21st February 2015
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
20th February 2015
Date set for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 11
5:23 PM — Ireland has set a provisional date for the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Researchers hopeful HIV treatment trialled on monkeys may prevent infection 4
1:58 PM — Researchers are hopeful that a treatment for HIV, which appeared capable of blocking infections in monkeys, may work as an effective vaccine against HIV.
President of Finland signs same-sex marriage law 24
1:22 PM — The President of Finland has signed a law legalising gender-neutral marriage - but couples will face a long wait before they are allowed to marry.
Comment: Where is the ‘Cucumber’ for gays over 50? 47
12:30 PM — Writing for PinkNews, David Pidd says he does not feel Channel 4's Russell T Davies hit 'Cucumber' represents gay people over 50, and asks why businesses don't do more to target the specific needs of the demographic.
Vladimir Putin’s official DJ loves his gay fans 5
12:26 PM — Putin's DJ of choice, DJ Fenix, says he's a "musician not a politician" and loves his gay fans.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
Bishop: Ireland in ‘danger’ of ‘groupthink’ over same-sex marriage 30
4:08 PM — A senior Catholic bishop has warned against the “danger of groupthink” on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.
Spain: Leaked memo warns staff to keep an eye on gay people 6
3:41 PM — A leaked memo urged metro staff to be vigilant went checking gay people's tickets.
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 45
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.
Ghana: Celebrities condemn violent homophobic attack on music star 17
11:37 AM — The attack on Kinto has opened up a rare debate about homophobic oppression in Ghanaian society.
18th February 2015
New strain of HIV found in Cuba is twice as agressive as average virus 17
5:48 PM — A new strain of HIV has been found in Cuba, which progresses to AIDS twice as fast as the average strain of the virus.
A Catholic gay rights group was given an audience with the Pope 15
5:35 PM — 50 gay Catholics had an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Wednesday.
Fabio Capello accused of homophobia 6
3:56 PM — Former England football team manager Fabio Capello has been accused of saying that football is not for gay peoeple
Gay dating apps used by attackers to trap victims in Ireland 23
1:40 PM — Attackers in Cork in Ireland are using gay dating apps to lure their victims into meeting.
Comment: Is Scott Lively really not anti-gay? 17
12:44 PM — Human Dignity Trust CEO Jonathan Cooper responds to Scott Lively's assertion that he is not anti-gay, to question whether it is fair to suggest he is a homophobe.
Colin Farrell ‘kicked the sh*t out of’ homophobes who called his brother names 12
11:25 AM — Not only is Colin Farrell a strong advocate of same-sex marriage, his brother has recalled how he would defend him when homophobes called him names.
17th February 2015
Judge: India’s anti-gay law is ‘discriminatory’ and mentally damaging 3
5:29 PM — The chairman of India’s Law Commission has condemned the country’s Supreme Court for recriminalising homosexuality.
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.