9th February 2015
Sam Smith wins big at Grammys 14
9:45 AM — Out gay singer Sam Smith won big at the Grammys, picking up four gongs at the 2015 honours.
Alabama chief justice threatens to sue judges who issue gay marriage licences 12
9:24 AM — Despite that legally, same-sex couples should be able to marry from Monday in Alabama, the state's chief justice has instructed judges not to issue marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
7th February 2015
Why did Question Time ignore the sex education debate? 8
12:23 AM — BBC Question time has come under question this week as it featured the Education Secretary and Shadow Education Secretary, yet did not address the debate around compulsory sex and relationship education.
6th February 2015
Bruce Jenner’s mother confirms trans speculation 10
11:50 PM — Bruce Jenner's mother Esther, has opened up about rumours that the Olympian is to announce their transition to female.
Tory Chair: ISIS executing gays is disgusting, brutal and barbaric 7
8:19 PM — The Chairman of the Conservative Party Grant Shapps, has condemned attacks by ISIS on gay men, which include stonings and people being thrown from buildings.
Two charged in vicious homophobic beating
5:28 PM — Two men have been charged following a violent homophobic attack which took place in South West London last year.
Ofsted boss defends decision to ask Christian schools about gay people 8
2:11 PM — The head of Ofsted has defended the watchdog against suggestions that inspectors used "inappropriate" questions about LGBT issues.
Lance Bass: Bloggers like Perez Hilton ‘bullied’ me into coming out 20
10:52 AM — N Sync star Lance Bass has opened up about his coming out story, saying he was "bullied" by "bloggers like Perez Hilton" into coming out.
5th February 2015
Northern Irish Department of Health has no evidence to support gay blood ban 10
6:08 PM — The Northern Irish Department of Health has said it does not have any evidence to back up maintaining a lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.
Here is the photo of Mugabe falling over he didn’t want you to see 18
3:59 PM — Zimbabwean President and adamant homophobe Robert Mugabe apparently attempted to get photographers to delete images and footage of him falling over when getting off a flight.
WATCH: Sam Smith reveals moving new pro-marriage equality video 3
3:14 PM — Sam Smith has revealed the new video for his song 'Lay Me Down' which he has dedicated to the hope that "one day gay men and women and trans men and women all over the world will be able to get married."
Hand-written notes by Alan Turing’s colleagues discovered at Bletchley Park 27
1:09 PM — Notes hand-written by Alan Turing's fellow codebreakers, have been found at Bletchley Park, and will soon go on display at a museum.
Russian senator: For a joke I might shut down a gay club 29
10:55 AM — An anti-gay Russian politician has hit back at a lesbian couple who took a selfie with him in the background to say that in response he might close down a gay club as a "joke".
Nick Clegg: It is ludicrous to suggest I support giving condoms to 5-year-olds 8
10:03 AM — Nick Clegg has heavily criticised media reports around supporting Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) for all state-schools, saying some suggested that 5-year-olds will be handed condoms.
3rd February 2015
Gloria De Piero: Homophobic bullying can scar for life 12
7:40 PM — On the Labour Party's new new campaign to clamp down on homophobic bullying, Gloria De Piero has said homophobic bullying can "leave a scar that remains throughout a person's life".
Male nurses admit having sex in front of a 99-year-old in their care 16
7:31 PM — Two male nurses who had sex whilst caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim have pleaded guilty to a felony charge of inflicting mental suffering on an elder.
Judge refuses to extend block on gay couples marrying in Alabama 2
7:15 PM — A judge has refused to extend a block on same-sex couples marrying in the US state of Alabama.
US: Federal appeals court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases in 3 states 3
6:48 PM — A further three states which are defending their same-sex marriage bans will have their cases heard by a federal appeals court this spring.
Obama commends Robbie Rogers for ‘inspiring a whole lot of people around the world’ 4
4:02 PM — President Barack Obama has commended out gay footballer Robbie Rogers for "inspiring a whole lot of folks around the world."
Labour announces plans to make LGBT-inclusive sex education compulsory 50
1:01 PM — The Labour Party has today announced that it will make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) compulsory in all state schools, and that it plans to crack down on homophobic bullying.