18th July 2014
X Factor judge Simon Cowell to respond in court to ‘gay’ claims
12:05 PM — A spokesman for Simon Cowell says he plans to make a statement in court "as soon as possible", after a trial heard claims that the music producer is gay.
17th July 2014
Macmillan Cancer Support celebrates successes and gears up for first ever Glasgow Pride
5:40 PM — For the first time, Macmillan Cancer Support will march in Glasgow Pride this weekend.
16th July 2014
Australia: Second poll confirms rise in support for marriage equality 1
5:39 PM — A poll has corroborated earlier findings that suggested support for marriage equality had surged.
US: AFA claims Burger King is ‘celebrating cross-dressers’ with Pride campaign 13
3:29 PM — The American Family Association has claimed that Burger King's Pride campaign encourages people to cross-dress.
US: Young Republican quits after ranting about ‘United States of Gaymerica’ 8
2:19 PM — A member of the New York Young Republicans has quit, after an anti-gay rant in which he condemned the "United States of Gaymerica".
14th July 2014
Dolly Parton: I want to make a dance record so my gay fans can relate 4
3:06 PM — Dolly Parton has said she wants to record a dance anthem that her gay fans can "relate" to.
Peter Tatchell: David Cameron should speak out about homophobia before Commonwealth Games 7
1:21 PM — Peter Tatchell has called on David Cameron to speak out about homophobia in the Commonwealth, ahead of the Commonwealth Games next week.
Czech Republic: Support for equal marriage falls sharply 5
12:12 PM — Support for same-sex marriage in the Czech Republic has fallen sharply, bucking the trend from other Western countries.
Openly gay Hollyoaks star hits back at ‘homophobic’ abuse after football mix-up 19
11:16 AM — An openly gay Hollyoaks star has said that he received a large number of homophobic messages after it was mistakenly reported he was joining a football team.
13th July 2014
Eric Holder: Justice department will fight against same-sex marriage bans in Supreme Court 10
4:41 PM — US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that the Department of Justice will argue in favour of striking down bans on same-sex marriage if the Supreme Court takes up a case.
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."