10th August 2014
Somerset man accused of beating his wife after she came out as gay
3:59 PM — A Somerset man has appeared in court after allegedly assaulting his wife after she told him she was gay.
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
Boxing legend and former UKIP candidate Maloney comes out as transgender 101
10:47 AM — Boxing legend, manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney, has come out as trangender.
9th August 2014
Thousands converge on Cleveland, Ohio for 9th Gay Games 5
8:04 PM — Thousands are heading for Cleveland, Ohio, for the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games.
Daniel Radcliffe: ‘I can’t get enough of going nude on film’ 34
7:17 PM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that he "can't get enough" of going nude on film.
Ian McKellen helps this man propose to his boyfriend 10
6:37 PM — Sir Ian McKellen helped this man propose to his boyfriend in a YouTube video.
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
US: Virginia Attorney General asks Supreme Court to rule in gay marriage case 4
12:52 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Virginia has asked the US Supreme Court to review lower court rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
Pride parade held in Uganda following invalidation of anti-gay law 7
12:09 PM — A pride parade has taken place in Uganda, one week after a court struck down a highly controversial anti-gay law.
Christian wedding boutique refuses dresses for lesbian couple 22
11:14 AM — A Christian wedding boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, has found itself amid a controversy for refusing to serve a lesbian couple.
8th August 2014
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.
Baptist Minister: ‘Most people’ don’t want the history of gay marriage taught to their kids 53
6:37 PM — A Baptist Minister from Stratford upon Avon has said "most people" don't want their children to be taught about gay marriage.
Ugandan Attorney General appeals to High Court for anti-gay law reinstatement 5
6:11 PM — The Attorney General of Uganda has appealed a ruling which struck down the country's anti-gay law.
Florida asks Supreme Court to decide in gay marriage cases 2
5:51 PM — The US state of Florida has asked for no further rulings to be made on its same-sex marriage ban, until the US Supreme Court makes a broader decision.
Tennessee town overturns law to protect gay partners of city employees 7
3:22 PM — Voters in a Tennessee town which recently introduced health benefits for domestic partners of gay city employees, have chosen to overturn the legislation.
Australia: School chaplain sacked for saying gays are ‘not normal’ 17
1:13 PM — A school chaplain who posted on Facebook to say that homosexuality is "not normal", has been sacked.
30th July 2014
Zambian vice president dismisses same-sex marriage question: ‘We care more about education’ 19
11:45 AM — The vice president of Zambia has dismissed a question of same-sex marriage during a visit to his roots in Scotland during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper axed from UK venues over homophobia 144
11:28 AM — An extreme anti-gay Ugandan rapper, who called for all gay people to be burned, has been axed from a performance in Birmingham over his homophobic outbursts.
29th July 2014
US: First ever Mississippi mayor to support equal marriage to retire
7:00 PM — The first ever mayor in the US state of Mississippi to declared his support for same-sex marriage is to retire at the end of his term.