16th November 2014
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie for I’m A Celebrity 3
2:07 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has signed up to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
One Direction singer Harry Styles on dating men: Don’t knock it ’til you try it 41
11:42 AM — Harry Styles has continued to joke about his sexuality, implying that he would be happy dating men.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
Boy George cancels Culture Club tour over health problems 8
5:26 PM — Boy George has cancelled a planned Culture Club reunion tour, over serious health concerns.
Neil Patrick Harris and husband star in first joint ad campaign 7
4:02 PM — Newlyweds Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka will star in one of the first major ad campaigns featuring a married same-sex couple.
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
Reality stars ask fans to post couple photos to Facebook, but delete the gay ones 31
12:03 PM — Reality TV family the Duggars are under fire, after they called for fans to post photos to Facebook with their spouse - and then deleted all the gay responses.
Zachary Quinto defends claim that gays are ‘lazy’ and ‘complacent’ on HIV 56
11:27 AM — Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has defended comments he made criticising the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards HIV.
14th November 2014
Watch: The lesbian ’50 Shades of Gray’ parody we’ve all been waiting for
6:56 PM — A parody of the trailer for upcoming romance film 50 Shades of Gray has been released.
Actor Sam Strike confirms exit for gay Eastenders character 14
4:53 PM — Eastenders actor Sam Strike, who plays gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, has confirmed his exit from the show.
Japan: School holds ‘Sex Change Day’ for students 14
2:14 PM — A high school in Japan held a 'Sex Change Day' this week - where boys dressed in skirts, and girls wore suits and ties.
Brighton Pride safe ‘until 2020′ under new license 2
1:44 PM — Brighton Pride is secure until 2020, after the council granted a six-year license for the LGBT event.
Azealia Banks defends calling Perez Hilton a ‘faggot’ because gay men are ‘more misogynistic’ 41
11:33 AM — American rapper Azealia Banks, who repeatedly called blogger Perez Hilton a "faggot" last year, has said she has no regrets because lots of gay men are "more misogynistic" than straight men.
England coach Stuart Lancaster condemns homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 1
10:27 AM — England Coach Stuart Lancaster has said applauded the Rugby Football Union for taking a stance against reports of homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens.
13th November 2014
Eastenders star ‘dumps boyfriend’ over gay S&M porn videos 55
5:22 PM — Newspapers are reporting that EastEnders actress Lorna Fitzgerald has broken up with her boyfriend, after discovering her sports therapist boyfriend in gay porn videos.
Mail uses Conchita Wurst photo to illustrate how women can avoid menopause facial hair 4
2:12 PM — The Daily Mail has used an image of Conchita Wurst in a feature on how women can avoid facial hair at the point of the menopause.
Rugby Football Union to investigate homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 5
10:53 AM — The Rugby Football Union has said it will investigate reports of Twickenham fans directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
12th November 2014
Watch: Fox host Megyn Kelly makes awkward slip introducing anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee 3
5:08 PM — Fox host Megyn Kelly has apologised after she accidentally introduced anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee as "F**kabee".
Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy 34
2:29 PM — CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.