20th February 2014
Uganda offers ‘reassurance’ to international gay community of ‘continued commitment to the law’ 10
6:19 PM — In what appears to be an attempt to extinguish the fire of controversy surrounding its soon to be signed anti-gay law, the Ugandan Government has put out a statement offering "reassurance" to the international community.
Gay magazine launches in UK with Chris Mears swimwear photoshoot 5
3:20 PM — A luxury lifestyle magazine aimed at gay men has made its debut in the UK, feauturing a steamy photoshoot with Olympic diver Chris Mears.
Disney’s ‘Frozen’ accused of pushing secret ‘homosexual agenda’ on ‘innocent children’ 45
1:49 PM — A Mormon blogger has taken aim at Disney's latest smash-hit children's film 'Frozen', to accuse it of containing a "homosexual agenda".
19th February 2014
Vampire Diaries to introduce first ever gay character 12
8:49 PM — Hit TV series Vampire Diaries has announced that it is to introduce its first ever gay character.
Canterbury Cathedral blocks worshippers and tea-drinkers from accessing hardcore porn 18
8:21 PM — Canterbury Cathedral has blocked worshippers and customers in its café from accessing hardcore pornography.
Kansas bill to deny service to gay couples killed in Senate 3
7:22 PM — A bill which would have allowed religious business owners to refuse service to same-sex couples in the state of Kansas, has been killed.
Uganda: Defamation ruling against four pastors who said another ‘sodomised’ his flock upheld 8
7:01 PM — A sentence handed down to four Ugandan pastors who defamed another has been upheld by the country's high court.
Get 30% off tickets to PACE ‘Bright Night’ fundraiser featuring a Will Young performance!
5:57 PM — Singer and actor Will Young is going to be performing at the spectacular Café de Paris on 27th February, as part of the Bright Night fundraising event taking place in aid of the LGBT mental health charity PACE.
Video: Pussy Riot whipped and beaten by Cossack militia for attempted Sochi performance 33
5:17 PM — A video has emerged which shows members of punk band Pussy Riot being whipped, sprayed in the face, struck and thrown to the ground by Cossack militia after they attempted a performance under a sign advertising the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Teenagers to be charged as adults for carving swastika into forehead of boy who called friend ‘gay’ 2
3:04 PM — Three teenagers in Portland, Oregon, are to be charged as adults in a case of kidnapping and torture during which the victim had a swastika carved into his forehead.
US: Tennessee drops ‘turn away the gays’ ahead of Senate vote 5
2:05 PM — A Tennessee Senator has dropped a bill which would have allowed businesses to refuse service for gay couples' weddings based on religious beliefs.
18th February 2014
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gays are ‘vermin’ and should be treated worse than mosquitoes 110
8:07 PM — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has referred to gay people as "vermin", saying they should be dealt with in the same way as mosquitoes which "cause" malaria.
US: Indiana Senate advances bill to ban same-sex marriage 4
7:03 PM — A bill to ban same-sex couples from marrying in the US state of Indiana has passed a Senate vote, but won't go to a ballot this year as it has been altered.
Ugandan politician: We are ‘tolerant’ of gays because we don’t ‘slaughter them’ 62
6:33 PM — A Ugandan minister has said that he thinks the country is "tolerant" of gay people because they are not routinely "slaughtered".
Uganda: ‘We don’t care’ if we lose international aid over anti-gay and miniskirt laws 34
5:08 PM — Ugandans would rather "die poor", than give up a law which will increase punishments for homosexuality, a Government spokesman has said.
Will you host a ‘Dinner for One’ to support efforts against HIV in Asia and Africa? 5
3:05 PM — A charity which aims to save the lives of people living with HIV or AIDS in Africa and Asia is calling for participants to take part in a unique fundraising dinner event.
Actress Michelle Rodriguez and supermodel Cara Delevingne confirm they are dating 1
2:25 PM — Supermodel Cara Delevingne and Hollywood actress Michelle Rodriguez have confirmed that they are dating.
Putin gives top presidential honour to TV host who said gays hearts ‘should be burned’ 31
1:17 PM — A Russian TV host who said the hearts of gay people should be burned after they die, has been given a top honour by President Putin for contributions to the country's "social development", and "humanitarian achievements".
Radio hosts behind ‘shocking’ made-up homophobic children’s birthday response suspended 7
12:47 PM — Two US radio hosts who forged a homophobic response to a child's birthday party invitation have been suspended.
17th February 2014
Former rugby player apologises ‘profusely’ for saying gays have ‘very little interest’ in sport 19
7:43 PM — An Irish rugby player who caused controversy by saying that gay people had "very little interest" in sport has apologised.