2nd June 2014
UK: Leeds rugby player faces probe over claims he called referee a ‘f**king f*g’ 10
8:48 PM — The Rugby Football League has launched a formal investigation into allegations that a Leeds player called a referee a "f**king f*g".
US: John McCain’s daughter joins board of GLAAD 5
8:27 PM — The daughter of former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has joined the board of gay advocacy charity GLAAD.
1st June 2014
UK: Two Royal Ballet dancers boycott Russia tour over anti-gay laws 11
7:55 PM — Two top dancers with the Royal Ballet have refused to take part in the company's tour of Russia due to its anti-gay laws.
US: Colorado baker still won’t serve gay couples, despite losing court battle 44
5:12 PM — A Colorado baker who lost a court battle after refusing to serve a gay couple says he would rather shut his bakery than make gay wedding cakes.
George Takei releases own ‘Let It Go’ cover in response to ‘God Hates Fags’ church 2
4:07 PM — George Takei has released his own cover of Let It Go, mocking the Westboro Baptist Church.
Russia: Woman arrested for drawn-on Conchita Wurst beard 9
3:11 PM — A woman at a Moscow rally in honour of drag artist Conchita Wurst has been arrested for having a drawn-on beard.
US: Republican congressman to speak at NOM’s anti-gay rally 5
2:19 PM — A Republican Congressman has been announced as a speaker at the National Organisation for Marriage's anti-gay event next month.
Anti-gay Ugandan politician set to become new UN parliament head 42
1:55 PM — An anti-gay Ugandan politician has been selected as the next head of the United Nations General Assembly, causing outrage among rights groups.
UKIP MEP Roger Helmer: NHS should fund ‘gay cure’ therapy 251
1:28 PM — UKIP MEP Roger Helmer - who is running for Parliament this week in the Newark by-election - has claimed the NHS should fund 'gay cure' therapy.
31st May 2014
‘God Hates Fags’ church releases homophobic Frozen ‘Let It Go’ cover 36
7:42 PM — The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church has released a homophobic cover version of 'Let It Go'.
Athlete: I was expelled from Christian college for being openly gay 33
4:14 PM — A gay athlete is claiming he was expelled from a private Christian college because of his sexuality.
US: Reviewers pretend ‘we don’t serve fags’ restaurant is a cruising hotspot 6
3:15 PM — Reviewers are mocking a restaurant accused of refusing to serve a gay couple, by reviewing it as if it were a gay cruising hotspot.
Russia: Two detained by police at Moscow Pride rally 3
2:25 PM — Moscow police have detained two people for taking part in a pride rally which was denied official permission.
30th May 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican attacks Fox News for not being homophobic enough 10
7:51 PM — An anti-gay Republican activist has claimed that Fox News is "buying the homosexual propaganda" by failing to be homophobic enough, saying the network is influenced by "homosexual friends".
Zambia: Verdict in sodomy case ‘postponed indefinitely’ 1
6:31 PM — Two men accused of having sex 'against the order of nature' continue to be held, after their trial verdict was postponed indefinitely.
US: Gay Republican candidate receives hate letter branding him a ‘n***** fag’ 13
6:06 PM — An openly gay Republican council candidate in DC has recieved a letter branding him a "n***** fag", warning "we know where you live".
Texas couple says waitress told them: ‘We don’t serve fags here’ 19
12:41 PM — A couple from the US state of Texas have said they were told "we don't serve fags here" whilst leaving a local restaurant.
28th May 2014
Moscow’s biggest gay club to reopen in new location, after attacks forced closure 20
9:12 PM — Moscow's biggest gay club will reopen in a new location, after it was forced to shut its doors following a string of anti-gay attacks.
UKIP expels newly-elected councillor who said ‘poofs and dykes’ are ‘perverts’ 35
8:53 PM — A UKIP councillor has been expelled from the party less than a week after being elected, after it emerged he referred to gay people as poofs, dykes, and perverts.
American Family Association to boycott Postal Service over Harvey Milk stamps 35
8:16 PM — The American Family Association is attempting to boycott the US Postal Service, over a stamp honouring gay rights hero Harvey Milk.