3rd July 2014
Zambia: Two men accused of ‘sodomy’ acquitted due to lack of evidence 3
2:03 PM — Due to a lack of evidence, two men in Zambia have been acquitted after having been imprisoned for over a year, accused of having sexual relations "against the order of nature".
2nd July 2014
US: Judge to delay decision on recovery of legal fees in Wisconsin same-sex marriage case
6:45 PM — A federal judge has decided to delay a decision about gay and lesbian plaintiffs' legal fees.
US: Indiana Attorney General warns clerks against marrying gay couples 3
5:56 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Indiana has warned clerks who issued marriage licences to same-sex couples last week, not to issue more.
LGBT group criticises UK Government for ‘same-sex marriage farce’ 16
3:52 PM — A leading LGBT rights support organisation in Northern Ireland has called on the UK Government to end the "farce" of marriage inequality across the UK.
US: North Dakota asks judge to throw out case challenging gay marriage ban 5
1:56 PM — The US state of North Dakota has asked for a judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its ban on same-sex marriage.
US: LGBT monument vandalised with ‘666’ graffiti 8
1:07 PM — An LGBT monument in the US state of Texas has been vandalised, and tagged with "666", written in red paint.
US: Florida same-sex marriage ban to face legal test 2
12:18 PM — The US state of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will face a legal test today.
1st July 2014
US: Colorado attorney general asks clerk to stop issuing marriage licences to gay couples
5:46 PM — The attorney general in the US state of Colorado has asked a county clerk to stop issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples.
Trans youth residential seeks to create safe space for all gender identities
1:54 PM — A yearly residential camping programme run by Gendered Intelligence is going ahead this summer, and seeks crowdfunding to allow trans youth members to attend.
30th June 2014
US: Arguments to be heard in Nevada same-sex marriage ban case 1
6:58 PM — Those on both sides of a case challenging Nevada's same-sex marriage ban will soon be able to make brief arguments before a federal appeals court.
The Sims 4 tells users to ‘be proud’ with showcase of same-sex relationships 13
6:32 PM — Hit computer game series the Sims has reached its fourth instalment, and along with promotional material for its September release, boasts LGBT-specific ads telling users to "Be Proud".
Television network Univision criticises use of homophobic language at World Cup
6:07 PM — Spanish language television network Univision has made its stance against homophobic language being used at World Cup matches clear.
US: Situation for gay Indiana couples married before stay issued unclear
5:16 PM — Gay couples who married in the US state of Indiana before a stay was issued preventing further marriages from taking place, remain unclear about where they stand, as experts failed to agree.
Elton John to return to Russia and plans to meet up with Putin 23
4:46 PM — Sir Elton John has said he intends to travel to Russia this November to perform, and will also try to meet up with President Vladimir Putin.
US: Judge who struck down Indiana same-sex marriage ban knows decision upset some
4:17 PM — A federal judge who last week struck down the US state of Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban has said he knows his decision will have seen public opposition but that judges must remain unfazed by public opinion. US District Judge Richard Young last week struck down the state of Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban. A federal appeals […]
Pride in London attracts record-breaking 30,000, despite heavy rain 5
3:05 PM — The Pride in London parade which took place on Saturday attracted a record number of revellers, as despite heavy rain, at least 30,000 people took part in the parade, and many more attended pride events.
What happens when a group of police and topless male dancers doing the YMCA meet? 9
2:11 PM — Taking full advantage of the celebrations at Saturday's Pride in London parade, this group of police officers couldn't help but let their hair down and have a little dance to the YMCA.
27th June 2014
US: Judge to issue opinion in Tennessee divorce case 2
8:03 PM — After under an hour's hearing in a same-sex divorce case, a judge announced on Friday that he would issue a written opinion.
Nick Clegg: Let’s use pride to celebrate advances in LGBT rights 3
7:41 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has released a video celebrating Pride in London, saying we should celebrate advances made for LGBT rights.
Christian Concern: Families would be unstable if straight couples could enter civil partnerships 16
7:11 PM — In opposition to the introduction of civil partnerships for straight couples, Christian groups claimed that it would "discourage" opposite sex couples from marrying.