11th June 2015
Spanish politician and LGBT activist Pedro Zerolo dies
6:55 PM — Spanish politician and LGBT activist Pedro Zerolo, who helped shape a number of rights reforms in the country, has died of cancer.
Coca-Cola quietly launches pro-gay billboard ad 18
3:02 PM — Coca-Cola has launched a pro-gay advert featuring a same-sex couple raising a child - despite refusing to condemn Russia's anti-gay laws last year.
Greece drafts bill for same-sex civil unions 2
9:53 AM — The Greek justice minister has posted a draft bill to open up civil partnerships to same-sex couples.
10th June 2015
Vladimir Putin: I’ve never made a mistake because God built me to be perfect 38
8:27 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed he has never made a mistake - because God built him to be "perfect".
Italy has just approved its first ever motion for gay civil unions 6
6:38 PM — The Lower House in Italy has just for the first time approved a motion which commits the government to promote the adoption of a law for gay civil unions.
MEPs celebrate landmark new LGBT protections in European Parliament 5
2:12 PM — In a landmark vote, the European Parliament has demanded to include LGBT rights in a future EU gender equality strategy.
Anti-gay countries ‘paving the way’ to rise in HIV cases 10
12:58 PM — A surge in cases of HIV could be on the way to countries that lag behind on gay rights, according to a study.
9th June 2015
Tories and UKIP vote against equality strategy in European Parliament 24
5:21 PM — MEPs from the Conservatives and UKIP voted against an equality report in the European Parliament.
MEPs celebrate success of Kiev pride, despite far-right attacks 1
2:58 PM — MEPs have celebrated that this year's pride march in Kiev was relatively successful, and was unhindered by attacks by far-right protesters.
Footballer sent off for calling opponent ‘gay’ 6
1:22 PM — A footballer in Norway has been given a red card - after branding another player "gay".
Church of Norway ‘furious’ after Eurovision star films raunchy gay music video in church 30
12:54 PM — The Church of Norway has lashed out at a singer who filmed a steamy gay music video in one of its churches, labelling it a "gross abuse" of the building.
8th June 2015
Colin Farrell pokes fun at Catholic Church after landslide Irish marriage vote 13
7:48 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has poked fun at the doom-and-gloom response of the Catholic Church to the landslide victory for same-sex marriage in Ireland.
Watch: Iranian-born Eurovision singer comes out in raunchy music video 28
5:59 PM — An Iranian-born Eurovision star has come out in a raunchy music video - and revealed he has been banned from his birth country.
7th June 2015
Four ambassadors march in Cyprus Pride together 10
6:12 PM — The British, American, Australian and Austrian ambassadors to Cyprus marched together in the country's Pride parade.
Irish drag artist Panti Bliss calls for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 1
4:58 PM — Irish drag artist Panti Bliss has added her voice to those calling for Northern Ireland to introduce same-sex marriage.
6th June 2015
Comment: It’s time to act on LGBT rights across Europe 11
2:13 PM — Labour MEP Anneliese Dodds writes for PinkNews to mark the start of Pride month, and calls for cooperation across Europe on LGBT rights.
Police wounded after Kyiv Pride attacked by ‘hooligans’ 17
1:21 PM — Dozens of arrests have been made, after a Pride parade in Ukraine was attacked by anti-gay vigilantes.
5th June 2015
High Court rejects objections to Ireland marriage referendum 10
5:13 PM — The Irish High Court has rejected two objections to the outcome of the referendum on same-sex marriage.
4th June 2015
Billboards in Ukraine urge people to use the word ‘gay’ instead of ‘faggot’ 10
12:15 PM — A campaign of billboards in Ukraine hopes to change the way people address LGBT issues, calling for people to "speak properly".
Ireland’s revolutionary new transgender law won’t require you to see a doctor 11
9:34 AM — Ireland has overhauled its draft gender recognition law - to allow transgender people to gain legal recognition without seeing a doctor or getting medical treatment.