11th February 2015
WATCH: Anti-gay Christian group backs campaign for gay pardons… kind of 19
12:07 PM — In a bizarre and (presumably) sarcastic video, the director of an anti-gay Christian group has backed a campaign by Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry calling for pardons for gay men convicted of gross indecency.
Gay male couple make history with first ever Navy homecoming kiss 30
11:22 AM — A gay male couple has made history after being chosen as the ceremonial kiss as shipmates disembarked from a Navy submarine.
Gay rights defender Jon Stewart to step down as ‘The Daily Show’ host 3
11:10 AM — Jon Stewart, who hosts Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show', has announced that he will step down later this year.
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
10th February 2015
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon back campaign to pardon historic gay sex offences 7
6:15 PM — Michael Douglas and Matt Damon have become the latest celebrities to back a campaign to have historic gay sex offences expunged.
Australia (yes, Australia) to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 67
5:52 PM — Believe it or not, the powers that be have granted Australia the right to compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
First out trans model featured in Germany’s Next Topmodel
5:12 PM — The next cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel will feature a trans model.
Obama lied about opposing same-sex marriage, claims his former strategist 29
3:33 PM — US president Barack Obama lied about opposing same-sex marriage during the 2008 presidential election, his former political strategist claims in his new book.
WATCH: The way this family reacted to their son’s transition is inspiring 6
1:48 PM — A video has been released online documenting the beginning of an Australian family's trans son's transition to male, and their acceptance of him.
9th February 2015
Labour pledges to tackle anti-LGBT hate crimes 10
4:54 PM — The Labour Party has pledged to crack down on hate crimes, including those against members of the LGBT community.
Sam Smith wins big at Grammys 14
9:45 AM — Out gay singer Sam Smith won big at the Grammys, picking up four gongs at the 2015 honours.
Alabama chief justice threatens to sue judges who issue gay marriage licences 12
9:24 AM — Despite that legally, same-sex couples should be able to marry from Monday in Alabama, the state's chief justice has instructed judges not to issue marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
7th February 2015
Why did Question Time ignore the sex education debate? 8
12:23 AM — BBC Question time has come under question this week as it featured the Education Secretary and Shadow Education Secretary, yet did not address the debate around compulsory sex and relationship education.
6th February 2015
Bruce Jenner’s mother confirms trans speculation 10
11:50 PM — Bruce Jenner's mother Esther, has opened up about rumours that the Olympian is to announce their transition to female.
Tory Chair: ISIS executing gays is disgusting, brutal and barbaric 7
8:19 PM — The Chairman of the Conservative Party Grant Shapps, has condemned attacks by ISIS on gay men, which include stonings and people being thrown from buildings.
Two charged in vicious homophobic beating
5:28 PM — Two men have been charged following a violent homophobic attack which took place in South West London last year.
Ofsted boss defends decision to ask Christian schools about gay people 8
2:11 PM — The head of Ofsted has defended the watchdog against suggestions that inspectors used "inappropriate" questions about LGBT issues.
Lance Bass: Bloggers like Perez Hilton ‘bullied’ me into coming out 20
10:52 AM — N Sync star Lance Bass has opened up about his coming out story, saying he was "bullied" by "bloggers like Perez Hilton" into coming out.
5th February 2015
Northern Irish Department of Health has no evidence to support gay blood ban 10
6:08 PM — The Northern Irish Department of Health has said it does not have any evidence to back up maintaining a lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.