3rd February 2015
Bakery will pay up to $150,000 for discriminating against gay couple 170
11:01 AM — A bakery unlawfully discriminated against a gay couple, and is liable to pay up to $150,000 in damages, it was announced on Monday.
Man survives 7-storey drop then is stoned to death by ISIS for being gay 128
10:06 AM — Islamic State (ISIS) has released more images of yet another man being thrown from a building for being gay, however the man survives the fall, before being stoned to death.
2nd February 2015
Obama’s budget proposal includes social security benefits for all couples gay or straight 3
7:45 PM — President Barack Obama has unveiled a new budget proposal, which includes changes to social security which would mean all couples, gay or straight, would be eligible for spousal benefits.
Proposals to shrink Camden’s Black Cap pub still under consideration 1
5:28 PM — The proposed redevelopment of iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap, which may face a drastic downsizing if the revamp goes ahead, is still ongoing as local councillors ran out of time.
2015 Football v Homophobia campaign launches in Manchester 7
8:46 AM — The 2015 Football v Homophobia campaign has launched in Manchester, at the National Football Museum.
31st January 2015
Gay kiss artwork covered up by school after compaints 31
6:59 PM — A mural in a school hallway depicting a gay kiss was covered up after students complained about it.
William and Kate will not join campaign to pardon 49,000 historic gay sex offences 110
6:40 PM — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate have declined to back a campaign to pardon at least 49,000 gay men who were convicted of gay sex convictions.
Soho bar owners relieved as redevelopment plans put on hold 1
4:05 PM — The owners of The Yard in London's Soho are relieved that plans for a major redevelopment have, at least temporarily, been put on hold.
UKIP study wins £10,000 prize at Political Book Awards
2:17 PM — While a study into UKIP won at this year's Political Book Awards, others including the AIDS crisis by Lord Fowler and another by gay MP Chris Bryant were not so successful.
Anti-gay Robert Mugabe appointed chair of African Union 28
12:50 PM — The President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who is a staunch opponent of gay rights, has been appointed as the president of the African Union.
Ex-partner of late entrepreneur seeks bigger settlement in civil partnership dissolution 34
12:31 PM — The former civil partner of a property developer who hid her wealth has taken her fight for a bigger divorce settlement to the Court of Appeal.
Lance Bass to attend mass same-sex wedding in Florida
11:05 AM — Former N Sync star Lance Bass will attend a mass same-sex wedding in Florida's Fort Lauderdale next week.
30th January 2015
If God exists, this is what Stephen Fry would say to him 246
6:54 PM — Stephen Fry gave an impassioned response when asked what he would say to God, if he were to arrive at the gates of Heaven.
Court says gay students kissing each other is ‘eccentric behaviour’ 48
6:30 PM — A court in Lithuania has told gay students who received a barrage of violent threats after they posted a photo of them kissing that they should have "anticipated" that they would be abused by posting such an act.
Grindr users complain that ads auto-dial £1 a second scam phone numbers 7
5:31 PM — A number of users have complained that third-party adverts on Grindr were automatically dialling scam premium rate numbers costing as much as £1 a second.
James Franco: I was thanked by ex-gay activist Michael Glatze for portraying him on film 55
5:09 PM — Hollywood star James Franco has said he was thanked by ex-gay activist Michael Glatze for his portrayal of him on film.
FA bans footballer for two matches over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
4:50 PM — Footballer Robert Huth has been suspended for two matches by the FA following a controversy after he engaged with a Twitter account asking followers to guess whether women had penises or not.
Petition to White House to enact ‘Leelah’s Law’ reaches 100,000 target 2
2:07 PM — With only a few days to go until its deadline, a petition to the White House to enact a federal law banning the controversial practice of ‘conversion therapy’ has reached its target of 100,000.
Trans women banned from playing in Vietnamese football tournament 19
11:33 AM — Transgender women have been banned from participating in the National Women's Football Championship in Vietnam.
Bill introduced in US Congress to protect LGBT rights around the world 15
9:37 AM — A bill was introduced on Thursday in the US houses of Congress which seeks to promote the rights of LGBT people around the globe.