3rd October 2014
Tories threaten to leave ECHR unless Britain can defy human rights rulings 49
8:48 AM — The Conservatives have threatened that Britain will leave the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), unless it is allowed to flout rulings on human rights issues.
2nd October 2014
Man arrested in connection with homophobic leaflet distribution
4:44 PM — An arrest has been made in connection with a series of leaflets distributed across the UK containing homophobic statements including comparing homosexuality to paedophilia.
Study shows that women really like watching gay men have sex 38
3:36 PM — According to a new study into users' porn viewing habits, videos of gay porn were in the top two watched by women.
US: Supreme Court takes no action on same-sex marriage 20
3:02 PM — The Supreme Court has announced that same-sex marriage will not be one of the cases it will take up in its new term starting next week.
Condom cookbook hopes to promote safe-sex in Japan 8
1:26 PM — A bizarre new cook book has been published in Japan, which uses condoms as a device for cooking, and aims to promote better sexual health.
Neil Patrick Harris talks about having Elton John sing his first dance 1
12:52 PM — After marrying his husband David Burtka in Italy in August, Neil Patrick Harris has now revealed that Elton John sang their first dance, and that the castle was a perfect setting for their "I do's".
US: Catholic college cancels ‘Milk’ screening over rainbow flag flyer concerns 6
12:42 PM — A screening of Harvey Milk biopic 'Milk' has been cancelled at the Catholic University of America after those in charge said a rainbow flag on the flyers for the event violated campus policy.
US Big Brother winner reveals he left the show after finding out he is HIV positive 2
12:06 PM — The winner of US television series Big Brother 2007, has revealed that after re-entering the Big Brother house years later, he found out he was HIV positive.
Watch: Kenya criticised for branding LGBT rights groups ‘unacceptable’ 1
11:30 AM — Human rights groups have urged Kenya to allow LGBT groups to carry out their work there uninterrupted.
Elton John and David Furnish to be honoured by Human Rights Campaign 3
9:27 AM — Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are set to be honoured by LGBT rights organisation the Human Rights Campaign.
British metal band Judas Priest told not to make gay references during Russian gig 7
8:52 AM — Legendary British metal band Judas Priest, and its out frontman have spoken out about being told not to make any references to gay rights during a gig in St Petersburg.
1st October 2014
Gay couple told they can’t move into a flat because they are not a ‘regular couple’ 107
5:15 PM — A gay couple looking to find a flat share in London got a shock when they were turned down by prospective flatmates for not being "a regular couple".
London gay arts festival GFEST announces 2014 programme
3:39 PM — The new GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2014 full programme details have been announced and will showcase new visual and performance art works and films from Monday the 10th to Saturday the 22nd November.
Poll finds that same-sex marriage was most popular Tory policy 5
1:55 PM — A new poll has found that more of the British public perceive that the only Conservative policy which has been "good for Britain" is the introduction of same-sex marriage, than think it was bad.
Why are Grindr and Hornet users being auto-redirected to William Hill? 3
12:07 PM — Gay apps like Grindr and Hornet have been criticised by users for auto-redirecting to the William Hill app in the iTunes app store.
US censors accused of homophobia over ‘Pride’ film rating 16
9:41 AM — American censors have been accused of 'outrageous homophobia' over the age rating of film 'Pride'.
30th September 2014
Princess Diana nearly accidentally outed George Michael to a young Prince Harry 6
4:34 PM — Princess Diana came close to accidentally revealing that George Michael is gay before he publicly came out, according to a former royal aide's autobiography.
Nicky Morgan: Homophobic bullying in schools is ‘intolerable and we will stamp it out’ 20
3:49 PM — Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan, who voted against same-sex marriage, has spoken at the Tory Conference to say homophobic bullying in schools is "intolerable", and that the Government will do more to "stamp it out".
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
29th September 2014
Labour MEP questions Commission’s commitment to international LGBT rights. 1
5:12 PM — The Labour MEP for London will today call on the International Cooperation and Development Commissioner designate Nevan Mimica to renew efforts to tackle LGBT issues internationally.