25th February 2015
Police investigating the death of young Somali trans woman in Canada
1:38 PM — Sumaya Ysl, a popular member of Toronto's LGBT community, was found dead on 22 February. Police are not treating her death as suspicious.
19th February 2015
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.
18th February 2015
New strain of HIV found in Cuba is twice as agressive as average virus 17
5:48 PM — A new strain of HIV has been found in Cuba, which progresses to AIDS twice as fast as the average strain of the virus.
9th February 2015
Hackers hijack Mexican chain’s Twitter and post homophobic slurs 3
12:01 PM — Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has apologised after Twitter hackers posted homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic tweets from its account.
4th February 2015
Canada clinic allows gay men to donate blood, but not how you think 10
3:54 PM — The Canadian Blood Service has come up with a way to allow sexually active gay men to donate blood.
31st January 2015
Gay kiss artwork covered up by school after compaints 31
6:59 PM — A mural in a school hallway depicting a gay kiss was covered up after students complained about it.
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.