Less than a week after Australia legalised equal marriage, one couple is already set to officially split.
After a postal survey indicated overwhelming support for marriage equality, MPs have pushed through legislation on the last sitting day of the year.
In a year when David Cameron's been hailed as an LGBT ally, this group are taking back ownership of queer culture's fight against conservatism.
The author of Stone Butch Blues, one of the only depictions of masculine lesbian life to cross over into mainstream popularity, succumbed to Lyme disease on November 15.
Annise Parker, the openly gay Democratic mayor of Houston, has thrown Christian conservatives the juiciest of bones.
Greek photographer Leonidas Toubanos grew up in Athens and lives in Scotland, but recently he's been spending time in Russia photographing the country’s LGBT community.