16th July 2014
Anti-gay former French National Front candidate jailed for racist remarks against minister 17
5:40 PM — A former candidate of the homophobic French Front National (FN) has been sentenced to nine months in jail for comparing a black Justice Minister to a chimpanzee.
Finland church head: It’s time we apologise to sexual minorities for cruel treatment 6
5:10 PM — The head of Finland's Lutheran Evangelical Church has issued a public apology for the harm caused by the church's previous stances on LGBT issues.
15th July 2014
Croatia passes civil partnerships law 52
5:14 PM — Croatia’s Parliament has passed a law allowing civil partnerships for same-sex couples.
14th July 2014
Video: Tori Amos performs lesbian anthem at Moscow gig 11
7:00 PM — Tori Amos has performed a lesbian anthem in a Moscow concert as part of her recent world tour.
Switzerland: Rate of new HIV infections falls by 8% 1
5:25 PM — The number of new HIV infections in Switzerland declined by 8% in 2013, according to new data.
Bishop: Church’s approach to homosexuals is ‘sick and heartless’ 8
5:08 PM — A Mexican Catholic Bishop has said that the Church's current approach to gay people is "sick and heartless".
Chef who pretended to be gay and raped a woman sentenced to seven years in jail 4
4:49 PM — A Chef from Westmeath, Ireland has been sentenced to seven years in jail for raping a woman after he told her he was gay and inviting her back to his flat.
Belgium: First transgender parliamentarian appointed to Senate 3
4:38 PM — Professor Petra De Sutter has become Belgium’s first transgender Member of Parliament, making her the second serving transgender MP in Europe, following the country’s recent elections.
Czech Republic: Support for equal marriage falls sharply 5
12:12 PM — Support for same-sex marriage in the Czech Republic has fallen sharply, bucking the trend from other Western countries.
New film chronicling Swiss gay magazine that survived the Nazis 3
10:49 AM — A new film is set to be released about a Swiss gay magazine that survived the Nazis.
12th July 2014
Ireland: Church that sells bleach as HIV ‘cure’ holding event in Dublin 42
2:11 PM — A church that attempts to cure HIV with industrial strength bleach is holding an event in Dublin.
11th July 2014
France: Landmark ruling allows gay Senegalese man visa to wed his partner
6:26 PM — A gay man from Senegal was granted a French visa following a landmark court ruling on Wednesday, to allow him to marry his partner.
Italy: Mayor attempting to ban all gay kissing 11
3:30 PM — A Mayor has launched a proposal to ban all public gay kissing in his town.
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
Dutch councillor thrown out of his party for calling gays ‘abnormal’ 15
12:17 PM — A local councillor in the Netherlands has been thrown out of his party for describing homosexuality as "abnormal".
9th July 2014
Ukraine LGBT activist: Government ‘failed exam’ by cancelling Kyiv Pride 2
6:05 PM — A Ukrainian LGBT activist has said that the country's government failed a crucial test by cancelling Kyiv's pride parade.
Jersey: First ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday following equal marriage disappointment 2
5:00 PM — Jersey's first ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday, in response to the stalling of a bill to make same-sex marriage legal there.
France: Activists on trial for topless Notre Dame equal marriage protest
4:39 PM — A group of activists stood trial today after taking part in a topless pro-equal marriage protest.
Pornhub asks users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked by Germany’ 4
2:47 PM — Pornhub has pleaded with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men "getting f**ked" by Germans in the World Cup.
Russian MP wants naked Apollo removed from bank note in case he turns kids gay 34
1:46 PM — A Russian MP has demanded that a naked picture of Apollo on a banknote be removed, in case it turns children gay.