23rd April 2014
Survey: A third of gay men believe you can’t work as cabin crew if you are HIV positive 5
11:14 AM — Research from the National AIDS Trust reveals that nearly a third of gay men wrongly believe that if you are living with HIV you would be banned from working as cabin crew.
22nd April 2014
Blue singer Lee Ryan has slept with ‘multiple men’, claims ex-girlfriend 21
6:30 PM — US model Jasmine Waltz says her ex-boyfriend singer Lee Ryan has "gay tendencies".
Lord Mandelson: ‘UKIP routinely insult gay people’ 28
5:33 PM — Labour’s former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has taken a swipe at UKIP’s treatment of gay people.
Christian Concern: David Cameron’s support for equal marriage represents a ‘huge breach of trust’ 55
4:00 PM — The founder of Christian Concern says David Cameron’s support for same-sex marriage represents “a huge breach of trust between the Christian community” and the government.
Brunei delays introducing law allowing gays to be stoned to death 24
3:08 PM — The introduction of Brunei’s new penal code that calls for death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity has been delayed.
Indonesia’s first transgender boarding school reopens its doors 1
2:20 PM — An Islamic transgender boarding school has reopened in the city of Yogyakarta on the Indonesian island of Java.
UK: Governor of Islamic school criticises Ofsted for asking: ‘If a child is gay, what would you do?’ 54
1:29 PM — The governor of a Birmingham school under investigation over allegations of an Islamist takeover plot has criticised Ofsted for asking how staff would handle a gay child.
Man accusing gay X-Men director Bryan Singer of rape sues TV executives 46
12:25 PM — The man accusing X-Men director Bryan Singer of raping him as a teenager has sued three more Hollywood figures.
Owen Jones: I felt ashamed for flinching at Alan Carr’s charity fairy advert 132
11:41 AM — Owen Jones says he flinched when he saw Alan Carr’s advert for animal charity PETA, but then realised he felt ashamed for having done so.
Union: Teachers are facing devastating levels of online anti-gay abuse from students 17
10:51 AM — Britain’s largest teachers' union says school children are using social media to bombard teachers with homophobic abuse.
18th April 2014
US: Lesbian police chief fired by mayor who said: I’d rather have an alcoholic look after my child 33
7:22 PM — An openly gay chief of police has been fired by a South Carolina mayor who was caught saying he preferred alcoholics to gay people.
Arsenal boss: Society needs to ask why football does not have openly gay players 13
6:05 PM — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned the absence of openly gay footballers in the Premier League.
Mugabe: ‘Any diplomat who talks about homosexuality will be kicked out’ of Zimbabwe 50
4:25 PM — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe tells Europe to keep its “homosexual nonsense”.
Michael Lucas: Gay men are not too busy enjoying bareback orgies to take PrEP 5
3:26 PM — Gay porn producer Michael Lucas has called on the president of America’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation to resign for describing medication used to prevent HIV infection as a "party drug".
Ethiopia: Church activists who claim ‘gays rape children’ drop planned protests 26
2:08 PM — Religious groups which deem being gay "dangerous" and claim that gay people "rape children" have been forced to abandon plans to demonstrate in Ethiopia’s capital.
Gay X-Men director ‘grabbed buttocks’ and treated me like ‘meat’, says alleged victim 47
1:03 PM — The man accusing Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films, of raping him as a teenager has told reporters that he was treated "like a piece of meat".
Tom Daley’s boyfriend Dustin Lance Black furious after college bans him from event over sex photos 83
12:01 PM — Dustin Lance Black has slammed administrators at his former college after they withdrew an invitation to speak at an upcoming ceremony due to old naked photos of the star.
KFC apologies for booting out lesbian couple for kissing 14
11:01 AM — KFC has apologised after “over-zealous” staff removed a lesbian couple from one of its Bath restaurants following complaints they were taking part in “heavy petting”.
17th April 2014
UK: Judge who called equal marriage a ‘shambles’ retires 8
6:29 PM — A High Court judge who was previously warned for making critical comments about same-sex marriage retired today.
Two Ugandan men could be jailed for life if convicted in homosexuality trial 5
5:26 PM — Two Ugandan men will go on trial next month charged with breaking the country’s anti-gay laws.