7th January 2015
Gay couple told it is ‘against Uber rules’ for them to cuddle 39
10:36 AM — Cab company Uber is facing fresh accusations of homophobia, as it emerges that a couple was subjected to homophobic abuse by one of its drivers, the same week that a gay couple were kicked out of a cab for kissing.
6th January 2015
Why is the media obsessed with the age of Stephen Fry’s fiancé? 58
5:47 PM — One of the trending stories of the day is the announcement that actor and presenter Stephen Fry has announced his engagement to stand up comic Elliott Spencer, but some media outlets seem to be obsessed with highlighting the age gap between the two.
Anna Richardson and Sue Perkins reveal they are together 30
1:59 PM — 'Secret Eaters' presenter Anna Richardson has confirmed she is in a relationship with Sue Perkins.
Macedonia to ban same-sex marriage 26
12:28 PM — Politicians in the Macedonian Assembly have voted to ban same-sex marriage.
The Simpsons dubs Grindr one of ‘humanity’s achievements’ 3
10:53 AM — Popular cartoon series The Simpsons has named gay dating app Grindr alongside other important achievements of humanity.
‘Pride’ director defends removal of gay references from DVD cover 21
10:32 AM — The director of the film 'Pride' has said he "understands" why all gay references were removed from the DVD cover for its US release.
Congratulations! All gay couples in Florida can now marry 5
5:00 AM — After several months of confusion, all same-sex couples in the US state of Florida can finally marry.
5th January 2015
Gay couple thrown out of Uber cab in London for kissing 80
6:28 PM — A gay couple have said they were kicked out of an Uber taxi in London after they kissed.
Same-sex weddings to start imminently in Miami-Dade, Florida
5:38 PM — One county in the US state of Florida is to allow same-sex couples to marry 10 hours ahead of the rest of the counties in the state.
Irish leaflet claims gay marriage will ‘expose’ children to ‘sounds of sodomy’ 46
3:57 PM — As Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage approaches, opponents to the potential change have taken to the streets to hand out anti-gay leaflets.
WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch speaks emotionally about Alan Turing 9
3:08 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has given an impassioned speech about late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
UK Government to consider study to allow gay, monogamous couples to donate blood 119
11:50 AM — The British Government is considering whether to conduct a study into whether gay or bisexual men in monogamous, same-sex relationships should still have to wait 12 months after having sex to donate blood.
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.