11th March 2015
Westminster Council rejects plans to redevelop Soho bar The Yard 4
11:53 AM — Plans to redevelop Soho gay bar The Yard have been shot down by Westminster City Council.
10th March 2015
Video: Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 6
6:03 PM — A homophobic preacher who started shouting abuse to revellers at Sydney Mardi Gras met his match in a plucky young busker.
Madonna: ‘Gay rights are way more advanced than women’s rights’ 59
4:48 PM — "People are a lot more open-minded to the gay community than they are to women”, Madonna has claimed.
US marine accused of murdering trans woman offered plea deal 11
4:20 PM — A US marine who has been accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines has been offered a plea deal.
LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet 4
2:21 PM — The government’s Dementia Strategy for England must include a “specific reference to LGBT issues”, the National Care Forum has warned.
UK: Transgender man thrown out of nightclub toilet wins out-of-court settlement 13
12:29 PM — A transgender man in Devon who was ordered to use a disabled toilet by a nightclub has received an out-of-court settlement of £1,500.
WATCH this Catholic couple’s heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 23
11:45 AM — Brighid and Paddy, a Roman Catholic couple who have been married for 50 years, have released a video showing their support for equal marriage in Ireland.
Video: Channel 4 launches ‘The Black Lesbian Handbook’
10:59 AM — Channel 4 has launched a series of short online films profiling the underground black lesbian scene in Britain.
9th March 2015
Trans woman takes selfies in men’s toilets to protest bathroom ban law 10
8:28 PM — A trans woman has started posting pictures of herself in men's bathrooms - to highlight a law that bans her from using the women's.
Texas Republicans elect Chair who threatened to cancel newspaper subscription over gay kiss 23
7:53 PM — The Texas Republican Party has elected a new chair - who previously threatened to cancel his subscription to his local newspaper, if they ever print a gay kiss.
Australian cricketer branded a ‘fag’ at Sri Lanka cricket match 47
5:06 PM — A Sri Lankan cricket fan waved a sign branding Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell a 'fag' during yesterday's Cricket World Cup match.
Star Wars adds first lesbian character 8
3:01 PM — The Star Wars universe is set to add the first canon lesbian character in the franchise's history.
Michael Sam: I get criticism for dating a white guy 15
1:45 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has said that he has received criticism - because his fiancé is white.
This iPhone app could help solve a real problem for transgender people 13
1:05 PM — An iPhone app has been created to provide a network of toilets where transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming individuals are free to pee in peace.
Gay politician defends decision to ban referee from wearing rainbow wristband 5
12:45 PM — An out gay politician has backed the organisation in charge of Gaelic football's decision to ban a referee from wearing a rainbow wristband during a match on Saturday.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
LGBT groups mark International Women’s Day 3
2:23 PM — Groups are today marking International Women's Day, which celebrates female achievement across the globe.
TV host complains that Pride parade didn’t have ‘anti-ISIS’ float 42
1:08 PM — A right-wing TV host has complained that there was no 'anti-ISIS' float at Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Australia: Anti-gay marriage ad airs during Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 66
11:40 AM — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Australia have aired an ad during the country's biggest gay pride festival.
7th March 2015
What was Kim Kardashian’s dress doing on an EastEnders market stall? 7
6:24 PM — An eagle-eyed viewer has spotted Kim Kardashian's VMA dress for sale - on Kat Slater's market stall in EastEnders.