10th July 2014
US: Over 5,000 couples have married in Illinois since law change 1
12:06 PM — A survey has revealed that thousands of same-sex couples in the US state of Illinois have married since the law changed earlier this year.
Gay porn actor called ‘queer’ and threatened with arrest for wearing red speedos 83
11:44 AM — A gay porn actor has said he was kicked out of a water park, threatened with arrest and called "queer" by a police officer, just for wearing swimming trunks.
9th July 2014
First gay clergy member to marry in UK considers suing Church of England aftersacking 14
7:08 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has accused the Church of England of homophobia, and says he is considering legal action.
US: Judge declines to speed up proceedings in Wisconsin gay marriage lawsuit
6:57 PM — A federal judge has refused to speed up the proceedings of a case challenging the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
US: State lawsuit to stop rogue clerk from issuing gay marriage licences begins 4
6:49 PM — The lawsuit against a clerk who issued marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples, and refused to stop doing so, despite instructions from the attorney general, has begun.
Manchester Pride offers discounted tickets to those in financial hardship 10
6:00 PM — Manchester Pride has announced that it will be releasing 300 day tickets for the Big Weekend, available to Greater Manchester residents who are undergoing financial hardship.
Two-month search for original and creative Stoli Guy UK comes to an end
5:36 PM — Luxury Vodka brand Stoli and prolific LGBT nights Sink The Pink will end their search for an original and creative 'Stoli Guy UK', this Friday, as the winner is flown off to NYC.
Jersey: First ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday following equal marriage disappointment 2
5:00 PM — Jersey's first ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday, in response to the stalling of a bill to make same-sex marriage legal there.
High Court finds Detained Fast Track asylum system unlawful
3:17 PM — The High Court has made a landmark ruing that the operation of the Detained Fast Track (DFT) asylum system is unlawful.
Gay legal support organisation ‘thrilled’ to win appeal to hold charitable status 1
2:27 PM — Gay legal support organisation the Human Dignity Trust (HDT) has won its appeal against the Charity Commission at a tribunal, and will be added to the Register of Charities.
George Michael attempted to shelter £6.2 million in tax avoidance scheme 13
12:02 PM — Openly gay singer George Michael has been accused of attempting to shelter millions of pounds using a tax avoidance scheme.
Jersey: Same-sex marriage delayed, as minister claims it would have ‘unintended consequences’ 14
11:22 AM — A bill to allow same-sex marriage in Jersey has been stalled, as States members approved an amendment meaning a "detailed study" must take place.
8th July 2014
US: Arizona state and gay couples want judge to rule on same-sex marriage ban without trial
7:03 PM — Both the state of Arizona and gay couples suing it over its same-sex marriage ban, have asked a judge to rule in the case without a trial.
US: Gay couples assert that anti-gay marriage arguments ‘don’t hold water’ in court filing 1
6:34 PM — Arguments against recognising the marriage of some 300 married same-sex couples in Michigan "don't hold water", a court filing argues.
US: Episcopal churches go to court over $500 million in property over gay priests 5
6:04 PM — Several dozen Episcopal churches in the US state of South Carolina are suing the national church over the introduction of gay priests, stating that they should be able to retain property when they leave the church.
Video: Apple celebrates ‘unwavering commitment’ to equality and diversity 3
4:36 PM — Computer giant Apple has produced a video celebrating its ongoing commitment to equality and diversity.
Christian bakery faces legal action for refusing to make ‘support gay marriage’ Bert and Ernie cake 128
11:43 AM — A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland may face legal action, after being informed that it broke the law by refusing to bake a cake for a customer, based on the management's opposition to gay rights.
7th July 2014
Report explores what it is like to be LGBT and Muslim in the US 38
6:34 PM — A documentary released last week by Al Jazeera America, explored issued faced by people both LGBT and Muslim in America.
Broken Rainbow celebrates 10th birthday with gala dinner
6:21 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity, Broken Rainbow, will hold a gala dinner this month in celebration of its 10th birthday.
Chair of LGBT Liberal Democrats gets married 16
6:11 PM — The chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats and his partner have married.