23rd January 2015
Australia: NSW’s first out gay MP Paul O’Grady dies aged 54 1
3:53 PM — The first out gay MP in New South Wales Paul O'Grady, has died aged 54.
Britain flies flags at half-mast for anti-gay late Saudi King 31
1:48 PM — Tributes have been paid to the late King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who has died, with flags being flown at half mast on UK Government buildings in tribute.
Amazon makes all ‘Transparent’ episodes free for one day only
11:22 AM — Amazon Prime is to make all episodes of its hit series 'Transparent' free for one day only.
22nd January 2015
PHOTO: James Franco kisses Zachary Quinto in ex-gay biopic ‘Michael’ 8
10:20 PM — The first photo of James Franco and Zachary Quinto sharing a kiss has been revealed from the upcoming ex-gay biopic 'Michael'.
Lithuanian MP slammed for saying gay group would face Charlie Hebdo style massacre 26
6:33 PM — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have condemned comments by a Lithuanian MP who warned a gay group that they may face a massacre similar to events which recently took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
WATCH: What would it be like if guys acted the same in real life as they do on gay apps? 10
1:11 PM — Gay dating app Jack'd, has released a video which comically asks the question of what it would be like if guys acted the way they do on gay apps.
Egypt media told to increase anti-gay coverage 14
12:36 PM — The Egyptian government is reported to be encouraging the country's media to report on arrests of gay people.
Homophobic graffiti targets lesbian couple and child days after their house was flooded 5
10:12 AM — A lesbian couple and their teenage daughter in Tasmania were targeted by hateful homophobic graffiti just days after evacuating their home due to flooding.
21st January 2015
Mrs Brown’s Boys star urges Ireland to vote yes to same-sex marriage 3
6:45 PM — Mrs Brown's Boys star Eilish O'Carroll has urged people to back same-sex marriage in the country's upcoming referendum.
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
Irish politician marries same-sex partner in London 2
5:14 PM — Irish politician Dominic Hannigan has become the first member of the Irish parliament to enter into a same-sex marriage.
This is what Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum will ask 10
4:43 PM — Ireland's cabinet has agreed on more of the details for the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage, and has decided on a final question.
Actor tells Indian trans community: ‘Don’t get offended’
4:36 PM — An transgender actor from controversial Tamil film 'I' has spoken out, telling trans protesters to not be offended.
India: LGBT community want Obama’s support
12:07 PM — The Indian LGBT community is calling on Barack Obama to offer his support to them ahead of his visit to the country this weekend.
Ireland moves forwards with gay adoption plans 1
11:35 AM — The Irish government has promised to enact legislation to allow for same-sex adoption before the referendum on same-sex marriage.
Macedonia bans same-sex marriages and civil unions 6
10:45 AM — The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has moved to ban same-sex marriage, as well as making it extremely difficult for any future legislation to allow same-sex civil unions to pass.
Robbie Rogers: It is ‘insane’ to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 7
9:09 AM — Out gay footballer Robbie Rogers has spoken out about upcoming World Cups in Qatar and Russia, saying it is "insane" that they are being held there, given their poor records on LGBT rights.
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
Gay porn star Johnny Rapid arrested after alleged fight with girlfriend over threesome 3
12:17 AM — Johnny Rapid was arrested after an allegedly choking, hitting and pushing his girlfriend, after it is claimed attempting, to arrange a threesome with a 14-year-old girl.
20th January 2015
US: Couple in Florida gay marriage lawsuit to attend State of the Union address 1
5:50 PM — A gay couple who were the first to marry in the US state of Florida when the law changed, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.