Tokyo Pride celebrates emerging LGBT rights in Japan 1
4:09 PM — Around 2000 people marched through the LGBT-friendly Shibuya district of Tokyo today.
8th March 2015
LGBT groups mark International Women’s Day 3
2:23 PM — Groups are today marking International Women's Day, which celebrates female achievement across the globe.
TV host complains that Pride parade didn’t have ‘anti-ISIS’ float 42
1:08 PM — A right-wing TV host has complained that there was no 'anti-ISIS' float at Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Australia: Anti-gay marriage ad airs during Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 66
11:40 AM — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Australia have aired an ad during the country's biggest gay pride festival.
6th March 2015
Katie Hopkins: I hope my son is gay 31
2:34 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins has claimed she "hopes" her eight-year-old son will be gay.
5th March 2015
Fatboy Slim to DJ at Brighton Pride 7
4:05 PM — Fatboy Slim will perform at this year’s Brighton Pride, organisers have announced.
2nd March 2015
London ‘rainbow bus’ slammed over links with Stagecoach founder who backed Section 28 9
12:38 PM — London's new rainbow bus has attracted criticism over its ties to Stagecoach, whose founder Sir Brian Souter led a campaign to keep Section 28.
London now has a pride-themed rainbow bus 16
1:49 AM — A special pride-themed bus is to be introduced in London.
1st March 2015
Pioneering gay priest Malcolm Boyd dies aged 91 1
5:57 PM — Malcolm Boyd, a priest and early gay rights pioneer, has died aged 91.
22nd February 2015
Queer activists vandalise ‘GAYTM’ cash machine 48
11:51 AM — A group of queer activists have claimed responsibility for destroying a Pride-themed ATM.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
17th February 2015
Devon’s rainbow crossing campaigners asking for pledges of support 15
5:38 PM — The campaign to get a permanent rainbow crossing in Totnes, the first in Europe, is asking people to pledge their support.
15th February 2015
San Francisco gay district to get ‘leather-themed’ park? 55
1:33 PM — Plans have been drawn up for a 'leather-themed' plaza at the heart of one of San Francisco's gay districts.
14th February 2015
Mass gay kiss-in marks Valentine’s Day in London 32
6:16 PM — Hundreds of people attended a gay 'kiss-in' in Piccadilly Circus, to mark Valentine's Day.
10th February 2015
Texas to perform at Manchester Pride
5:16 PM — Scottish rock band Texas will perform at this year’s Manchester Pride, organisers have announced.
9th February 2015
Conservative Prime Minister spent the weekend kissing drag queens 12
1:24 PM — A conservative Prime Minister has shared a kiss with a drag queen at a Pride parade.
8th February 2015
Pride writers win BAFTA for Outstanding Debut 9
8:28 PM — The writer and producer of Pride have picked up a BAFTA.
6th February 2015
Devon town to get UK’s first permanent rainbow crossing? 8
3:03 PM — The town of Totnes in Devon might be on course to get the first permanent rainbow crossing in the UK.
4th February 2015
UKIP Christian group: Manchester Pride is a ‘parade of depravity’ 189
11:48 AM — A Christian group authorised by UKIP has claimed that being gay is a "vice", and that Manchester Pride is a parade of "wickedness".
27th January 2015
Italy: Street named after gay codebreaker Alan Turing 1
6:28 PM — A street in the city of Catania, Sicily is to be named in honour of gay codebreaker Alan Turing.