11th April 2015
Can Barack Obama shoot rainbows out of his hands? 2
4:38 PM — A well-angled photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica has gone viral.
Lib Dem minister: I wouldn’t vote for a Lib Dem who opposed equal marriage 7
3:30 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has admitted he would find it "impossible" to vote for some of his colleagues who voted against same-sex marriage.
Watch: Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin for Netflix comedy about women with gay husbands 2
12:04 PM — A trailer has been released for a comedy series about two women left single when their husbands both come out as gay.
Australian TV presenter comes out and celebrates with rainbow cake 1
11:33 AM — An Australian TV presenter has come out as gay on her 31st birthday - and is celebrating with rainbow cake.
10th April 2015
WATCH: Trailer released for ‘far-ranging’ Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer
6:34 PM — The first trailer has been released for a "far-ranging" interview Bruce Jenner has recorded with Diane Sawyer, in which the former Olympian is expected to reveal that they have transitioned.
Ulster University academic claims being gay is ‘bizarre fetish’ 55
5:31 PM — The university has distanced itself from Dr Mark Gilfillan's extreme comments.
Woman’s Hour accused of ‘manufacturing debate’ over trans children 11
3:55 PM — The BBC Radio 4 program has been accused of forcing a debate on whether trans children should receive medical care.
Arson attack on Kyrgyzstan LGBT centre 5
2:52 PM — The headquarters of LGBT organisation Labrys was attacked with bottles of explosives.
Hilary Swank: We have ‘a long way to go’ until the end of transphobia 1
2:16 PM — Oscar winner Hilary Swank has said she thinks the is "a long way to go" until transphobia is wiped out.
Students walk out of school that denied gay teacher a job 53
1:10 PM — A Catholic school in Des Moines, Iowa, turned down a substitute teacher's application for a full time job after learning he is gay.
Watch: Orange is the New Black series 3 trailer!
12:13 PM — The Litchfield inmates are back...
Vatican ‘rejects’ gay French ambassador 34
11:11 AM — The Vatican appears to have refused to accept the nomination of a new French ambassador, who is gay.
9th April 2015
Meet the world’s first out gay Mormon superhero 19
6:17 PM — This comic book producer has set out to make history - by creating the world's first gay Mormon superhero.
The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom 17
4:07 PM — In a symbol of solidarity with the LGBT community, the Obama administration has unveiled a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House.
This Canadian cop is fighting homophobia and looking good doing it 25
3:53 PM — Luke Wilson has asked Twitter to decide how long he keeps his new look.
Election candidates asked to pledge support for non-binary rights 11
3:00 PM — Trans and non-binary groups have come together to ask election candidates to pledge to support non-binary rights.
Over $127,000 raised for homeless LGBT youths in response to Indiana pizzeria fund 2
11:54 AM — In response to a campaign to raise money for an Indiana pizzeria which said it would refuse service to a gay couple, over $127,000 (£85,000) has been raised for a charity which works with homeless LGBT young people.
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
8th April 2015
Obama’s Executive Order outlawing workplace discriminiaton comes into effect 3
7:57 PM — An Executive Order signed by President Barack Obama that outlaws anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors has come into effect.
Catholic priest fired after Judas-themed ‘gay sex parties’ 13
6:23 PM — A Catholic priest has been fired in Italy - after throwing steamy gay orgies in which he'd ask men to re-enact the betrayal of Jesus by Judas.