18th November 2014
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful narrowly loses bid by one per cent 3
10:02 AM — A gay politician who was running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand narrowly lost his bid in the final round of voting.
17th November 2014
Gay NFL star Michael Sam lands GQ ‘Man of the Year’ 5
6:22 PM — Gay American football star Michael Sam has been picked as one of six 'Men of the Year' cover stars by GQ magazine.
Peter Tatchell Foundation auctioning holiday to country where gays are imprisoned 27
4:55 PM — Exclusive: Peter Tatchell has defended his Foundation auctioning a holiday to Morocco, where a gay British man was jailed earlier this year for ‘homosexual acts.’
Friends of Clapham Common says spate of homophobic attacks are an ‘isolated thing’ 4
4:17 PM — The chairman of the Friends of Clapham Common has disputed police reports of a systematic rise of homophobic abuse in the area.
What happened after a single dad asked strangers for advice on helping his son come out as gay 33
2:51 PM — Reddit user HeMeYou was left "overwhelmed" by advice from online strangers after accidentally discovering his son might be gay.
Bank stops asking for your mother’s maiden name in case you have two dads 7
1:51 PM — The Royal Bank of Scotland could stop asking customers for their mother's maiden name - because a lot of people have two dads.
Mexico City: Legislative assembly passes pro-trans gender recognition bill 2
1:51 PM — Mexico City has approved a bill allowing transgender people the legal right to change gender on official documents without a court order.
UK: Man ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing trans woman in supermarket
1:19 PM — A 36-year-old man in Somerset was ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing and misgendering a trans woman in a supermarket.
Brazil: Thousands attend Pride march to speak out against anti-LGBT murders 4
12:49 PM — Thousands of Brazilians attended Rio de Janeiro's 19th Pride event on Sunday, speaking out against the shocking number of LGBT people who have been murdered in the country.
Kellie Maloney cancels gender surgery plans after health scare 11
11:51 AM — Kellie Maloney is "devastated" after she was forced to cancel her gender reassignment surgery - after she stopped breathing during a cosmetic procedure.
US: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says gay marriage supporters want to ‘redefine everything’ 28
11:45 AM — Dr Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon who compared gay people to paedophiles, has said same-sex marriage supporters should not try to "redefine everything for anybody else."
Campaign to save ‘gay’ bull from slaughter receives homophobic abuse 11
10:59 AM — A fundraising campaign to save Benjy the "gay bull" from slaughter has received homophobic backlash and abuse on social media.
UK: Eight artworks stolen at London’s Winter Pride Awards
10:30 AM — Eight artworks by the artists Jane Moore and Eleanor Pearce were stolen this Saturday at London's Winter Pride event.
16th November 2014
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 21
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
Mississippi church leaders: Christian gay rights ad is ‘misleading and dangerous’ 23
3:39 PM — Church leaders in southern states are pushing back against a new advert which makes a Christian argument for gay rights.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 126
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.