7th July 2014
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.
Documentary about gay athletes secretly filmed at Sochi Olympics 8
5:25 PM — A documentary about the lives of gay athletes was secretly filmed at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, it has been revealed.
Christian Concern: Elton John is ‘staggeringly arrogant’ for saying Jesus would support gay rights 48
2:52 PM — Christian Concern has attacked Sir Elton John for claiming that if Jesus were alive, he would support gay rights.
Wikipedia holds Pride ‘edit-a-thons’ to improve LGBT-related content 3
1:01 PM — Wikipedia launched a campaign this year to encourage the further development of LGBT information across their website.
Greece: Newly discovered gay erotica ‘some of the oldest in the world’ 7
12:36 PM — An archaeologist in Greece has uncovered ancient inscriptions celebrating gay sex, in what is believed to be some of the oldest erotic graffiti in the world.
Video: James Corden wins £16,000 for HIV charity on Deal or No Deal
12:36 PM — Actor James Corden has won £16,000 for HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust, appearing on Celebrity Deal or No Deal.
6th July 2014
Denmark: Copenhagen quietly renames city centre ‘Rainbow Square’ 6
5:01 PM — Copenhagen has quietly renamed a square in its city centre "Rainbow Square", in honour of the LGBT movement.
Australia: State voids trans man’s marriage over ‘inconsistent’ documents 33
4:13 PM — An Australian trans man and his wife have had their marriage invalidated, because the state of Victoria won't update his birth certificate.
Spain: One million take part in ‘Europe’s largest’ Pride in Madrid 12
3:24 PM — Over a million people took part in Madrid Pride yesterday, in what organisers claim is Europe's largest LGBT Pride parade.
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe to address sexuality in Parkinson interview 44
1:28 PM — Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe will address his sexuality in an interview with Michael Parkinson next week.
Australian gay rugby team wins first professional match 10
1:07 PM — The Sydney Convicts have made history, becoming the first ever gay rugby team to win a professional-level match.
Joan Rivers refuses to apologise for claiming Michelle Obama is ‘a transgender’ 225
12:35 PM — Joan Rivers has scoffed at calls to apologise after she claimed that President Barack Obama is gay and his wife Michelle is "a transgender".
5th July 2014
Poll: Average person knows eight gay people 11
6:09 PM — On average, people personally know five gay men and three lesbians, polling data has shown.
Nicole Scherzinger: Gay people are more empathetic and understanding 11
4:11 PM — Former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger has said that she has a special "connection" with the gay community.
Australia: Football club endorses marriage equality campaign 2
1:48 PM — An Australian rules football club has backed a campaign for marriage equality.
Study: Children raised by same-sex parents are ‘healthier and happier’ 31
11:44 AM — Children raised by same-sex parents are both healthier and happier than others, a study has found.
Swedish Ice Hockey team unveils new Pride-themed kit 2
11:26 AM — A Swedish Ice Hockey team has unveiled a new rainbow-themed kit.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
Was one of the Founding Fathers gay? 7
5:38 PM — One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America could have been gay.
Russell Brand: Opposing equal marriage is pointless, spend time with your loved ones instead 6
11:34 AM — Russell Brand has ridiculed anti-gay activist Dr Ben Carson, advising him to take up gardening and spend more time with his loved ones.