""The acceptance of cannabis as a normal product is moving in the right direction.""Tony Calamita
Co-founder, Love Hemp
"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Australian ambassador to France popped the question in a video posted on social media
A timeline of how Europe has gradually legalised gay marriage.
The move brings Austria into line with many other European nations.
Victorian MP Tim Wilson proposed to his partner, Ryan Bolger, during Question Time in Parliament
Australia's Senate passes same-sex marriage law, dismissing conservative efforts to let religious objectors refuse to provide wedding services to gay couples
Despite funding cuts, local media estimate that 800,000 people gathered on Copacabana beach for the annual event.
Turkey bans all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in its capital Ankara.
A statement by Turkish authorities cited "public safety and terrorism risks" as the causes
Thousands celebrate at a rally in Sydney afer Australians vote overwhelmingly for legislation supporting same-sex marriage
Officials declare the results of a nationwide postal survey after years of fierce public and political debate
Homosexuality remains deeply taboo and punishable by law in world's biggest democracy.
The 33-year-old beat a rival who refused to refer to her as 'she'.
Nicola Sturgeon: "I categorically, unequivocally and wholeheartedly apologise for those laws and for the hurt and the harm they did to so many."
Tens of thousands celebrate Taiwan's LGBT Pride
Michelle Suarez became Uruguay’s first transgender senator on Tuesday, October 10.
Campaigners have described the event as a test of the conservative Balkan state's rights record as it seeks to join the European Union.
Australia's High Court has rejected two legal challenges to the centre-right coalition government's proposed postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
Australia's High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge against the government's plan to hold a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage
Members of Nepal's LGBT community made their mark at a popular festival in the conservative Hindu-majority country
It has turned into a complex political and legal issue that has divided public opinion, but the Australian government says it is confident it has