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.
The Netherlands: Regulations changed to allow Russians to seek asylum 3
6:20 PM — The Netherlands is making it easier for LGBT Russians to apply for asylum, due to the country's 'gay propaganda' law.
Congressman at Pride: Don’t talk about Chelsea Manning, I’m just here to party 3
5:48 PM — A congressman has refused to answer questions about trans prisoner Chelsea Manning while appearing at a Pride parade.
Doctor Who premiere to feature lesbian kiss 31
12:59 PM — The first episode of Doctor Who's new season will feature a lesbian kiss, it has been revealed.
NOM launches boycott of Target over support for marriage equality 40
12:08 PM — The anti-gay National Organisation for Marriage has launched a boycott of retail giant Target, after it announced support for marriage equality.
Stonewall co-founder Michael Cashman elevated to House of Lords 14
11:22 AM — Stonewall co-founder and former Labour MEP Michael Cashman will serve in the House of Lords.
7th August 2014
US: The NBA’s first woman referee marries long time partner
10:56 PM — An out gay NBA referee married her long time partner last week.
Gay Human Ken Doll: I don’t have a mental illness, I’m just expressing my creativity 19
7:28 PM — The man known as the 'human Ken doll' has appeared on an Oprah show, to explain why he felt the need to have over 150 cosmetic surgeries.
US: Los Angeles porn permit applications down 90% since mandatory condom law 7
6:36 PM — Applications for permits to shoot pornography in Los Angeles have fallen by 90%, since the use of condoms was made mandatory earlier this year.
Lynne Featherstone ‘horrified’ over homophobic abuse at Lib Dem councillor 9
6:27 PM — Lynne Featherstone says she's "horrified" by the resignation of a gay Liberal Democrat councillor, who alleges he received homophobic abuse from other council members and political opponents.
Union J pulls out of Pride Cymru 6
5:31 PM — Boyband Union J have pulled out of performing at Pride Cymru, organisers say. The group were due to attend the LGBT festival in Cardiff this month. Instead they will appear on the National Lottery television show on the same evening. Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro and up-and-coming girl group Stooshe will replace the X-factor boy band […]