11th February 2015
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
10th February 2015
Priest sacked for blessing lesbian couple 12
7:22 PM — A Swiss priest has been dismissed after blessing a lesbian couple, saying: “Why shouldn’t you bless a couple that wants to walk together with God?”
Australia (yes, Australia) to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 67
5:52 PM — Believe it or not, the powers that be have granted Australia the right to compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
First out trans model featured in Germany’s Next Topmodel
5:12 PM — The next cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel will feature a trans model.
10% of LGBT people in Ireland have quit their job because of discrimination 7
2:49 PM — Research by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network found that some 30% of gay, lesbian and bisexual employees in Ireland are harassed at work.
9th February 2015
Greece to grant legal recognition to same-sex couples 25
2:57 PM — Greece's new government has announced it will grant legal recognition to same-sex couples.
8th February 2015
Tunisia: Swedish man jailed for homosexual acts 72
1:50 PM — A Swedish man has been sentenced to two years behind bars in Tunisia, for committing "homosexual acts".
Sam Smith: I will never perform in Russia 9
11:42 AM — Sam Smith has said he will "never" play a gig in Russia - because of the country's anti-gay laws.
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
7th February 2015
Slovakia voting in referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption 20
2:27 PM — Slovakia is going to the polls today on measures that would reinforce bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage.
Ireland: Gay Byrne backs gay marriage 4
2:01 PM — Irish TV host Gay Byrne has confirmed his support for same-sex marriage.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
Outrage over Marine Le Pen’s visit to Oxford University 73
2:19 PM — More than 200 demonstrators have pledged to protest outside the Oxford Union ahead of a planned evening appearance by FN leader Marine Le Pen.
Russian senator: For a joke I might shut down a gay club 29
10:55 AM — An anti-gay Russian politician has hit back at a lesbian couple who took a selfie with him in the background to say that in response he might close down a gay club as a "joke".
4th February 2015
Russian Senator calls LGBT people ‘mentally ill’ 14
3:47 PM — The Russian architect of the "gay propaganda" bill has hit back at the women who took a selfie with him in the background.
2nd February 2015
Watch: Irish homophobe gets rap remix 7
7:52 PM — An Irish man who made an awkward slip during a same-sex marriage debate now has his own remix.
Lesbians protest author of Russia’s anti-gay law in the best way possible 20
7:10 PM — A pair of lesbian activists have snapped a photo in front of the architect of Russia's 'gay propaganda' law.
1st February 2015
Watch: Homophobe makes awkward slip during equal marriage debate 30
7:02 PM — An anti-gay marriage campaigner has accidentally come out against marriage between men and women.
Poland: Transgender politician to run for President 15
12:46 PM — Poland's first openly transgender lawmaker reportedly plans to run for President.
30th January 2015
If God exists, this is what Stephen Fry would say to him 246
6:54 PM — Stephen Fry gave an impassioned response when asked what he would say to God, if he were to arrive at the gates of Heaven.