11th August 2014
Canada: Toronto to get permanent trans memorial after city removes makeshift one
6:50 PM — A permanent transgender memorial is to be developed in Toronto, after a makeshift one was accidentally washed away by council staff.
Christian Concern: Hospital chaplain was ‘acting provocatively’ by marrying same-sex partner 54
5:18 PM — A Christian group has claimed that a gay hospital chaplain acted "provocatively and unrepentantly" by marrying his same-sex partner.
Watch: Orange is the New Black stars support Manchester Pride 2
5:08 PM — Several stars of Netflix drama Orange is the New Black have recorded a video message supporting Manchester Pride.
Video: President Obama makes welcome address at 9th Gay Games 4
5:01 PM — President Obama has made a welcome address by video at the 9th annual gay games in Cleveland Ohio.
Watch: Michael Sam makes debut in NFL preseason match
4:30 PM — NFL player Michael Sam has made his debut in a match for the St Louis Rams.
New Zealand: Conservatives select candidate who claimed same-sex marriage leads to crime 9
2:14 PM — The Conservative Party of New Zealand has selected a candidate who claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to an increase in all crime.
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis comes out in support of former manager Maloney’s transition 6
1:03 PM — Former boxing star Lennox Lewis has thrown his support behind former manager Kellie Maloney's announcement that she is transitioning, and will undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Pastor: Vladimir Putin will out Obama within 100 days 23
11:40 AM — A pastor has claimed that Vladimir Putin is planning to 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride
11:01 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria will serve as Grand Marshal for Manchester Pride parade.
10th August 2014
The internet reacts positively to boxing star Moloney’s transition 30
4:57 PM — There have been a range of reactions to manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney's announcement that she is trangender.
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
Boxing legend and former UKIP candidate Maloney comes out as transgender 101
10:47 AM — Boxing legend, manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney, has come out as trangender.
9th August 2014
Thousands converge on Cleveland, Ohio for 9th Gay Games 5
8:04 PM — Thousands are heading for Cleveland, Ohio, for the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games.
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
Christian wedding boutique refuses dresses for lesbian couple 22
11:14 AM — A Christian wedding boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, has found itself amid a controversy for refusing to serve a lesbian couple.
Gay Games adverts attempt to reclaim the phrase ‘that’s so gay’ 5
10:26 AM — The 2014 Gay Games kick off today in Cleveland, Ohio. And the ads for the event are pretty gay.
8th August 2014
Daniel Radcliffe: If you mind Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend, you’re not ok with gays 29
9:59 PM — Football player Michael Sam has an unexpected fan and supporter in actor Daniel Radcliffe.
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.