15th January 2015
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
14th January 2015
Preacher who called for gays to be killed calls stocking Charlie Hebdo an ‘act of war’ 111
6:29 PM — A London-based preacher who last week defended the Charlie Hebdo shootings, and has called for gay people to be killed, said it is an 'act of war' for UK shops to stock the satirical magazine.
Russia NOT banning trans people from driving 8
4:32 PM — The Russian Health Ministry has clarified that people will not be banned from driving just for being trans.
Former Neighbours actress: I have a boyfriend, but I’m still a lesbian 21
2:58 PM — Former Neighbours actress Caitlin Stasey says she is still a lesbian - despite having a male partner.
Austrian court strikes down ban on gay adoption 1
1:47 PM — The Austrian Constitutional Court has lifted a ban on adoption by same-sex couples.
Italian gay chef told to sleep with a prostitute or lose his job 8
11:33 AM — A gay chef in Rimini was told by his boss to pay to sleep with a female prostitute or lose his job.
13th January 2015
Gambia president says gays will doom the world 58
4:13 PM — Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has once again spoken out against gay people.
Ban Ki-moon: India’s gay sex ban is ‘intolerant’ 18
10:52 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised India's gay sex ban, saying it is "intolerant".
12th January 2015
Goa to attempt to make gay youths ‘normal’ 25
4:54 PM — The government in Goa plans to attempt to "cure" LGBT people and make them "normal", using therapy and "medicines".
New Zealand: Ladyhawke marries actress Madeleine Sami
12:43 PM — New Zealand singer Ladyhawke has tied the knot with actress Madeleine Sami.
Egypt: All 26 men acquitted of ‘debauchery’ in bathhouse case 27
10:50 AM — In a case where 26 Egyptian men were accused of "debauchery", for having gay sex in a Cairo bathhouse, all of the accused have been acquitted.
Lesbians kicked out of Vienna café for kissing 16
10:03 AM — If being kicked out of a café in Vienna for kissing wasn't enough, this lesbian couple were told by the owner that such behaviour belonged "in a brothel".
11th January 2015
Portugal: Opposition party to table same-sex adoption bill 5
8:23 PM — Portugal's opposition Socialist party plans to table a bill which would allow same-sex couples to adopt children and access fertility treatment.
Mexico: Same-sex couple forced to cancel wedding, told they are too insane to marry 9
7:03 PM — A same-sex couple who were set to become the first in Baja California to marry have been forced to postpone their wedding - after a counsellor claimed they 'suffer from madness'.
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
Ireland: Government to consider relaxing gay blood ban 2
3:38 PM — The Irish Department of Health is currently examining a policy paper that looks at a range of options surrounding the country's ban on gay men donating blood.
Comment: Everyone is Charlie Hebdo. Everyone is gay 12
2:47 PM — Chief Executive of the Human Dignity Trust Jonathan Cooper writes for PinkNews on the Charlie Hebdo shootings earlier this week.
Thousands rally in Paris and London after Charlie Hebdo killings 4
2:44 PM — Thousands of people are today attending rallies in Paris and London, after 17 people were killed across three days of terrorist attacks in France.
10th January 2015
European human rights commissioner attacks Russian law banning transgender drivers 24
3:41 PM — The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has attacked a new Russian law which bans transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
Australian politician finally apologises for anti-gay sticker… a decade later 44
12:10 PM — A former Australian councillor has finally apologised for a sticker which claimed "the only rights gays have is the right to die".