1st March 2014
Anti-gay marriage MP’s bill for ‘Margaret Thatcher Day’ fails 32
2:59 PM — Conservative MP Peter Bone, a staunch equal marriage opponent, seemingly isn't having a very good week.
28th February 2014
US: Boy Scouts of America loses Disney funding over exclusion of gay adults 9
7:50 PM — Despite lifting its ban on gay youth members, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), may need to rethink its policy on gay adult members and volunteers, as Disney, a large donor, has cut its level of funding because of the ban.
Michigan same-sex marriage ban challenged in ongoing lawsuit
7:41 PM — A court challenge to Michigan's same-sex marriage ban wrapped up on Friday with a Harvard University professor, an expert on marriage in the US.
What would Freud say about this hilarious anti-gay marriage Texas Senator’s Twitter typo? 15
5:30 PM — When a District Judge in the US state of Texas ruled that a ban on same-sex marriage, this Senator tried to voice his angry opposition.
Video game writer: When are we going to get a gay protagonist who isn’t a one-off joke? 7
5:16 PM — A leading video games writer has criticised the lack of gay or lesbian protagonists in film and games.
Zimbabwe: Government case against leading gay rights group head thrown out
12:57 PM — A case brought by the Zimbabwean Government against the country's leading LGBT advocacy group has been thrown out by a magistrate.
US: Final order makes Kentucky recognise out-of-state same-sex marriages 1
12:33 PM — The US state of Kentucky must now recognise out-of-state same-sex marriages, a US District Judge ruled in a final order given yesterday.
27th February 2014
Secondary equal marriage legislation passes House of Lords 13
7:31 PM — The secondary legislation needed for same-sex marriages to commence in England and Wales have passed in the House of Lords.
Julianne Moore praises Ellen Page for ‘wonderful’ coming out speech 3
7:03 PM — Hollywood star Julianne Moore has commended fellow actress Ellen Page for her decision to come out as gay, earlier this month.
Kentucky asks for delay to order to recognise other-state gay marriages 4
6:35 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Kentucky has asked for a three month delay on an order requiring the state to recognise out-of-state same-sex couples.
United Nations: Tabloids publishing lists ‘exposing’ gay people shows danger of Uganda’s anti-gay law 4
4:44 PM — The United Nations has hit out at the publication of a list of the "200 top" gay people by a Ugandan tabloid, to say it shows the danger of a newly-introduced anti-gay law.
Ofcom ‘will not investigate’ Corrie over gay kiss complaints 3
4:20 PM — Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed that it will not investigate Coronation Street over dozens of complaints made about a gay kiss.
Ten gays and lesbians arrested in Jordan for holding get-together
4:13 PM — Ten gay and lesbian people have been arrested in Jordan for holding a get-together in a party hall.
Drama Controller: The BBC has a ‘long way to go’ in representing the gay community 10
3:52 PM — The BBC's Drama Commissioner has said he thinks there is a "long way to go" before gay people are adequately represented.
US: Boston Mayor to boycott St Patrick’s Day parade if gay groups can’t join in 10
3:09 PM — The Mayor of Boston has said he plans to boycott his city's St Patrick's Day parade, if gay groups are not allowed to take part.
NYC pastor: ‘Pervert’ Obama is ‘releasing white homo demons to scoop up all Black American men’ 90
2:42 PM — A bizarre anti-gay message has been added to the sign outside a New York church blaming Obama for "releasing homo demons on the black man."
John Kerry compares Ugandan anti-gay law to apartheid and anti-Semitism 4
1:23 PM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has compared Uganda's newly introduced anti-gay law with anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany and apartheid in South Africa.
Corrie gay kiss scene sparks complaints to Ofcom for being ‘sexually suggestive’ 35
12:07 PM — Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, has received a number of complaints about a gay kiss scene in Coronation Street.
26th February 2014
Texas gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, rules judge 4
7:53 PM — A US District Judge on Wednesday ruled that the state of Texas' same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.
John Kerry: Arizona’s Governor should ‘make the right decision’ and veto anti-gay bill 3
6:45 PM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Arizona's Governor to "make the right decision" and veto a bill to legalise anti-gay discrimination.