28th July 2014
Video: Documentary explores Jamaica’s underground gay and trans community 4
3:02 PM — A new video documentary was released today highlighting the lives of homeless gay, bisexual and transgender (GBT) youth in Jamaica.
Sweden: Greens judged most LGBT-friendly parliamentary party
3:00 PM — A survey and four-year voting-record study conducted by Sweden’s largest LGBT rights group has ranked the Green Party as the country’s most gay-friendly parliamentary party.
Russia: Pride rally held in St Petersburg Sunday without violence 3
12:20 PM — Russian news sources report that a peaceful Gay pride parade took place in St Petersburg on Sunday, despite organisers being told to hold the event on a landfill site.
Ruth Hunt appointed as Chief Executive of Stonewall 85
10:56 AM — Ruth Hunt has been appointed as the Chief Executive of leading gay rights charity Stonewall.
27th July 2014
Alex Salmond: Scotland will not tolerate discrimination, we celebrate diversity 5
8:26 PM — Following calls to speak out in support of the LGBT community at the Commonwealth Games, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has sent a strong message of equality.
James Arthur wants to make ‘long term commitment’ to Stonewall following homophobia row 51
4:25 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur has said he wants to make a "long term commitment" to leading gay rights charity Stonewall, months after causing controversy for recording a rap with homophobic lyrics.
India: Fifth annual Kerala Pride takes place with LGBT rights protest
12:23 PM — The fifth annual queer pride march took place in Kerala, this weekend, in the city of Kochi.
26th July 2014
Sir Bob Geldof: China ‘doesn’t give a crap’ about fighting HIV 16
6:29 PM — Sir Bob Geldof has attacked China and Russia for their lack of funding for HIV/AIDS research.
US: National Organisation for Marriage most popular in Ethiopia 15
5:51 PM — The Facebook page for the National Organisation for Marriage is more popular with Ethiopians than Americans.
US: Bill to ban youth ‘gay cure’ therapy submitted in Michigan 13
3:57 PM — A bill that would ban 'gay cure' therapy among minors has been submitted in Michigan.
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan appoints Stonewall education head as special advisor 29
3:24 PM — Equalities minister Nicky Morgan has appointed Stonewall's head of education as a special advisor.
US: New York LGBT group attacks Giants for hiring former NOM spokesman as coach 4
2:25 PM — An LGBT group has attacked the New York Giants, for hiring a former National Organisation for Marriage spokesperson as a coach.
US: Petition urges Florida Attorney General to stop ‘wasting resources’ by fighting same-sex marriage 5
2:13 PM — Over 7000 people signed a petition calling on Florida Attorney General to stop wasting resources fighting against same-sex marriage.
US: The View panellist apologises for suggesting Hillary Clinton is a lesbian 6
1:21 PM — TV host Jenny McCarthy has apologised for suggesting that Hillary Clinton is a lesbian.
Russia: Authorities told St Petersburg Pride organisers to hold rally on landfill site 17
12:51 PM — Authorities in St Petersburg have suggested that the organisers of the city's Pride rally hold it on a landfill site instead.
US: Florida man stabbed during gay hookup in cemetery 22
12:18 PM — A Florida man was stabbed five times during sex, while hooking up with a man in a cemetery.
Marcus Collins: Strictly will have same-sex dance couples eventually
12:03 PM — Singer Marcus Collins has said it is only "a matter of time" before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.
X-Men director Bryan Singer dismissed from sex abuse lawsuit 5
11:40 AM — One of two sex abuse lawsuits targeting X-Men director Bryan Singer has dropped the charges against him.
25th July 2014
The Warwick rowers are back, still naked, and still fighting homophobia 14
6:53 PM — The Warwick rowing team is back with a new naked calendar, and are more committed than ever to promoting tolerance and equality.
Superhero TV show ‘The Flash’ to feature two gay characters 3
6:42 PM — Superhero TV show The Flash will have at least two recurring gay characters, it has been revealed.