1st July 2014
US: Colorado attorney general asks clerk to stop issuing marriage licences to gay couples
5:46 PM — The attorney general in the US state of Colorado has asked a county clerk to stop issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples.
Trans youth residential seeks to create safe space for all gender identities
1:54 PM — A yearly residential camping programme run by Gendered Intelligence is going ahead this summer, and seeks crowdfunding to allow trans youth members to attend.
30th June 2014
US: Arguments to be heard in Nevada same-sex marriage ban case 1
6:58 PM — Those on both sides of a case challenging Nevada's same-sex marriage ban will soon be able to make brief arguments before a federal appeals court.
The Sims 4 tells users to ‘be proud’ with showcase of same-sex relationships 13
6:32 PM — Hit computer game series the Sims has reached its fourth instalment, and along with promotional material for its September release, boasts LGBT-specific ads telling users to "Be Proud".
Television network Univision criticises use of homophobic language at World Cup
6:07 PM — Spanish language television network Univision has made its stance against homophobic language being used at World Cup matches clear.
US: Situation for gay Indiana couples married before stay issued unclear
5:16 PM — Gay couples who married in the US state of Indiana before a stay was issued preventing further marriages from taking place, remain unclear about where they stand, as experts failed to agree.
Elton John to return to Russia and plans to meet up with Putin 23
4:46 PM — Sir Elton John has said he intends to travel to Russia this November to perform, and will also try to meet up with President Vladimir Putin.
US: Judge who struck down Indiana same-sex marriage ban knows decision upset some
4:17 PM — A federal judge who last week struck down the US state of Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban has said he knows his decision will have seen public opposition but that judges must remain unfazed by public opinion. US District Judge Richard Young last week struck down the state of Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban. A federal appeals […]
Pride in London attracts record-breaking 30,000, despite heavy rain 5
3:05 PM — The Pride in London parade which took place on Saturday attracted a record number of revellers, as despite heavy rain, at least 30,000 people took part in the parade, and many more attended pride events.
What happens when a group of police and topless male dancers doing the YMCA meet? 9
2:11 PM — Taking full advantage of the celebrations at Saturday's Pride in London parade, this group of police officers couldn't help but let their hair down and have a little dance to the YMCA.
27th June 2014
US: Judge to issue opinion in Tennessee divorce case 2
8:03 PM — After under an hour's hearing in a same-sex divorce case, a judge announced on Friday that he would issue a written opinion.
Nick Clegg: Let’s use pride to celebrate advances in LGBT rights 3
7:41 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has released a video celebrating Pride in London, saying we should celebrate advances made for LGBT rights.
Christian Concern: Families would be unstable if straight couples could enter civil partnerships 16
7:11 PM — In opposition to the introduction of civil partnerships for straight couples, Christian groups claimed that it would "discourage" opposite sex couples from marrying.
Human rights group objects to Indiana appeal for stay on same-sex marriage ruling
6:00 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in the state of Indiana has objected to the state's request for an emergency stay to stop same-sex couples from marrying in the state.
UN Council adopts resolution to ‘protect the family’ 11
1:10 PM — The UN Human Rights Council yesterday adopted a resolution on the "Protection of the Family", in a move which has been criticised as it could be used as a precedent to oppose LGBT rights.
Telegraph boss Lord Black calls on Government to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy 28
12:52 PM — The Executive Director of Telegraph Media Group, Lord Black, has called on the Government to ban the widely condemned practice of gay conversion therapy.
Nick Clegg congratulates couple married in first consular same-sex wedding 1
11:44 AM — The first ever consular same-sex marriage took place in Sydney, Australia today, and the happy couple were congratulated by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Lord Mayor of London to give Sir Ian McKellen freedom of the city 2
11:24 AM — Sir Ian McKellen was welcomed by the Lord Mayor of London as guest of honour to a Pride in London gala dinner this week, as it was revealed that he would be given the freedom of the city.
26th June 2014
Russia on list of approved UK consulates allowing same-sex marriages 9
6:55 PM — Among a list of host countries which allow same-sex marriage ceremonies to take place in British consulates is Russia, despite an anti-gay law passed last year.
First ever British same-sex consular marriage to take place in Sydney 9
6:40 PM — On Friday the first ever same-sex marriage in a British consulate will take place in Sydney, Australia.