31st July 2014
Study finds kids who read Harry Potter are more gay friendly 15
6:44 PM — A new study has found that young people who have read Harry Potter show greater acceptance of LGBT people.
30th July 2014
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper axed from UK venues over homophobia 94
11:28 AM — An extreme anti-gay Ugandan rapper, who called for all gay people to be burned, has been axed from a performance in Birmingham over his homophobic outbursts.
29th July 2014
Russia to revive Soviet Eurovision alternative to protest gay ‘madness’ of Conchita win 41
11:42 AM — Russia is set to revive a Soviet version of Eurovision, following the fact that bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, won the competition this year.
28th July 2014
Turkey: Trans man actor called up for military service 63
4:57 PM — After completing gender reassignment surgery, transgender actor Rüzgar Erkoçlar has been called up to perform mandatory military service.
James Arthur ‘very happy’ to work with Stonewall youth volunteers 52
4:50 PM — James Arthur has tweeted to say he would like to meet up with Stonewall youth volunteers, months after causing controversy for recording a rap with homophobic lyrics.
MasterChef star Ross Burden dies aged 45 2
4:34 PM — Ready Steady Cook chef Ross Burden has died after losing his battle with cancer.
Video: Documentary explores Jamaica’s underground gay and trans community 4
3:02 PM — A new video documentary was released today highlighting the lives of homeless gay, bisexual and transgender (GBT) youth in Jamaica.
27th July 2014
James Arthur wants to make ‘long term commitment’ to Stonewall following homophobia row 51
4:25 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur has said he wants to make a "long term commitment" to leading gay rights charity Stonewall, months after causing controversy for recording a rap with homophobic lyrics.
26th July 2014
US: National Organisation for Marriage most popular in Ethiopia 15
5:51 PM — The Facebook page for the National Organisation for Marriage is more popular with Ethiopians than Americans.
UK: James Arthur to change name following homophobic lyrics row 30
2:41 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur is to change his name to get away from the "stigma" that surrounds him, after multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
US: New York LGBT group attacks Giants for hiring former NOM spokesman as coach 4
2:25 PM — An LGBT group has attacked the New York Giants, for hiring a former National Organisation for Marriage spokesperson as a coach.
US: The View panellist apologises for suggesting Hillary Clinton is a lesbian 6
1:21 PM — TV host Jenny McCarthy has apologised for suggesting that Hillary Clinton is a lesbian.
Marcus Collins: Strictly will have same-sex dance couples eventually
12:03 PM — Singer Marcus Collins has said it is only "a matter of time" before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.
X-Men director Bryan Singer dismissed from sex abuse lawsuit 5
11:40 AM — One of two sex abuse lawsuits targeting X-Men director Bryan Singer has dropped the charges against him.
25th July 2014
Superhero TV show ‘The Flash’ to feature two gay characters 3
6:42 PM — Superhero TV show The Flash will have at least two recurring gay characters, it has been revealed.
Artist makes dresses out of condoms to raise awareness of HIV
6:00 PM — Bringing a whole new meaning to ‘the sheath dress’, a Brazilian artist has created a collection of clothes made completely from expired or damaged condoms.
Tim Gunn: I’m ‘conflicted’ about letting trans people be models 17
5:47 PM — Tim Gunn has said he is "conflicted" about letting trans women be models because they have the "bone structure of a man".
St Louis Rams coach: Michael Sam is not a ‘distraction’
4:15 PM — St Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has dismissed claims that Michael Sam's sexuality is a "distraction" for the team.
Commonwealth Games: Ugandan coach praises Barrowman gay kiss 8
1:20 PM — A Ugandan coach at the Commonwealth Games has praised a gay kiss during the opening ceremony.
Anti-gay activist: Gays will next demand incest rights, because of Game of Thrones 26
12:28 PM — An anti-gay activist has claimed that gays will next demand rights for incestuous couples, because incest is featured on Game of Thrones.