22nd August 2014
US: God Hates Fags church does ice bucket challenge, nominates gay rights group 18
3:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has taken part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
US: Film board condemned for giving gay drama ‘R’ rating 11
2:52 PM — The US film ratings board has been accused of homophobia, after a gay drama was handed an R certificate.
Miss Spain winner comes out as gay 2
1:30 PM — The winner of Miss Spain 2013 has revealed that she is gay.
BNP: The BBC is forcing ‘homosexual persuasions’ on everyone with gay characters 60
11:58 AM — The British National Party is claiming a BBC boss is trying to force his "homosexual persuasion" on people by including gay characters in TV shows.
21st August 2014
Film Review: The Rover
8:52 PM — A bleak, poignant, post-apocalyptic film.
Film Review: Let’s Be Cops 2
7:51 PM — The buddy cop movie - a timeless institution that has given us some of the funniest gun-toting moments in cinema history - is about to be rewritten like never before in the latest movie to star hit-and-miss funnyman Damon Wayans, Jr.
US: Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival defends “womyn born womyn” intention 12
6:03 PM — The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has released a list of demands in response to criticism that the event is transphobic due to its “womyn born womyn” policy.
Film Review: The Deer Hunter
5:11 PM — Michael Cimino's most acclaimed work is set for a re-release at the British box office this month, adding to the reasons why this US film-maker seems to be the most revisited director right now.
Film Review: Lucy 1
3:36 PM — This film's premise is refreshingly more complex than can be explained in a few sentences.
Film Review: Sin City 2: A Dame to Die For
3:04 PM — The curse of the sequel to a truly original, stand-out movie can be summarised in three short words: unrealistically high expectations.
Film Review: The Inbetweeners Movie 2 sees the boys get Grindr
12:15 PM — The film's lewd tone is set from the start, when we see the hapless Neil tell his friends all about his favourite new app that's helped him find loads of new friends: Grindr.
20th August 2014
Gary Busey in Celebrity Big Brother homophobia row 21
5:16 PM — Celebrity Big Brother contestant Gary Busey has sparked a homophobia row, after asking a housemate if he likes getting "butt-f**ked".
Minnesota Vikings to introduce zero tolerance for homophobia policy 4
3:44 PM — The Minnesota Vikings NFL team will implement a zero tolerance policy for homophobia, as part of a legal settlement with former player Chris Kluwe.
Kellie Maloney donating ‘significant portion’ of Big Brother fee to trans support group 32
12:00 PM — Kellie Maloney will donate a "significant portion" of her Celebrity Big Brother fee to a transgender support group, it has been revealed.
Video: Pro-gay group launches creepiest ad you will ever see 17
10:59 AM — A pro-gay group has launched an incredibly creepy new advert.
19th August 2014
US: Sting and Patti LuPone to perform at global LGBT equality benefit 1
11:02 PM — Sting and Patti LuPone will perform at Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at New York City's Gershwin Theatre on 15 September.
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 134
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
Ireland: NUJ backs radio presenter rebuked for supporting same-sex marriage 20
6:12 PM — The National Union of Journalists has condemned the Irish broadcast regulator, for ruling that a radio host was "unbalanced" in his support for same-sex marriage.
Watch: Laverne Cox talks bravely about her suicide attempt as a youth
5:27 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox has talked openly and bravely about her suicide attempt as a youth in a new interview.
US: Group to put up God Loves Gays billboards in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown 8
5:14 PM — A group has raised over $40,000 in order to buy 'God Loves Gays' billboards in the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.