23rd November 2014
Accommodation website Airbnb removes listing that banned gay couples 1
11:52 AM — Short stay accommodation website Airbnb has agreed to remove a listing that banned gay couples.
22nd November 2014
Winnie the Pooh banned in Poland over ‘dubious sexuality’ 42
9:09 PM — Children's character Winnie the Pooh has been banned in a Polish town because of his lack of trousers and questionable sexuality.
Parents of murdered gay man Matthew Shepard to speak in Russia 15
3:48 PM — The parents of murdered gay man Matthew Shepard have travelled to Russia to speak to the local gay community.
21st November 2014
PHOTOS: LGBT Bar business legal conference in London
7:56 PM — Earlier this week the world’s largest organisation of LGBT and allied legal professionals held a business legal conference in London, and awards.
The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue backs equal marriage ahead of Ireland referendum 4
6:11 PM — Singer Danny O'Donoghue has shown his support for equal marriage in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum.
US public: Gay legal rights = good, gays kissing = bad 24
5:35 PM — A study has found that people are more supportive of gay rights than they are of same-sex public displays of affection.
Uganda: New law could make almost every gay person homeless 25
4:07 PM — A new, harsher version of Uganda's anti-gay law could effectively make all gay and lesbian people homeless.
Japanese dictionary alters definitions of love and sex to be gay-inclusive 1
1:37 PM — A leading Japanese dictionary has altered two of its entries to make it more gay-inclusive.
Ugandan lawmaker: New anti-gay law could be ‘Christmas gift’ 16
1:16 PM — A Ugandan lawmaker wants the new anti-gay law to be passed swiftly, as a "Christmas gift" to the nation.
Gambian president signs bill to punish gays with life imprisonment 23
11:18 AM — The president of Gambia has signed into law a bill which calls for life imprisonment for people caught having gay sex.
WATCH: Conchita Wurst’s new video ‘Heroes’ 5
8:56 AM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has released the video for her new single 'Heroes', the first she has released since winning Eurovision this year.
20th November 2014
WATCH: The gay ‘cat porn’ intended to promote safe sex 1
4:56 PM — Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December, a bizarre new way to promote safer sex has been launched in the form of cartoon cat porn.
Australian MP comes out as gay, makes case for equal marriage 7
3:17 PM — A senior Australian politician has come out as gay in a moving speech to MPs.
TDoR: 226 trans people have been killed in the past year 8
1:51 PM — Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and a project monitoring anti-trans killings has noted that 226 trans people have been killed in the past year.
Lord Fowler calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality around globe to fight AIDS 8
11:55 AM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler, has called for efforts to ensure homosexuality is decriminalised around the world, to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
United Nations initiative hopes to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 1
10:40 AM — The United Nations programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced a plan to "fast track" approach to tackling the AIDS epidemic with a view to ending it by 2030.
Transgender Day of Remembrance held to remember all killed by transphobic violence 12
9:39 AM — Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is taking place today with vigils and memorial events around the world.
19th November 2014
Australia: Councillor trying to ban ‘promotion’ of homosexuality 14
6:17 PM — A councillor in Australia is attempting to put a ban on the 'promotion' of homosexuality.
France: Former President Sarkozy condemned by key allies for call to scrap equal marriage 18
5:09 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been condemned by a number of his political allies, after he called for same-sex marriage to be repealed.
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 20
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.