10th March 2014
Sex offences trial of MP Nigel Evans set to begin
10:34 AM — Nigel Evans, the former deputy speaker of the House of Commons, will go on trial today accused of sexual offences against seven men.
7th March 2014
Malaysia: Ex-Deputy Prime Minister jailed for five years on sodomy charges 4
7:20 PM — Malaysia’s former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has been sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charges.
The Queen praises gay rights charity’s ‘special anniversary’ in royal surprise 47
6:29 PM — Queen Elizabeth II has congratulated one of Britain’s oldest LGBT charities in a rare moment of acknowledgement for LGBT people.
Study: Soaring levels of HIV among gay black men in Atlanta 7
5:10 PM — A study shows the city of Atlanta has among one of the highest concentrations of young black gay men living with HIV in the US.
Gay former soldier James Wharton: ‘We need to clean up gay saunas’ 159
4:05 PM — Former soldier James Wharton has defended his recent article in Winq magazine about his opposition to gay saunas by saying the venues need to be cleaned up.
Isaiah Washington returns to Grey’s Anatomy 7 years after being sacked for calling co-star a ‘faggot’ 6
1:40 PM — Isaiah Washington is to return to Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show for using the word “faggot”.
Irish Government: ‘It would not be appropriate’ to cut aid to Uganda over its anti-gay law 46
12:55 PM — Ireland has announced it will continue to give financial aid to Uganda despite its anti-homosexuality law.
Former Take That boss loses court battle over use of the word ‘queer’ 3
12:01 PM — The former manager of Take That has lost a legal battle with a gay nightclub over use of the word "queer".
Northern Ireland Government LGBT consultation launches next week after long delay 15
10:49 AM — A public consultation on a long-delayed strategy to underpin the rights of LGBT people in Northern Ireland is set to start next week.
6th March 2014
Lesbian and Gay Foundation wins £30,000 top campaign award
6:47 PM — The Lesbian and Gay Foundation has been awarded £30,000 for winning a top prize for its campaigning work.
Bisexual student booted out of Belfast cab for kissing male friend 9
5:40 PM — A Belfast cab firm has apologised after one of its taxi drivers allegedly ordered two men to get out of a car for kissing.
Research to revolutionise HIV treatment welcomed by Terrence Higgins Trust
4:50 PM — Terrence Higgins Trust has welcomed experimental research which could one day replace the need for daily HIV medication - but says further work is needed.
NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack 1
2:46 PM — Police in New York City have released an image of a suspect they are looking to trace in connection with a violent homophobic assault on a gay couple.
Nigeria: 4 men charged with breaking anti-gay laws whipped in Islamic court 18
1:46 PM — A human rights group says four men convicted of breaking anti-gay laws have been whipped publicly in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria.
Video: X Factor star Marcus Collins backs ITV and Stonewall’s campaign against homophobic bullying
12:55 PM — ITV has teamed up with Stonewall to sponsor three London schools in a bid to raise awareness around homophobic bullying.
UK: Crystal meth vet accused of killing man with toothbrush in ‘extreme’ S&M sex session
12:15 PM — The trial of a former vet accused of using an electric toothbrush and metal bar to kill a man as they had S&M sex is taking place in Newcastle.
Pope Francis: ‘Matrimony is between a man and a woman’ 87
11:18 AM — Pope Francis says “matrimony is between a man and a woman” but has hinted that he could eventually accept the principle of civil partnerships.
5th March 2014
Secondary equal marriage legislation passes House of Commons 21
7:04 PM — The secondary legislation needed for same-sex marriages to commence in England and Wales has passed the House of Commons.
UKIP Chair: UKIP Councillor Donna Edmunds’ ‘ultra-libertarianism’ is ‘unacceptable and unhelpful’ 15
6:38 PM — UKIP Councillor Donna Edmunds has been denounced by her own party for saying “iron fist” equality laws are unnecessary - with the matter set to be discussed at UKIP's National Executive Committee.
Cycling star calls on anti-gay Ugandan politicians to be banned from Commonwealth Games 19
5:31 PM — Graeme Obree has called for Ugandan politicians who support the country's anti-homosexuality law to be banned from attending the 2014 Commonwealth Games.