Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries around the world, over something he did last month.
Peter Tatchell: Labour’s sex education plans don’t go far enough 3
1:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said that Labour's plans to crack down on homophobic bullying in schools don't go far enough.
US: Barack Obama to appoint LGBT rights envoy 14
1:07 PM — Barack Obama is to create a new envoy role within the State Department, to promote LGBT rights around the world.
4th February 2015
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
1st February 2015
RuPaul hits back after Mary Cheney compares drag to blackface 38
1:27 PM — Reality star RuPaul has issued a defence of drag - after Mary Cheney compared it to blackface.
Pro-gay Tory MP Francis Maude to retire 12
11:41 AM — Conservative MP Francis Maude, one of the first senior Tories to engage with the gay community, will not run for re-election in May.
28th January 2015
Brighton head condemns government for excluding gay rights from ‘British values’ push 17
2:46 PM — The head of a leading independent school in Brighton has criticized the government - for failing to include gay rights in its push to promote 'British values' in schools.
26th January 2015
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 16
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
Mark Ruffalo wins SAG award for AIDS drama The Normal Heart 3
12:51 PM — Actor Mark Ruffalo has been awarded a Screen Actors Guild award, for his role in AIDS drama The Normal Heart.
18th January 2015
Italy: Mayor of Milan facing criminal charges for registering same-sex marriages 6
3:47 PM — The Mayor of Milan claims he is facing criminal charges, after he agreed to register a number of same-sex marriages carried out abroad.
London mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow expecting a baby with lesbian couple 9
12:47 PM — Gay rights campaigner Ivan Massow - who is running for Mayor of London - has announced he is expecting a baby.
16th January 2015
Joanna Lumley becomes patron of Peter Tatchell Foundation 3
12:17 PM — Actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has been announced as a new patron of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.
10th January 2015
Australian politician finally apologises for anti-gay sticker… a decade later 44
12:10 PM — A former Australian councillor has finally apologised for a sticker which claimed "the only rights gays have is the right to die".
4th January 2015
CBS Films ‘looking into’ why homosexuality was removed from ‘Pride’ DVD cover 14
1:19 PM — CBS Films has said it will look into why all reference to homosexuality was removed from the American DVD release of Pride.
3rd January 2015
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.
20th December 2014
Labour pledges to introduce humanist weddings 19
12:22 PM — The Labour party has pledged to introduce humanist weddings in England and Wales.
19th December 2014
German high court: Government must recognise some same-sex parents 6
6:12 PM — The high court in Germany has ruled in favour of equality for gay couples who had children abroad via a surrogate.
15th December 2014
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.
13th December 2014
Sir Elton John to marry David Furnish next week in ‘low-key’ ceremony 3
7:19 PM — Sir Elton John is expected to marry his partner David Furnish next week, in a "small and intimate" ceremony.