29th July 2014
Stockholm gears up for Scandinavia’s biggest pride festival featuring Conchita Wurst 1
5:43 PM — The city of Stockholm is gearing up for its annual pride festival this week, with performances by Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, a video campaign showing different perspectives on the city, and a range of party options.
Caroline Lucas: Brighton Pride sums up the city’s fierce commitment to justice and equality 4
4:42 PM — Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, has recorded a video for the city’s Pride festival.
David Cameron: Brighton Pride shows how different people can celebrate together 14
11:36 AM — David Cameron has given his backing to this weekend’s Brighton Pride and says “I am proud of this country's record of advancing” LGBT equality.
Video: Brighton Pride is a moment to celebrate LGBT equality, says Ed Miliband 3
11:00 AM — Ed Miliband has recorded a video for this weekend’s Brighton Pride and says it is a moment to celebrate but also to do “much more” on LGBT equality
28th July 2014
Government launches ‘Scotland believes in equality’ campaign 22
3:21 PM — The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign to promote LGBT equality.
Russia: Pride rally held in St Petersburg Sunday without violence 3
12:20 PM — Russian news sources report that a peaceful Gay pride parade took place in St Petersburg on Sunday, despite organisers being told to hold the event on a landfill site.
27th July 2014
India: Fifth annual Kerala Pride takes place with LGBT rights protest
12:23 PM — The fifth annual queer pride march took place in Kerala, this weekend, in the city of Kochi.
26th July 2014
Russia: Authorities told St Petersburg Pride organisers to hold rally on landfill site 17
12:51 PM — Authorities in St Petersburg have suggested that the organisers of the city's Pride rally hold it on a landfill site instead.
25th July 2014
The Warwick rowers are back, still naked, and still fighting homophobia 14
6:53 PM — The Warwick rowing team is back with a new naked calendar, and are more committed than ever to promoting tolerance and equality.
Germany: The city of Munich celebrates Gay Pride 4
2:59 PM — Another German city celebrated Gay Pride with gusto this weekend.
Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth Games 9
1:57 PM — The Scottish government is to fly a rainbow flag from its headquarters for the duration of the Commonwealth Games.
Trans* Pride festival to be held in Brighton this weekend 1
12:04 PM — The second ever Trans* Pride Brighton festival is set to open this evening.
US: Nation’s oldest gay bookshop to re-open 1
11:28 AM — The oldest gay bookshop in America is set to re-open, after being forced to close its doors earlier this year.
Model Andreja Pejić comes out as a transgender woman 7
10:59 AM — Model Andreja Pejić has revealed that she is a transgender woman.
24th July 2014
Conchita Wurst and Anastacia to perform at Manchester Pride
1:51 PM — Conchita Wurst and Anastacia will perform at next month’s Manchester Pride, organisers have announced.
Commonwealth Games organisers: Barrowman gay kiss was scripted to promote equality 11
1:20 PM — The organisers of the Commonwealth Games have revealed that John Barrowman's surprise gay kiss in last night's opening ceremony was planned well in advance.
CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence 70
1:04 PM — The Chief Executive of Pride Glasgow has announced his support for the independence campaign in Scotland.
23rd July 2014
Watch: George Takei ‘shocked’ that comics icon Archie will be killed off saving gay friend 1
6:11 PM — George Takei has reacted to the news that comic character Archie will be shot while saving his gay friend Kevin Keller.
True Blood star slams actor who quit show over planned gay storyline 1
5:04 PM — True Blood star Nelsan Ellis has spoken out about Luke Grimes' decision to quit the show over a planned gay storyline for his character.
Nick Clegg: We must stand up for LGBT rights at the Commonwealth Games 10
3:34 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg writes for PinkNews of the importance of standing up for LGBT rights at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.