10th May 2015
Castro’s daughter holds unofficial same-sex weddings in Cuba 4
12:53 PM — The daughter of Cuban president Raúl Castro has held a number of ceremonial same-sex weddings as part of a gay rights protest.
Iran bans ‘homosexual’ and ‘devil-worshipping’ hairstyles 26
12:13 PM — Hairstyles that are deemed to be "homosexual" have been banned in Iran.
9th May 2015
ISIS using ‘honeytraps’ to find gay men and execute them 29
7:06 PM — The group known as Islamic State have reportedly been employing "honeytraps" to coerce m.en into homosexuality before executing them
Is Grindr for sale? Hook-up app reportedly looking for a buyer 10
1:15 PM — There are reports that gay hook-up Grindr could be for sale.
Misfits star: You’re ‘basically homophobic’ if you oppose same-sex marriage 38
11:25 AM — Misfits star Robert Sheehan has encouraged people in Ireland to vote in favour of same-sex marriage - saying that anyone who votes against is "basically homophobic".
8th May 2015
Watch: Acrobat proposes to his boyfriend live on Italy’s Got Talent 9
3:40 PM — In a first for Italy, a gay couple unexpectedly got engaged live on television.
Australian MP: Gay panic murder defence must be abolished 14
1:51 PM — A MP in Australia has demanded that the so-called gay panic defence for murder be abolished, after the retrial of a man responsible for a fatal attack.
Global campaign launched calling for equal access to healthcare for LGBT people
10:22 AM — The International HIV/AIDS Alliance has this week launched a new global campaign calling for equal access to healthcare for LGBT people everywhere.
George Galloway, who claims Iran doesn’t execute gays, loses seat to Labour 17
6:09 AM — The Controversial Respect MP George Galloway has been defeated as an MP in Bradford West.
7th May 2015
Cillian Murphy attacks ‘negative use of children’ in the Irish referendum 4
2:39 PM — Actor Cillian Murphy has attacked the “negative” use of children and expressed worry for their welfare during Ireland's same-sex marriage debate.
Elton John tells US Senate: Change the course of history of AIDS 3
12:26 PM — Sir Elton John told a US Senate panel that AIDs could be eradicated in his lifetime - but only if the US government continues to fund research and treatment.
New implant could ‘revolutionise’ HIV treatment 10
10:10 AM — A new way of administering drugs to treat HIV could "revolutionise" the way those living with the virus receive treatment.
6th May 2015
Moroccan hotel denies refusing booking from British same-sex couple 41
7:52 PM — A Moroccan hotel has denied it was responsible for rejecting the booking of a British gay couple on the grounds of their sexuality.
Michelle Visage: Katie Hopkins is ‘gross and disgusting’ 4
5:07 PM — Michelle Visage has branded her former CBB housemate Katie Hopkins as 'gross' and 'disgusting'.
This couple are ‘appalled’ that their photo is on an anti-gay marriage poster in Ireland
4:48 PM — A couple who posed for a stock photograph have apparently said they are 'appalled' that they have been featured on a posted for the 'no' to same-sex marriage campaign in Ireland.
Cyprus government approves civil partnerships 3
3:06 PM — The government in Cyprus has approved a bill allowing for same-sex civil partnerships.
Trans Indian’s US visa put on hold 4
12:50 PM — A trans health official from India has had her visa put on hold due to the sex listed on her passport.
Cuba to hold mass wedding to push for legal recognition of same-sex marriage 3
8:30 AM — LGBT rights activists in Cuba are planning a mass wedding this weekend, with a view to pushing for legal recognition of same-sex marriage.
5th May 2015
British gay couple ‘banned’ from Moroccan hotel 94
8:23 PM — A couple were banned from going on their first holiday together to Morocco because of their sexuality.
Gay hotel owner claims gays are ‘cheap and entitled’ after hosting anti-gay politician 19
4:27 PM — NYC Hotelier Ian Reisner has responded to his controversial meeting with homophobic Sen. Ted Cruz last week by labelling gay men as 'entitled' and 'cheap'.