14th July 2014
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.
Jersey: Same-sex marriage delayed, as minister claims it would have ‘unintended consequences’ 14
11:22 AM — A bill to allow same-sex marriage in Jersey has been stalled, as States members approved an amendment meaning a "detailed study" must take place.
8th July 2014
Video: Ukrainian gay club attacked in violent neo-Nazi attack 6
4:29 PM — A video has emerged of the moment 20 neo-nazis burst into the Pomada gay club in Kyiv.
Does international aid help or hinder LGBT people in foreign countries? 8
12:58 PM — International aid donor groups host discussion about the effectiveness of aid for LGBT rights in developing countries.
7th July 2014
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.
Documentary about gay athletes secretly filmed at Sochi Olympics 8
5:25 PM — A documentary about the lives of gay athletes was secretly filmed at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, it has been revealed.
Anti-gay group accidentally uses photo from photographer who takes adorable gay pictures 7
2:23 PM — The anti-gay group NOM attempted to celebrate the 'sanctity of marriage' with a picture from a photographer who takes adorable photos of gay couples.