19th November 2014
Q&A: When can I convert my civil partnership to marriage? And other questions 11
12:11 PM — Last month the Government announced revised regulations for converting from civil partnerships to marriage, and yesterday those regulations were approved by the House of Lords.
WATCH: University of Nottingham hockey team strip off against homophobia 19
11:03 AM — Adding to the trend of sports teams stripping off for good causes, the University of Nottingham has now made its own video against homophobia.
Amnesty: Gambian crackdown on gay people is ‘unacceptable’ 8
10:24 AM — Amnesty International has said the arrest, detention and torture of gay people in Gambia this month shows that the country must stop its crackdown on homosexuality.
18th November 2014
House of Lords approves civil partnership conversion regulations in time for Christmas 26
10:19 PM — The regulations for the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage have been passed following brief, but impassioned speeches in the House of Lords.
British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts': I don’t support a travel boycott against Morocco 29
5:50 PM — A gay British man who was previously jailed in Morocco for "homosexual acts" during a visit to a friend has said he has reconsidered his stance, and no longer supports a travel boycott against the country.
Drama school receives almost £100k to address LGBT issues 1
5:28 PM — Drama school the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama has been awarded almost £100,000 towards a project it runs tackling LGBT issues.
Qatar to host 2019 World Athletics Championships despite anti-gay laws 10
3:00 PM — Qatar has been awarded the 2019 World Athletics Championships despite controversies around its anti-gay laws and human rights abuses linked to the 2022 World Cup.
Peter Tatchell withdraws holiday auction to country where gays are imprisoned 8
1:01 PM — Following reports citing safety concerns for gay travellers, the Peter Tatchell Foundation has withdrawn its auction of a holiday to Morocco.
Gay dating app launches appeal to raise funds for World AIDS Day 3
12:22 PM — Gay dating app Recon has launched its yearly campaign aiming to raise funds for global AIDS Charities for World AIDS Day.
Simpsons co-creator saves gay bull from slaughter 10
10:41 AM — A bull which was facing slaughter because its owner thought it was gay has been saved by a Hollywood producer.
10th November 2014
Pride in London hails innovation of #FreedomTo at business summit 1
2:30 PM — Pride in London chairperson Michael Salter has hailed the success of Pride's first ever ad campaign earlier this year.
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
7th November 2014
Trans model Lea T becomes the new face of Redken 4
5:35 PM — Openly trans model and LGBT rights activist Lea T has become the new face of premium haircare line Redken.
Mel B: I’m not gay but I did sleep with women ‘for a few years’ 4
2:25 PM — Former Spice Girl Mel B has opened up about having had relationships with women in the past, but said she does not identify as gay.
US: Kansas asks court to block ruling in favour of same-sex marriage
2:02 PM — After a ruling ordering the state to stop enforcing its same-sex marriage ban, Kansas has now asked for a stay to be issued to temporarily block the ruling.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
Latvian foreign minister ‘proudly’ comes out as gay: ‘Good luck all of you…’ 24
9:43 PM — Latvia's foreign minister has come out as gay on his official Twitter page, announcing he is "proud to be gay".
US: Many Missouri counties not issuing marriage licences to gay couples 3
4:51 PM — Despite a ruling yesterday striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, many counties in Missouri are not issuing marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
Stephen Fry quits Twitter over safety concerns 12
4:21 PM — Gay actor, presenter and broadcaster Stephen Fry has temporarily quit Twitter over safety concerns.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.