9th April 2015
Hooray – the gay emoji you’ve all been waiting for have finally arrived! 8
8:57 AM — A range of emoji featuring same-sex couples and families with same-sex parents has been unveiled by Apple.
Boy George: I would still play in Indiana, if they wanted me there 22
8:34 AM — Boy George has said he would not boycott the US state of Indiana, despite many calling for one over a recently introduced "religious freedom" law which has been heavily criticised for allowing anti-LGBT discrimination.
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
8th April 2015
US radio host compares homophobic pizzeria owners to Anne Frank 17
3:50 PM — A US radio host has compared a pizzeria which said it would not provide pizzas for a same-sex wedding to Anne Frank, saying gays "trap good-hearted American families in their home."
This Twitter account is trolling the Daily Mail and it is hilarious 7
2:48 PM — A Twitter account parodying the Daily Mail has taken aim at the tabloid's hysterical front pages, and the results are quite hilarious.
Jeremy Clarkson to return to the BBC less than a month after Top Gear exit 16
10:37 AM — Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is already set for his BBC return less than a month after being sacked for punching a producer in an "unprovoked" attack.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan might quit rather than serve in Tory-UKIP coalition 12
9:30 AM — Tory Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has suggested she would not rule out quitting, rather than serving in a coalition Government with UKIP.
Elton John and Michael Stipe condemn ‘horrific’ treatment of trans prison inmates 1
8:09 AM — Sir Elton John and REM singer Michael Stipe have backed a campaign to protect the rights of transgender people in prison.
7th April 2015
$100k raised for florist which refused to provide gay wedding flowers 9
6:08 PM — Supporters of a florist which refused to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding have raised over $100,000 (£67,300) to pay the owners' legal fees.
Rand Paul who called gay marriage a ‘moral crisis’ announces presidential campaign 9
3:38 PM — Republican Rand Paul, who earlier this year said same-sex marriage was "a moral crisis" has announced his intention to launch a 2016 bid to become president.
The amount of money raised to support this homophobic pizzeria is disgusting 76
11:07 AM — Donations to support a homophobic pizzeria the owners of which said they’d refuse to serve a gay wedding has reached almost a million dollars.
BBC show explores issues faced by trans children 8
9:52 AM — A new programme on BBC Two has explored issues faced by transgender children who transition at a young age.
Michael Sam eliminated from ‘Dancing With the Stars’ 13
8:10 AM — Out gay NFL hopeful Michael Sam has been eliminated from 'Dancing With the Stars'.
31st March 2015
Indiana Governor: We will ‘fix’ religious freedom law even though it doesn’t discriminate 28
5:13 PM — The Governor of Indiana has continued to defend his state's new religious freedom law which has been accused of allowing businesses to discriminate against gay people, saying those claims are "completely false".
Survey finds one in ten 12-13-year-olds worry they are ‘addicted’ to porn 6
4:57 PM — Ten percent of those aged 12-13 have expressed concern tha they are "addicted" to pornography, a survey has found.
Anti-UKIP protesters targeted by Britain First ‘thugs’ in revenge attack 65
4:31 PM — Anti-UKIP activists who last week protested Nigel Farage at a pub have now been targeted by far-right group Britain First, who vowed to protect the UKIP leader.
Stephen Fry quits Instagram after being ‘hounded off’ 7
3:24 PM — Actor and comedian Stephen Fry has quit Instagram, saying he was "hounded off" the social media site.
Anti-gay marriage MP tells lesbian voter: ‘Don’t bother me again’ 13
2:36 PM — A Tory Parliamentary Candidate who whilst sitting as an MP, voted against same-sex marriage has told a lesbian constituent to "never bother me again", after she said she would not vote for him.
Indiana Governor brands opponents of anti-gay religious freedom bill ‘intolerant’ 26
2:03 PM — The Governor of Indiana, who last week signed a bill into law which makes it legal for religious businesses to discriminate against LGBT people, has accused its opponents of "intolerance".
Elton John among supporters for first HIV-positive Parliamentary Candidate 7
1:05 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish are among those who have offered support to a Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate who revealed he is HIV-positive in an interview last night.