23rd June 2014
Canada: Tweet-powered Pride flag unveiled for WorldPride in Toronto 2
2:09 PM — The week-long WorldPride festival is under way in Toronto, with a special Twitter-powered Pride flag unveiled as part of the festivities.
Turkey: Trans Pride demonstrators vow to ‘keep on fighting’
12:56 PM — Protesters on Turkey’s 5th annual Trans Pride march, which has been hosted in Istanbul this week, have promised to “keep on fighting” against the country’s “corrupt regime”.
22nd June 2014
Dominican Cardinal: Gay US ambassador should ‘take his pride elsewhere’ 48
4:56 PM — A Catholic cardinal in the Dominican Republic has attacked the country's openly gay US ambassador, telling him to "take his pride elsewhere".
21st June 2014
US: Newly-out Democrat leads Maine Pride parade 2
7:38 PM — A Maine Democrat who came out as gay last year has marshalled the state's biggest Pride parade for the first time.
US: 16-year-old charged with assault over brutal attack at Detroit pride event
6:59 PM — A 16-year-old has appeared in court charged with assault, following a violent attack at Motor City Pride in Detroit.
US: New York party promoter banned from using phrase ‘NYC Pride’ 3
12:43 PM — A New York party promoter has been banned from using the phrase 'NYC Pride' in its advertising, following legal action from the city's pride parade organisers.
John Kerry: We must push back against violence and anti-gay laws globally 1
11:39 AM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the West needs to push back against the "global trend of rising violence and discrimination against LGBT persons."
20th June 2014
Conchita Wurst announced as headline act for Pride in London 12
11:32 PM — Organisers of Pride in London have announced that Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst will headline the festival.
UK: Gloucestershire police chief comes out during Pride event 6
2:24 PM — Gloucestershire's Chief Constable publicly came out at a Pride event this week, to cheers from the crowd.
18th June 2014
American Family Association refuses $10 donation over Harvey Milk stamp 19
8:33 PM — The American Family Association refused a $10 donation, because it was sent in an envelope with a commemorative Harvey Milk stamp on.
UK’s oldest hospice to march in this year’s Pride London Parade 2
5:03 PM — Next weekend’s Pride London Parade will feature staff and volunteers from a hospice for the very first time.
17th June 2014
Second ever Asexual Conference at World Pride Toronto 2014 7
5:45 PM — The second International Asexual Conference will be held at World Pride in Toronto this year, following the first Asexual Conference at the 2012 World Pride in London.
16th June 2014
Canada: Ugandan gay activists finally allowed entry to speak at WorldPride Congerence 6
8:58 PM — A group of Ugandan LGBT activists who plan to speak at WorldPride Human Rights Conference will finally be allowed to enter Canada, after initially being denied visas.
US: Officer suspended from active duty after violent Pittsburgh pride arrest 69
7:53 PM — A police officer has been suspended from active duty, after a clip of a violent arrest at Pittsburgh Pride surfaced online.
US: Trans Pride LA evacuated due to bomb threat 5
6:09 PM — 200 people were evacuated from the Los Angeles Trans Pride festival on Saturday night, due to a bomb threat.
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
15th June 2014
Video: Adorable film tribute to adoptive gay dads 7
2:03 PM — A filmmaker has made a moving tribute video to gay adoptive parents for Father's Day.
13 Amazing Fathers’ Day cards for gay dads 4
12:17 PM — It's not easy to pick a card when you have one dad, let alone when you have two! Have a look at some of the most adorable cards for people with two dads.
Obama: My administration supports all fathers, gay or straight 1
11:11 AM — Barack Obama has paid tribute to gay fathers, during his annual Father's Day proclamation.
14th June 2014
Video: Insurance company marks Pride with beautiful animated gay love story 15
6:08 PM — American insurance company Allstate has released an animated short film featuring a gay love story, to commemorate Pride month.