Activists in Poland have been nominated for a prestigious human rights award for tracking the growth of "LGBT-free zones" in the country.
Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk said that receiving it at the same time as Bishop Ignacy Dec, who has made hostile comments about the LGBT community, would highlight the "painful rift" in Poland over LGBT rights.
Award-winning young poet Ella Duffy talks about the brutality of nature and her new work on the UK's rarest flower.
An open letter signed by 75 celebrities and addressed to the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen demands the bloc takes "immediate steps" to protect "core European values".
The heavy rain did not stop activists in Taiwan, the only Asian country where same-sex marriage is legal.
A gay couple working for the EU institutions wanted to claim parental leave for the birth of their twins. It led them to sue the European Parliament in the General Court of the European Union for discrimination against same-sex couples.