7th September 2014
Croatia: First same-sex couple enter civil partnership 4
2:12 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first to enter into a civil partnership in Croatia.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova proposes to girlfriend at US Open 1
11:47 AM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has proposed to her long-term partner during a game at the US Open.
6th September 2014
Grindr disables location data over security loophole 1
1:10 PM — Hookup app Grindr has disabled the use of location data in some countries, over worries that users could be tracked down.
Northern Ireland: Catholic school marches in Pride parade 8
11:03 AM — A Catholic school in Northern Ireland has made history, by marching in a local Pride parade.
5th September 2014
Russian blogger accused of starting a ‘gay terrorist underworld’ by security services 8
9:39 AM — A Russian blogger says he was accused of creating a "gay terrorist underworld", by security services.
4th September 2014
US: NOM president to attend anti-gay training session in France 13
5:55 PM — The president and co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage will travel to France next week to participate in an anti-gay conference and training session.
3rd September 2014
Crimea ‘does not need gays’, says most senior politician 35
12:13 PM — The top official in Crimea has said that gay people "have no chance" there, and that the peninsula does "not need such people."
1st September 2014
Russia ditches plans for ‘no gays’ Eurovision rival 95
9:45 PM — Russia has ditched plans to revive the Soviet era Intervision Song Contest as a "family friendy" rival to Eurovision.
Denmark: Landmark gender recognition law comes into effect 2
5:34 PM — A Danish law that makes it easier for transgender people to have their gender legally recognised has come into effect, but has caused controversy among trans activists.
Italy: Party attacked for ‘no to gay adoption’ photo 9
4:24 PM — An Italian photographer has criticized a far-right group for using one of his photographs for an anti-gay campaign.
Sir Elton John ‘helps rescue’ six-year-old boy from Ukraine conflict 7
1:52 PM — Sir Elton John is believed to have helped rescue a six-year-old boy and his family who were caught up in the Ukrainian conflict.
Greece: Irish same-sex couple drown on holiday 6
1:19 PM — A professional violinist has drowned in Crete, while attempting to rescue his same-sex partner.
29th August 2014
Australia: Catholic newspaper refuses ad from former Irish president because she is pro-gay 14
5:52 PM — A Catholic newspaper in Australia has rejected an advert from former Irish President Mary McAleese, because she isn't a homophobe.
Italy: First gay couple allowed to adopt a child
3:06 PM — A lesbian couple in Italy has become the first to be allowed to adopt a child by a court.
Switzerland: Gay couple recognised as parents in landmark ruling 1
2:53 PM — In the first ruling of its kind in Switzerland, a gay couple have been legally recognised as the parents of a child.
Gay rights groups welcome Jersey consultation into same-sex marriage
9:05 AM — Gay and trans rights groups on the Channel Islands have welcomed a consultation into same-sex marriage for Jersey.
28th August 2014
Greek MP calls gay Luxembourg Prime Minister and partner ‘faggot mates’ 14
4:56 PM — A notoriously homophobic Greek MP couldn't resist making a jibe at Luxembourg’s gay Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, following news of his engagement.
Comment: Human rights laws in the UK are under threat 20
12:12 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Purna Sen says repealing European human rights legislation would be a bad move for the UK's LGBT community.
27th August 2014
US: dotHIV provides domains to raise money for HIV research and prevention
9:26 PM — A Berlin-based organisation is using digital innovation to raise money for HIV and AIDS research and prevention.
Ireland: Trans woman died by suicide, inquest finds 5
1:39 PM — A Dublin trans woman died by suicide, an inquest has found.