10th April 2015
Arson attack on Kyrgyzstan LGBT centre 5
2:52 PM — The headquarters of LGBT organisation Labrys was attacked with bottles of explosives.
Brazillian politician: Let patients choose between gay and straight donor blood 6
11:55 AM — A Congressman in Brazil has come under fire for suggesting that hospital patients should be allowed the choice to reject "gay" blood.
Nick Clegg calls for surrogacy reform and action on ‘gay cure’ therapy in PinkNews Q&A 9
8:48 AM — Nick Clegg has called for action on a number of LGBT issues, including a reform of Britain's surrogacy laws, and the controversial practice of "gay conversion" therapy.
9th April 2015
Sue Perkins is now favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear host 21
8:24 PM — Sue Perkins fans may be excited to hear that she is now the favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson as host of Top Gear.
The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom 17
4:07 PM — In a symbol of solidarity with the LGBT community, the Obama administration has unveiled a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House.
This Canadian cop is fighting homophobia and looking good doing it 25
3:53 PM — Luke Wilson has asked Twitter to decide how long he keeps his new look.
Over $127,000 raised for homeless LGBT youths in response to Indiana pizzeria fund 2
11:54 AM — In response to a campaign to raise money for an Indiana pizzeria which said it would refuse service to a gay couple, over $127,000 (£85,000) has been raised for a charity which works with homeless LGBT young people.
Boy George: I would still play in Indiana, if they wanted me there 22
8:34 AM — Boy George has said he would not boycott the US state of Indiana, despite many calling for one over a recently introduced "religious freedom" law which has been heavily criticised for allowing anti-LGBT discrimination.
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
8th April 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: UKIP’s David Coburn is a ‘disgrace’ 17
10:12 PM — Nicola Sturgeon has rebuked UKIP's Scottish leader David Coburn during a TV debate, after he compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
Obama’s Executive Order outlawing workplace discriminiaton comes into effect 3
7:57 PM — An Executive Order signed by President Barack Obama that outlaws anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors has come into effect.
Study: Gay and lesbian jobseekers are less likely to be successful 24
3:53 PM — A study has found that jobseekers are less likely to get an interview if their CVs indicate that they are gay.
US radio host compares homophobic pizzeria owners to Anne Frank 17
3:50 PM — A US radio host has compared a pizzeria which said it would not provide pizzas for a same-sex wedding to Anne Frank, saying gays "trap good-hearted American families in their home."
City votes to abolish laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination 19
2:24 PM — The city of Springfield, Missouri has voted to repeal a law that protects LGBT people from discrimination.
Jeremy Clarkson to return to the BBC less than a month after Top Gear exit 16
10:37 AM — Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is already set for his BBC return less than a month after being sacked for punching a producer in an "unprovoked" attack.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan might quit rather than serve in Tory-UKIP coalition 12
9:30 AM — Tory Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has suggested she would not rule out quitting, rather than serving in a coalition Government with UKIP.
Elton John and Michael Stipe condemn ‘horrific’ treatment of trans prison inmates 1
8:09 AM — Sir Elton John and REM singer Michael Stipe have backed a campaign to protect the rights of transgender people in prison.
7th April 2015
Second Lib Dem candidate reveals he is HIV positive 11
7:55 PM — A second Prospective Parliamentary Candidate has revealed that his is HIV positive - and has condemned Nigel Farage's comments about the virus.
Lesbian student WILL be allowed to wear tuxedo to prom after online pressure 5
6:43 PM — A school in Louisiana has decided not to ban a lesbian student from wearing a tuxedo to prom, after her story circulated online.
$100k raised for florist which refused to provide gay wedding flowers 9
6:08 PM — Supporters of a florist which refused to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding have raised over $100,000 (£67,300) to pay the owners' legal fees.