16th May 2014
Christian People’s Alliance leader: ‘God is angry over gay marriage’ 43
4:06 PM — The leader of the Christian People's Alliance has said he thinks "God is angry over gay marriage", and even suggested that it is possible that same-sex marriage caused floods.
English Democrats intend to join up with anti-Semitic and homophobic party in Europe 11
3:36 PM — The chairman of right wing political party the English Democrats has announced that the party will work with extreme right parties in Europe, should its candidates be elected.
Video: Nigel Farage says he is unaware of UKIP candidate who called for ‘poofters’ to be shot 65
2:00 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage faced challenging questions this morning, and said he was unaware that one of his party's councillors had asked "if we shot one poofter" whether the rest would "decide" not to be gay.
13th May 2014
US: Soon only two states will have unchallenged same-sex marriage bans 6
8:01 PM — There are currently only three states in the US which have same-sex marriage bans unchallenged in court.
US: Arkansas attorneys urge judge not to suspend ruling allowing same-sex marriage 2
7:29 PM — Attorneys in the US state of Arkansas are urging a judge not to put a stay on a ruling which struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.
UK ranked top in Europe for LGBT rights for third year in a row 30
6:01 PM — The UK has been ranked number one in Europe for LGBT rights by a leading European network of LGBT organisations.
Northern Ireland: Local candidate says she would ‘recriminalise homosexuality’ 100
5:13 PM — A Northern Irish independent local council candidate who has already voiced strong opposition to gay rights has said she would like to "recriminalise homosexuality."
Bishop of Cork voices support for gay equality: ‘Don’t let people drive you away’ 45
4:16 PM — The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Paul Colton, has spoken impassionately in support of gay equality.
US: Appeals court to hear arguments around Virginia same-sex marriage ban 1
2:18 PM — An appeals court in the US state of Virginia will today hear arguments around the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
US: Lawsuit challenges Alaska same-sex marriage ban 1
1:05 PM — Five gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Alaska filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
12th May 2014
Michael Sam second in NFL rookie jersey sales 5
7:04 PM — Sales of openly gay and newly drafted NFL defensive end Michael Sam's jersey are second to only one other rookie player.
Miley Cyrus makes date rape joke: ‘Everyone’s a little bit gay… all it takes is one cocktail’ 18
5:32 PM — Miley Cyrus has drawn controversy after stating at a London gig at the weekend that "everyone's a little bit gay... all it takes is one cocktail", before making a joke about date rape drugs.
Arkansas Attorney General asks court for stay to suspend same-sex marriage 4
4:52 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Arkansas has filed with the state's highest court asking for a stay to suspend a ruling to allow same-sex marriage.
Stag attack victim Dr Kate Stone celebrates removal of trans references from newspaper articles 7
2:04 PM — Following a life threatening attack on a Cambridge academic by a stag, six national newspapers have admitted that it was irrelevant to include in their reports on the incident that she is transgender.
NFL’s Michael Sam could still be sacked for being gay under Missouri law 8
12:58 PM — Despite being an unlikely potential turn of events, newly-drafted St Louis Rams defensive linesman Michael Sam could be sacked by the team under Missouri law.
Over 700 Stonewall supporters take to Brighton streets for Equality Walk 1
12:31 PM — More than 700 supporters of the leading gay rights charity Stonewall, took to the streets of Brighton on Sunday for its eleventh annual equality Walk.
UN study finds gays increasingly accepted in Philippines, but hate crimes remain a threat 5
12:15 PM — A study backed by the UN has found that while LGBT people have become more accepted in the Philippines, discrimination still persists.
Archbishop of Canterbury to unveil anti-homophobia initiative for Church of England schools 30
11:51 AM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is set to announce anti-homophobia measures to be implemented in Church of England schools.
11th May 2014
Michael Sam makes history as first openly gay NFL player 10
12:03 AM — Michael Sam has made history, becoming the first openly gay player on an NFL team, as he joins the St Louis Rams in the final stage of the draft.
10th May 2014
Michael Sam could become the NFL’s first openly gay player today 1
3:13 PM — If drafted to an NFL team today in rounds 4-7, Michael Sam would become the first openly gay player in the league.