23rd July 2014
John Amaechi: Coach’s comments about Michael Sam are a ‘calculated’ stunt 2
3:17 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has claimed that Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam were just to "keep himself in the news".
Michael Sam: Coach who wouldn’t hire me is entitled to his opinion 2
2:45 PM — Michael Sam has responded to former Colts coach Tony Dungy's claims that he "wouldn't have taken" an openly gay player.
Final Fantasy players hold virtual Pride parade to celebrate same-sex marriage
12:05 PM — Final Fantasy players have held a virtual Pride parade, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage to the game series.
Breaking Bad actress comes out as gay 1
11:28 AM — Breaking Bad actress Emily Rios has come out as gay.
22nd July 2014
US: Susan Sarandon supports marriage equality in new HRC video 1
10:57 PM — Susan Sarandon has voiced her support for marriage equality in a “Americans For Marriage Equality” video by the Human Rights Campaign.
GLAAD report raises concerns over LGBT portrayals in Hollywood 1
6:19 PM — A report released on Tuesday shows that Hollywood has a way to go when it comes to LGBT equality in film.
21st July 2014
US: Film streaming site creates “Netflix for Lesbians” 4
8:38 PM — A new website, Section II, has created “Netflix for Lesbians” in an attempt to reach an untouched market of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer women.
Simon Cowell rejects ‘antiquated’ claims that he is gay from Tulisa drugs trial 28
7:11 PM — Management for music producer Simon Cowell have released a statement refuting claims made during N Dubz Tulisa's trial, that he is gay.
Former Colts coach: I wouldn’t have taken gay player Michael Sam 13
6:26 PM — Former Colts coach Tony Dungy has claimed that he "wouldn't have taken" Michael Sam if he were still in charge of a team.
US: Tom Ford’s autumn fashion campaign to include trans model 2
5:09 PM — Tom Ford highlights the diversity of female beauty in his women’s fall fashion advertisement campaign.
Panic! at the Disco donate to LGBT charity after Westboro Baptist Church picket 1
4:58 PM — The band Panic! at the Disco have struck back at the Westboro Baptist Church for recording a parody of one of their songs.
US: Obama signs Executive Order banning anti-gay workplace discrimination 9
3:49 PM — Barack Obama has today signed an Executive Order banning workplace discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Video: Watch the first trailer for ‘The Imitation Game’ Alan Turing biopic 9
3:00 PM — Producers have released the first trailer for a biopic looking at the life of late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
Two new videos explore different forms of gender expression 4
2:34 PM — Two videos released in the last month explore expressions of non-traditional gender identities.
New Russell T Davies online series seeks ‘real gay sex stories’ 1
1:45 PM — A new online series from Russell T Davies is looking for people to share real stories about their sexual experiences.
Out presenter Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight 9
11:45 AM — Out TV presenter Evan Davis has been announced as the new main presenter of Newsnight.
George Takei: I pitched a gay-themed Star Trek episode, but it was shot down 7
11:12 AM — George Takei has revealed that he once pitched the idea of doing a gay-themed Star Trek episode, but it was shot down by the show's executive producer.
20th July 2014
New Dungeons & Dragons rules embrace sexuality and gender identity 130
7:02 PM — The new rules for roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons embrace different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.
Rapper Troy Ave is obsessed with asking people to pick between a gay son or a ‘retarded’ son 30
4:38 PM — Rapper Troy Ave has come under fire for a series of tweets repeatedly asking people to pick between having a gay son or a "retarded" son.
Former NBA star John Amaechi: Isolating anti-gay countries from Commonwealth Games won’t help equality 32
3:18 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has warned against "isolating" countries with anti-gay laws, saying that events like the Commonwealth Games should be use to argue for equality.