5th July 2014
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.
RuPaul: I’m ready for a UK version of Drag Race 14
11:00 AM — Drag artist RuPaul has backed a British version of reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.
3rd July 2014
America’s Got Talent act slammed after transphobic audition song 125
6:23 PM — An 84-year-old singer on America’s Got Talent has been criticised for performing a transphobic song of his own composition at his audition.
Ice-T ‘The gay male is gay and I have no problem with that’ 33
6:08 PM — US rap legend Ice-T says gay men are not to blame for the “pussyfication” of the male sex.
Pro-Putin conductor propaganda law: ‘It’s nothing to do with gay’ 18
5:15 PM — Russian conductor Valery Gergiev, who is known for his close friendship with and continual support for President Putin, has spoken about Russia's 'anti-gay' law, claiming it is "nothing to do with gay" and "never applied".
2nd July 2014
Australia: Sydney Opera House hosts festival celebrating queer Indigenous culture 2
6:40 PM — Sydney Opera House is to hold a three day festival this week, celebrating queer identities in Australia’s Aboriginal community.
Katy B: I’m not gay, but everyone thinks I am 3
6:20 PM — Singer Katy B has said that people constantly assume she is a lesbian, because she has lesbian friends.
US: School forced to cancel Spamalot over gay wedding because ‘homosexuality doesn’t exist here’ 21
5:20 PM — A school in northern Pennsylvania has been forced to cancel plans to stage Spamalot next spring, because it contains a same-sex marriage.
Video: Drag queen delivers speech destroying anti-gay protesters at Pride 10
5:06 PM — A drag queen has delivered a speech rebutting a crowd of anti-gay protesters at a Pride parade.
Report: Portia de Rossi enters rehab for drugs and alcohol use 17
3:09 PM — US actress Portia de Rossi has reportedly had a stint in rehab, as rumours swirl about her marriage to chat show star Ellen DeGeneres.
First transgender beauty pageant held in Turkey 1
2:56 PM — Over 500 spectators attended Turkey's first transgender beauty pageant last week.
Demi Lovato angers Russians over on-stage Putin gay kiss 15
2:33 PM — Demi Lovato has provoked anger from Russians, after two of her male back-up dancers, one naked apart from a picture of President Putin’s face covering his genitals, shared a kiss onstage at her concert.
US: Macklemore and George Takei take to the streets of Seattle for Pride
1:03 PM — George Takei and Macklemore served as two of the grand marshals at Seattle Pride on Sunday.
Conchita Wurst: It’s annoying I’m still waiting for my right to marry
12:50 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has said that it's "annoying" that politicians insist on drawn-out discussions about same-sex marriage.
Can you guess the difference between Iran’s Modern Family remake and the original? 8
12:00 PM — Iran's remake of the hit US show is different from the original in one significant way.
Video: Joan Rivers officiates impromptu same-sex wedding at book signing 6
11:53 AM — Joan Rivers has officiated a same-sex wedding for two fans at a New York book signing.