11th June 2014
UK: Leeds rugby star declines to appeal 5-match ban for calling player ‘f**king f*g’ 6
9:22 AM — Leeds rugby player Zak Hardaker has said he will not appeal a 5-match ban he was handed by the RFL, after calling a player a "fucking fag".
10th June 2014
Anna Paquin: ‘I am proud to be a happily married bisexual mother’ 14
6:33 PM — True Blood star Anna Paquin has tweeted to say that she is "proud" to be a "happily married bisexual mother."
Olivier Award-winning playwright Kevin Elyot dies, aged 62
4:34 PM — Award-winning playwright Kevin Elyot, best known for 'My Night With Reg', has died, aged 62.
Channel 5 won’t remove Big Brother contestant who called for ‘poofs’ to be shot 45
4:26 PM — Channel 5 has confirmed that, despite calling for "poofs" to be shot on Twitter, a Big Brother contestant will not be removed from the house.
Big Brother’s Catholic topless model: Shoot poofs that use words like ‘lush’ 49
12:08 PM — A Big Brother contestant who caused controversy by saying same-sex marriage is "just not right", has also called for "poofs" who say words like "lush" to be shot.
Michael Barrymore breaks down as he talks about suicide attempt and drug use 19
10:47 AM — Michael Barrymore has spoken emotionally of how he attempted to take his own life on several occasions.
9th June 2014
UK: Leeds rugby player faces 4 to 8 match ban after calling player a ‘f**king f*g’ 13
6:13 PM — Rugby player Zak Hardaker will be banned for 4 to 8 matches after he called a player a "f**king f*g" during a match.
France: Gay magazine refuses to disqualify ‘Mr Gay’ contestant over racism allegations 55
5:54 PM — A French magazine has refused to disqualify a man from their 'Mister Gay 2014' competition, after he endorsed a far-right party and was accused of racism.
Black Gay Dads: Homophobic abuse has only brought us closer 13
4:59 PM — A gay couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral say the incident brought them closer as a family.
UK: Brighton unveils first ‘rainbow crossing’ 3
3:54 PM — Brighton has unveiled the UK's first temporary 'rainbow crossing', to celebrate Pride month.
Neil Patrick Harris makes out with husband during racy Tony Awards drag performance 8
3:34 PM — Neil Patrick Harris performed at last night’s 68th annual Tony Awards in his Broadway character Hedwig and kissed his husband David Burtka during the performance.
Irish singer Hozier: Religious homophobia is appalling and can happen anywhere 4
3:04 PM — An Irish singer whose video portraying an anti-gay attack went viral last year has opened up about 'appalling' religious homophobia.
Sci-fi show Orphan Black introduces trans character
1:47 PM — Cult science fiction show Orphan Black has introduced a male transgender character.
Articles criticised for claiming that R Kelly’s trans son is transitioning as part of a ‘trans guy trend’ 8
11:59 AM — Various gossip sites have been criticised for insensitively reporting on the transition of R Kelly's son, as sites questioned whether it was part of a "trend", and suggested that he chose his gender identity.
8th June 2014
UK: Married vicar, who preached against same-sex marriage, resigns after having affair 56
5:42 PM — A married vicar who claimed that same-sex weddings would violate the sanctity of marriage has resigned, after it emerged he had an affair with a parishioner.
Pet Shop Boys: It’s disappointing Stonewall haven’t pushed for more after Turing pardon 23
4:06 PM — The Pet Shop Boys have branded it "disappointing" that Stonewall hasn't pushed for the pardoning of more people convicted of homosexuality.
Michael Sam: My teammates respect me, no problems with the Rams 1
3:33 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam has said he is having no problems at all fitting in with the St Louis Rams.
7th June 2014
Study: Fox News ‘ignoring’ same-sex marriage court victories 9
2:51 PM — A study has found that Fox News is spending almost no time covering same-sex marriage court victories.
Channing Tatum: Jonah Hill ‘really means’ his apology after anti-gay slur 23
2:28 PM — Channing Tatum has defended Jonah Hill, claiming his co-star "really means" his apology after calling a photographer a "faggot".
6th June 2014
‘Bareback Saint’ title for Andy Bell’s new album 3
6:45 PM — Erasure star Andy Bell is releasing a new solo album called “Torsten The Bareback Saint”.