12th March 2015
47% of UKIP voters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools 20
7:16 PM — A higher number of UKIP supporters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools than those who are against the idea, a YouGov survey has found.
RuPaul’s Drag Race to air in UK on truTV 5
6:11 PM — UK fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will soon be able to watch the show on British TV for the first time.
Madonna: Radio 1 is ageist for refusing to play my song 39
4:58 PM — The Queen of Pop has branded Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it declined to play her latest single.
UK: Preacher who said gay man was a ‘sinner’ goes on trial
1:48 PM — A Christian preacher accused of making homophobic remarks while giving a sermon has denied the charges in court.
UKIP Regional Secretary: ‘Gay marriage is potentially a wonderful thing’ 8
11:36 AM — UKIP’s North East Regional Secretary gave an interesting answer when asked for his views on same-sex marriage.
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
10th March 2015
Report: Gay man stoned to death in Jamaica 224
7:01 PM — Video has emerged reportedly showing the bloodied body of a gay Jamaican man who it is claimed was stoned to death.
Video: Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 6
6:03 PM — A homophobic preacher who started shouting abuse to revellers at Sydney Mardi Gras met his match in a plucky young busker.
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.
LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet 4
2:21 PM — The government’s Dementia Strategy for England must include a “specific reference to LGBT issues”, the National Care Forum has warned.
UK: Transgender man thrown out of nightclub toilet wins out-of-court settlement 13
12:29 PM — A transgender man in Devon who was ordered to use a disabled toilet by a nightclub has received an out-of-court settlement of £1,500.
Video: Channel 4 launches ‘The Black Lesbian Handbook’
10:59 AM — Channel 4 has launched a series of short online films profiling the underground black lesbian scene in Britain.
5th March 2015
Zimbabwean Government hostility towards gays thwarting battle against HIV 6
6:33 PM — The Zimbabwean Government’s hostility towards gay people is hampering the country’s ability to tackle HIV, a leading gay rights campaigner has warned.
Fatboy Slim to DJ at Brighton Pride 7
4:05 PM — Fatboy Slim will perform at this year’s Brighton Pride, organisers have announced.
Morocco jails 2 men for committing a ‘deviant sexual act’ 36
2:41 PM — Campaigners have condemned the jailing of two men accused of consensual same-sex activity in Morocco.
UKIP deputy leader: We want the votes of anti-gay marriage Catholics 31
1:29 PM — UKIP is the natural home for Catholic voters who are angry over same-sex marriage and other social reforms, deputy leader Paul Nuttall claims.
Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies ‘rent-boy ring’ allegations
12:48 PM — Harvey Proctor has denied allegations that he was part of an alleged “rent-boy ring” – and has said that his previous convictions for gross indecency were for sexual acts that are no longer illegal.
Paul Gambaccini: I was used as human ‘fly paper’ 28
11:06 AM — Radio 2 presenter Paul Gambaccini tells MPs his arrest through Operation Yewtree amounted to a "witch-hunt".
London: Thief uses Grindr to steal iPads and iPhones from men
10:28 AM — A thief who used Grindr to target men looking for sex and then stole from them has been jailed.
3rd March 2015
UK: Sacked nursery worker denies saying homosexuality ‘is a sin’ 43
5:09 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refused to read books about same-sex couples to children, claims there is "state-sponsored hostility" to her religion.