14th November 2014
Russia: Anti-gay lawmaker preparing bill to close same-sex marriage ‘loophole’ 4
10:09 AM — The author of St Petersburg’s anti-gay censorship law is preparing a bill to force brides and grooms to wear traditional wedding attire, after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry last week.
13th November 2014
US: Supreme Court denies stay on same-sex weddings in Kansas 6
3:42 PM — The US Supreme Court has denied a request from Kansas state officials to issue a halt on same-sex weddings.
Despite anti-gay rants, Duck Dynasty Las Vegas musical is now in production 6
1:59 PM — The controversial television reality series Duck Dynasty has now set its sights on producing a 'family musical.'
Canada: Vancouver School Board taken to court for gender-neutral pronoun policy 22
12:01 PM — The Vancouver School Board has been taken to court by angered parents petitioning to quash a policy which provides more support to transgender students.
Australia: New South Wales legalises recognition of overseas same-sex marriages 6
11:34 AM — New South Wales has become the third Australian state to recognise same-sex couples who have been married abroad.
South Korea: 70% of young gay men not out to their parents
11:13 AM — A study has found that as many as seven out of 10 gay Koreans hide their sexual orientations from their parents.
Rugby Football Union to investigate homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 5
10:53 AM — The Rugby Football Union has said it will investigate reports of Twickenham fans directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
Taiwan: Over 50% of gay population experience abuse at the hands of a partner 5
10:38 AM — More than half of Taiwan's LGBT community say they have suffered abuse at the hands of their partner, a survey has revealed.
Fundraising campaign launched to save ‘gay’ bull from facing the slaughterhouse 11
10:17 AM — A prize breeding bull who is more interested in breeding with males than females could be saved from slaughter thanks to a petition and crowd-funding campaign.
12th November 2014
Argentina: Buenos Aires Pride organisers slam city government for refusing to provide security 2
3:57 PM — Buenos Aires pride organisers have criticised the city government for not providing police security during the march planned for Saturday.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Twickenham rugby fans accused of shouting homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens 9
1:31 PM — Rugby fans at recent match in Twickenham have been accused of directing homohpboic slurs at referee Nigel Owens.
Watch: Ex-gay Christian yells he will not carry a purse because he now likes ‘women, women, women’ 72
11:38 AM — A bizarre video in which a Christian claims he has been "delivered" from homosexuality by the power of prayer has gone viral.
Scotland: Dundee pensioner banned from golf course after alleged homophobic remark 8
10:53 AM — A man in Dundee has been suspended for a year from the city's golf courses after allegedly making offensive anti-gay remarks.
Zachary Quinto: ‘Tremendous complacency’ has led to a rise in HIV infections 13
10:29 AM — Actor Zachary Quinto has criticised the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards AIDS.
Australia: New Archbishop of Sydney calls for ‘compassionate’ attitude towards gay community 21
10:11 AM — The newly installed Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher says "the Catholic Church is and should be a church for the whole of humanity."
DUP MP calls for Equality Commission to ‘fund both sides’ in lawsuit over anti-gay Christian bakery 28
9:49 AM — Democratic Unionist Party MP Dr William McCrea has again criticised the "oppressive" Equality Commission for filing a lawsuit against a bakery that refused to make a 'gay' cake.
11th November 2014
Kent homelessness charity reports LGBT youth are ‘neglected and overlooked’
4:14 PM — Research published this week has reported that homeless LGBT youth have been "neglected and overlooked" by housing and homelessness providers.
Nigeria: Vigilante group has ‘arrested 25 gay men’ in the last year 6
2:17 PM — A Vigilante group in Kebbi State, Nigeria said it has arrested 25 gay men the last year and handed them over to the authorities.
Philippines: Quezon City to host ‘largest’ international LGBT film festival
12:57 PM — Philippines’ largest city Quezon is set to host the first International Pink Film Festival, which is slated to be largest LGBT films event.