9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.
Stena Line granted appeal over homophobic abuse case
3:46 PM — A Belfast dock worker awarded £45,000 compensation after being sacked for reacting to alleged homophobic comments is to have his case decided again.
Nigerian Archbishop tells government: Stop punishing gays 28
11:57 AM — A Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria says the country's government is "wrong" to be "punishing" gay Nigerians.
David Hockney: I lost two-thirds of my American friends to AIDS 4
11:04 AM — Artist David Hockney has spoken movingly about losing so many of his friends to AIDS at the height of the epidemic in America.
Will we be waking up on Friday to UKIP’s first elected MP? 10
10:29 AM — Voters are going to the polls to elect new MPs in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections - seats previously occupied by anti-gay marriage MPs.
8th October 2014
Iconic gay pub Royal Vauxhall Tavern sold 4
7:10 PM — One of London’s oldest gay pubs has been sold to new owners.
7th October 2014
Moroccan Embassy: Tourists who have ‘unnatural’ gay sex risk jail 148
7:13 PM — The Moroccan Government has defended its tough stance against homosexuality - as gay British man Ray Cole is released from prison pending an appeal.
British gay man released from Moroccan jail pending appeal 9
6:15 PM — A gay British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has been granted conditional release.
Sharing a naked photo of your ex could lead to 14 years in jail 9
5:56 PM — Posting revenge pornography online could lead to a jail term of up to 14 years, the CPS says.
Police Commissioner praises courage of Manchester Village Angel 3
3:54 PM — The bravery of a volunteer who was attacked while helping vulnerable people in Manchester’s Gay Village has been commended by Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.
Lib Dems: Homophobic chanting to be treated as seriously as racism 6
2:03 PM — Homophobia at football games will be dealt with as severely as racism under plans announced by the Lib Dems at their party conference in Glasgow.
Ex-Christian party leader who warns of ‘Gaystapo’ joins UKIP 15
12:19 PM — Former Christian Peoples Alliance leader Alan Craig – who believes same-sex marriage amounts to “child abuse” – says he’s campaigning for UKIP frontrunner Douglas Carswell.
Julian Clary: No regrets over my infamous joke about Norman Lamont 5
10:57 AM — Julian Clary says he has no regrets about making a notorious joke about senior Tory Norman Lamont.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
MSPs urged to introduce compulsory sex education 3
4:54 PM — Campaigners in Scotland are urging the Scottish Parliament to introduce statutory sex and relationship education (SRE) in a petition.
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
Tory Minister retweets ‘Labour is full of queers’ poem 34
1:24 PM — Business Minister Matthew Hancock has retweeted a poem suggesting the Labour Party “is full of queers”.
Joan Rivers wanted Michelle Obama to appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race
11:59 AM — In an interview conducted just days before her death, Joan Rivers spoke of her plans for the future and joked that Michelle Obama should appear on RuPaul's Drag Race.
Stephen Fry: I’m the only person I hurt with my drug use 20
10:13 AM — There is a "huge moral difference" between historical drug use and cases of sexual abuse, Stephen Fry says.
1st October 2014
Nicky Morgan: Teachers support sex and relationships education 4
5:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says the majority of teachers she has spoken to fully support sex and relationships education.