12th February 2015
Intimate image of gay couple wins World Press Photo 2014 6
12:33 PM — An intimate image of a gay couple in Russia has won World Press Photo of the Year 2014, beating 97,911 other images.
11th February 2015
Star of Russian sitcom comes out as gay 17
7:23 PM — One of the stars of one of Russia's biggest sitcoms has come out as gay.
Slovenian Parliament debates gender neutral marriage 22
6:40 PM — Slovenia's Parliament has in a groundbreaking move debated same-sex marriage, despite gay and lesbian couples being banned from tying the knot there.
Tories auction stay at hotel owned by anti-gay Sultan of Brunei 16
4:42 PM — The Conservative Party held its annual Black and White Ball this week, and auctioned off a stay at a hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, despite ongoing boycotts of the chain due to a new law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
Malaysia: Opposition leader jailed over sodomy charge 8
1:07 PM — Malaysia's highest court has upheld a sodomy conviction against the country's main opposition leader.
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
10th February 2015
Priest sacked for blessing lesbian couple 12
7:22 PM — A Swiss priest has been dismissed after blessing a lesbian couple, saying: “Why shouldn’t you bless a couple that wants to walk together with God?”
Australia (yes, Australia) to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 67
5:52 PM — Believe it or not, the powers that be have granted Australia the right to compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
First out trans model featured in Germany’s Next Topmodel
5:12 PM — The next cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel will feature a trans model.
10% of LGBT people in Ireland have quit their job because of discrimination 7
2:49 PM — Research by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network found that some 30% of gay, lesbian and bisexual employees in Ireland are harassed at work.
Comment: Standing on the shoulders of giants 7
2:33 PM — Labour MP Stephen Doughty writes for PinkNews on how a future Labour Government would tackle global LGBT inequality.
WATCH: The way this family reacted to their son’s transition is inspiring 6
1:48 PM — A video has been released online documenting the beginning of an Australian family's trans son's transition to male, and their acceptance of him.
Urban Outfitters sells tapestry reminiscent of gay concentration camp uniform 62
11:25 AM — Urban Outfitters has caused controversy for selling a tapestry resembling the uniform worn by gay men in Nazi concentration camps.
You can now make a chocolate cast of your anus for Valentine’s Day 74
11:08 AM — If you're looking for a way to give the most intimate part of yourself for Valentine's day - this might be the product for you.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
George Takei to make Broadway debut 1
6:57 PM — Star Trek actor George Takei is to make his Broadway debut, in a musical based on his life.
US: Republican who compared gays to paedophiles put on extremist list 23
5:31 PM — A Republican who compared homosexuality to bestiality has been placed on an extremist watch list.
Australia: Anti-gay marriage PM Tony Abbott survives leadership challenge 13
5:01 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has narrowly survived a leadership spill that could have ended his political career.
Greece to grant legal recognition to same-sex couples 25
2:57 PM — Greece's new government has announced it will grant legal recognition to same-sex couples.
Hong Kong man uses gay hookup apps to steal £400,000 3
1:48 PM — A man has been arrested in Hong Kong for using gay dating apps to cheat men out of £400,000 over the last year.