15th June 2015
George Galloway, who claims Iran doesn’t execute gays, launches London mayoral bid 26
12:55 PM — George Galloway, who has in the past claimed Iran doesn't execute gay people, has officially launched his bid to become Mayor of London.
Mexico strikes down ban on same-sex marriage 5
11:44 AM — A court has ruled Mexico's bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, effectively legalising it.
Watch: Costa Rica advert celebrating diverse families
10:25 AM — An advert for Pozuelo Familia cookies has caused a stir in Costa Rica.
Malta’s government is looking into banning harmful ‘gay cure’ therapy 28
9:11 AM — The government in Malta may soon bring forward legislation to ban the controversial practice of 'gay cure' therapy.
Protest held in Kyrgyzstan in favour of law to ban ‘gay propaganda’ 3
8:32 AM — A protest took place in Kyrgyzstan at the weekend in favour of a proposed law to ban "gay propaganda".
14th June 2015
This Bishop claims he can cure the ‘mental illness’ of homosexuality 39
6:15 PM — An evangelist bishop has said he thinks homosexuality is a "mental illness" which he can cure.
‘Gay parties’ broken up by police raids in Saudi Arabia 10
6:00 PM — Two "gay parties" have been broken up by police raids in Saudi Arabia, according to local reports.
Is Sepp Blatter really considering staying on as FIFA boss? 4
5:11 PM — Sepp Blatter, who previously apologised after saying gay people worried about persecution at the Qatar 2022 World Cup should just not have sex, is apparently considering staying on as FIFA boss.
Michael Sam leaves Canadian team for US for ‘personal reasons’ 14
3:06 PM — Ahead of his exhibition match with this new team the Montreal Alouettes, Michael Same has returned to the US for "personal reasons".
Campaign hopes to save gay Moroccans from three year jail-sentences 4
1:35 PM — A campaign hopes to save two gay men in Morocco from serving three years in jail each.
13th June 2015
Singapore’s annual gay rights Pink Dot rally draws record numbers
5:29 PM — Organisers of Singapore's Pink Dot gay rally said the event attracted record numbers of participants.
Couple who threatened to divorce over gay marriage actually wouldn’t be able to… 55
2:05 PM — A Christian couple who said they would divorce if same-sex couples in Australia were allowed to marry might actually hit a snag with that one.
Pope Francis to meet with Paraguayan LGBT rights group 5
11:30 AM — The Pope is reportedly set to meet with an LGBT rights group in Paraguay next month.
Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer forced to abandon honeymoon over homophobia 31
10:33 AM — Broadcaster Stephen Fry and his husband Elliott Spencer say they were forced to abandon a honeymoon destination due to "homophobia".
Magazine cover asks ‘should gay people be burned?’ 24
10:17 AM — A magazine cover which asked "should gay people be burned" has been withdrawn.
12th June 2015
180,000 people march at Tel Aviv Pride 37
6:01 PM — The largest Pride event in the Middle East attracted hundreds of thousands of people celebrating.
154 businesses take out joint ad in Australian newspapers calling for equal marriage 10
5:35 PM — More than 150 businesses have taken out a joint full-page ad in Australian newspapers, calling on the government to introduce same-sex marriage.
German Parliament’s upper house passes call for same-sex marriage 10
5:00 PM — The upper house of the German Parliament has passed a resolution calling for the country to introduce same-sex marriage, in a snub to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Travel: 11 reasons why Tel Aviv is an amazing city 143
4:31 PM — As Tel Aviv celebrates Pride, Adam Groffman of Travels of Adam writes about what the city has to offer.
First same-sex couple to marry in Seychelles at British High Commission 25
2:17 PM — A same-sex wedding is to be held in the British High Commission in Seychelles.