18th November 2014
Simpsons co-creator saves gay bull from slaughter 10
10:41 AM — A bull which was facing slaughter because its owner thought it was gay has been saved by a Hollywood producer.
10th November 2014
Pride in London hails innovation of #FreedomTo at business summit 1
2:30 PM — Pride in London chairperson Michael Salter has hailed the success of Pride's first ever ad campaign earlier this year.
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
7th November 2014
Trans model Lea T becomes the new face of Redken 4
5:35 PM — Openly trans model and LGBT rights activist Lea T has become the new face of premium haircare line Redken.
Mel B: I’m not gay but I did sleep with women ‘for a few years’ 4
2:25 PM — Former Spice Girl Mel B has opened up about having had relationships with women in the past, but said she does not identify as gay.
US: Kansas asks court to block ruling in favour of same-sex marriage
2:02 PM — After a ruling ordering the state to stop enforcing its same-sex marriage ban, Kansas has now asked for a stay to be issued to temporarily block the ruling.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
Latvian foreign minister ‘proudly’ comes out as gay: ‘Good luck all of you…’ 24
9:43 PM — Latvia's foreign minister has come out as gay on his official Twitter page, announcing he is "proud to be gay".
US: Many Missouri counties not issuing marriage licences to gay couples 3
4:51 PM — Despite a ruling yesterday striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, many counties in Missouri are not issuing marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
Stephen Fry quits Twitter over safety concerns 12
4:21 PM — Gay actor, presenter and broadcaster Stephen Fry has temporarily quit Twitter over safety concerns.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.
Putin named ‘most powerful person in the world’ for a second time 19
3:28 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named the most powerful person in the world for a second year in a row.
Tory and Labour frontbench call for new review of ‘discriminatory’ gay blood ban 4
2:29 PM — Tory Energy Minister Amber Rudd and Shadow Scotland Secretary Margaret Curran have called for a fresh review on the restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban struck down 1
1:56 PM — A ban on same-sex marriage in the US state of Missouri has been declared unconstitutional.
5th November 2014
WATCH: Tory MP Michael Fabricant: ‘Gay men have to lie in order to give blood’ 2
5:55 PM — In a video aired on the BBC today, Tory MP Michael Fabricant calls for the equalisation of blood donation rules for men who have sex with men.
Gay choir to take over Manchester trams following brutal homophobic attack 10
12:47 AM — A gay and lesbian choir has announced that it will take over Manchester's Metrolink with performances on the trains following a homophobic attack in the city.
US: Kansas ordered to stop enforcing gay marriage ban 3
12:31 AM — The US state of Kansas has been ordered by a federal judge to stop enforcing a ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying.
4th November 2014
Tory MP Michael Fabricant to push for end to ‘illogical’ gay blood donation rules in BBC interview 19
5:05 PM — Conservative MP Michael Fabricant’s campaign to allow gay men to donate blood moves forward tomorrow when a short film and an interview will take place on the BBC.
The world’s second strongest man comes out as gay 19
4:50 PM — The world's second strongest man has come out as gay to an overwhelmingly positive response from fans and followers.
Popular London gay bar to be forced to close 7
4:30 PM — The owners of a popular gay bar in East London have been told they will need to find a new home for the venue as the property's lease will not be renewed.