14th June 2014
US: Police officer kisses boyfriend in front of Westboro Baptist Church protest 10
5:09 PM — A police officer has been derided by the Westboro Baptist Church, after sharing a kiss with his boyfriend in front of their protest.
US: Teenager arrested over violent attack at Detroit pride event 2
3:52 PM — Police have made an arrest in connection with a brutal assault at a pride parade in Detroit.
YouTube science hosts come out as gay couple, condemn homophobic comments 20
3:08 PM — The hosts of a popular YouTube science show have revealed that they are a gay couple, while speaking out about homophobic comments they have received.
Video game series Harvest Moon could introduce same-sex marriage 3
12:29 PM — The creators of farm simulator Harvest Moon are 'looking into' adding same-sex marriage in a future installation.
Equality campaigners recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 13
11:56 AM — Several LGBT equality campaigners have been recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
John Barrowman awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 54
11:16 AM — Actor and singer John Barrowman has been awarded an MBE for services to entertainment and charity.
13th June 2014
Israel: Tel Aviv pride parade draws 100,000-strong crowd 2
8:40 PM — Over 100,000 people attended Tel Aviv pride today, as the week-long festival reached its peak.
Video: WWE legend Pat Patterson comes out as gay 6
6:05 PM — WWE wrestling legend Pat Patterson has revealed that he is gay, after over 50 years in the closet.
US: Utah police officer resigns after objecting to Pride parade assignment 5
2:55 PM — A Utah police officer has resigned from his post, after he was put on leave for allegedly refusing to work at a Pride parade.
12th June 2014
LGBT tourism expected to be worth $202 billion in 2014 3
6:27 PM — The estimate comes as the World Travel Market, an annual business event focused around tourism, announces its decision to increase focus on the LGBT tourist market.
Israel: Music video by trans star taken down following family complaint 3
5:39 PM — A music video by the first openly trans woman to perform on Eurovision has been taken down, after the family of a young person said they did not give their permission to be featured in the video.
11th June 2014
US: ‘God Hates Fags’ pastor’s granddaughter poses for NOH8 gay rights campaign 10
2:46 PM — Libby Phelps - the granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps - has posed for the NOH8 campaign.
10th June 2014
London to get its own rainbow crossing in time for Pride 7
2:17 PM — Authorities have announced that London is to get its own rainbow crossing ahead of Pride in London this year.
9th June 2014
UK: Brighton unveils first ‘rainbow crossing’ 3
3:54 PM — Brighton has unveiled the UK's first temporary 'rainbow crossing', to celebrate Pride month.
Australia: Gay rights campaigner Lex Watson granted honour after death 2
2:33 PM — A leading Australian gay rights campaigner who died last month has been awarded a rare posthumous honour.
US: District Attorney says officer who refused to work at Pride should quit policing 14
1:23 PM — The District Attorney for Salt Lake County has said that a police officer who refused to work at a gay pride parade should quit policing altogether.
Serbia: Belgrade Pride cancelled due to flooding 3
12:59 PM — Belgrade Pride, which is usually banned due to threats of violence, was instead this year cancelled due to flooding.
8th June 2014
South Korea: Christian protesters disrupt Seoul Pride festival 8
6:08 PM — Activists at Seoul Pride clashed with Christian protesters attempting to stop the event, according to reports.
7th June 2014
US: Utah police officer ‘on paid leave’ after refusing to work at Pride 12
4:08 PM — A Salt Lake City police officer has been placed on leave, after he refused to work at the Utah Pride parade.
5th June 2014
Stonewall: Pride needs to be more inclusive for black and trans people 42
5:44 PM — Work still needs to be done in making sure the Pride movement caters for everyone, says Stonewall’s Acting Chief Executive Ruth Hunt