24th December 2014
Transgender activist Janet Mock announces engagement, launches TV show 1
11:28 AM — Transgender activist Janet Mock - who just landed a new TV show with MSNBC - has also revealed her engagement.
15th December 2014
Anti-gay activist complains bakeries won’t make ‘gay marriage is wrong’ cake 78
12:29 PM — An anti-gay activist has complained he was rejected by bakeries when he tried to buy a cake with the words 'gay marriage is wrong' on top.
29th November 2014
Reports: Ugandan gay rights activist ‘in intensive care’ after brutal attack 13
3:35 PM — A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist has been brutally beaten by a homophobic mob.
26th November 2014
Gay rights pioneer ‘takes leave’ from Human Rights Campaign after sex abuse arrest 2
5:50 PM — A gay rights pioneer who co-founded the Human Rights Campaign is taking a "leave of absence" from the group, after he was arrested over sex abuse claims.
16th November 2014
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
12th November 2014
Russia: Ringleader of gang that ‘hunts’ gay people has prison sentence reduced 11
12:44 PM — The leader of a Russian gang which hunts, tortures and humiliates gay men has had his prison sentence reduced by a court.
1st November 2014
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.
18th October 2014
US: Christian ‘gay rights’ activist raising money for bakery that refused lesbian wedding cake 31
6:40 PM — A Christian gay rights activist is raising money to help a bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.
11th October 2014
US radio host calls for ‘civil disobedience’ against same-sex marriage 24
4:56 PM — Right-wing radio host Linda Harvey has called for people to rise up in "civil disobedience" against same-sex marriage.
9th October 2014
US: California man arrested over ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist
12:41 PM — A 38-year-old Californian man has been arrested for the death of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
22nd September 2014
Canada: Vancouver LGBT activist Jim Deva dies in freak accident 9
2:27 PM — A Vancouver activist who won a court challenge over his right to sell LGBT-themed books has died in a freak accident.
2nd September 2014
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
31st August 2014
US: Tributes paid to LGBT activist gunned down days before wedding 7
1:56 PM — Tributes have been paid to a Minneapolis LGBT activist who was gunned down this month, shortly before he was set to marry his same-sex partner.
30th August 2014
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
22nd August 2014
US: Police appeal for help finding man after San Francisco killing 1
6:40 PM — Police have appealed for help finding a person of interest, after a gay activist was killed in San Francisco.
20th August 2014
Peter Tatchell to receive honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 1
4:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is to be awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
US: Memorial to be held for gay activist killed in San Francisco attack
1:13 PM — A memorial is to be held for a gay activist who died after an attack earlier this month in San Francisco.
27th July 2014
LGBT rights demonstrators attacked at Toronto mayor’s appreciation event 10
5:36 PM — LGBT rights activists who turned up to protest against the Toronto Mayor's alleged homophobia at an event he held were attacked and told to go home.
25th July 2014
Anti-gay activist: Gays will next demand incest rights, because of Game of Thrones 28
12:28 PM — An anti-gay activist has claimed that gays will next demand rights for incestuous couples, because incest is featured on Game of Thrones.
20th July 2014
US: Florida anti-gay activist says opposing equal marriage is ‘an issue worth dying for’ 55
5:09 PM — A Florida anti-gay activist has claimed that his opposition to same-sex marriage is "worth dying" over.