16th February 2015
Ireland: One in five voters undecided ahead of equal marriage referendum 69
1:10 PM — One in five potential voters in Ireland are still undecided on same-sex marriage, just three months before the country's referendum.
15th February 2015
Interfaith religious group urges Ireland to pass same-sex marriage 6
2:57 PM — Religious lobbying groups in Ireland have formed a coalition in support of same-sex marriage.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
Rainbow flag flies in Guernsey for Valentine’s Day 3
2:45 PM — The Channel Islands LGBTQ group Liberate is flying a rainbow flag to mark Valentine's Day.
13th February 2015
BBC News captions woman as ‘lesbian’ 29
2:37 PM — BBC News has captioned a woman as 'lesbian'.
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
Austria: Man arrested over murder of trans woman 3
11:48 AM — A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a trans sex worker and activist in Vienna.
12th February 2015
WATCH: Out lesbian Senator Katherine Zappone’s call for marriage equality in Ireland 4
1:12 PM — Katherine Zappone, Ireland’s only out lesbian senator, says the country “stands poised to become a beacon of freedom” if it passes equal marriage.
Intimate image of gay couple wins World Press Photo 2014 6
12:33 PM — An intimate image of a gay couple in Russia has won World Press Photo of the Year 2014, beating 97,911 other images.
11th February 2015
Star of Russian sitcom comes out as gay 17
7:23 PM — One of the stars of one of Russia's biggest sitcoms has come out as gay.
Slovenian Parliament debates gender neutral marriage 22
6:40 PM — Slovenia's Parliament has in a groundbreaking move debated same-sex marriage, despite gay and lesbian couples being banned from tying the knot there.
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 27
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.