31st August 2014
Watch: Sydney Convicts win gay rugby world cup 1
11:42 AM — The Sydney Convicts have stormed to victory in the Bingham cup.
30th August 2014
St Louis Rams drop gay NFL player Michael Sam 14
9:26 PM — Michael Sam, the first out player in the history of NFL, has been cut from the roster of the St Louis Rams.
Australia: Anti-gay conference begins despite protests 24
5:40 PM — An anti-gay group's conference is underway in Australia, despite protests from equality campaigners.
Video: Trailer released for Amazon’s transgender drama series 3
5:12 PM — A trailer has been released for Amazon's new trans-based drama series, Transparent.
Review: The American Family Association made a film, and it is worse than you think 12
3:46 PM — As the American Family Association branches into films, Nick Duffy reviews their first effort, Summer Snow.
Rufus Wainwright: I’m glad I don’t have more gay fans, gay men have terrible taste in music 115
12:57 PM — Rufus Wainwright has said that he is glad that he doesn't have a large gay fanbase.
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
29th August 2014
US: NOM still thinks it has a ‘very good chance’ of stopping same-sex marriage 25
7:48 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has claimed there is a "very good chance" that the US Supreme Court will uphold bans on same-sex marriage.
Australia: Catholic newspaper refuses ad from former Irish president because she is pro-gay 14
5:52 PM — A Catholic newspaper in Australia has rejected an advert from former Irish President Mary McAleese, because she isn't a homophobe.
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
Michael Sam: I am ‘very confident’ I’ll make a team this season
3:45 PM — Out NFL player Michael Sam has said that he's "very confident" he has performed well enough to earn a place on his team's permanent roster.
Italy: First gay couple allowed to adopt a child
3:06 PM — A lesbian couple in Italy has become the first to be allowed to adopt a child by a court.
One Direction singer Harry Styles shows support for gay NFL star 1
3:04 PM — One Direction singer Harry Styles has shown his support for out NFL star Michael Sam.
Britney Spears writes emotional letter to gay fan 8
12:31 PM — Britney Spears has written an emotional letter to a gay teenage fan.
US: Sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer dropped 3
12:00 PM — A sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer has been dropped.
Gay teen beaten and disowned by family finds amazing support in crowdfunded campaign 31
11:42 AM — A teenager who was beaten and kicked out of his home has found support in a crowdfunding campaign set up to help him keep going after being disowned by his family.
Lesbian brutally attacked near her home to attend pride event despite injuries 2
10:23 AM — A woman who was brutally attacked near her home for being gay, has said she will attend Pride in Leicester alongside police.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 24
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
Caroline Lucas: Rotherham scandal is another reason why we need statutory PSHE now 26
3:40 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas says the full horror of the Rotherham abuse scandal indicates the vital need for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.