5th December 2014
Is investigating this gay kiss in a TV ad ‘homophobic’? 20
4:17 PM — Spanish regulators have been deemed "homophobic" for investigating an advert which shows two men kissing after a complaint.
Vladimir Putin: Russia doesn’t have a problem with gays 25
2:59 PM — Vladimir Putin is claiming that the West has invented Russia's record of homophobia.
4th December 2014
Politician forced to step down after tweeting ‘Thank God Nazis shot gays’ 45
12:15 PM — A Latvian politician has been forced to resign after she tweeted to say "thank god Nazis shot gay people."
3rd December 2014
Irish Catholic church: Voting for same-sex marriage will undermine society 34
6:37 PM — The Catholic church has distributed a 16-page document to parishes across Ireland 'briefing' against same-sex marriage ahead of next year's referendum.
Aeroflot pilot makes anti-gay remarks and jokes about MH17 tragedy 27
4:09 PM — A pilot on Russian national airline Aeroflot has been caught making racist and homophobic remarks on social media.
Irish PM goes for a drink in Dublin gay bar 9
1:38 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has visited a popular Dublin gay bar.
Greek justice minister: It is ‘dangerous’ to talk about same-sex adoption and marriage 15
10:36 AM — The Greek justice minister has been widely criticised for condemning same-sex marriage, saying it would not be possible in the country because its citizens "respect traditions" and "human nature".
1st December 2014
Thousands quit Finnish church after Archbishop ‘welcomes’ same-sex marriage 21
6:52 PM — Thousands of people have left Finland's biggest church, after its head signalled his support for same-sex marriage.
Watch: Russian TV falls for spoof video of 11-year-old who loves gay porn 15
6:05 PM — A Russian TV station has fallen for a satirical video of an 11-year-old's parents putting gay porn on his wall.
Russia: Removed Steve Jobs memorial ‘up for auction’ 5
5:13 PM — A memorial to Steve Jobs in Russia, that was torn down when Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay, has been put up for auction.
Androgynous model wears high heels for graduation 9
2:14 PM — Model Ivan Fahy graduated from NUI, Galway last month while wearing high heels.
Poland just got its first out gay mayor! 17
10:07 AM — An LGBT campaigner has just won a mayoral election in northern Poland, and is what is thought to be the country's first out gay mayor.
30th November 2014
Huge rise in number of gay Russians seeking asylum in the US 20
6:07 PM — The number of gay Russians seeking asylum in the United States has nearly tripled in just two years.
Russian bank with ties to Putin loans £32m to far-right French party 11
3:10 PM — A Russian bank with links to the Kremlin has allegedly agreed to loan €40m (£32m) to France's far-right Front National.
29th November 2014
France: Former President who wants to repeal same-sex marriage elected as opposition leader 11
9:55 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who wants to repeal same-sex marriage, has been elected to lead the main opposition party.
Finland: Church head welcomes same-sex marriage vote 18
5:03 PM — The head of the largest religious denomination in Finland has praised the country's passage of same-sex marriage.
Ireland: Drag queen activist tipped to win ‘Person of the Year’ award 8
3:02 PM — An Irish drag queen who made a defiant speech about equality is tipped to pick up a 'Person of the Year' award.
Russian Senator: Lawmaker behind anti-gay law should face criminal charges 27
2:43 PM — A Russian Senator has called for one of the country's most notoriously homophobic politicians to face criminal charges for his extremism.
28th November 2014
Ireland: Nine Catholic priests ‘spotted in gay bar’ 58
3:57 PM — New research has shed light on the "large gay scene" within the Irish Catholic Church.
26th November 2014
Finnish Parliament prepares for close vote on same-sex marriage 20
1:05 PM — The Finnish Parliament is set for a vote on Friday on a proposal which would make marriage gender-neutral, and extend marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples.