27th November 2014
London arts festival organiser says event proves that London is the most ‘LGBT friendly’ place
2:17 PM — Organisers of Gaywise FESTival have commented at the closing of the event to say it proves that London is the most "LGBT friendly" place.
European Parliament votes to protect LGBT people in global development 1
12:18 PM — The European Parliament this week voted for a report which will outline its input in the global future development policy, which includes a strong commitment to protect LGBT people, and those living with HIV.
Oops: UKIP thought Westminster Cathedral was a mosque 27
11:14 AM — Responding to a BBC survey of whether voters think Nigel Farage has "got what it takes to be Prime Minister", UKIP tweeted to complain that the booth was set up outside a mosque, even though it was actually in front of Westminster Cathedral.
26th November 2014
United Nations urges Kytgyz Parliament to withdraw ‘gay propaganda’ law
4:24 PM — A group of experts from the United Nations (UN) have urged the Kyrgyz Parliament to withdraw an anti-gay bill.
UK: 23-year-old man kills himself after coming out as gay 36
3:02 PM — A man from Bristol has died after jumping from a bridge, having come out as gay to his friends and family.
Finnish Parliament prepares for close vote on same-sex marriage 20
1:05 PM — The Finnish Parliament is set for a vote on Friday on a proposal which would make marriage gender-neutral, and extend marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples.
Tesco removes superhero toys are ‘gifts for boys’ sign 17
12:06 PM — After causing controversy on social media, troubled supermarket chain Tesco has removed a sign advertising a superhero alarm clock under "gifts for boys".
Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Australia 4
10:34 AM — A bill to allow same-sex couples to marry has been introduced in Australia by a Liberal Democrat Senator.
25th November 2014
Spar staff member hailed for refusing to serve couple who called man a ‘faggot’ 20
4:49 PM — A staff member in convenience store Spar has been commended for turning away two customers who mocked a gay man because of his appearance, calling him a "faggot".
Uganda to host 2017 World Cross Country Championships despite anti-gay laws 12
4:13 PM — Adding to the list of countries with anti-gay laws allowed to host professional athletics events, Uganda will be hosting the 2017 World Cross Country Championships.
Guide launched for lesbians who have been affected by sexual violence 1
3:46 PM — A guide has been launched for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affected by sexual violence.
Will you take part in the Global Drug Survey 2015? 4
1:52 PM — The Global Drug Survey is currently open for its fourth year, anonymously examining the use of drugs around the world.
Daily Mail columnist questions whether lesbian writer should have had a child 27
1:14 PM — In a column for the Daily Mail, Sarah Vine has attacked Jack Monroe, a lesbian writer who made comments about the Prime Minister's relationship with his late son, questioning whether she should have had a child because she later came out as gay.
US: Michigan Attorney General asks Supreme Court to stop gay couples from marrying 21
11:10 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Michigan has stepped up his opposition to same-sex marriage, taking the fight to the Supreme Court.
US: Texas couples ask judge to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately
9:41 AM — Two couples in the US state of Texas have asked a federal judge to rule to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately.
24th November 2014
US: Trans woman to appeal against ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 2
5:05 PM — A Phoenix trans woman who has found support from TV star Laverne Cox, has said she will appeal against a prostitution-related charge she was found guilty of earlier this year.
Kellie Maloney to go ahead with gender reassignment surgery, despite health scare 15
4:42 PM — Despite a health scare during facial surgery last month, former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said she will go ahead with gender reassignment surgery.
Freddie Mercury passed away 23 years ago today 2
4:09 PM — Today marks exactly 23 years since the death of the legendary Queen front-man Freddie Mercury.
Family angered that MasterChef star Ross Burden died from Legionnaires’ disease
3:44 PM — The birth mother of late 'MasterChef' star Ross Burden, has expressed her anger, as it has been revealed that he died of Legionnaires' disease whilst in hospital receiving treatment for leukaemia.
Google removes ‘Ass Hunters’ game in which users must shoot and kill gays 14
12:39 PM — Google has confirmed that it will remove a game uploaded to its Play store, in which users are instructed to kill as many gay people as possible.