3rd November 2014
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.
Amnesty: ‘The EU must step up and strengthen its standards on hate crime’ 2
3:25 PM — The European Union and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and transphobic crime, Amnesty International says.
Azerbaijan: 19-year-old slit her sister’s throat after finding out she was a lesbian 4
10:54 AM — Police in Azerbaijan have arrested a 19-year-old who says she was possessed by "a demon" when she killed her lesbian sister.
27th October 2014
Finland: Christian party denies it will quit government over same-sex marriage 14
7:28 PM — The Finnish Christian Democrat party has cancelled a pledge to drop out of the governing coalition if same-sex marriage passes.
Russian actor who called for gays to be put in ovens banned from entering Latvia 29
10:49 AM — A Russian sitcom actor, who had previously proposed burning all gay people alive in an oven, has been banned from entering Latvia to give a one-man show about religion.
26th October 2014
UKIP rescued by a Polish man, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Drag queen: Irish broadcaster RTE threw me under the bus over Catholic homophobe row 5
2:30 PM — Drag artist Panti Bliss has lashed out as Irish state broadcaster RTE, after it paid a settlement to a Catholic lobbying group she accused of being "homophobes".
25th October 2014
Sinead O’Connor: I want to date women again, it isn’t working with men 16
6:27 PM — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed that she is now looking to date women - because it "ain't really working out" with men.
Where is the world’s most gay-friendly place? 46
3:37 PM — Denmark's capital city of Copenhagen has been named the world's most gay-friendly place.
Italy’s ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi backs same-sex civil unions 8
12:28 PM — Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who strongly opposed gay rights while in office, has thrown his weight behind proposals for same-sex civil unions.
24th October 2014
Italy: Six gay rights activists charged with disturbing peace for engaging in ‘passionate kiss’ 18
1:48 PM — Six gay rights activists in Italy have been charged with disturbing the peace because they engaged in "a long and passionate kiss on the mouth" during an anti-gay protest.