7th January 2015
Trans woman denied access to Western Wall in Jerusalem 12
2:35 PM — A trans woman was denied access to both the woman's and the men's section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Gunmen massacre staff at French magazine that published Islamic gay kiss 177
1:20 PM — Gunmen have killed at least twelve people, after attacking the offices of a magazine that published a cartoon of a gay Muslim kiss.
Nepal to allow third gender on passports 3
12:54 PM — The Nepalese government is to issue passports with a third gender option for citizens who do not identify as male or female.
Attackers injure patrons at gay club in Russia 5
11:17 AM — Gay nightclub Fantom in Tolyatti, Russia, was stormed by attackers.
6th January 2015
Macedonia to ban same-sex marriage 26
12:28 PM — Politicians in the Macedonian Assembly have voted to ban same-sex marriage.
5th January 2015
Irish leaflet claims gay marriage will ‘expose’ children to ‘sounds of sodomy’ 42
3:57 PM — As Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage approaches, opponents to the potential change have taken to the streets to hand out anti-gay leaflets.
WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch speaks emotionally about Alan Turing 9
3:08 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has given an impassioned speech about late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
Irish Minister: Don’t take it for granted that same-sex marriage referendum will pass 1
11:44 AM — The Irish Minister for Justice has warned people not to take it for granted that same-sex marriage will pass an upcoming referendum.
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
4th January 2015
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.
Dominican Republic ‘won’t recognise’ same-sex wedding at British embassy 20
2:58 PM — The Dominican Republic will not recognise the marriage of a same-sex couple, after the pair were allowed to wed at the British embassy.
3rd January 2015
The mysterious death of Oscar Wilde’s wife has been solved 9
4:57 PM — The mystery surrounding the death of Oscar Wilde's wife has finally been unravelled by the poet's grandson.
Irish archbishop speaks out against same-sex marriage ahead of referendum 99
2:54 PM — Ireland's most senior Catholic archbishop has spoken out against same-sex marriage, ahead of the country's referendum.
Bollywood actor plans to release intimate photos to ‘prove’ he’s not gay 30
1:17 PM — Bollywood actor Sahil Khan has threatened to release "intimate" photos of him with his alleged female lover - after she claimed he is gay.
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.
2nd January 2015
Same-sex weddings begin in Luxembourg 6
7:24 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Luxembourg - and the country's openly gay Prime Minister will not be far behind.
Irish politician forms new party that won’t support same-sex marriage 13
4:54 PM — An Irish politician has unveiled a new political party - that won't back same-sex marriage.
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
Mum of gay man covers TV boobs with a towel, becomes internet hit 7
2:27 PM — An overly protective mother of a gay man in his 20s who covered up their TV with a towel to stop him from seeing breasts, has become an online sensation.
Israel’s only out gay MP quits politics 3
1:09 PM — The only out gay MP in the Israeli legislature has announced that he intends to quit politics.