7th November 2014
Denmark: Copenhagen introduces first LGBT home for the elderly 2
2:57 PM — Copenhagen is set to introduce its first elderly home for LGBT Danes, with a City Council budget of nearly £39,000.
6th November 2014
Latvian foreign minister ‘proudly’ comes out as gay: ‘Good luck all of you…’ 24
9:43 PM — Latvia's foreign minister has come out as gay on his official Twitter page, announcing he is "proud to be gay".
Putin named ‘most powerful person in the world’ for a second time 19
3:28 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named the most powerful person in the world for a second year in a row.
5th November 2014
Watch: Heartwarming equal marriage ad launches in Ireland ahead of referendum 15
1:02 PM — A moving advert has been released as part of a voter registration campaign ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
New Zealand Olympic rower Robbie Manson comes out as gay 5
11:32 AM — Olympic rower Robbie Manson has come out publicly as gay after two years of being out to his friends and teammates.
4th November 2014
Italy: Rome Administrative Court denies appeal to suspend invalidation of same-sex marriages 2
4:06 PM — The Lazio Regional Administrative Court in Rome has denied a plea by several gay couples to suspend the invalidation of their overseas marriages.
Iceland: Lawsuit challenges ban on gay men donating blood 4
1:13 PM — Describing the current policy as "a clear example of discrimination", a man in Iceland is set to sue in order to lift the ban on gay men donating blood.
3rd November 2014
Italy: Teacher tells students homosexuality is an ‘illness’ which can be ‘cured’ 16
6:16 PM — A teacher in the Italian city of Turin is to be investigated after telling a class of students that homosexuality is an "illness" which can be "cured".
Lena Dunham cancels book tour dates after ‘disgusting’ claims she abused her sister 5
6:04 PM — Girls creator Lena Dunham has cancelled multiple book signings in Europe, after "disgusting" allegations that she abused her sister as a child.
Watch: Conchita Wurst performs at the United Nations 6
4:12 PM — Eurovision drag diva Conchita Wurst has today performed for the United Nations, and met with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Ireland: Yes campaign launches ahead of equal marriage referendum 10
2:31 PM — LGBT groups in Ireland have teamed up to launch a voter registration campaign, ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
1st November 2014
Conchita Wurst to perform for the United Nations next week 1
11:39 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst will perform for the United Nations, it has been announced.
31st October 2014
Defiant Rome mayor refuses to invalidate same-sex marriages 10
7:43 PM — The Mayor of Rome has said he will defy a direct order to invalidate several same-sex marriages.
Russia 2018 World Cup logo announced despite calls for boycott over anti-gay law 11
6:16 PM — Despite calls for the competition to be removed from Russia due to the country's anti-gay laws, the 2018 FIFA World Cup logo has been announced.
30th October 2014
Politician: Ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from Russia because he could have ‘AIDS’ or ‘Ebola’ 74
6:12 PM — A homophobic lawmaker is now calling for a lifetime travel ban on Apple CEO Tim Cook, who came out publicly as gay on Thursday morning.
29th October 2014
Ireland: Transgender groups hail victory in gender recognition battle 1
3:09 PM — The Transgender Equality Network Ireland has welcomed a settlement between the Irish government and a trans woman, bringing gender recognition into law.
Study finds PrEP successful at protecting against HIV when taken just before sex 28
1:02 PM — A French study suggesting PrEP could be just as effective in reducing the risk of HIV transmission if taken before sexual intercourse rather than every day has been welcomed by the National AIDS Trust.
28th October 2014
Pope: I believe in evolution and the Big Bang theory (but not gay marriage) 49
4:47 PM — The Pope has announced that he believes in evolution, and that the Big Bang theory is correct.
Trans woman finally settles 17-year lawsuit against Irish government 4
4:15 PM — Transgender woman Lydia Foy will finally end her long-running legal battle with the Irish government for gender recognition.