16th December 2014
US swimming star comes out as gay: ‘I have accepted who I am’ 105
12:09 PM — A US swimming champion has come out as gay, describing himself as the "king of the double life", but saying "I have come to accept who I am".
Nick Clegg approves of face-sitting protests and says porn ban has gone ‘too far’ 12
10:48 AM — The Deputy Prime Minister has offered his backing to protests against a new ban on UK porn production, during which demonstrators sat on each others' faces.
15th December 2014
Russian politician stalks local gay clubs to crack down on ‘gay sex on stage’ 18
6:06 PM — A Russian politician has spearheaded a raid on a gay club allegedly because a number of parents said their teenagers were trapped inside.
Student gives excellent answer when school asks ‘how should we punish gays?’ 14
5:50 PM — When a school in Korea asked its students in a survey on how it should punish gay kids, one gave a strong answer which may surprise you.
Mail criticises Nicky Morgan for meeting naked rowers at PinkNews Awards 14
4:03 PM — Nicky Morgan has been criticised by the Daily Mail for attending the PinkNews Awards 2014 and presenting an award to the Warwick Rowers.
Meet the gay football team stripping off for good causes 24
3:31 PM — Meet the Yorkshire Terriers, a gay football team to become the latest to strip off in a bid to raise funds for charity.
Spain: Gay couple hospitalised after ‘Neo-Nazi’ attack 2
11:55 AM — A gay couple in Madrid were attacked by a group for "Neo-Nazis" on Friday, and one of them hospitalised.
US: Pastor gets death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
10:45 AM — A pastor in the US state of Kansas has said she won't give in to death threats she has received for officiating at same-sex marriages in the state.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
French far-right party leader accused of appointing ‘gay lobby’ 12
10:05 AM — The leader of France's far-right Front National party has been accused of appointing a "gay lobby" to surround herself.
12th December 2014
Obama and Harry Styles ‘had sex’ tabloid turns out to be photoshopped
5:01 PM — A tabloid newspaper cover from the US which claimed to state that President Obama and Harry Styles "had sex". has been revealed to be a convincing photoshop job.
‘Face sitting’ protest takes place at Parliament against porn ban 11
4:45 PM — A protest took place at Westminster today against new rules which ban the depiction of certain sex acts on porn produced in the UK.
Ex-gay poster boy: My homosexuality is a ‘beautiful gift from God’ 29
4:03 PM — A man who, as a child, appeared on a number of 'Ex-gay' adverts, has said him being gay is a "beautiful gift from God".
Magazine apologises to 30-stone man disqualified from Mr Gay UK 4
3:25 PM — A magazine has apologised to a 30-stone man who was disqualified from the Mr Gay UK competition on a technicality.
Petition hopes to halt gay rights campaigner’s deportation to Uganda 6
10:22 AM — A petition hopes to overturn a decision to deport a gay rights campaigner to Uganda.
Hoax of US tabloid claims Obama ‘had sex with Harry Styles’ 20
9:49 AM — A hoax cover of a US supermarket tabloid made the bizarre claim that US President Barack Obama "hid [his] gay lifestyle to become President", and that he had an affair with another man.
US Docu-series commissioned about transgender parenting 2
9:27 AM — A television series has been commissioned by a US network about transgender parenting.
US: Kansas issues gender-neutral marriage forms
9:08 AM — The US state of Kansas has begun issuing gender-neutral marriage forms amid a battle around same-sex marriage.
11th December 2014
Monk arrested for distributing homophobic leaflets is head of Catholic charity
6:44 PM — A monk who was earlier this week arrested for distributing leaflets across Cambridge claiming that gay people are “corrupting young children”, is the director of a Catholic charity which spends tens of thousands of pounds each year.
Lib Dem Julian Huppert hopes to debate ban on fisting and watersports porn 3
6:13 PM — A ban on the production of certain types of porn in the UK will be the subject of a debate in the House of Commons, if a Lib Dem MP who opposes it gets his way.