19th June 2014
World Cup: Brazil could be punished for fans’ homophobic chants 8
3:24 PM — FIFA has started disciplinary proceedings against Brazil, after the host country's fans used homophobic slurs at a World Cup match.
17th June 2014
Department store sparks outrage by selling ‘how to prevent gay children’ books 59
6:06 PM — A department store in Spain has caused outrage by selling parent guides to preventing homosexuality in children.
Former BP boss calls on gay CEOs to come out 7
5:59 PM — Former BP chief executive Lord Browne has called on more gay CEOs to be open about their sexuality.
16th June 2014
UN: Gay World Cup players should ‘declare their sexuality without fear’ 5
5:25 PM — One of the United Nations' top diplomats has called for gay players at the World Cup to declare their sexuality.
World Bank: Homophobia costs Indian economy 30.8 billion dollars 6
1:57 PM — A World Bank study has calculated homophobia costs the Indian economy $30.8 billion (£18.2 billion).
13th June 2014
Study finds dating app users are more likely to contract STIs 5
4:06 PM — A study has found users of gay dating apps have an increased chance of contracting STIs.
Sergeant Major jailed for sexually assaulting lesbian soldier 8
12:49 PM — Former Sergeant Major Timothy Jones has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail, after sexually assaulting a lesbian soldier at a party.
12th June 2014
Sochi-gold medal winning Canadian hockey star comes out as gay 4
4:37 PM — Four time Olympic gold medallist Charline Labonte has announced that she is gay in an online statement.
Italian trans woman fights for right to remain in same-sex marriage 1
1:13 PM — An Italian trans woman is contesting a decision to not allow her to remain married to her wife following gender reassignment.
11th June 2014
RAF officer jailed after secretly filming naked lesbian colleague 2
5:08 PM — An RAF officer has been jailed after secretly filming his naked colleague, and sending the photos to her girlfriend.