9th June 2014
School with gay Principal organises counter-protest against Westboro Baptist Church picket 4
5:28 PM — Students, teachers and community members organised and attended a counter-protest against the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church of a Columbia High School.
Neil Patrick Harris makes out with husband during racy Tony Awards drag performance 8
3:34 PM — Neil Patrick Harris performed at last night’s 68th annual Tony Awards in his Broadway character Hedwig and kissed his husband David Burtka during the performance.
5th June 2014
George Takei hopes Japan will follow in America’s footsteps for equal rights 3
7:06 PM — Star Trek actor George Takei, has admitted that he hopes gay rights will become more of a dominant part of society in his country of ancestry, Japan.
3rd June 2014
Illinois: Republican governor candidate wants to ban equal marriage 7
6:52 PM — Republican candidate Bruce Rauner says that he’d be willing to repeal the same-sex marriage law that was recently introduced in Illinois.
YouTube celebrates LGBT pride with new #ProudToPlay campaign 1
4:23 PM — YouTube and Google have teamed up for America's LGBT Pride Month with a new campaign focusing on sport.
Baker: No wedding cakes for gays – no wedding cakes for anyone! 28
2:54 PM — The owner of a bakery in Colorado will no longer sell wedding cakes after losing a lawsuit from a gay couple who were refused service.
US: Play cancelled after lead actor sacked for challenging anti-gay heckler 28
12:39 PM — An actor in a production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof has been sacked after physically removing a homophobic audience member.
29th May 2014
Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race makes transphobic slur towards trans model 35
7:09 PM — The crowned winner of the latest series of RuPaul's Drag Race has made transphobic remarks against model Carmen Carrera.
Cyprus Pride march to highlight the lack of LGBT rights 1
4:08 PM — The first Gay Pride march to take place in Cyprus will highlight the lack of a legal rights movement for the LGBT community in the country.
Canadian teenage Olympic luger comes out as gay 18
2:50 PM — On his 18th birthday, Canadian Olympian John Fennell has publicly come out as gay.
Australia: School drops ban against same-sex prom pairing 4
2:19 PM — An Australian public school which refused to allow two girls to attend the debutante ball as a pair has reversed its decision.
28th May 2014
LGBT advocate from the Stonewall riots dies aged 93 4
2:18 PM — Storme DeLarverie, the lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969, has passed away aged 93.
23rd May 2014
US radio hosts fired after transphobic on-air comments 5
7:13 PM — Two radio hosts from upstate New York have been fired for mocking transgender people on their radio show.
Did Fred Phelps die a man who didn’t ‘hate’ gays? 14
6:59 PM — The infamous founder of the Westboro Baptist Church apparently had a more liberal view on the LGBT community before passing away, claims a family member.
Canada bans Ugandan activists from attending Pride event over asylum fears 11
6:52 PM — Canada has refused to give 10 Ugandan activists visas for the Toronto World Pride human rights conference.
TV presenter: There are gay players in Italy’s World Cup squad 7
6:32 PM — An Italian television presenter says there are gay players in the Italian World Cup squad.
Germany: Gay couples receive limited adoption rights 7
5:51 PM — The German Parliament has ruled that same-sex couples in civil unions can legally adopt a partner's child.
Ugandan Ethics Minister: ‘The whites are spreading pornography and homosexuality’ 34
5:15 PM — Uganda’s Minister of Ethics Simon Lokodo had said white people are responsible for homosexuality and pornography.
Founder of anti-gay German party now claims to be pro-gay 11
4:51 PM — A political party in Germany, known for its opposition to LGBT rights, claims to have changed its position.
22nd May 2014
US rapper claims Portuguese police arrested him for ‘being gay’ 6
1:39 PM — US rapper Mykki Blanco has accused the Portuguese police of homophobia and racism following his arrest at Lisbon airport.