21st July 2014
US: Leading LGBT family group applauds Obama for signing anti-discrimination order
4:55 PM — A group standing up for the rights of LGBT families has commended US President Barack Obama for signing an order ensuring that LGBT employees of federal contractors are not discriminated against.
Video: Watch the first trailer for ‘The Imitation Game’ Alan Turing biopic 9
3:00 PM — Producers have released the first trailer for a biopic looking at the life of late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
World AIDS Conference speakers take aim at countries with anti-gay laws 9
2:05 PM — Speakers and activists at the World Aids Conference in Melbourne have taken aim at countries with anti-gay laws, stating that they help to allow HIV to spread.
Malawi: Catholic conference to discuss ‘strange culture’ of homosexuality 15
1:38 PM — A conference of Catholic bishops in Malawi, has tabled homosexuality as a talking point, describing it as a "challenge" faced by families.
18th July 2014
Texas lesbian couple: Sue the bar that kicked us out for kissing 5
5:59 PM — A lesbian couple who said they were thrown out of a bar in San Antonio, Texas, are asking the city to sue the business for violating nondiscrimination laws.
US: Woman arrested for violently beating her 17-year-old lesbian daughter with a shoe 5
5:32 PM — A woman in the state of New Mexico has been arrested after allegedly beating her daughter with a shoe for coming out as gay, and forcing her to strip naked and masturbate.
Video: Texas voters say they wouldn’t vote for ‘a known heterosexual’ for President 26
4:56 PM — These voters in the US state of Texas apparently got in a bit of a mix up when they were asked whether they would vote for a heterosexual candidate for US President.
US federal court: Oklahoma must allow gay couples to marry 1
4:38 PM — A federal appeals court has ruled in favour of same-sex marriage in the US state of Oklahoma, saying that the state should allow gay and lesbian couple to marry.
US: Florida Attorney General files appeal to halt pro-same-sex marriage ruling 2
3:49 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Florida Pam Bondi, has filed an appeal against a judge's ruling to allow same-sex couples to marry in one County.
Two and a Half Men to end with sham gay marriage and adoption 8
2:51 PM — Popular US television series 'Two and a Half Men' is coming to an end, and producers have announced that in its next and final season, Ashton Kutcher's straight character Walden will enter into a same-sex marriage to make it easier for him to adopt a child.
THT boss: Loss of HIV activists in Malaysia Airlines crash ‘a cruel blow’ 1
12:20 PM — Leading HIV charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), has paid tribute to the loss of 298 people, including 100 HIV activists, clinicians and academics, in the Malaysia Airlines crash, to say it is a "cruel blow" which will be "felt for some time."
17th July 2014
US: Judge opens up same-sex marriage in one Florida county 5
6:41 PM — A judge in the Florida Keys has ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, overturning its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Macmillan Cancer Support celebrates successes and gears up for first ever Glasgow Pride
5:40 PM — For the first time, Macmillan Cancer Support will march in Glasgow Pride this weekend.
US: Utah asks for US Supreme Court to block ruling to recognise same-sex marriages 1
4:38 PM — The US state of Utah has asked the US Supreme Court in an emergency appeal to block a ruling instructing the state to recognise the marraiges of hundreds of same-sex couples in the state.
England footballer hopes becoming a gay parent will send a positive message
2:31 PM — England footballer Casey Stoney and her partner Megan Harris have announced that they are expecting twins, and say they hope being gay parents in the public eye will send a positive message.
Hollyoaks actor: I can understand why gay footballers don’t want to come out
2:08 PM — Out Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson has said he can understand why gay footballers might be reluctant to come out, after he received homophobic abuse on Twitter when he was mistaken for an athlete of the same name.
This BNP Youth member’s dog might be gay – but he doesn’t like it 21
1:09 PM — In a bizzare online rant, a member of BNP Youth appeared to give a stern warning to his dog not to show signs of being gay.
Nicky Morgan calls constituent ‘typical man’ for questioning her anti-gay marriage stance 66
12:04 PM — The new Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan, earlier this year told a constituent that he was a "typical man", when he asked about her stance opposing same-sex marriage.
Study: One in ten gay people face discrimination when arranging a funeral 9
11:32 AM — A survey published today has revealed that 10% of gay, lesbian and bisexual people have experienced discrimination either at a funeral or whilst arranging one.
16th July 2014
US: First ever Mississippi mayor states support for equal marriage 7
6:35 PM — The first ever mayor in the US state of Mississippi has declared his support for same-sex marriage.