11th September 2014
UK: Man may face charges for distributing ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 129
9:23 AM — A 53-year-old man has been spoken to by police in Stoke-on-Trent for distributing leaflets door-to-door which claimed that homosexuality is "not natural", and that it is a "rebellion against nature".
Church of England bishops to hold discussion on sexuality 17
8:55 AM — The Church of England's College of Bishops will meet next week to discuss sexuality, and how to allow an open conversation on the issue.
10th September 2014
Amnesty urges Gambian President to reject anti-gay law 1
4:47 PM — Amnesty International has criticised a Gambian law which would make "aggravated homosexuality" publishable by life imprisonment.
US: Florida judge cancels hearing on same-sex divorce
2:49 PM — A judge in the US state of Florida has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a divorce to a same-sex couple.
Australian Football League to ‘reassess’ Brunei sponsorship over stone-the-gays law 3
1:40 PM — The Australian Football League (AFL) is "reassessing" a sponsorship deal with Royal Brunei Airlines following a global boycott of the country over a law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
First ever real-life couple marry in Corrie’s Rovers Return 1
10:20 AM — A couple have become the first ever to marry in Coronation Street's famed Rovers Return Inn.
Peter Tatchell receives honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 11
10:08 AM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
US: Indiana and Wisconsin ask Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage 1
9:48 AM — The states of Indiana and Wisconsin on Tuesday asked the US Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage.
Video: US GOP Senate candidate shows support for same-sex marriage 2
9:40 AM — A Republican Senate nominee for the state of Oregon has in a rare move for a GOP candidate expressed her support for same-sex marriage.
Gay couples: There is no conceivable basis for Texas to ban gay marriage 23
9:16 AM — Gay couples from the US state of Texas has argued that the state has "no basis" for arguing to keep its same-sex marriage ban.
9th September 2014
Donmar panel discussion to investigate 20 years of gay rights
4:55 PM — A panel discussion at the Donmar Warehouse in London will look at the last twenty years of the gay rights movement both on and off stage.
Poll: Two thirds of Faroe Island residents support gay marriage
4:50 PM — A new poll has found that around two-thirds of residents of the Faroe Islands support same-sex marriage.
Tory MP’s motion to end gay blood ban finds maximum co-sponsors 7
4:02 PM — A Private Member's Bill by Tory MP Michael Fabricant calling for an end to discrimination against men who have sex with men giving blood, has filled its list of co-sponsors.
Human rights group: Gambian bill to jail gays is ‘devastating’ 7
3:19 PM — The director of a human rights organisation has slammed a Gambian bill which will make "aggravated homosexuality" punishable by life imprisonment, saying it will have a "devastating impact" on LGBT Gambians.
EA to issue fix for ban on the word ‘gay’ in Sims 4 character names 6
12:20 PM — Electronic Arts (EA) has said it will issue a fix for an issue which prevents users of the Sims 4 from using gay, lesbian and bisexual name references in character names.
First gay clergy member to marry in UK sues Church of England after sacking 41
12:04 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has begun legal proceedings against the Church of England.
US: Democrats call for end of gay blood ban 7
10:59 AM — Democrats in the US have called for the Obama administration to end a ban on gay men donating blood, tissue and organs.
Finland: Tom of Finland stamps are best selling ever 12
9:55 AM — A range of Tom of Finland stamps has launched in Finland to commemorate the “proud homoeroticism” of the influential gay artist, and has been the best selling in the country's history.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
8th September 2014
US: City Council to consider allowing same-sex domestic partner benefits 2
7:04 PM — The City Council in Winston-Salem is to consider whether or not to allow benefits to the domestic partners of same-sex couples.