5th January 2015
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
2nd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s funeral postponed after ‘threats’ against family 13
11:25 PM — The funeral for a transgender teenager who killed herself last week has been postponed after her family received threats.
Are gay musicians ‘dreading’ that Marcus Collins will out them in CBB? 19
6:21 PM — The Daily Star has claimed that X Factor runner up Marcus Collins will enter the Celebrity Big Brother (CBB) house, and gay musicians are "dreading" that he might out them.
Daily Mail angry that children are disciplined for homophobia 44
5:22 PM — The Daily Mail appears riled by reports that "thousands of children" are being reported to authorities for using homophobic and racist slurs, and calling each others names like "faggot".
Man glassed in the face outside Edinburgh gay bar 1
4:27 PM — Police are searching for four suspects in a serious assault which took place on New Year outside an Edinburgh gay bar.
Mum of gay man covers TV boobs with a towel, becomes internet hit 7
2:27 PM — An overly protective mother of a gay man in his 20s who covered up their TV with a towel to stop him from seeing breasts, has become an online sensation.
Miranda finds love at same-sex wedding in sitcom finale 3
1:46 PM — As hit sitcom 'Miranda', drew to a close, the show's protagonist found love whilst accidentally interrupting a same-sex wedding.
UK: Man punched in the throat in homophobic attack 22
1:30 PM — A man has been assaulted in the East Midlands town of Corby in a violent homophobic attack.
Israel’s only out gay MP quits politics 3
1:09 PM — The only out gay MP in the Israeli legislature has announced that he intends to quit politics.
Paper clarifies UKIP ad mistake which said ‘Say no to the UK’ 7
12:21 PM — A paper has clarified a UKIP ad it printed which read: "Say no to the UK!", to say the mistake was on the part of the paper, not the party.
Leelah Alcorn’s mother refuses to use female pronouns: ‘He was a good boy’ 74
10:59 AM — Despite Leelah Alcorn's tragic suicide, her mother continues to refuse to use appropriate pronouns in an interview, saying: "We don't support that."
1st January 2015
US groceries chain extends benefits to married gay couples 6
7:42 PM — US grocery chain Publix has extended its employee insurance benefits to all legally married couples, including same-sex couples.
US: Florida clerks to stop all courthouse weddings to avoid marrying gay couples 15
6:58 PM — A number of clerks in the US state of Florida may stop performing courthouse weddings in order to avoid marrying same-sex couples.
Irish Taoiseach vows to ‘campaign strongly’ for marriage equality 16
4:34 PM — Ahead of a referendum on same-sex marriage this year, the Irish Taoiseach has vowed to "campaign strongly" for a yes vote.
Amber Rose praises Brad and Angelina for accepting John Jolie-Pitt’s self identification
3:58 PM — Model and actress Amber Rose has commended Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for allowing their child John to self-identify.
Over 50,000 sign petition to have Leelah Alcorn’s correct name on tombstone 19
3:16 PM — A petition with over 50,000 signatures has been started to have trans teenager Leelah Alcorn's correct name displayed on her tombstone.
Dan Savage: Leelah Alcorn’s parents should be prosecuted for her suicide 102
12:40 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has called for the parents of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, who killed herself, should be prosecuted.
Congrats! Same-sex wedding takes place in Dominican Republic 5
9:59 AM — Despite same-sex marriage being banned in the Dominican Republic, two men have been allowed to marry in the British Embassy.
US: Two Florida counties given green light for same-sex marriage
9:24 AM — A judge in the US state of Florida has ordered two counties to begin issuing same-sex marriage licences from next week.
31st December 2014
Congratulations! The first gay couple has married in Scotland 6
12:17 AM — As Scotland's same-sex marriage bill came into force this evening one couple married on the stroke of midnight.