13th April 2015
London’s historic Black Cap pub closes after redevelopment battle 35
10:11 AM — The Black Cap pub in London's Camden closed its doors yesterday after a battle over a proposed redevelopment which lasted several months.
Rand Paul on same-sex marriage: ‘People ought to be treated fairly under the law’ 8
8:29 AM — Despite stopping short of actually endorsing same-sex marriage, Republican Rand Paul, who this month launched a bid to become President has said "people ought to be treated fairly under the law."
10th April 2015
Police launch fresh appeal in murder of trans woman in London
5:51 PM — Police investigating the murder of a trans woman in London have extended the ways in which information can be provided.
This beautiful image of a gay couple will be blown up onto the side of a building in Ireland 3
4:48 PM — A street artist is about to install a huge and beautiful image of a gay couple on a wall in Dublin, ahead of next month's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Bishop of Buckingham: Gay clergy live in ‘a culture of fear’ over same-sex relationships 15
4:20 PM — The Bishop of Buckingham Dr Alan Wilson has said gay clergy live in "a culture of fear and intimidation" and that there is a "real injustice" about not allowing them to marry.
Apparently people in Australia seriously think this Maltesers advert is turning people gay 33
3:33 PM — Complaints have been made about an advert for Malteasers, claiming that because they kiss (they don't), it will turn people gay.
Hilary Swank: We have ‘a long way to go’ until the end of transphobia 1
2:16 PM — Oscar winner Hilary Swank has said she thinks the is "a long way to go" until transphobia is wiped out.
Brazillian politician: Let patients choose between gay and straight donor blood 6
11:55 AM — A Congressman in Brazil has come under fire for suggesting that hospital patients should be allowed the choice to reject "gay" blood.
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett calls for England to boycott 2022 Qatar World Cup 18
11:11 AM — The leader of the Green Party Natalie Bennett, has said she thinks England should boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, based on the country's record on gay rights issues.
This picture of two women embracing got a lot of attention – but it may surprise you why 14
9:24 AM — An image of two women hugging in public has gone viral, but not for the reasons assumed at first glance.
9th April 2015
Sue Perkins is now favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear host 21
8:24 PM — Sue Perkins fans may be excited to hear that she is now the favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson as host of Top Gear.
Meet the world’s first out gay Mormon superhero 19
6:17 PM — This comic book producer has set out to make history - by creating the world's first gay Mormon superhero.
The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom 17
4:07 PM — In a symbol of solidarity with the LGBT community, the Obama administration has unveiled a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House.
Over $127,000 raised for homeless LGBT youths in response to Indiana pizzeria fund 2
11:54 AM — In response to a campaign to raise money for an Indiana pizzeria which said it would refuse service to a gay couple, over $127,000 (£85,000) has been raised for a charity which works with homeless LGBT young people.
Helen Mirren: It is insulting to call powerful women ‘sassy’ 8
10:31 AM — Actress Helen Mirren has hit out at the use of the word "sassy" to describe women, saying new words should be used to denote female power and humour.
Hooray – the gay emoji you’ve all been waiting for have finally arrived! 8
8:57 AM — A range of emoji featuring same-sex couples and families with same-sex parents has been unveiled by Apple.
Boy George: I would still play in Indiana, if they wanted me there 22
8:34 AM — Boy George has said he would not boycott the US state of Indiana, despite many calling for one over a recently introduced "religious freedom" law which has been heavily criticised for allowing anti-LGBT discrimination.
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
8th April 2015
US radio host compares homophobic pizzeria owners to Anne Frank 17
3:50 PM — A US radio host has compared a pizzeria which said it would not provide pizzas for a same-sex wedding to Anne Frank, saying gays "trap good-hearted American families in their home."
This Twitter account is trolling the Daily Mail and it is hilarious 7
2:48 PM — A Twitter account parodying the Daily Mail has taken aim at the tabloid's hysterical front pages, and the results are quite hilarious.