28th June 2014
UK: Sir Ian McKellen marches in London Pride parade 8
6:53 PM — Openly gay actor Sir Ian McKellen marched in today's London pride parade.
Video: Singapore’s Pink Dot pride rally draws record crowd of 26,000 6
3:27 PM — Singapore's sixth annual Pink Dot festival drew record crowds today, despite prominent protests from religious groups.
CNN host Richard Quest: My worst fears never materialised after coming out 1
10:44 AM — CNN host Richard Quest says his fears about being openly gay in public life "never materialised" into reality.
Sam Smith: If you want to be equal, don’t make your sexuality an issue 167
10:32 AM — Singer Sam Smith has advised people not to make their sexuality "an issue" if they want to be treated normally.
27th June 2014
Sir Ian McKellen: Alec Guinness ‘begged’ me not to fight for gay rights 21
8:53 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that Star Wars actor Alec Guinness warned him against getting involved in the gay rights movement.
Christian group planning to infiltrate Pride and ‘cure’ people of HIV 65
8:31 PM — A Christian group is planning to infiltrate a Pride event to 'cure' people who have HIV.
Video: Wheel of Fortune host asks gay contestant if he’s marrying a woman 14
8:03 PM — Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak mistakenly asked a gay contestant last night whether he had found a woman who was willing to marry him.
Rapper Angel Haze on Ireland Baldwin: We’re not ‘best friends’, we f**k 5
3:38 PM — Pansexual rapper Angel Haze has accused the press of being uncomfortable with her interracial lesbian relationship with Ireland Baldwin.
Opera Australia replaces singer dropped over anti-gay ‘faecal masses’ Facebook rant 7
3:00 PM — Opera Australia has announced the replacement for a singer dropped over a homophobic rant on her Facebook page.
Shia LeBeouf calls police officer ‘f*g’ during ‘Cabaret’ theatre arrest 15
12:50 PM — Actor Shia LaBeouf reportedly hurled an anti-gay slur at a police officer, after being arrested for disorderly conduct in a Broadway theatre.
25th June 2014
MEP: ‘Conchita Wurst is a dangerous bearded genetically modified organism’ 49
5:29 PM — Bulgarian MEP Angel Dzhambazki has been slammed by Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder for making offensive remarks about Conchita Wurst.
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively backs cringeworthy ‘Rainbow’ song 24
4:42 PM — Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively has backed the release of a new song condemning the use of the rainbow as a pride symbol.
Cards Against Humanity creator ‘deeply regrets’ transphobic card 17
3:56 PM — The creator of Cards Against Humanity has said that he deeply regrets including a transphobic card in early versions of the game.
Demi Lovato: My grandfather came out as gay in the 1960s 1
3:21 PM — Demi Lovato has revealed for the first time that her grandfather was gay, and came out in the 1960s.
Tom Daley’s Splash! axed by ITV 8
2:23 PM — The celebrity diving reality show Splash, featuring Tom Daley as a coach, has been axed after ratings took a nosedive.
Anti-gay slurs ‘still clearly audible’ during Mexico World Cup match 7
1:55 PM — Anti-gay slurs could be heard during Mexico's World Cup match against Croatia, despite broadcasters pledging to mute the crowd audio.
US: R Kelly dismisses reports of transgender son as ‘dumb s**t’ 10
12:25 PM — R Kelly shot down an interviewer who asked him about his transgender son, dismissing it as "dumb s**t".
Gary Oldman apologises for defending anti-Semitism but not homophobia 6
11:44 AM — Gary Oldman released a statement to the Anti-Defamation League early this morning, apologising for his support of actor Mel Gibson’s drunken anti-Semitic rants in the recent Playboy interview.
24th June 2014
Gary Oldman defends Alec Baldwin following anti-gay controversy 16
5:20 PM — Actor Gary Oldman has come to the defence of Alec Baldwin who was heavily criticised for comments including calling a journalist a "cocksucking fag".
Gaydio extends DAB coverage across Scotland for Pride
12:22 PM — UK LGBT radio station Gaydio has announced it will be going on DAB in Scotland for the rest of the summer.