5th May 2014
Australia: Rugby player suspended for calling opponent a ‘f***ing gay c**t’ 12
11:37 AM — An Australian rugby player has been suspended for two games after calling an opponent a "f***ing gay c**t".
2nd May 2014
MEP candidate: World AIDS Day ‘congratulates’ people for ‘spreading the disease’ 38
7:00 AM — An MEP candidate for South East England has criticised World AIDS Day, claiming it "congratulates" people for "spreading this disease."
1st May 2014
US: Denver Mayor celebrates a year of civil unions in Colorado 2
8:12 PM — The mayor of Denver Michael Hancock made efforts to mark the first year of same-sex civil unions in Colorado with a special reception.
Video: First trailer for ‘The Case Against 8′ HBO Prop 8 documentary 1
7:55 PM — Directors have released the first trailer for an HBO documentary following the case against California's same-sex marriage ban Prop 8.
South East England MEP candidate: Daniel Radcliffe and the Pope bullied Mozilla CEO into quitting 41
7:23 PM — An MEP candidate standing for the South East of England has claimed that Daniel Radcliffe and a "queer mafia" including the Pope were responsible for "victimising" former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich into stepping down.
MEP candidate: Ban Grindr to stop gay MPs from ‘violating democracy’ 111
6:23 PM — An MEP candidate standing in South East England has said there are "hundreds" of gay MPs, and that Grindr should be banned to stop them from "violating democracy".
US: Rhode Island groups warn against constitutional convention fearing anti-gay repercussions
4:50 PM — A coalition of human rights groups held a press conference on Wednesday in Rhode Island calling for the defeat of a measure to allow a constitutional convention in the state.
US: Judge dismisses defendants in Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban challenge
4:08 PM — In a trial challenging the US state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, a federal judge has dismissed three defendants.
Fresh controversy at college which disinvited gay screenwriter Dustin Lance Black from ceremony 5
2:33 PM — A speaker due to replace disinvited gay screenwriter Dustin Lance Black at his former college has now pulled out of a commencement ceremony there following anti-gay sentiment made in sermons some years ago.
US: Man sentenced to six months in jail for shooting man at pride parade 6
12:54 PM — A Florida man has been sentenced to six months in prison for shooting a gay man with a BB gun at a pride parade.
30th April 2014
US: South Carolina campaign aims to educate about anti-gay bullying in schools 2
8:32 PM — A new campaign has launched in the US state of South Carolina, aiming to provide resources on anti-LGBT bullying in schools.
US: New Hampshire bill asks for clarification on out-of-state same-sex marriages 1
8:18 PM — The House in the US state of New Hampshire has sent a bill to the state governor asking for clarification on same-sex marriages from other states which took place prior to the state's own equal marriage law.
UK Government confirms it is ‘strongly against’ the practice of gay ‘conversion’ therapy 16
5:25 PM — The Government has responded to a question of what extent gay "conversion" therapy is used, to say it does not know, but that it is "strongly opposed" to the practice.
US: Lawsuit hopes to allow gay couples to marry in Ohio
4:54 PM — A lawsuit has today been filed with a view to allowing gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Ohio to marry.
US Conservative Glenn Beck: ‘If elected, Hillary Clinton will have lesbian sex in the White House’ 7
3:54 PM — US Conservative personality and radio presenter Glenn Beck has taken aim at former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, saying she would "have sex with a woman on the White House desk."
Chile: Capital city metro stations join effort to stamp out anti-gay discrimination
3:38 PM — Metro stations in the Chilean capital have signed up to efforts to raise awareness and acceptance of LGBT people.
Corrie star reflects on ‘daunting’ first lesbian kiss scene 5
1:27 PM — A Coronation Street actress has said she found the idea of a lesbian on-screen kiss "daunting", but that she came around to the idea.
US: Ohio civil rights attorneys plan lawsuit against same-sex marriage ban
12:48 PM — A lawsuit seeking to force the US state of Ohio to allow same-sex couples to marry is being planned by civil rights attorneys.
29th April 2014
United Methodist Church extends benefits to same-sex spouses and partners 3
11:25 PM — Despite not allowing same-sex marriage, same-sex spouses working at any general agency of the United Methodist Church will be entitled to state benefits.
US: Widowed Pennsylvania woman sues state for not recognising her marriage for tax benefits 1
11:07 PM — A woman in the US state of Pennsylvania has sued the state after it refused to recognise her out-of-state marriage to her late wife.