4th August 2014
Russian leader Vladimir Putin mocked with ‘pencil holder’ 15
11:19 AM — The creator of the Vladimir Putin butt plug has released a new pencil holder based on the Russian leader.
3rd August 2014
Europe: US Ambassador marries same-sex partner 3
1:23 PM — The US Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has married his same-sex partner.
2nd August 2014
Mr Gay UK to represent Europe at Mr Gay World contest 4
11:34 AM — A dance teacher from South Shields has been selected to represent Europe at the Mr Gay World competition.
1st August 2014
Where is anal sex porn most popular? The answer may surprise you 41
1:58 PM — Anal sex porn is more popular in Russia than it is in any other country, according to Pornhub.
31st July 2014
Study finds kids who read Harry Potter are more gay friendly 21
6:44 PM — A new study has found that young people who have read Harry Potter show greater acceptance of LGBT people.
29th July 2014
Athens: 10 police officers attack men for holding hands 63
3:23 PM — Two young men have reportedly been attacked in Athens by up to 10 police officers after they were spotted holding hands.
Russia to revive Soviet Eurovision alternative to protest gay ‘madness’ of Conchita win 43
11:42 AM — Russia is set to revive a Soviet version of Eurovision, following the fact that bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, won the competition this year.
28th July 2014
Turkey: Trans man actor called up for military service 64
4:57 PM — After completing gender reassignment surgery, transgender actor Rüzgar Erkoçlar has been called up to perform mandatory military service.
Sweden: Greens judged most LGBT-friendly parliamentary party
3:00 PM — A survey and four-year voting-record study conducted by Sweden’s largest LGBT rights group has ranked the Green Party as the country’s most gay-friendly parliamentary party.
Sweden resumes financial aid to Uganda 8
2:56 PM — Sweden has resumed financial aid provisions to Uganda after six-month suspension in response to anti-gay law passed in February.
Russia: Pride rally held in St Petersburg Sunday without violence 3
12:20 PM — Russian news sources report that a peaceful Gay pride parade took place in St Petersburg on Sunday, despite organisers being told to hold the event on a landfill site.
26th July 2014
Sir Bob Geldof: China ‘doesn’t give a crap’ about fighting HIV 16
6:29 PM — Sir Bob Geldof has attacked China and Russia for their lack of funding for HIV/AIDS research.
Russia: Authorities told St Petersburg Pride organisers to hold rally on landfill site 17
12:51 PM — Authorities in St Petersburg have suggested that the organisers of the city's Pride rally hold it on a landfill site instead.
25th July 2014
France: Mayor who opposes same-sex marriage officiates son’s wedding to a man 10
3:47 PM — A French mayor who condemned and mocked same-sex marriage has officiated the wedding between his son and his male partner.
Germany: The city of Munich celebrates Gay Pride 4
2:59 PM — Another German city celebrated Gay Pride with gusto this weekend.
Italy: Second largest bank recognises same-sex marriages with equal leave 1
1:49 PM — The second largest bank in Italy has gone against the country's current non-recognition of same-sex marriage, to offer marital leave to same-sex couples so they can wed.
23rd July 2014
Russian gay rights group deemed ‘foreign agent’ for ‘violating straight rights’ 16
1:05 PM — An LGBT rights organisation based in Russia has been deemed a "foreign agent" by a St Petersburg court.
22nd July 2014
European Court senior advisor: Everyone has the right to define their own sexuality during asylum claims 6
2:43 PM — The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, has issued an opinion on how asylum authorities should treat cases in which they attempt to verify the sexual orientation of an asylum seeker.
21st July 2014
Italy: Catholic school ‘fires teacher for refusing to deny being a lesbian’ 7
6:07 PM — An Catholic school in Italy has allegedly dismissed a teacher for failing to deny being gay, saying that it needs to “protect the school environment”.
Tom Daley’s plane forced to make emergency landing in Russia 19
12:16 PM — A plane carrying diving star Tom Daley has had to make an emergency landing in Russia.