14th December 2014
Gay skier: Olympic committee ‘didn’t stand up for human rights’ at Sochi Olympics 10
1:46 PM — Openly gay skier Anja Paerson has claimed the International Olympic Committee failed to stand up for human rights when it allowed the Winter Olympic Games to be held in Russia.
24th October 2014
Stockholm to host European Same-Sex Dance Championship 1
12:04 PM — Stockholm will play host to next year's European Same-Sex Dance Championship.
20th August 2014
Iranian lesbian couple marry in Stockholm 4
11:28 AM — An Iranian lesbian couple who escaped their home country have been married in Stockholm by a gay Imam.
18th August 2014
Video: Swedish cop shows off amazing dance moves at Pride parade 9
1:09 PM — A video has emerged of a Swedish policeman showing off some incredible dance moves at a Pride parade.
16th August 2014
Travel: Why Stockholm is the ultimate destination for a honeymoon adventure 1
2:21 PM — If you are looking for a fresh and exciting honeymoon destination, and somewhere a little different, Stockholm may just be the place.
4th August 2014
Sweden: Auction of rainbow ‘GayStation 4′ console raises thousands for LGBT charity 3
4:11 PM — The auction of a special rainbow-coloured PlayStation 4 has raised thousands for a Swedish gay rights charity, after it sold for more than ten times its U.S. retail price.
28th July 2014
Sweden: Greens judged most LGBT-friendly parliamentary party
3:00 PM — A survey and four-year voting-record study conducted by Sweden’s largest LGBT rights group has ranked the Green Party as the country’s most gay-friendly parliamentary party.
Sweden resumes financial aid to Uganda 8
2:56 PM — Sweden has resumed financial aid provisions to Uganda after six-month suspension in response to anti-gay law passed in February.
5th July 2014
Swedish Ice Hockey team unveils new Pride-themed kit 2
11:26 AM — A Swedish Ice Hockey team has unveiled a new rainbow-themed kit.
27th June 2014
Sweden: Hockey team to support LGBT community with rainbow coloured jerseys next season 3
5:26 PM — Swedish hockey team Kiruna IF announce their plan to don new rainbow jerseys in the 2014/15 season in support of the global LGBT community.
27th March 2014
Swedish American Football player comes out as gay 2
4:33 PM — A Swedish American Football player has come out, saying he wanted to inspire any young LGBT people who feel like they don't belong.
14th March 2014
Swedish couple consider leaving home town over third homophobic attack 14
5:58 PM — A gay couple in rural Sweden have said they have considered leaving town after they were subjected to a third allegedly homophobic attack this week.
10th March 2014
Swedish anti-homophobia campaigner in ‘critical condition’ after ‘Nazi’ stabbing 7
12:57 PM — A Swedish anti-homophobia campaigner is said to be in critical condition following a stabbing during an assault by right-wing activists over the weekend.
5th March 2014
Sweden cuts aid to Uganda over anti-gay legislation 10
12:55 PM — Following the lead of several countries last week, Sweden announced today that it would cut its planned aid to Uganda over recently introduced anti-gay legislation.
25th February 2014
Swedish finance minister to raise criticism of anti-gay law whilst in Uganda
12:13 PM — The finance minister of Sweden has offered support to the Ugandan gay community, after the country's president signed a harsh anti-gay bill into law yesterday.
16th December 2013
Topless feminist protesters charged with trespassing for gay rights protest 5
1:21 PM — Two feminist protesters have been charged with trespassing, after demonstrating topless in support of gay rights outside the Russian embassy in Stockholm.
1st December 2013
Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves: The TV show you must not miss 20
11:14 PM — Beginning on Monday 2nd December to mark World AIDS Day and continuing for on the following two Monday evenings, BBC Four is to screen the multi-award winning Swedish drama Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves, telling the story of the AIDS crisis as it hit Stockholm’s gay community in the 1980s.
22nd November 2013
Stockholm gets its first LGBT retirement home 4
11:12 AM — Sweden has opened its first senior housing facility for LGBT people in central Stockholm.
27th September 2013
Gay footballer Anton Hysen: I get calls from footballers who want to come out 20
7:47 PM — Gay footballer Anton Hysen says he's had a number of phone calls from anonymous footballers who want to come out.
20th August 2013
Sweden: Olympic Committee bans political protests against anti-gay legislation at Sochi Olympics 25
2:27 PM — The head of Sweden's Olympic Committee, Stefan Lindeberg has ruled that political protests against Russia's anti-gay legislation will not be tolerated at the Sochi Olympics next year.