29th January 2015
US: Federal judge won’t delay same-sex marriage case in Nebraska 3
2:16 PM — A US federal judge has denied a requiest to delay a lawsuit which challenges the state of Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban.
Howard Stern: I meant it as a compliment when I said Sam Smith was ‘ugly’ and ‘fat’ 15
1:04 PM — Howard Stern has, in his own way, extended a partial apology to Sam Smith after last week calling him "ugly", "fat" and "gay", during a radio talk show.
Chile gives final approval to same-sex civil unions 5
10:07 AM — Politicians in Chile have given final approval to a bill recognising civil unions between gay and lesbian couples.
Bryan Fischer who blamed the Holocaust on gays sacked by the American Family Association 29
9:19 AM — The right-wing American Family Association (AFA) has sacked its long-time spokesman Bryan Fischer, who on his anti-gay talk show, has said "militant homosexuals" are "destroying America".
28th January 2015
Petition to White House to enact Leelah’s Law needs 30,000 names in five days 5
6:49 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 two-thirds of its target.
Gay couple buy JebBushForPresident.com, and won’t give it up 8
5:37 PM — A gay couple have bought the domain JebBushForPresident.com, and have said they will not give it up, as they intend to use it to launch a site to inform the public about issues faced by LGBT people.
Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner transgender rumours: ‘We support him no matter what’ 9
3:18 PM — Kim Kardashian has addressed rumours about her step parent Bruce Jenner having transitioned to female, saying she and their family would support them "no matter what".
TUC launches toolkit for unions to tackle homophobia in football
2:43 PM — A toolkit designed to stamp out homophobia in football was launched today by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Selfridges adopts gender-neutral labels 36
10:36 AM — High-end department store Selfridges, has announced that it will do away with men's and women's sections, and will stock only gender-neutral clothing.
Weatherman Fred Talbot accused of showing ‘gay porn’ to Stone Roses singer Ian Brown when he was 11
9:49 AM — Former weatherman Fred Talbot showed Stone Roses singer Ian Brown what was "probably a gay porn film" when he was 11, a court has heard.
27th January 2015
Nick Clegg calls for gay victims of the Nazis to be remembered in national Holocaust memorial 36
12:00 AM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has become the first senior politician to back the inclusion of gay victims of Nazi persecution in a national Holocaust memorial.
26th January 2015
Why did Facebook ban this user for posting a photo of two fully clothed men kissing? 25
7:56 PM — A photographer has said he had his page banned for 30-days by Facebook for sharing a picture of two men, fully clothed, kissing.
Kid Cudi: ‘I’m mad’ my gay kiss was cut from the film ‘James White’
7:25 PM — Recording artist and actor Kid Cudi has said he regrets that a gay kiss-scene was deleted from his latest film 'James White'.
First ever Chinese gay workplace discrimination lawsuit ‘will definitely have an impact’
7:05 PM — What is believed to be the first ever lawsuit over anti-gay workplace discrimination has taken place in a Chinese court.
US: Police officer under investigation for writing about ‘faggots’ and ‘fudgepackers’ on Facebook 9
6:43 PM — A police officer in the US state of Arkansas was investigated after posting "fudgepackers" and "faggots" comments on Facebook about sports team fans.
Sam Smith is paying Tom Petty royalties for ‘Stay With Me’ 5
5:26 PM — Sam Smith has been ordered to pay royalties from the single 'Stay With Me' to Tom Petty, after some noticed similarities between that and another song by the latter.
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 5
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
US: Judge stays Alabama same-sex marriage ruling for 14 days 3
10:48 AM — A federal judge has put a two week hold on a ruling which allowed same-sex marriages to take place in Alabama.
Perez Hilton storms out of CBB House in ‘fake walkout’ 8
9:52 AM — Blogger Perez Hilton stormed out of the Big Brother House last night, however the incident was staged as part of a secret task.