26th September 2014
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
25th September 2014
Stonewall discontinues ‘Bigot of the Year’ for 2014 awards 38
6:24 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has dropped its 'Bigot of the Year' category for its 2014 Stonewall Awards ceremony.
Gay teen says he was forced to wear ‘gaytard’ name tag by his boss 13
5:30 PM — A gay teenager from the US state of South Dakota has said he was made to wear a name badge reading "gaytard" by his boss.
Despite anti-gay rants, Duck Dynasty computer game to get international release 5
4:41 PM — The controversial television reality series Duck Dynasty will soon branch out into the world of gaming, despite a history of anti-gay remarks from one of the show's most prominent stars.
Judge prepares to hear arguments in challenge to Missouri gay marriage ban
3:38 PM — A judge in Kansas City is set to hear arguments in a case challenging the state of Missouri's same-sex marriage ban.
Three arrested following violent Philadelphia assault on a gay couple 3
2:44 PM — Three people have been charged in connection with an attack on a gay couple which took place in Philadelphia, and have all been released on bail.
Re-imagined gay Cinderella story opens at London LGBT theatre
1:22 PM — A new season at the Above the Stag theatre in London's Vauxhall has launched with a gay re-imagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella.
TV station retracts gay ‘list of shame’ featuring Daniel Radcliffe 8
11:06 AM — A TV station which published a gay "list of shame" featuring straight actors Daniel Radcliffe and Cameron Diaz has retracted the article and apologised for any offence caused.
Coronation Street to introduce gay vicar in ‘modern relationship’ storyline 15
10:44 AM — Coronation Street is set to introduce a gay vicar character into Weatherfield.
International Olympic Committee adds anti-discrimination clause to host city contract 10
10:08 AM — Following an international controversy surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has added an anti-discrimination clause to its host city contract.
Canada: Teacher suspended for sticking ‘I’m gay’ sign on student’s back 19
8:46 AM — A secondary school teacher from Langley, British Columbia, has been suspended for sticking a sign on a student's back saying "I'm gay".
24th September 2014
World Bank urged to ensure no LGBT discrimination before issuing £54m loan to Uganda 5
3:01 PM — The World Bank has been warned against proceeding with a $90 million (£54 million) loan to Uganda without taking steps to ensure gay people and women are not discriminated against.
Study finds that guys with bigger bellies make better lovers 32
12:25 PM — A study has claimed that men who have larger stomachs last longer in bed, and are generally better lovers than those without.
Australia: Gay asylum seekers relocated to Papua New Guinea, where it is illegal to be gay 10
10:57 AM — Gay asylum seekers who had originally tried to seek refuge in Australia, may be relocated to Papua New Guinea, where homosexuality is illegal.
Chelsea Manning sues the US Government for gender reassignment surgery 13
10:01 AM — Lawyers for Chelsea Manning have filed a lawsuit demanding that the Department of Defense allow her to have gender reassignment surgery during her incarceration.
This Indonesian province is considering public caning for gay people 4
9:46 AM — A new law is being considered in a conservative province of Indonesia, which would make gay or lesbian sex punishable with public caning.
Police investigate shouts of ‘go home fag’ at gay couple’s wedding 2
9:35 AM — Police are investigating homophobic slurs shouted during a gay couple's wedding in Coronado.
South Africa’s first gay-inclusive mosque closed over parking violation 11
9:25 AM — The first ever mosque in South Africa to accept gay worshippers has been closed over a parking violation.
23rd September 2014
US: Gay couple’s wedding ruined by shouts of ‘go home fag’ 15
6:32 PM — A gay couple in the US had their wedding day ruined after a passer by shouted homophobic slurs during the ceremony.
‘Real Name Police’ targeting ‘perverts and sodomites’ returns after Twitter account banned 6
6:22 PM — A Twitter account named the 'Real Name Police' which targeted drag performers on Facebook, calling on followers to report accounts to the social networking site which do not use legal names, has returned.