17th March 2015
London: LGBT campaigners to stage protest outside Dolce and Gabanna store 17
5:11 PM — A protest is to take place in London this Thursday in support of the boycott of Dolce and Gabanna.
David Cameron: We need to do more to tackle trans discrimination 9
3:45 PM — More needs to be done to tackle “specific issues of discrimination” against the trans community, David Cameron says.
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Treat your gay son like a drug addict 43
3:18 PM — US Christian evangelist Pat Robertson has advised a mother to treat her gay son like a drug addict.
Eric Pickles: Dolce and Gabbana are ‘beyond offensive’ but I’m against a boycott 21
1:58 PM — Senior Tory Eric Pickles has slammed Dolce and Gabbana for their “offensive” remarks about same-sex parents, but says a boycott is not the best way to proceed.
DC bill against gay conversion therapy becomes law 3
1:14 PM — Washington DC has become the third jurisdiction to ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy in the US.
Katie Hopkins: Gay community is being ‘intolerant’ over Dolce and Gabbana boycott 78
11:40 AM — Katie Hopkins has waded into the Dolce and Gabbana boycott row by accusing the gay community of intolerance.
16th March 2015
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love back Dolce & Gabbana boycott over ‘non-traditional’ families jibe 23
12:01 PM — Stars including Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love, and Michelle Visage have backed Elton John in boycotting Dolce & Gabbana - after disparaging comments about 'non-traditional' families.
15th March 2015
Transgender teen Jazz lands reality series, ad campaign 14
2:05 PM — A transgender teenager will front a new advertising campaign for Clean & Clear - and has also landed her own reality show.
Coronation Street star: I get abuse for playing a gay vicar 13
12:57 PM — Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has opened up about receiving harsh comments over his role as a gay vicar on the soap.
Sir Elton John to boycott Dolce & Gabbana after ‘traditional family’ comments 47
11:40 AM — Sir Elton John has announced he will snub fashion house Dolce & Gabbana - after the founders spoke out against same-sex families
14th March 2015
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 33
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
Teen shares the horrifying messages his dad sent him when he came out 55
2:31 PM — A gay teen has shared the abusive messages he received after coming out to his father - and received an outpouring of support online.
Empire star: My coming out was a bigger deal to everyone else 1
11:28 AM — Empire star Jussie Smollett has reacted to a wave of support, after he came out this week.
13th March 2015
Out Apple CEO Tim Cook: I offered part of my liver to dying Steve Jobs
3:22 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly offered to donate part of his liver to the company's former head Steve Jobs when he was dying from cancer.
European court: Turkey can’t force trans people to be sterilised 7
1:49 PM — Europe's top human rights court has ruled against the Turkish government - finding that it cannot make sterilisation a requirement for gender reassignment.
Department of Health ‘awaiting advice’ on extending HPV vaccine to gay men 5
1:16 PM — The Department of Health has responded to calls to vaccinate boys against the HPV virus as well as girls, to protect gay men.
12th March 2015
47% of UKIP voters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools 20
7:16 PM — A higher number of UKIP supporters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools than those who are against the idea, a YouGov survey has found.
RuPaul’s Drag Race to air in UK on truTV 5
6:11 PM — UK fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will soon be able to watch the show on British TV for the first time.
11th March 2015
DC Comics superhero to join Grindr 24
6:03 PM — A DC Comics superhero is set to join Grindr is an upcoming comic book.