7th August 2014
Italy: Ex-MP fined for admitting he would ‘never hire’ gays 5
11:31 AM — A former Italian MP has been fined €10,000 after claiming he would never hire a gay person.
6th August 2014
Russia: Creators of truth or dare game fined under ‘gay propaganda’ law 4
3:16 PM — The Russian creators of a truth-or-dare style card game have been hit with a fine, for 'promoting' homosexuality among minors.
Trans star Dana International: Europeans should ‘shut their mouths’ about Gaza 227
10:35 AM — Dana International, the first trans singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest, has said that Europeans should "shut their mouths" about the Gaza conflict.
5th August 2014
Could being gay stop employers from hiring you? This study says yes 22
2:25 PM — People applying for jobs are 40% less likely to be offered an interview if they are gay or lesbian, according to research.
4th August 2014
Sweden: Auction of rainbow ‘GayStation 4′ console raises thousands for LGBT charity 3
4:11 PM — The auction of a special rainbow-coloured PlayStation 4 has raised thousands for a Swedish gay rights charity, after it sold for more than ten times its U.S. retail price.
Mariah Carey to star on cover of Turkey’s first gay magazine 6
12:03 PM — Turkey's first ever gay magazine will be launched in print tomorrow, and will feature US singer and gay icon Mariah Carey as its cover star.
Italy: Outrage after famous statue dressed in thong and feather boa 29
11:58 AM — A feud has erupted in Italy, after a 2500-year old statue was dressed in a leopard skin thong for a photo shoot.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin mocked with ‘pencil holder’ 15
11:19 AM — The creator of the Vladimir Putin butt plug has released a new pencil holder based on the Russian leader.
3rd August 2014
Europe: US Ambassador marries same-sex partner 3
1:23 PM — The US Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has married his same-sex partner.
2nd August 2014
Mr Gay UK to represent Europe at Mr Gay World contest 3
11:34 AM — A dance teacher from South Shields has been selected to represent Europe at the Mr Gay World competition.
1st August 2014
Where is anal sex porn most popular? The answer may surprise you 40
1:58 PM — Anal sex porn is more popular in Russia than it is in any other country, according to Pornhub.
31st July 2014
Study finds kids who read Harry Potter are more gay friendly 21
6:44 PM — A new study has found that young people who have read Harry Potter show greater acceptance of LGBT people.
29th July 2014
Athens: 10 police officers attack men for holding hands 63
3:23 PM — Two young men have reportedly been attacked in Athens by up to 10 police officers after they were spotted holding hands.
Russia to revive Soviet Eurovision alternative to protest gay ‘madness’ of Conchita win 41
11:42 AM — Russia is set to revive a Soviet version of Eurovision, following the fact that bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, won the competition this year.
28th July 2014
Turkey: Trans man actor called up for military service 64
4:57 PM — After completing gender reassignment surgery, transgender actor Rüzgar Erkoçlar has been called up to perform mandatory military service.
Sweden: Greens judged most LGBT-friendly parliamentary party
3:00 PM — A survey and four-year voting-record study conducted by Sweden’s largest LGBT rights group has ranked the Green Party as the country’s most gay-friendly parliamentary party.
Sweden resumes financial aid to Uganda 8
2:56 PM — Sweden has resumed financial aid provisions to Uganda after six-month suspension in response to anti-gay law passed in February.
Russia: Pride rally held in St Petersburg Sunday without violence 3
12:20 PM — Russian news sources report that a peaceful Gay pride parade took place in St Petersburg on Sunday, despite organisers being told to hold the event on a landfill site.
26th July 2014
Sir Bob Geldof: China ‘doesn’t give a crap’ about fighting HIV 16
6:29 PM — Sir Bob Geldof has attacked China and Russia for their lack of funding for HIV/AIDS research.
Russia: Authorities told St Petersburg Pride organisers to hold rally on landfill site 17
12:51 PM — Authorities in St Petersburg have suggested that the organisers of the city's Pride rally hold it on a landfill site instead.