18th May 2015
Swedish Eurovision favourite: I would ‘absolutely’ date a man 12
8:03 PM — The current favourite to win this year’s Eurovison Song Contest has said he would “absolutely” date a man – despite previous comments some interpreted as homophobic. Swedish entrant Måns Zelmerlöw is hot favourite with pollsters to take the trophy this weekend with song ‘Heroes’, potentially succeeding Austrian drag diva Conchita Wurst. Mr Zelmerlöw caused controversy in Sweden […]
12th May 2015
Swedish peacekeepers using ‘gay sailor’ to repel Russian submarines 8
11:17 AM — A peace group are using a neon sign of a dancing sailor to keep Russian submarines out of Swedish waters.
18th March 2015
Comment: Swedish Eurovision star shouldn’t get nul points for his comments about gays 49
11:53 AM — Ronny Larsson, the editor of Swedish LGBT magazine QX, writes for PinkNews to defend Eurovision entrant Måns Zelmerlöw, who claimed gay sex was 'not natural'.
15th March 2015
Sweden picks singer who claimed gay sex is ‘not natural’ for Eurovision 147
3:08 PM — Sweden has selected singer Måns Zelmerlöw to represent the country at Eurovision - despite previous controversial comments about gay sex.
14th March 2015
This Conchita Wurst performance might not be what you expected 8
4:46 PM — This Conchita Wurst performance contains an extra twist.
13th March 2015
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
17th February 2015
Swedish hotel accused of refusing access to gay couples 21
4:33 PM — A hotel in Sweden has been accused of refusing access to gay couples, and lying to say they were "closed for refurbishment", when same-sex couples enquired.
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".
28th January 2015
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.
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.