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4 February 2010Benefits victory for British gay couples in France 17 British civil partners living in France are now entitled to the same tax and inheritance benefits as their French counterparts.
28 January 2010Irish civil partnerships bill progresses through parliament 17 A bill to allow gay couples the right to civil partnerships is making progress through the Irish parliament.
28 January 2010Italy opens first transgender prison 3 Italy is to open its first prison specially for trans inmates.
25 January 2010Moscow mayor repeats claims of ‘satanic’ gay Pride marches 9 The mayor of Moscow has repeated his claims that gay Pride marches are "satanic".
22 January 2010Spanish judge closes case on death of Stephen Gately 4 A Spanish court ruled yesterday that gay Boyzone star Stephen Gately died from natural causes, rather than drugs or alcohol.
20 January 2010Lesbian UKIP MEP barred from standing for re-election 18 A lesbian UKIP MEP who left the party's European grouping has been told she cannot stand for election under her party.
19 January 2010Mainstream holiday operator to cater for gay couples 17 Holiday company Thomson has announced it is launching a new holiday brochure aimed at gay couples.
14 January 2010Lesbian UKIP MEP leaves European group 7 A lesbian MEP for the UK Independence Party has left the group her party joined in the European Parliament.
8 January 2010Portugal votes to legalise gay marriage 30 Portugal's parliament today voted to legalise marriage for gays and lesbians.
6 January 2010Portugal expected to approve gay marriage this week 14 Portugal is expected to approve gay marriage this Friday when a bill comes up for debate in parliament.
5 January 2010Italian footballer player could be punished for gay magazine shoot 19 An Italian football player who posed in his underwear for a gay magazine could face sanctions from his club.
24 December 2009Georgian gay rights group raided by police 3 The Inclusive Foundation, a gay rights group based in the eastern European country of Georgia, was raided by police earlier this month and its leader arrested.
23 December 2009Lithuanian parliament revises ‘gay ban’ law 10 Lithuania has revised a controversial law banning the "promotion" of homosexuality.
23 December 2009Head of Russian Orthodox Church condemns discrimination against gays 28 The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has said that although homosexuality is still a sin, gay people must not be discriminated against.
17 December 2009Portugal tipped to allow gay marriage 16 Portugal's government is drawing up a law to allow gay marriage.
15 December 2009Gordon Brown ‘pushing for European recognition of British civil partnerships’ 28 Prime minister Gordon Brown has said he is pushing European countries such as Spain and France to recognise civil partnerships registered in Britain.
10 December 2009Austria’s parliament legalises civil unions 5 Austria's parliament has approved legalising civil unions in the country.
10 December 2009Sperm donor wins access to lesbian couple’s son 13 An Irish man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple has won the right to see the child.
8 December 2009Russian human rights commissioner says Moscow Pride should be held in Germany 11 The Commissioner for Human Rights in Moscow, Alexander Muzykantsk, has suggested that Russian gays and lesbians should hold gay Pride marches in Germany, instead of their own country.
7 December 2009Spain apologises for 1970s jailing of gay man 5 A Spanish gay man who was sentenced to three months in jail in the 1970s has received an official apology from the government.