20th August 2014
Coronation Street star: Gays tell me I’m ‘a disgrace’ to the community 49
6:17 PM — Out Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton has spoken about being ridiculed for his character, and being told that he is a "disgrace" to the gay community.
Peter Tatchell to receive honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 1
4:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is to be awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
Iranian lesbian couple marry in Stockholm 4
11:28 AM — An Iranian lesbian couple who escaped their home country have been married in Stockholm by a gay Imam.
19th August 2014
US: Smithsonian museum adding LGBT history collection 3
3:55 PM — The Smithsonian Museum has announced a new collection to mark the history of LGBT people, which will include props from TV show Will & Grace.
18th August 2014
Video: Adam Hills mocks God Hates Fags church for Robin Williams funeral picket 14
6:07 PM — Comedian Adam Hills has mocked the Westboro Baptist Church for their plans to picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.
Video: Swedish cop shows off amazing dance moves at Pride parade 9
1:09 PM — A video has emerged of a Swedish policeman showing off some incredible dance moves at a Pride parade.
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
16th August 2014
Prague Pride parade kicks off despite rainy weather 4
12:03 PM — Despite rainy weather, the Prague Pride parade has kicked off today, as 20,000 attendees are expected by organisers.
15th August 2014
First out NBA player Jason Collins considering retirement 2
11:39 AM — Jason Collins, the first out NBA player, has revealed he is considering retiring from the sport.
99-year-old woman sets 100m sprint world record at Gay Games 4
10:58 AM — A 99-year-old woman has set a 100 metre sprint world record at the Gay Games in Cleveland.
13th August 2014
Group to protest Manchester Pride over ‘right of way’ street closures 38
3:22 PM — A group is planning to protest Manchester Pride next weekend, because the city's Gay Village will be cordoned off for the ticketed event.
Prague Pride kicks off with performance by the Pet Shop Boys 1
1:04 PM — Prague Pride has kicked off and this year features over a hundred events including a performance this evening by the Pet Shop Boys.
11th August 2014
Watch: Orange is the New Black stars support Manchester Pride 2
5:08 PM — Several stars of Netflix drama Orange is the New Black have recorded a video message supporting Manchester Pride.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride
11:01 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria will serve as Grand Marshal for Manchester Pride parade.
9th August 2014
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
8th August 2014
Congressman at Pride: Don’t talk about Chelsea Manning, I’m just here to party 3
5:48 PM — A congressman has refused to answer questions about trans prisoner Chelsea Manning while appearing at a Pride parade.
7th August 2014
Union J pulls out of Pride Cymru 6
5:31 PM — Boyband Union J have pulled out of performing at Pride Cymru, organisers say. The group were due to attend the LGBT festival in Cardiff this month. Instead they will appear on the National Lottery television show on the same evening. Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro and up-and-coming girl group Stooshe will replace the X-factor boy band […]
5th August 2014
Man left unconscious after homophobic attack at Brighton Pride 10
10:11 AM — Sussex Police are investigating a homophobic assault at Brighton Pride which left one man unconscious.
4th August 2014
National Secular Society: ‘Urgent review’ needed after Church blocks gay chaplain from NHS job 10
2:39 PM — The National Secular Society has called for the government to hold an urgent review, after a gay chaplain was blocked from taking up an NHS job because he married his same-sex partner.
Glasgow Commonwealth Games hailed as ‘new benchmark’ for inclusivity 5
12:59 PM — The Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been praised for commitment to LGBT equality.