19th December 2014
WATCH: Robbie Rogers talks about ‘super awkward’ sex with a guy for the first time 9
1:32 PM — Out US football star Robbie Rogers has spoken in an interview about being proud to have come out as gay, and the first time he slept with a guy.
One Direction tell gay fans: ‘Don’t be afraid to be who you are’ 17
12:00 PM — Famed boy band One Direction have sent a message to their gay fans, telling them: "Don't be afraid to be the person that you are."
Christine Goodwin, whose case launched the Gender Recognition Act, dies 7
10:50 AM — Trans campaigner Christine Goodwin has died aged 77 after a long illness.
18th December 2014
UK: Man jailed for five years over clingfilm bondage death 4
6:13 PM — A man has been jailed for five years over the death of a man covered in clingfilm during a sex game.
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker released from detention 2
5:39 PM — The deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker from Britain to Uganda has been stopped.
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 35
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
Former UKIP candidate: Liverpool FC is ‘cursed by God’ for supporting Pride 5
3:14 PM — Paul Rimmer, a former UKIP candidate, has said that Liverpool FC is cursed by God because the club attended this year's Liverpool Pride.
Male Kim Kardashian super-fan spends £100,000 in order to look like her 44
1:52 PM — A male British make up artist has spent £100,000 on surgery and designer clothes in a bid to look like Kim Kardashian.
Malaysia: government stops funding organisation for trans women 1
1:50 PM — The Malaysian government has abruptly stopped funding an organisation that provides support for trans women, sex workers and people with HIV.
Study: Gay men earn less than straight men, but lesbians are paid more 98
11:45 AM — Sexual orientation seems to affect earning prospects and job satisfaction, a study shows.
Emily Brothers: I don’t want to be ‘that transgender politician’ 3
11:37 AM — Labour party candidate Emily Brothers has said she doesn't want be labelled as a "transgender politician".
Amnesty report on ‘odious’ choices faced by trans people in Europe 5
11:14 AM — Amnesty International has released a report on gender recognition laws across Europe.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
17th December 2014
Martina Navratiolva marries long-term partner Julia Lemigova 2
2:22 PM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has married her partner Julia Lemigova in New York.
A third of teachers in Wales hear colleagues using homophobic language 4
12:26 PM — A new report by Stonewall Wales has found that a third of teachers have heard colleagues using homophobic language.
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 6
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
Church of England appoints first ever female bishop 23
10:19 AM — The Church of England has announced the name of its first ever female bishop as Reverend Libby Lane.
Irish same-sex marriage referendum to take place in May 13
10:09 AM — The Irish government has cleared the way for a referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in May 2015.
WATCH: Ian McKellen narrates trailer for film to tackle homophobia in sport
9:10 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has lent his voice to the trailer for the trailer of this short film, which aims to tackle the issue of homophobia in sport.
16th December 2014
UK: Teenager hanged herself because she was scared to tell her parents she might be gay 45
7:08 PM — The parents of a teenage girl in Greater Manchester have spoken of their loss after she hanged herself over fears of telling them she might be gay.