25th February 2015
Journalist behind Cairo ‘gay bath house’ raid faces defamation charges 17
9:52 AM — A journalist who led a "sting" on 26 men she accused of "perversions" for attending what she said was a gay bath house in Cairo now faces court herself charged with defamation.
London police appeal for information in violent homophobic attempted robbery 2
9:27 AM — Police in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea are appealing for witnesses and information in a violent attempted robbery.
24th February 2015
Britain becomes first country to approve three-person babies 16
9:24 PM — The UK has become the first country to approve a law to allow babies to be created from the DNA of three people.
PROUD study finds PrEP reduces risk of HIV infection by 86% 109
8:58 PM — A study into the effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the UK has found that the risk of HIV infection was reduced by 86%.
Catholic Church voices support for DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 36
6:21 PM — The Catholic Church has voiced its support for a ‘conscience clause’ bill in Northern Ireland that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
Google bans explicit photos from public Blogger sites 7
5:49 PM — Users of the Google blogging platform Blogger, have been warned that they must remove explicit photos from their pages.
Anti-gay preacher: The LGBT community is trying to ‘shut down’ my ‘dialogue’ 87
4:12 PM — A homophobic preacher who is the subject of a petition to ban him from speaking at a London university has accused the LGBT community of attempting to "shut down" his "dialogue".
Man who allegedly served in Auschwitz charged with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder 10
1:04 PM — A 94-year-old man who allegedly served in Auschwitz, now faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder.
High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed 31
12:41 PM — A High Court judge has granted permission for a legal case against the British Government for its refusal to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, to proceed.
Apple announces emoji featuring a range of same-sex couples and families 3
10:48 AM — Apple has unveiled a range of new emojis which include same-sex couples and families, and a number of different skin tones.
23rd February 2015
Texas Attorney General attempts to void ‘medically fragile’ gay couple’s marriage 5
9:22 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Texas has attempted to declare void the marriage of a gay couple granted a licence on medical grounds.
Joan Rivers misses out on ‘In Memoriam’ Oscars tribute 8
9:09 AM — The Oscars have been criticised by some for failing to include Joan Rivers in its customary 'In Memoriam' tributes.
Imitation Game director: A gay sex scene wouldn’t have enriched Turing’s character 26
8:50 AM — The director of 'The Imitation Game' is the latest to hit back at critics who have suggested that it downplayed Alan Turing's sexuality.
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
Everyone should hear this moving Oscars speech about teen suicide 9
7:59 AM — On accepting an Oscar, the screenwriter of 'The Imitation Game' has revealed that he tried to kill himself as a teenager, but urged others to accept their weirdness and not to do the same.
20th February 2015
Government urged to spend more on HIV prevention 1
7:36 PM — A report by leading HIV charity the National AIDS Trust (NAT), has said not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on new infections.
A Jewish gay couple rode into their wedding on a unicorn… and that’s just the start 17
6:56 PM — A wedding photo from a few years ago has gone viral again, because it features a same-sex Jewish couple riding into their wedding on a unicorn.
Texas Attorney General: Lesbian couple’s marriage should be void 3
5:53 PM — A day after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry in the state of Texas on medical grounds, the Attorney General there has argued that it should be deemed void.
Fox News contributor: Gays and ISIS are the same except gays don’t kill people 31
4:43 PM — A Fox News contributor has written a column comparing the gay rights movement to ISIS, saying the only difference is "death".
Anti-gay preacher booked to speak at London university 63
2:55 PM — A homophobic preacher has been confirmed to speak at a London university just days before it will host a weekend of LGBT events.