7th October 2014
Watch: Cheerios ad features gay couple and their daughter 5
9:06 AM — A new Cheerios advert in Canada challenges the idea of gay parenting, as it features an interview with a gay couple and their adoptive daughter.
6th October 2014
Watch: How a gay law student shut down an ‘ex-gay’ counsellor’s arguments 27
5:49 PM — This video shows a gay law student recall putting an 'ex-gay' counsellor in his place, when he suggested there was no such thing as a "gay gene".
US: Pennsylvania hate crime bill advances to full House 1
5:41 PM — A bill which would ban hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity, has passed a vote at the Philadelphia House Judiciary committee and will now advance to the full House.
Artist who publicly projected Grindr chats ends exhibition after complaints and protest 25
4:58 PM — An artist in Germany who projected images of Grindr chats with real, unsuspecting users, has closed the exhibition early, following complaints and a demonstration of nearly 200 people.
FA encourages all fans and players to report homophobia 1
4:40 PM — The FA has put out a statement reminding all fans and players to report homophobia as and when it happens.
US: Supreme Court decision could allow gay couples to marry in 11 new states 26
3:14 PM — A decision by the US Supreme Court today to reject seven pending appeals in lawsuits to allow gays to marry could allow same-sex couples to marry in as many as eleven new states.
US: Owners of bakery which refused lesbian wedding may go bankrupt after $150,000 fine 67
1:55 PM — Now facing a fine of up to $150,000, the owners of a bakery which refused to provide a cake for a lesbian wedding may go bankrupt.
Shrien Dewani tells court he is bisexual in honeymoon murder trial 17
12:21 PM — British millionaire Shrien Dewani today stands trial in South Africa, accused of arranging a plot to kill his wife during their honeymoon, as the court heard that he is bisexual and slept with male prostitutes.
France: Tens of thousands protest in Paris against IVF and surrogacy for gays 13
10:30 AM — Tens of thousands of French protesters took to the streets of Paris and Bordeaux on Sunday, to demonstrate against assisted pregnancies and surrogacy, particularly for gay couples.
Gillian Anderson: I owed it to my late lesbian lover not to hide our relationship 17
8:41 AM — Years after speaking out about having a relationship with a woman who later died of a brain tumour, actress Gillian Anderson has said she thought she owed it to her to not keep their relationship a secret.
3rd October 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Labour is scaremongering to argue UK should stay in ECHR 14
4:47 PM — Conservative Party Vice Chair Mike Freer has said it is "typical scaremongering" for the Labour Party to argue that Britain must stay in the European Convention on Human Rights.
Gloria De Piero: Britain must stay in the ECHR to remain a beacon of justice 7
2:26 PM — Labour's Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities has condemned Tory proposals which could result in the UK leaving the European Convention on Human Rights, saying it is necessary to keep the country as "a beacon of justice and human rights."
Grindr and Hornet disable ads which auto-redirected to William Hill
12:59 PM — Gay social apps Grindr and Hornet have confirmed that they have disabled ads which were redirecting users to gambling and gaming apps, including William Hill.
Ed Miliband: UK leaving the ECHR would be a disaster for gay people 22
12:16 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has said he thinks Tory plans to abandon the European Convention on Human Rights would be a "disaster" for Britons, as it has "protected the rights of victims of crime", including gay people.
London church holds one-day conference on same-sex marriage 2
10:57 AM — An community church in London has held a "successful" one-day conference on the possible affirmation of same-sex marriage.
Lesbian suing sperm bank after having mixed-race baby says she was ‘hung up on’ by clinic 5
10:34 AM — A lesbian who is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man’s sperm has said she was "hung up on" by the clinic when she called with questions.
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 39
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.