29th January 2015
Chile gives final approval to same-sex civil unions 5
10:07 AM — Politicians in Chile have given final approval to a bill recognising civil unions between gay and lesbian couples.
23rd January 2015
Chile is set to approve gay civil unions 5
7:29 PM — Politicians in Chile earlier this week voted in favour of legalising same-sex civil unions.
21st January 2015
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
Gay porn star Johnny Rapid arrested after alleged fight with girlfriend over threesome 3
12:17 AM — Johnny Rapid was arrested after an allegedly choking, hitting and pushing his girlfriend, after it is claimed attempting, to arrange a threesome with a 14-year-old girl.
18th January 2015
Mexico: First same-sex couple finally marry in Baja California
6:21 PM — The first same-sex couple have married in the Mexican state of Baja California, after a protracted legal battle and numerous failed attempts.
11th January 2015
Mexico: Same-sex couple forced to cancel wedding, told they are too insane to marry 9
7:03 PM — A same-sex couple who were set to become the first in Baja California to marry have been forced to postpone their wedding - after a counsellor claimed they 'suffer from madness'.
4th January 2015
Dominican Republic ‘won’t recognise’ same-sex wedding at British embassy 20
2:58 PM — The Dominican Republic will not recognise the marriage of a same-sex couple, after the pair were allowed to wed at the British embassy.
2nd January 2015
Judge rules that same-sex marriage licenses must be issued across Florida 10
12:42 AM — A US District Judge has ordered for marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples across all counties within Florida.
1st January 2015
Congrats! Same-sex wedding takes place in Dominican Republic 5
9:59 AM — Despite same-sex marriage being banned in the Dominican Republic, two men have been allowed to marry in the British Embassy.
24th December 2014
Canada: Anti-gay hate group leader found innocent of ‘mischief’ charge 20
3:29 PM — The leader of a listed hate group has been found innocent of a mischief charge, after distributing graphic homophobic leaflets at a Canadian university.
23rd December 2014
Luka Magnotta found guilty in murder trial 8
11:27 PM — Former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been found guilty in the murder and dismemberment of a Chinese student back in 2012.
22nd December 2014
Gender-bending fairy doll sparks outrage in Argentina 25
1:00 PM — A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.
20th December 2014
US Supreme Court will not block same-sex weddings in Florida 9
12:57 AM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in Florida, making it the latest state where same-sex couples will be able to marry.
15th December 2014
Canada: BC government blocks plans for law school that bans gays 7
2:03 PM — The government in British Columbia have blocked a Christian university's plans to open a law school - because it planned to discriminate against gay students.
10th December 2014
Jamaican priest washes the feet of lesbians and calls for ‘respect’ for human rights 6
1:22 PM — An Anglican priest in Jamaica is facing a backlash from his congregation, after he showed respect for the gay community by washing the feet of two lesbians.
9th December 2014
Canada: Catholic school reverses ban on gay rights project 5
10:51 AM — A Canadian Catholic school has reversed its decision to ban two girls from doing a project on gay rights.
6th December 2014
Canada: Olympic figure skater comes out as gay 6
4:05 PM — An Olympic silver medallist figure skater has come out as gay.
3rd December 2014
Former ‘God Hates Fags’ church member travels to Jamaica to help homeless gays 8
7:05 PM — A former member of the notoriously homophobic Westboro Baptist Church is reaching out to Jamaica's oppressed gay community.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
28th November 2014
Catholic school ‘bans’ pupils from doing project on gay rights 16
1:08 PM — A Catholic school has banned two 11-year-old girls from doing a class project on gay rights.