3rd October 2014
Spain: Catalonia passes gay anti-discrimination law 6
10:42 AM — In a first for Spain, the autonomous community of Catalonia has passed a law which will punish attacks against the LGBT community with fines of up to €14,000 (£11,000).
2nd October 2014
British metal band Judas Priest told not to make gay references during Russian gig 7
8:52 AM — Legendary British metal band Judas Priest, and its out frontman have spoken out about being told not to make any references to gay rights during a gig in St Petersburg.
1st October 2014
Russia scraps US exchange scheme after teen placed with gay family 25
5:11 PM — Russia has scrapped a long-running high school exchange scheme with the US, after a Russian teen was placed with a gay couple.
Italy: Survey finds 71% do not approve of gay parenting 5
3:58 PM — A recent survey in Italy has revealed that only 29% favour allowing same-sex couples to have children.
NZ Labour leadership hopeful says supporters are ‘better than’ judging him for being gay 2
11:30 AM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has reiterated his call for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
30th September 2014
Azerbaijan: Local news coverage of gay engagement forces couple to flee country
4:44 PM — A gay couple who were forced to go into hiding after local news outlets reported their engagement have now fled the country.
29th September 2014
Italy: Court overturns ruling recognising one same-sex marriage 7
7:55 PM — An Italian court has overturned a ruling ordering the recognition of one same-sex couple's marriage.
British man raped at Oktoberfest in Munich 4
6:51 PM — A British man was reportedly raped at an Oktoberfest celebration in Germany.
Russia: 16 people hospitalised following gas attack at QueerFest culture festival 6
5:31 PM — 16 people were hospitalised following an attack on an LGBT culture festival in St Petersburg.
France: Anti-gay National Front wins first Senate seats 15
11:36 AM — France's homophobic and anti-Semitic Front Nationale party has won its first seats in the Senate.
28th September 2014
France: Three-quarters want to keep equal marriage laws, despite calls for repeal 8
1:53 PM — A poll has found that three-quarters of people in France want to keep the country's same-sex marriage laws, despite opposition calls to repeal it.
Serbia: Defiant crowds take part in first Belgrade Pride since violent clashes 1
1:19 PM — Hundreds of people are taking part in the first Belgrade Pride parade permitted to go ahead in four years.
25th September 2014
Russia’s Constitutional Court upholds gay ‘propaganda’ law 26
12:37 PM — A Russian federal law banning gay “propaganda” has been upheld by the country’s highest court.
24th September 2014
Serbia: Orthodox Church attacks ‘shameless’ Pride parade 30
6:57 PM — The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church has attacked the "shameless" organisers of Belgrade Pride.
23rd September 2014
France: Top civil court reinforces gay adoption 2
4:02 PM — The top civil court in France has ruled that authorities must allow same-sex couples to adopt, regardless of how the child was conceived.
Watch: t.A.T.u. singer apologise for saying she ‘condemns’ gays… kind of 45
11:41 AM — One member of Russian band t.A.T.u. has now apparently apologised for saying that she "would condemn" her son if he was gay, on a recent talk show.
Croatia: Former prison island deemed ‘perfect’ for gay tourists 14
8:55 AM — A former prison island compared to the US's Guantanamo Bay, has been recommended for use by gay tourists, as they could be there "without anyone bothering them."
22nd September 2014
Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage is ‘humiliating families’ 33
12:58 PM — Announcing his return to politics, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned François Hollande for introducing same-sex marriage to the country, calling it "humiliating" for families.
21st September 2014
Anti-gay Cardinal who claimed homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ could be demoted 19
4:53 PM — A notoriously homophobic Catholic cardinal who claims that being gay is "intrinsically evil" could be removed from his senior position in the Church.
t.A.T.u’s management ‘saddened’ by reaction to singer’s homophobic rant 11
1:00 PM — The management of Russian band t.A.T.u have said they are "saddened" by the reaction to a homophobic rant from former singer Julia Volkova.