3rd September 2014
Crimea ‘does not need gays’, says most senior politician 35
12:13 PM — The top official in Crimea has said that gay people "have no chance" there, and that the peninsula does "not need such people."
Gay teen left brain damaged after hammer attack by homophobic flatmate 2
9:29 AM — A gay teenager living in Kent has been left brain damaged after having a hammer embedded into his skull in by his homophobic new flatmate.
Same-sex marriage and adoption approved in another Mexican state
8:53 AM — The Mexican state of Coahuila has joined one other state and Mexico City in legally recognising same-sex marriages.
2nd September 2014
Mr Gay UK returns home after being crowned Mr Gay World 9
4:00 PM — The title of Mr Gay World has been brought home to the UK after a crowning ceremony took place in Italy.
US: Farm fined $13,000 for refusing gay weddings to stop hosting all ceremonies 8
3:12 PM — A New York state farm which was previously fined for refusing to host a same-sex wedding has now said no couples will be allowed to get married there.
Perez Hilton ‘truly sorry’ for publishing naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence 29
2:18 PM — Gossip blogger Perez Hilton has apologised after posting naked pictures of Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence on his website.
Rugby League player may face second ban after allegations of homophobic abuse 28
11:48 AM — A Rugby League player previously banned for a homophobic slur, will be investigated following another accusation of anti-gay abuse.
Kellie Maloney is ‘much nicer’ after coming out as trans, says her daughter 12
10:35 AM — Famed boxing promoter Kellie Maloney is "much nicer" following her coming out, her daughter has said, commending her bravery.
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
Australian Football League publicly declares support for same-sex marriage 1
8:48 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL), has publicly declared its support for same-sex marriage.
1st September 2014
Gareth Thomas: I hated myself after my wife left me when I came out as gay 47
4:54 PM — Rugby star Gareth Thomas has spoken about making several suicide attempts as his wife left him because he came out as gay.
Scottish independence ‘Yes’ LGBT campaign releases ‘Rainbow Paper’ for Scottish equality issues 2
3:17 PM — The LGBT wing of the 'Yes' campaign for Scottish independence has released a Rainbow Paper, which outlines measures to ensure equality for LGBT Scottish people.
Alan Cumming: The campaign for Scottish independence is just like the battle for LGBT equality 38
2:38 PM — Hollywood actor Alan Cumming has spoken in favour of Scottish independence, saying the 'Yes' campaign's fight is similar to the battle for LGBT equality.
US: Attorney who fought ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ dies in road accident 2
1:48 PM — One of the attorneys who was part of a team which successfully challenged the US Military ban on gay and lesbian people serving, 'don't ask don't tell', has died in a road traffic accident.
Wind farm boss apologises after saying Stephen Gately ‘had it coming’ 38
11:23 AM — A renewable energy company boss has been forced to apologise after posting a series of homophobic comments on social media.
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan now thinks its ‘great’ gay couples can marry 65
10:47 AM — Despite voting against legislation for same-sex marriage, Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan, has now said she thinks it is "great", that gay couples can now wed in England and Wales.
Sky Sports reporter comes out as gay: ‘I love football just the same as any straight guy’ 88
9:21 AM — Sky Sports correspondent Mark McAdam has come out as gay, saying he battled with being gay for years, and that he thinks gay footballers don't come out "because of the fear".
Study attributes 75% lesbian obesity to ‘athletic low self-esteem’ 10
8:30 AM — A US study into why 75% of lesbians are obese or overweight, has reached its fourth year of funding, and recommends that athletic programmes should be more inclusive of lesbians.
29th August 2014
‘LGBT Yes’ campaign aims to enshrine equality in Scottish constitution 56
5:15 PM — The 'Yes LGBT' group for Scottish independence is set to hold an event outlining proposals to enshrine equality in a written constitution.
Italy: First gay couple allowed to adopt a child
3:06 PM — A lesbian couple in Italy has become the first to be allowed to adopt a child by a court.