- Czech Republic
- Channel Islands
- Northern Cyprus
- The Netherlands
- El Salvador
- Costa Rica
- South Korea
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- Middle East
- Saudi Arabia
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- New Zealand
23 February 2009French support for a gay presidential candidate + A new poll has revealed that 75% of French voters would be happy to support a gay candidate for President.
20 February 2009Italian activists to protest against “ex-gay” song at national festival 6 A coalition of lesbian, gay and bisexual rights groups in Italy plan to protest at a major music event in Italy tomorrow after the inclusion of a song about a gay man "turning" straight.
16 February 2009Activists say registration of new LGBT group in Russia is “historic” 4 Russian gays have for the first time registered an LGBT advocacy group with the government without the need for court intervention.
16 February 2009Priest who thinks God uses hurricanes to punish gays will not become bishop 8 A priest who claimed Hurricane Katrina was "divine retribution" on New Orleans for being tolerant towards gay and lesbian people has said he will decline an appointment as a bishop.
13 February 2009American TV station pulls homophobic infomercial after gay complaints 7 A local television station in the United States has pulled a one hour programme paid for by a notoriously homophobic "family" group.
13 February 2009Transsexual wins battle to serve in Spain’s armed forces 4 Trans people will be allowed to serve in the Spanish Armed Forces, the country's defence ministry has announced.
13 February 2009Roman Catholic Church ready to fight gay equality in Portugal 8 The leaders of the Catholic Church in Portugal have been accused of interfering in the political process after the country's bishops said they would fight proposals to introduce gay marriage.
13 February 2009Irish gay marriage activists plan Valentines Day carnival + A group advocating full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in Ireland will hold a 'love carnival for equality' in Dublin tomorrow.
13 February 2009David Beckham subjected to homophobic abuse during England match 6 An international match between Spain and England on Wednesday was marred by homophobic chanting, according to the Gay Football Supporters Network.
12 February 2009Gay humanists back Dutch MP’s right to criticise Islam 25 A gay humanist group has said the Home Secretary was wrong to ban a Dutch MP who is critical of Islam.
12 February 2009Hungarian government proposes registered same-sex partnerships 1 The Hungarian Government has approved a new bill on registered partnerships.
11 February 2009Tatchell accuses Home Secretary of “gross hypocrisy” over ban on Dutch MP 22 The decision to ban a member of the Dutch parliament from entering the United Kingdom has been criticised by a prominent gay rights activist.
11 February 2009Ireland to refuse adoption rights for gay couples 9 A leading gay rights group in Ireland is angry that new adoption legislation is discriminatory.
10 February 2009Macedonian candidate for President claims gays face no discrimination 14 A leading candidate for President of Macedonia has claimed that discrimnation against gay and lesbian people is a myth.
10 February 2009Gay activists target Russia’s President in European lawsuit 2 Organisers of Moscow’s Pride event are taking their case to the European Court of Human Rights after the repeated bans on the event.
10 February 2009Ireland’s human rights body backs civil partnerships for gay and lesbian couples 6 The Irish Human Rights Commission has welcomed the proposed introduction of civil partnerships.
10 February 2009New “Mr Gay World” is a leader and a spokesman claims contest organiser 11 A 37-year-old from Dublin has won an international beauty contest and now has the right to refer to himself as "Mr Gay World."
10 February 2009Gays who face persecution should be given asylum says EU 7 The European Commission has affirmed that persecution on grounds of sexual orientation is a legitimate justification for an asylum claim.
9 February 2009German gay footballer to get biopic treatment + The story of a former East German footballer who left the professional game after deciding to come out of the closet is to be made into a film.
6 February 2009Russian activists call for end to restrictions on HIV+ visitors + A 1995 law that bans people living with HIV or AIDS from staying in Russia for more than three months should be overturned, gay rights activists in the country have said.