24th February 2015
Man who allegedly served in Auschwitz charged with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder 10
1:04 PM — A 94-year-old man who allegedly served in Auschwitz, now faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder.
High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed 31
12:41 PM — A High Court judge has granted permission for a legal case against the British Government for its refusal to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, to proceed.
Apple announces emoji featuring a range of same-sex couples and families 3
10:48 AM — Apple has unveiled a range of new emojis which include same-sex couples and families, and a number of different skin tones.
23rd February 2015
Texas Attorney General attempts to void ‘medically fragile’ gay couple’s marriage 5
9:22 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Texas has attempted to declare void the marriage of a gay couple granted a licence on medical grounds.
Joan Rivers misses out on ‘In Memoriam’ Oscars tribute 8
9:09 AM — The Oscars have been criticised by some for failing to include Joan Rivers in its customary 'In Memoriam' tributes.
Imitation Game director: A gay sex scene wouldn’t have enriched Turing’s character 26
8:50 AM — The director of 'The Imitation Game' is the latest to hit back at critics who have suggested that it downplayed Alan Turing's sexuality.
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
Everyone should hear this moving Oscars speech about teen suicide 9
7:59 AM — On accepting an Oscar, the screenwriter of 'The Imitation Game' has revealed that he tried to kill himself as a teenager, but urged others to accept their weirdness and not to do the same.
20th February 2015
Government urged to spend more on HIV prevention 1
7:36 PM — A report by leading HIV charity the National AIDS Trust (NAT), has said not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on new infections.
A Jewish gay couple rode into their wedding on a unicorn… and that’s just the start 17
6:56 PM — A wedding photo from a few years ago has gone viral again, because it features a same-sex Jewish couple riding into their wedding on a unicorn.
Texas Attorney General: Lesbian couple’s marriage should be void 3
5:53 PM — A day after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry in the state of Texas on medical grounds, the Attorney General there has argued that it should be deemed void.
Fox News contributor: Gays and ISIS are the same except gays don’t kill people 35
4:43 PM — A Fox News contributor has written a column comparing the gay rights movement to ISIS, saying the only difference is "death".
Anti-gay preacher booked to speak at London university 63
2:55 PM — A homophobic preacher has been confirmed to speak at a London university just days before it will host a weekend of LGBT events.
Researchers hopeful HIV treatment trialled on monkeys may prevent infection 4
1:58 PM — Researchers are hopeful that a treatment for HIV, which appeared capable of blocking infections in monkeys, may work as an effective vaccine against HIV.
19th February 2015
Doctor refuses to treat 4-month-old baby because she has lesbian parents 136
6:23 PM — A doctor has refused to treat a 4-month-old child, saying her religion had prevented her from being able to, because the parents are gay.
Gay couple allowed to marry in Texas under one-time order
5:08 PM — A gay couples in the US state of Texas have been allowed to marry despite a state-wide ban on same-sex marriage.
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 45
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
Scottish Tory leader debuts broadcast featuring same-sex partner 1
3:00 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has released a broadcast for the party featuring her same-sex partner.
Children’s book asks what to do if ‘I Think I’m a Poof’ 15
1:05 PM — A new adult children's book seeks to start a conversation about the lack of diverse characters in storytelling for children, called 'I think I'm a Poof'.
Judge rules that florist discriminated unlawfully by refusing same-sex wedding 24
10:31 AM — A US judge this week ruled that a florist which refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was in violation of the state of Washington's anti-discrimination laws.