This is the photo which lost a gay teacher her job in Russia 7
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 14
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.
20th April 2015
Grindr CEO: We’re very proud of users in countries where being gay is illegal 27
4:44 PM — Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai has said he is "very proud" that the app has users in countries where homosexuality is illegal.
17th April 2015
Watch: You won’t believe what the Russian Army is marching to 6
6:18 PM — Russia is a country that has built itself on a macho reputation - and usually its armed forces are no different...
14th April 2015
Russian Siri refuses to talk about gays: ‘I will pretend I didn’t hear that’ 12
11:48 AM — It has emerged that Apple's virtual assistant Siri refuses to discuss homosexuality in Russia.
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.
6th April 2015
Russia to block support group for gay teens 8
5:09 PM — Russia's main support group for teenagers who identify as LGBT is to be blocked under the country's 'gay propaganda' law.
5th April 2015
Exclusive: BBC cuts gay rights protest from Eurovision anniversary show 46
2:01 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The BBC has admitted it removed scenes of Russia being booed over anti-gay laws from the broacast of Eurovision's Greatest Hits.
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.
21st March 2015
Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff 33
11:17 AM — Russia is attempting to force a vote to ban the United Nations from providing benefits to staff with same-sex spouses.
18th March 2015
Japanese lawmakers to examine LGBT discrimination ahead of Tokyo Olympics 8
4:52 PM — Polticians have formed a multiparty group to look at LGBT rights before the 2020 Olympic Games.
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.
5th March 2015
Human Rights Watch urges Kyrgyzstan to reject anti-gay bill 1
10:54 AM — The Human Rights Watch has urged Kyrgyzstan to reject an anti-gay bill similar to Russia's anti-gay law.
4th March 2015
Russia tries to block UN from providing benefits to gay employees 19
7:03 PM — Russia is trying to block the United Nations from opening up its employee benefits to gay and lesbian couples.
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.