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.
8th October 2014
US: Anti-gay marriage group proposes ‘straights only’ civil unions 27
5:50 PM — An anti-gay marriage group in the US has proposed the idea of a new form of union only open to straight couples.
4th October 2014
Denmark marks 25 years since world’s first same-sex unions 5
3:28 PM — It has been 25 years since Denmark became the first country in the world to recognise same-sex civil unions.
31st May 2014
Cyprus holds first ever Pride march, organisers push for same-sex unions 15
6:09 PM — Cyprus has held its first ever pride march, with organisers hoping to draw attention to poor LGBT rights in the country.
30th April 2014
Vatican: Catholic bishops will meet to discuss same-sex unions in October 45
10:35 PM — Catholic bishops will hold an 'extraordinary meeting' to discuss same-sex unions later this year, though a change in policy is unlikely.
24th April 2014
Film showing how gay campaigners supported the miners gets Cannes screening 1
11:48 AM — A film showing how gay rights campaigners supported the miners in 1984 will close next month’s Directors’ Fortnight at the International Cannes Film Festival on 23 May.
31st January 2013
Wyoming fails to pass domestic partnership rights for gay couples 13
3:59 PM — A bill to extend domestic partnership rights to gay couples in the US state of Wyoming has been defeated.
14th March 2012
European Parliament resolves to protect gay couples’ inheritance rights 6
4:10 PM — The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling on member states to ensure gay couples inheritance rights are respect around the EU, though it will not be binding on the UK, Ireland or Denmark.