16th June 2014
New Father of the Bride movie to explore same-sex marriage 9
4:03 PM — A new Father of the Bride film has been announced, and will explore same-sex marriage.
Solider gets honourable discharge 35 years after being kicked out of US Army for being gay
2:59 PM — A soldier has been given an honourable discharge thirty five years after being kicked out of the army for being a lesbian.
US: Pittsburgh Mayor presides over 19 same-sex weddings
2:28 PM — The mayor of the city of Pittsburgh officiated at the weddings of 19 couples at the weekend.
13th June 2014
Laverne Cox announces that she is dating: ‘I believe in love and respect’
6:36 PM — Famed transgender actress Laverne Cox has spoken out about finding time to date, despite a busy schedule.
UK: Green Party councillors call for end of ‘discriminatory’ gay and bisexual blood donation ban 4
5:32 PM — Green Party councillors on the Brighton and Hove City Council have called for the end to the bar against gay and bisexual men donating blood within 12 months of having sex with a man.
US: Nebraska Supreme Court refuses to allow lesbian couple to divorce 2
5:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Nebraska have been told by the state's Supreme Court that the may not divorce.
Ellen Page to Texas Governor who compared homosexuality to alcoholism: ‘Are you for real?’
4:51 PM — Actress Ellen Page has responded to the Governor of Texas who compared the homosexual "lifestyle" to alcoholism this week, to simply ask: "Are you for real?"
US: Wisconsin judge to hold hearing following same-sex marriage ban strike-down
3:04 PM — A federal judge is to hold a hearing today, one week after she struck-down the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, during which she may temporarily stop same-sex couples from marrying.
Is the artificial intelligence bot that beat the Turing Test homophobic? 12
2:32 PM — Eugene Goostman has made the news recently, as he apparently became the first artificial intelligence to pass the Turing test. But is he homophobic?
First gay Ontario Premier wins majority in election 8
11:45 AM — The first female and first openly gay Premier of Ontario has won a majority in the province elections.
Man charged in London homophobic bleach attack
10:05 AM — A man has been charged in a homophobic attack on three London clubbers in which they were sprayed in the face with bleach.
12th June 2014
Oklahoma candidate: Gay people are ‘worthy of death’ and should be stoned 21
7:00 PM — A House candidate in the state of Oklahoma who admits that he wants to apply "Biblical principles to the law", has said that gay people are "worthy of death", and should be stoned.
US embassy in Tel Aviv faces internet backlash for raising pride flag 13
6:40 PM — The US embassy in Tel Aviv has received a backlash of online comments for raising a rainbow flag in celebration of pride week.
Eggheads star offers free theatre tickets to victims of homophobic bleach attack
6:22 PM — Former Eggheads panellist and actor CJ de Mooi has offered free theatre tickets to the victims of a homophobic bleach attack which took place outside a London nightclub.
Israel: Music video by trans star taken down following family complaint 3
5:39 PM — A music video by the first openly trans woman to perform on Eurovision has been taken down, after the family of a young person said they did not give their permission to be featured in the video.
Former Tory Chair: I commend students calling for removal of anti-gay Sultan’s honours 2
3:09 PM — Former Tory Chair Lord Deben has commended the Oxford University Student Union for condemning the university's decision not to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Doctorate in Law.
Italy: Court rules that anulment of trans woman’s marriage was unconstitutional 1
1:42 PM — A landmark ruling has been made in the case of a trans woman whose marriage was annulled despite her and her wife wishing to remain married, to say that the annulment was unconstitutional, despite the country having no legal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Oxford Student Union calls for anti-gay Sultan of Brunei to be stripped of honours 6
8:00 AM — The Student Union at Oxford University has unanimously passed an emergency motion condemning the decision of the university not to rescind an honour given to the Sultan of Brunei
Police send reassurance message following homophobic bleach attack in London 20
7:41 AM — London police have sent a message of reassurance after three people were sprayed in the face with bleach in a homophobic attack outside a nightclub.
11th June 2014
Final Fantasy XIV finally gets same-sex marriage 6
6:24 PM — The developer of the Final Fantasy computer games Sqaure Enix, has announced that same-sex marriage is finally coming to the fourteenth instalment of the series.