28th April 2014
UKIP Northern Ireland candidate: ‘No government has the right to redefine marriage’ 40
12:13 PM — A UKIP candidate for Mid Ulster has warned against legalising same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, saying it lacks legitimacy.
UKIP Northern Ireland Assembly Member to vote against ‘homosexual and lesbian marriage’ 20
11:03 AM — The UK Independence Party’s sole member of the Northern Ireland Assembly has announced he will vote against same-sex marriage in Tuesday’s debate.
25th April 2014
Ex-Labour official Dan Hodges: Nigel Farage is not a ‘homophobe’ or ‘racist’ 98
6:44 PM — Former Labour official Dan Hodges says UKIP leader Nigel Farage is not a "racist" or a "homophobe" but that his party is worse than the BNP.
UK: Unitarian church given green light to perform same-sex marriages 3
5:26 PM — A Unitarian church in Cambridge has been told it can begin marrying gay couples following a bureaucratic delay.
Graham Norton: I’m too lazy to host Strictly 5
3:31 PM — Graham Norton has played down talk of him succeeding Sir Bruce Forsyth as Strictly Come Dancing host.
BBC DJ and British Bake Off star to host Stonewall Equality Walk 1
2:57 PM — BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Adele Roberts and Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite will host next month’s Stonewall Equality Walk in Brighton.
Elton John creates new HIV fund in memory of dance legend Frankie Knuckles 3
1:58 PM — Sir Elton John has launched a new HIV fund for the black community in memory of Chicago DJ Frankie Knuckles who died last month.
Gay former Sesame Street actor Kevin Clash cleared of sex abuse charges 5
12:56 PM — Kevin Clash, the actor formerly behind the popular Sesame Street character Elmo for 28 years, has been cleared of all sex abuse charges.
Christian Concern: David Cameron must help the sacked nursery worker who is against gay marriage 46
11:55 AM — Christian Concern has demanded David Cameron intervene in the case of a London nursery worker who was fired after refusing to read stories about gay couples to children
Turkey: Teenagers arrested over murder of transgender woman 35
10:58 AM — Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the murder of a transgender woman in Istanbul.
24th April 2014
X Factor boy band Union J to headline Pride Cymru
7:10 PM — X Factor boyband Union J will headline this year’s Pride Cymru, it has been announced.
UK: Man who dressed as bunny jailed for stabbing ex’s new boyfriend 5
6:33 PM — A man who dressed up in a bunny costume in order to stab his ex’s new boyfriend in the neck and tried to incapacitate him with chloroform has been jailed.
GMFA launches new HIV campaign targeting gay men in their teens and twenties 13
5:29 PM — Gay men’s health charity GMFA has launched a new campaign focused on raising awareness of HIV for gay men in their teens and twenties.
Tom Daley’s boyfriend denies he is to be quizzed as character witness in sex abuse X-Men case 10
4:31 PM — Dustin Lance Black has denied reports he is to be called as a character witness in the sex abuse trial of X-Men director Bryan Singer.
Anti-gay marriage journalist defends legal action over ‘homophobic’ jibe 11
3:10 PM — Former Irish Times columnist John Waters has defended taking legal action against broadcaster RTE after he was branded "homophobic" by drag queen Panti Bliss on a chat show earlier this year.
Bahrain: Transgender prostitutes lose appeal against jail term 2
1:34 PM — Two transgender prostitutes in Bahrain have lost an appeal against a six-month jail sentence.
US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison
12:25 PM — Oscar-winning star Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison.
Film showing how gay campaigners supported the miners gets Cannes screening 1
11:48 AM — A film showing how gay rights campaigners supported the miners in 1984 will close next month’s Directors’ Fortnight at the International Cannes Film Festival on 23 May.
Madonna upsets fans by branding vegetable ‘gay’ in Buzzfeed game 85
11:00 AM — The Queen of Pop has been criticised for describing kale as “gay”.
23rd April 2014
UK Government: ‘Schools should not promote any sexual orientation’ 18
6:38 PM — The government has reiterated its warning against schools introducing Section 28-style policies targeting the "promotion" of homosexuality by saying they should not promote any type of sexual orientation in the classroom.