10th November 2014
Methodist Church in Ireland ‘concerned’ by legal action against bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake 73
2:51 PM — The Methodist Church in Ireland has released a statement saying a bakery that refused to bake a ‘gay’ cake featuring Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street acted in good "conscience."
Latvian foreign minister denies ‘hidden agenda’ behind coming out 8
2:46 PM — Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has rebuffed claims that his decision to come out as gay was motivated by a "hidden agenda".
Ireland: Colin Farrell backs ‘Yes’ campaign for equal marriage referendum 9
1:01 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has voiced his support for the 'Yes' campaign ahead of the country's upcoming referendum on equal marriage.
9th November 2014
Listen: Eurovision diva Conchita Wurst releases first new single 6
3:55 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has released her first new track since winning the contest earlier this year.
Russia: Same-sex couple allowed to marry in St Petersburg 19
2:35 PM — There is outcry in Russia after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry.
8th November 2014
Anti-gay Cardinal who thinks homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ officially demoted 13
5:36 PM — One of the most homophobic Cardinals in the Catholic Church has been officially removed from his influential position.
Pope to host interfaith ‘traditional marriage’ conference 32
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.
7th November 2014
‘Gay’ bull could be facing the slaughterhouse 20
5:19 PM — An Irish farmer could send one of his prized breeding bulls to the slaughter - because he is more interested in breeding with males than females.
Denmark: Copenhagen introduces first LGBT home for the elderly 2
2:57 PM — Copenhagen is set to introduce its first elderly home for LGBT Danes, with a City Council budget of nearly £39,000.
6th November 2014
Latvian foreign minister ‘proudly’ comes out as gay: ‘Good luck all of you…’ 24
9:43 PM — Latvia's foreign minister has come out as gay on his official Twitter page, announcing he is "proud to be gay".
Putin named ‘most powerful person in the world’ for a second time 19
3:28 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named the most powerful person in the world for a second year in a row.
5th November 2014
Watch: Heartwarming equal marriage ad launches in Ireland ahead of referendum 15
1:02 PM — A moving advert has been released as part of a voter registration campaign ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
New Zealand Olympic rower Robbie Manson comes out as gay 5
11:32 AM — Olympic rower Robbie Manson has come out publicly as gay after two years of being out to his friends and teammates.
4th November 2014
Italy: Rome Administrative Court denies appeal to suspend invalidation of same-sex marriages 2
4:06 PM — The Lazio Regional Administrative Court in Rome has denied a plea by several gay couples to suspend the invalidation of their overseas marriages.
Iceland: Lawsuit challenges ban on gay men donating blood 4
1:13 PM — Describing the current policy as "a clear example of discrimination", a man in Iceland is set to sue in order to lift the ban on gay men donating blood.
3rd November 2014
Italy: Teacher tells students homosexuality is an ‘illness’ which can be ‘cured’ 16
6:16 PM — A teacher in the Italian city of Turin is to be investigated after telling a class of students that homosexuality is an "illness" which can be "cured".
Lena Dunham cancels book tour dates after ‘disgusting’ claims she abused her sister 5
6:04 PM — Girls creator Lena Dunham has cancelled multiple book signings in Europe, after "disgusting" allegations that she abused her sister as a child.
Watch: Conchita Wurst performs at the United Nations 6
4:12 PM — Eurovision drag diva Conchita Wurst has today performed for the United Nations, and met with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Ireland: Yes campaign launches ahead of equal marriage referendum 10
2:31 PM — LGBT groups in Ireland have teamed up to launch a voter registration campaign, ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.