12th September 2014
Nigel Farage: Same-sex marriage debates were ‘not particularly needed’ 50
11:43 AM — The leader of the UKIP Nigel Farage, has said he thought the debate which led to same-sex marriage becoming legal in England and Wales was "not particularly needed".
US: Appeals court upholds New Jersey gay ‘cure’ ban 1
9:13 AM — A federal appeals court has moved to uphold the US state of New Jersey's ban on gay "conversion" therapy for minors.
11th September 2014
Alex Salmond: Taking money from an anti-gay marriage donor doesn’t mean the SNP opposes it 64
7:03 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, has defended the Scottish National Party's (SNP) acceptance of major donations from an anti-gay marriage businessman, saying he thinks he is an "outstanding entrepreneur".
UK: Government ‘Talent Action Plan’ aims to remove barriers for LGBT talent in Civil Service 6
6:01 PM — The Government has announced a new 'Talent Action Plan', which aims to remove barriers to LGBT people reaching high ranks of the Civil Service.
UN Free and Equal campaign celebrates one billion people reached
5:25 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Office global public education campaign for LGBT equality has released a video highlighting the Free and Equal Campaign's impact to date.
Transport for London to install Arsenal’s first ever rainbow crossing 1
4:42 PM — Arsenal Underground station is set to get its first ever rainbow crossing, in support of Rainbow Laces 2014.
Greece: Human rights groups call for stronger LGBT discrimination protections 2
4:00 PM — Human rights groups in Greece are calling for comprehensive discrimination protections as racist and homophobic incidents have rapidly increased in the country.
Russian gays may be given alternative to national service 6
2:58 PM — A committee of the Russian State Duma is to consider whether gay men should be allowed the option of alternative civilian service, rather than national service.
Caroline Lucas tables motion for ‘urgent review’ of blood donor rules 11
2:36 PM — Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has tabled an Early Day Motion which calls for an "urgent review" of the rules for selecting blood donors.
UK: Man may face charges for distributing ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 129
9:23 AM — A 53-year-old man has been spoken to by police in Stoke-on-Trent for distributing leaflets door-to-door which claimed that homosexuality is "not natural", and that it is a "rebellion against nature".
Church of England bishops to hold discussion on sexuality 17
8:55 AM — The Church of England's College of Bishops will meet next week to discuss sexuality, and how to allow an open conversation on the issue.
10th September 2014
Amnesty urges Gambian President to reject anti-gay law 1
4:47 PM — Amnesty International has criticised a Gambian law which would make "aggravated homosexuality" publishable by life imprisonment.
US: Florida judge cancels hearing on same-sex divorce
2:49 PM — A judge in the US state of Florida has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a divorce to a same-sex couple.
Australian Football League to ‘reassess’ Brunei sponsorship over stone-the-gays law 3
1:40 PM — The Australian Football League (AFL) is "reassessing" a sponsorship deal with Royal Brunei Airlines following a global boycott of the country over a law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
First ever real-life couple marry in Corrie’s Rovers Return 1
10:20 AM — A couple have become the first ever to marry in Coronation Street's famed Rovers Return Inn.
Peter Tatchell receives honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 11
10:08 AM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
US: Indiana and Wisconsin ask Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage 1
9:48 AM — The states of Indiana and Wisconsin on Tuesday asked the US Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage.
Video: US GOP Senate candidate shows support for same-sex marriage 2
9:40 AM — A Republican Senate nominee for the state of Oregon has in a rare move for a GOP candidate expressed her support for same-sex marriage.
Gay couples: There is no conceivable basis for Texas to ban gay marriage 23
9:16 AM — Gay couples from the US state of Texas has argued that the state has "no basis" for arguing to keep its same-sex marriage ban.
9th September 2014
Donmar panel discussion to investigate 20 years of gay rights
4:55 PM — A panel discussion at the Donmar Warehouse in London will look at the last twenty years of the gay rights movement both on and off stage.