12th April 2014
US: NYC school blocks girl from taking transgender boyfriend to prom 114
10:41 PM — A New York school has blocked a girl from taking her transgender boyfriend to prom.
US: Ohio rally in support of same-sex marriage planned for Saturday
2:59 PM — A rally has been planned in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, to show support for same-sex marriage in the state.
Irish gay teachers: Amendment does not go far enough to protect against discrimination 1
2:44 PM — Irish primary school teachers are concerned that proposed equality legislation may not go far enough to protect LGBT teachers against discrimination.
11th April 2014
Anti-gay protests planned in Ethiopia by religious groups claiming ‘gays rape children’ 18
7:00 PM — An anti-gay demonstration will be held in Ethiopia later in April by two groups which deem being gay "dangerous", and claim that gay people "rape children".
Norway’s city halls open up for priests to bless gay couples’ marriages 3
3:57 PM — In protest against the Church of Norway's refusal to perform same-sex marriages, mayors have vowed to open up city halls to allow priests to perform blessings for gay couples' marriages.
Former Stonewall CEO: ‘Sexual harassment part of the culture of Westminster’ 5
3:41 PM — The former chief executive of Stonewall claims to have heard of “dozens of cases from men and women” of alleged sexual harassment at Westminster.
Trans teacher reinstated by school board following parent complaints 4
3:10 PM — Following a school board meeting convened because due to complaints from parents about her gender identity, a transgender teacher has been reinstated.
Jeremy Hunt ‘absolutely’ wants Northern Ireland to lift lifetime gay blood ban 1
1:25 PM — The Health Secretary "absolutely wanted" Northern Ireland to lift its lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood, his spokeswoman says.
10th April 2014
War Horse star Jeremy Irvine cast as lead in new Stonewall riots film 14
8:34 PM — Jeremy Irvine has been cast as the lead in a new film based on the Stonewall riots and the birth of the gay rights movement.
Ugandan police admit ‘infiltrating’ US-funded HIV project accused of ‘training gays’ 2
7:46 PM — Police in Uganda have admitted that they "infiltrated" a US-funded HIV project accused of attempting to "recruit" gay people.
Justice Minister Chris Grayling invites trans groups to share their views on spousal veto 15
7:14 PM — The Secretary of State for Justice Chris Grayling, has invited trans groups to write to him with testimony surrounding the spousal veto included in the same-sex marriage legislation for England and Wales.
US: Federal judge allows recognition of marriage of Indiana gay couple due to terminal illness
6:36 PM — The marriage of a gay couple in the state of Indiana will be recognised following an emergency request due to terminal illness.
Manbar loses appeal against sound complaint but will remain open 5
5:07 PM — London gay bar Manbar has lost an appeal against a ruling over a sound complaint, but has said it will continue to stay open.
David Cameron: I’m doing Jesus’s work and Christians are the most persecuted group 53
2:24 PM — On the same day he accepted Maria Miller’s resignation, Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to compare himself to Jesus.
Britain’s first openly lesbian MP Angela Eagle: I can’t believe the minister for women is anti-gay rights 32
12:27 PM — Speaking in the House of Commons today, Labour's Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Angela Eagle has condemned the Prime Minister's judgement for the Maria Miller situation.
UK: Police ask gay community for help after man found dead with sock in mouth 2
11:31 AM — Police have appealed to the gay community for help over the death of a man in Cornwall.
9th April 2014
OKCupid founder: I regret accidentally supporting a politician with anti-gay views 4
7:37 PM — The founder of dating website OKCupid has broken his silence, speaking out to say he regrets supporting a Republican politician he did not know opposed same-sex marriage.
Tory gay rights group appalled at appointment of Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women 12
7:12 PM — The Chair of LGBTory says the appointment of Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women, along with departmental changes at the Equalities Office "shows the government in a poor light".
Students at this university found the best way to show how accepting they are 12
6:17 PM — Students at the University of Virginia have started a photo campaign hoping to show togetherness and acceptance.
Number 10: Minster for Women reports directly to David Cameron not Equalities Secretary 2
6:07 PM — Downing Street has told PinkNews that Nicky Morgan will report directly to the Prime Minister and not the new Equalities Secretary Sajid Javid.