9th July 2014
Use of homophobic slurs on Reddit in ‘sharp decline’ 4
6:56 PM — The use of homophobic slurs on Reddit have sharply declined, according to a study.
Two-month search for original and creative Stoli Guy UK comes to an end
5:36 PM — Luxury Vodka brand Stoli and prolific LGBT nights Sink The Pink will end their search for an original and creative 'Stoli Guy UK', this Friday, as the winner is flown off to NYC.
Video: Terrible Fox News report from Pride parade strangely similar to parody 3
4:09 PM — Fox News sent a journalist to ask redundant questions at San Francisco Pride last week.
Christian group claims it healed 40 people of HIV at Pride event 30
3:25 PM — A Christian group that infiltrated a Pride event has claimed that it healed 40 people of HIV.
Pornhub asks users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked by Germany’ 4
2:47 PM — Pornhub has pleaded with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men "getting f**ked" by Germans in the World Cup.
Russian MP wants naked Apollo removed from bank note in case he turns kids gay 34
1:46 PM — A Russian MP has demanded that a naked picture of Apollo on a banknote be removed, in case it turns children gay.
Vine’s most popular user apologises for calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
11:34 AM — A popular user of social video Vine has apologised, after he insisted HIV was a "gay thing" and screamed the homophobic slur "fag".
8th July 2014
US: Ellen DeGeneres announces plans for her new lifestyle brand 1
8:56 PM — Ellen DeGeneres has announced her latest venture: a lifestyle brand.
US: Rosie O’Donnell is returning to The View
8:27 PM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has made a deal to return to The View, TMZ reports.
Vine’s most followed tells 8.7 million: HIV is a ‘fag’ disease, no need to get tested 65
6:14 PM — The most followed contributor to video-sharing website Vine, 16-year-old Nash Grier, has come under fire for a video in which he insisted that HIV is “a gay thing” and shouted the homophobic slur “fag”.
India: Bollywood’s gay Romeo and Juliet back in production 1
3:17 PM — Production has re-opened on 'Romil and Jugal', a gay Bollywood version of Romeo and Juliet believed to have been scrapped earlier this year. The project is being led by producer Ekta Kapoor, who is known for pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable to an Indian audience.
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.