8th July 2014
US: Gay couples assert that anti-gay marriage arguments ‘don’t hold water’ in court filing 1
6:34 PM — Arguments against recognising the marriage of some 300 married same-sex couples in Michigan "don't hold water", a court filing argues.
US: Episcopal churches go to court over $500 million in property over gay priests 5
6:04 PM — Several dozen Episcopal churches in the US state of South Carolina are suing the national church over the introduction of gay priests, stating that they should be able to retain property when they leave the church.
Video: Apple celebrates ‘unwavering commitment’ to equality and diversity 3
4:36 PM — Computer giant Apple has produced a video celebrating its ongoing commitment to equality and diversity.
Christian bakery faces legal action for refusing to make ‘support gay marriage’ Bert and Ernie cake 128
11:43 AM — A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland may face legal action, after being informed that it broke the law by refusing to bake a cake for a customer, based on the management's opposition to gay rights.
7th July 2014
Report explores what it is like to be LGBT and Muslim in the US 38
6:34 PM — A documentary released last week by Al Jazeera America, explored issued faced by people both LGBT and Muslim in America.
Broken Rainbow celebrates 10th birthday with gala dinner
6:21 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity, Broken Rainbow, will hold a gala dinner this month in celebration of its 10th birthday.
Chair of LGBT Liberal Democrats gets married 16
6:11 PM — The chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats and his partner have married.
Uganda denies that Anti-Homosexuality Act is homophobic: It was ‘misinterpreted’ 13
4:43 PM — Uganda has claimed that a new law which increases jail terms for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality", is not homophobic, and that it has simply been "misinterpreted".
Study: Use of PrEP drug could lower herpes infection rates
4:27 PM — The use of HIV drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), to prevent HIV infection, could also lower the infection rates of genital herpes.
Study: Children of gay couples have better ‘general health’ than those with straight parents 7
3:43 PM — A study has found that gay parents provide children with better "general health and family cohesion", than children of straight parents.
4th July 2014
Who says gay Mormons can’t have missionary sex? (PHOTOS) 43
7:04 PM — British Mormons have been given a bit of exposure recently because of Channel 4's 'Meet the Mormons'. Here are a couple you might like to meet.
Italy LGBT groups celebration introduction of Facebook custom gender options
5:42 PM — A leading LGBT rights organisation in Italy has hailed the announcement that Facebook is to introduce custom gender options.
Photos of gay dads welcoming newborn baby into the world go viral 84
4:57 PM — An emotional set of photos showing a gay couple welcoming their baby into the world has gone viral.
Football v Homophobia tournament to take place at University of Nottingham 1
4:33 PM — This Saturday will see 20 teams meet for the annual Football vs Homophobia tournament at the University of Nottingham.
US: Federal appeals court rejects appeal attempt by county clerk against same-sex marriage 2
3:15 PM — A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by a county clerk to appeal a ruling which made same-sex marriage possible in Pennsylvania.
US: ACLU asks judge to lift stay on same-sex marriage in Wisconsin 1
1:50 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in Wisconsin has asked a federal judge to lift a stay currently stopping same-sex couples from marrying in the state.
Consultation launched into tackling hate crime in London 3
12:52 PM — A consultation has been launched into how to tackle hate-crime in the capital city.
Joan Rivers claims Obama is gay and Michelle is ‘a transgender’ 54
11:48 AM — Comedian Joan Rivers has caused controversy again, this time claiming that President Barack Obama is gay, and that his wife Michelle is "a transgender".
3rd July 2014
FIFA criticised by its anti-discrimination chief for no action against homophobic World Cup chants 8
6:46 PM — FIFA's anti-discrimination boss has criticised its lack of action against homophobic chants at World Cup matches.
Pensioner again facing jail for breaching a suspended sentence for homophobic abuse
6:21 PM — A pensioner in Plymouth has found himself back behind bars, after breaching the terms of a suspended sentence handed down after he continually hurled abuse at his gay neighbours.