13th January 2015
Ban Ki-moon: India’s gay sex ban is ‘intolerant’ 19
10:52 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised India's gay sex ban, saying it is "intolerant".
Forrest Gump actor pulls out of speaking at gay ‘cure’ group 75
10:17 AM — Forrest Gump actor Gary Sinise has pulled out of speaking at a summit for an anti-gay Catholic group that believes homosexuality can be ‘cured’.
12th January 2015
Goa to attempt to make gay youths ‘normal’ 25
4:54 PM — The government in Goa plans to attempt to "cure" LGBT people and make them "normal", using therapy and "medicines".
Stephen Fry to meet with Westminster Council to Save Soho 3
4:36 PM — Actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry is to meet with an organisation which aims to keep London's Soho balanced and affordable, following a number of closures.
Homophobic ‘ambush’ on Charlton Athletic fans was a hoax 9
1:55 PM — A widely reported homophobic "ambush" against a group of gay football fans has turned out to be a hoax perpetrated by an online troll.
Tiffany ad features gay couple for the first time ever 5
12:33 PM — Famed jewellery company Tiffany has featured a same-sex couple in its advertising for the first year in its long history.
Egypt: All 26 men acquitted of ‘debauchery’ in bathhouse case 27
10:50 AM — In a case where 26 Egyptian men were accused of "debauchery", for having gay sex in a Cairo bathhouse, all of the accused have been acquitted.
Lesbians kicked out of Vienna café for kissing 16
10:03 AM — If being kicked out of a café in Vienna for kissing wasn't enough, this lesbian couple were told by the owner that such behaviour belonged "in a brothel".
Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ writer dedicates Golden Globe to Leelah Alcorn
9:36 AM — Amazon's 'Transparent' won Best Television Series at the Golden Globes last night, and the show's writer took to the stage to dedicate the honour to trans teen Leelah Alcorn who killed herself last month.
Despite five nominations ‘The Imitation Game’ disappointed at Golden Globes 25
9:09 AM — Alan Turing biopic 'The Imitation Game' came away empty handed at the Golden Globes, despite being nominated for five honours.
9th January 2015
Police kill two top suspects in Charlie Hebdo shootings 33
4:39 PM — French police have stormed two sites at which hostages were being held, and two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shootings this week are believed to have been killed.
Attitude suggests travel to Ebola free countries with gay death penalty 10
3:37 PM — Attitude magazine has published a feature which suggests that readers travel to Ebola free areas and countries in Africa, but fails to point out that some of the recommended destinations punish gay people with harsh penalties.
Interview: Hayden Ostrom Brown, Australian Democrats leader 5
3:14 PM — In this exclusive interview, Lib Dem councillor Mathew Hulbert speaks to Hayden Ostrom Brown, the leader of the Australian Democrats and the only out leader of a political party Down Under.
Former BNP press officer: Stephen Fry and fiancé ‘should be arrested for outraging public decency’ 104
12:37 PM — A former British National Party (BNP) press officer has said he thinks Stephen Fry and his fiancé Elliott Spencer "should be arrested for outraging public decency".
Zimbabwe: Health minister calls for better healthcare for men having sex in prison 2
10:36 AM — Despite there being laws against gay sex in Zimbabwe, a health minister has called for better healthcare for men who have sex with men in prison.
CONGRATS! Michael Sam just got engaged to boyfriend Vito Cammisano 11
9:40 AM — Out gay NFL player Michael Sam and his boyfriend Vito Cammisano have got engaged.
8th January 2015
Stephen Fry: Publish Charlie Hebdo cartoons in defiance of Paris killings 26
6:58 PM — Stephen Fry has called on the world's media to republish copies of Charlie Hebdo cartoons following the massacre of 12 people yesterday.
Over 1,400 same-sex marriage licences issued in Florida in two days 4
6:02 PM — Just under 1,400 marriage licences were issued to same-sex couples in 28 counties in the US state of Florida in the first two days since the same-sex marriage ban was lifted there.
WATCH: Nick Clegg silences radio caller who tries to justify Charlie Hebdo shootings 100
4:29 PM — Nick Clegg responded strongly to a radio caller who tried to justify yesterday's Paris shooting, condemning the suggestion that the cartoons were the "straw that broke the camel's back".
WATCH: Is this the first time a Lynx advert has featured a gay kiss? 14
1:53 PM — A new ad for Lynx hair products in Australia nonchalantly features a gay kiss.