8th February 2015
Tunisia: Swedish man jailed for homosexual acts 71
1:50 PM — A Swedish man has been sentenced to two years behind bars in Tunisia, for committing "homosexual acts".
Sam Smith: I will never perform in Russia 9
11:42 AM — Sam Smith has said he will "never" play a gig in Russia - because of the country's anti-gay laws.
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
7th February 2015
Australia: Transgender 17-year-old allowed gender treatment without parental consent 13
5:38 PM — A 17-year-old trans boy has become the first in Australia to be allowed access to gender treatment without permission from his parents.
Meet the iPhone app that could test you for HIV in 15 minutes 5
3:50 PM — Researches have developed an iPhone app and dongle that can test people for HIV and syphilis - and get results within 15 minutes.
Slovakia voting in referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption 20
2:27 PM — Slovakia is going to the polls today on measures that would reinforce bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage.
Ireland: Gay Byrne backs gay marriage 4
2:01 PM — Irish TV host Gay Byrne has confirmed his support for same-sex marriage.
6th February 2015
Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries for something he did last month 63
3:45 PM — Actor Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries around the world, over something he did last month.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
Here is the photo of Mugabe falling over he didn’t want you to see 18
3:59 PM — Zimbabwean President and adamant homophobe Robert Mugabe apparently attempted to get photographers to delete images and footage of him falling over when getting off a flight.
WATCH: Sam Smith reveals moving new pro-marriage equality video 3
3:14 PM — Sam Smith has revealed the new video for his song 'Lay Me Down' which he has dedicated to the hope that "one day gay men and women and trans men and women all over the world will be able to get married."
Outrage over Marine Le Pen’s visit to Oxford University 73
2:19 PM — More than 200 demonstrators have pledged to protest outside the Oxford Union ahead of a planned evening appearance by FN leader Marine Le Pen.
Russian senator: For a joke I might shut down a gay club 29
10:55 AM — An anti-gay Russian politician has hit back at a lesbian couple who took a selfie with him in the background to say that in response he might close down a gay club as a "joke".
4th February 2015
First glimpse of Glee’s Coach Beiste as a trans man 1
11:12 PM — The first photograph of Coach Beiste, played by Dot Marie Jones, as a trans man has been published in the USA.
India: Lesbian helpline reveals most calls are from curious men 3
5:48 PM — India's first dedicated helpline for lesbians has revealed that most of the calls it receives are actually from curious men.
Canada clinic allows gay men to donate blood, but not how you think 10
3:54 PM — The Canadian Blood Service has come up with a way to allow sexually active gay men to donate blood.
Russian Senator calls LGBT people ‘mentally ill’ 14
3:47 PM — The Russian architect of the "gay propaganda" bill has hit back at the women who took a selfie with him in the background.
Video game tournament wants to limit teams to one gay player each 9
2:28 PM — An Asian video game company has apologised - after planning to limit teams to one LGBT player each during a tournament.
John Legend cancels apperance at Brunei-owned hotel over anti-gay laws 7
1:25 PM — John Legend has pulled out of a planned appearance at a Brunei-owned hotel, over an ongoing boycott of the country over anti-gay laws.
3rd February 2015
Window fitter said he ate another man’s heart ‘to prove he was not gay’ 6
8:02 PM — A man has admitted ripping another man's heart out, and said he did it to 'prove he was not gay'.