13th July 2014
Internet reacts to Olympic champion Ian Thorpe coming out 10
4:12 PM — Following Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe revealing that he is gay, social media has been flooded with broadly-supportive messages.
Australia: Sports commentator to keep job after calling player a ‘big poofter’ 11
2:41 PM — A sports commentator will be allowed to stay on the air, after he referred to a player as a "big poofter".
Matthew Mitcham: Ian Thorpe coming out has the potential to help a lot of people 4
1:32 PM — Australian diver Matthew Mitcham has hailed Ian Thorpe's decision to come out as gay.
Jersey: First Pride rally held to protest derailing of same-sex marriage law 8
11:41 AM — Hundreds of people took to the streets of Jersey yesterday to protest the derailing of a proposed same-sex marriage law.
Ian Thorpe: I didn’t come out sooner because the lie became too big 42
11:29 AM — Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has said that he didn't come out sooner because he didn't want people to think he had "lied about everything".
12th July 2014
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay 207
3:28 PM — Legendary Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out as gay.
US: American Family Association claims that Burger King will soon only sell ‘gay’ burgers 27
2:31 PM — The American Family Association is worried that Burger King will soon only sell 'gay' burgers.
GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup 3
11:55 AM — Rights groups have called on footballing body FIFA to apologise for failing to tackle the use of gay slurs at the World Cup.
11th July 2014
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
10th July 2014
Fox News reporter mocks Pride-goers: ‘Are you sure you don’t like girls?’ 9
6:49 PM — A presenter on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News programme 'The O'Reilly Factor', mocked revellers at San Francisco Pride, asking men if they are "sure they don't like girls."
UK: Stonewall Garden wins gold at RHS flower show 1
3:25 PM — An LGBT-themed garden designed to support charity Stonewall has won gold at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
Essex: 4,000 come out to celebrate pride
1:23 PM — Celebrity guests keep pride attendees entertained on Sunday at Essex Pride.
Canada: Toronto Mayor fresh out of rehab refuses to applaud WorldPride organisers 16
11:40 AM — Toronto’s controversial mayor has once again come under fire in a council meeting, after he refused to join a standing ovation to praise the organisers of WorldPride Toronto.
9th July 2014
Use of homophobic slurs on Reddit in ‘sharp decline’ 4
6:56 PM — The use of homophobic slurs on Reddit have sharply declined, according to a study.
Ukraine LGBT activist: Government ‘failed exam’ by cancelling Kyiv Pride 2
6:05 PM — A Ukrainian LGBT activist has said that the country's government failed a crucial test by cancelling Kyiv's pride parade.
Manchester Pride offers discounted tickets to those in financial hardship 10
6:00 PM — Manchester Pride has announced that it will be releasing 300 day tickets for the Big Weekend, available to Greater Manchester residents who are undergoing financial hardship.
Two-month search for original and creative Stoli Guy UK comes to an end
5:36 PM — Luxury Vodka brand Stoli and prolific LGBT nights Sink The Pink will end their search for an original and creative 'Stoli Guy UK', this Friday, as the winner is flown off to NYC.
Video: Terrible Fox News report from Pride parade strangely similar to parody 3
4:09 PM — Fox News sent a journalist to ask redundant questions at San Francisco Pride last week.
Christian group claims it healed 40 people of HIV at Pride event 30
3:25 PM — A Christian group that infiltrated a Pride event has claimed that it healed 40 people of HIV.
7th July 2014
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.