19th January 2015
NHS England agrees to stop referring people to ‘gay cure’ therapy 13
12:15 PM — Staff of the NHS in England have been instructed not to facilitate access to gay "cure" therapy.
Colin Farrell: I support same-sex marriage in Ireland ‘with every fibre of my being’ 15
10:50 AM — Hollywood actor Colin Farrell has reiterated strong support for same-sex marriage in Ireland, saying he supports it "with every fibre of my being".
17th January 2015
Lord Cashman: When my husband was dying I contemplated suicide 5
11:19 AM — Speaking in the House of Lords this week, Lord Cashman said when his partner was dying of cancer, the peer contemplated killing himself.
16th January 2015
Pope Francis: Same-sex marriage ‘disfigures God’s plan for creation’ 243
5:56 PM — Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage, saying those who support it are attempting "redefine the very institution of marriage".
Mail columnist compares his opposition to Stephen Fry’s engagement to Charlie Hebdo shootings 64
4:22 PM — A Daily Mail columnist has compared his own opposition to Stephen Fry's engagement to opposition to Charlie Hebdo magazine's opposition to organised religion.
Kiss-in protest to take place at Vienna café where lesbians kicked out for kissing 6
3:21 PM — A kiss-in protest is set to take place today at a Vienna café where a lesbian couple were kicked out after they shared a kiss.
Camden’s Black Cap may shrink in proposed redevelopment 8
12:33 PM — Iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap may face a drastic downsizing if proposed redevelopments go ahead.
‘My Night with Reg’ posters banned from London Underground over nudity 41
10:29 AM — Posters for the revival of Kevin Elyot's play 'My Night with Reg' have been banned from appearing at London Underground stations for featuring male nudity.
15th January 2015
Russell T Davies announces drama based on 1980s AIDS epidemic 6
7:01 PM — As his latest trilogy of work débuts on Channel 4, Russell T Davies is already onto his next project - which tell the story of a group of gay men during the 80s AIDS epidemic.
UK’s first LGBT school planned for Manchester 161
6:42 PM — Plans to open the first LGBT school in the UK are under way,with funding secured, and a site selected in Manchester.
Manchester Police deny ‘ill informed’ canals serial killer rumours 4
6:14 PM — Greater Manchester Police have denied speculation that a serial killer has dumped dozens of bodies in a canal in the city's gay village.
European Parliament urges Kyrgyzstan to drop anti-gay bill
3:57 PM — Kyrgyzstan has been urged by the European Parliament to drop an anti-gay bill.
Turing film ‘The Imitation Game’ nominated for eight Oscars 32
2:46 PM — Alan Turing biopic 'The Imitation Game' has been nominated for eight Oscars for the ceremony taking place in a month.
Goa minister claims he was ‘misquoted’ about trying to ‘cure’ LGBT teens 6
1:10 PM — A minister in Goa has denied that the government there plans to attempt to “cure” LGBT people and make them “normal”, using therapy and “medicines”.
Kiss-in held at pub where gay couple say they were kicked out for kissing 7
12:37 PM — A gay kiss-in has been held at a Plymouth pub at which a same-sex couple say they were kicked out for kissing.
Indian ruling party says it is ‘for decriminalising homosexuality’ 8
12:16 PM — The ruling party in India has vowed to decriminalise homosexuality, saying while gay people are rejected by some, they should be accepted.
Serbian officer forced to retire after coming out as transgender 1
11:19 AM — An activist group in Serbian has submitted a complaint after it says a transgender veteran officer in the country's military was forcibly retired after coming out as transgender.
14th January 2015
Preacher who called for gays to be killed calls stocking Charlie Hebdo an ‘act of war’ 111
6:29 PM — A London-based preacher who last week defended the Charlie Hebdo shootings, and has called for gay people to be killed, said it is an 'act of war' for UK shops to stock the satirical magazine.
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Leelah Alcorn’s parents banned her best friend from her funeral 42
1:35 PM — The best friend of trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month, has spoken out to say she was banned from attending the funeral.