13th May 2015
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
12th May 2015
Lord Cashman ‘deeply concerned’ that Tory equalities minister voted against gay marriage 9
5:16 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Lord Cashman has said he is "deeply concerned" at the appointment of a Tory MP who voted against same-sex marriage as Minister for Equalities.
Top US high school wrestler comes out as gay 7
4:55 PM — A top high school wrestling champion in the US state of New Jersey has come out as gay.
Scots urged to have their say on the future of civil partnerships 3
4:39 PM — Scottish people are being urged to have their say on the future of civil partnerships by a leading LGBT rights group.
Tory equalities minister who voted against gay marriage now ‘fully committed’ to LGBT rights 30
3:01 PM — The new Tory Minister for Equalities who voted against same-sex marriage and previously said the state has "no right" to redefine marriage, has said she "supports the law on same sex marriage."
The rejection of gay men might be pushing them to fight with Isis 27
1:53 PM — Gay terror suspects may have been pushed into working with Isis after being rejected for being gay.
David Cameron appoints anti-gay marriage MP to be minister for equalities 115
10:06 AM — A Tory MP who previously said the state had "no right" to redefine marriage, and who voted against same-sex marriage, has been appointed minister for equalities.
This Kenyan tabloid has published photos of the country’s ‘top homos’ 4
8:56 AM — A tabloid newspaper in Kenya has begun printing lists of "top homos" in an attempt to out gay people.
Perez Hilton celebrates arrival of his second child: ‘This is what I live for’ 7
7:47 AM — Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has welcomed his second child into the world, and posted pictures of the newborn baby girl on his website.
11th May 2015
Mother of 12-year-old bi girl who killed herself speaks out about bullying 5
11:51 AM — The mother of a 12-year-old bisexual girl who killed herself after enduring biphobic bullying, has spoken out to condemn the school for apparently suggested her daughter should just "toughen up".
Baroness Stowell who led same-sex marriage through the Lords, promoted in reshuffle 3
10:09 AM — The Tory peer responsible for guiding the same-sex marriage legislation for England and Wales through the House of Lords has been promoted in the ongoing Government reshuffle.
David Hockney: Gay people today are really boring 36
7:59 AM — David Hockney has said he thinks gay people are boring, because they "want to be ordinary".
9th May 2015
Nicky Morgan remains education secretary and equalities minister in reshuffle 16
10:49 PM — Nicky Morgan will remain as education secretary and minister for women and equalities, it has been announced.
8th May 2015
Sam Smith cancels shows to undergo vocal chord surgery 4
6:04 PM — Singer Sam Smith will undergo surgery on his vocal chords and has called off a number of shows.
Out Lib Dem Stephen Gilbert loses St Austell and Newquay seat
4:50 PM — Out gay Liberal Democrat Stephen Gilbert was unsuccessful in a bid to regain the St Austell and Newquay seat in last night's general election.
Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader 31
12:16 PM — Ed Miliband has confirmed that he is to step down as the leader of the Labour Party following disappointing results at the general election.
Nick Clegg celebrates same-sex marriage as he steps down as Lib Dem leader 11
11:40 AM — Following a devastating defeat for the Lib Dems at the general election this week, Nick Clegg has announced his resignation as party leader, noting same-sex marriage as one of the party's greatest achievements.
Nigel Farage confirms resignation as UKIP leader 61
11:29 AM — Nigel Farage has officially announced his resignation as UKIP leader.
First out gay Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams loses his seat 1
10:48 AM — The Liberal Democrats' first out gay MP Stephen Williams has lost his Bristol West seat after a devastating night for his party.
Out Tory Eric Ollerenshaw loses Lancaster and Fleetwood seat to Labour
10:01 AM — Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw, who recently recently reflected on his 35-year relationship with his late partner Michael, has lost his Lancaster and Fleetwood seat.