21st February 2014
Amnesty calls on Zambia to stop persecution of gay men as same-sex trial set to close
3:40 PM — Amnesty International has called for the Zambian Government to stop persecuting people perceived to be gay, as the trial of two such men is set to draw to a close.
Video shows shocking homophobic abuse in the heart of London’s gay scene 139
2:39 PM — A video has emerged of a homophobic incident which took place in the centre of the Soho area of London during which verbal abuse is hurled at two cabaret performers.
A graveyard? A shopping trolley? Elephant trekking? The strangest places British gay guys have had sex 7
12:57 PM — Think you've had sex in some strange places? A survey by a leading gay magazine has revealed some strange locations you might not have thought to...
Reports: Yoweri Museveni has signed Uganda’s ‘jail the gays’ bill into law 3
11:26 AM — Several reports from within Uganda suggest that the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the country's new anti-gay bill into law.
20th February 2014
Study finds that homophobic people die younger 19
8:01 PM — A study soon to be published has found that straight people who hold anti-gay views are more likely to die younger than those who don't.
Ellen: I was ‘hurt’ and ‘isolated’ by some reactions to my decision to come out as gay 2
7:33 PM — US television host Ellen Degeneres has reflected on some reactions to her decision to come out as gay, saying her "feelings were hurt" by some, and that she "felt isolated".
US: Oregon’s Attorney General refuses to defend state gay marriage ban 2
7:11 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Oregon has announced that she will not defend her state's ban on same-sex marriage.
US professor: Gay marriage will lead to straight men demanding open relationships and anal sex 45
6:52 PM — The author of a 'flawed and misleading' study on gay parenting has made a series of ridiculous claims about same-sex marriage.
Uganda offers ‘reassurance’ to international gay community of ‘continued commitment to the law’ 10
6:19 PM — In what appears to be an attempt to extinguish the fire of controversy surrounding its soon to be signed anti-gay law, the Ugandan Government has put out a statement offering "reassurance" to the international community.
Gay magazine launches in UK with Chris Mears swimwear photoshoot 5
3:20 PM — A luxury lifestyle magazine aimed at gay men has made its debut in the UK, feauturing a steamy photoshoot with Olympic diver Chris Mears.
Disney’s ‘Frozen’ accused of pushing secret ‘homosexual agenda’ on ‘innocent children’ 45
1:49 PM — A Mormon blogger has taken aim at Disney's latest smash-hit children's film 'Frozen', to accuse it of containing a "homosexual agenda".
19th February 2014
Vampire Diaries to introduce first ever gay character 12
8:49 PM — Hit TV series Vampire Diaries has announced that it is to introduce its first ever gay character.
Canterbury Cathedral blocks worshippers and tea-drinkers from accessing hardcore porn 18
8:21 PM — Canterbury Cathedral has blocked worshippers and customers in its café from accessing hardcore pornography.
Kansas bill to deny service to gay couples killed in Senate 3
7:22 PM — A bill which would have allowed religious business owners to refuse service to same-sex couples in the state of Kansas, has been killed.
Uganda: Defamation ruling against four pastors who said another ‘sodomised’ his flock upheld 8
7:01 PM — A sentence handed down to four Ugandan pastors who defamed another has been upheld by the country's high court.
Get 30% off tickets to PACE ‘Bright Night’ fundraiser featuring a Will Young performance!
5:57 PM — Singer and actor Will Young is going to be performing at the spectacular Café de Paris on 27th February, as part of the Bright Night fundraising event taking place in aid of the LGBT mental health charity PACE.
Video: Pussy Riot whipped and beaten by Cossack militia for attempted Sochi performance 33
5:17 PM — A video has emerged which shows members of punk band Pussy Riot being whipped, sprayed in the face, struck and thrown to the ground by Cossack militia after they attempted a performance under a sign advertising the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Teenagers to be charged as adults for carving swastika into forehead of boy who called friend ‘gay’ 2
3:04 PM — Three teenagers in Portland, Oregon, are to be charged as adults in a case of kidnapping and torture during which the victim had a swastika carved into his forehead.
US: Tennessee drops ‘turn away the gays’ ahead of Senate vote 5
2:05 PM — A Tennessee Senator has dropped a bill which would have allowed businesses to refuse service for gay couples' weddings based on religious beliefs.
18th February 2014
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gays are ‘vermin’ and should be treated worse than mosquitoes 110
8:07 PM — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has referred to gay people as "vermin", saying they should be dealt with in the same way as mosquitoes which "cause" malaria.