30th September 2014
Azerbaijan: Local news coverage of gay engagement forces couple to flee country
4:44 PM — A gay couple who were forced to go into hiding after local news outlets reported their engagement have now fled the country.
Lancashire police say ‘no action’ over leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles 15
11:27 AM — Leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia have now appeared in Lancashire, following a pride event in Preston - although police are still saying no offence has been committed.
27th September 2014
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 2
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council passes landmark LGBT rights resolution 20
7:20 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a landmark resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
Watch: Bi people tell their stories at the Stonewall Inn
7:04 PM — A video has been released of bisexual people speaking outside the Stonewall Inn, to celebrate Bisexual Awareness Week.
US: Government makes history by filing first transgender discrimination cases
6:26 PM — The US Government has made history by filing its first two trans-related gender discrimination cases.
Egypt: Grindr warns users ‘police may be posing as LGBT’ after six men sentenced 2
11:51 AM — Grindr has issued a warning to Egyptian users about police entrapment following reports of six men who were sentenced on Thursday after advertising their apartment for sex on social media.
Trinidad and Tobago: Prime Minister says gay rights is ‘not legally possible’ 70
11:01 AM — The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has gone on record to say the country is nowhere near ready to establish a referendum dealing with the decriminalisation of homosexuality and gay rights as "it is not legally possible."
23rd September 2014
Former US President Jimmy Carter: Jesus never discriminated against anyone 23
4:11 PM — Former US President Jimmy Carter has responded to a question about gay rights to say he did not know of any discrimination by Jesus.
13th September 2014
US: Survey finds homophobia is still rife in Hollywood 10
3:19 PM — A study has found that over half of LGBT actors think directors are less likely to hire people because of their sexuality.
9th September 2014
Tory MP’s motion to end gay blood ban finds maximum co-sponsors 7
4:02 PM — A Private Member's Bill by Tory MP Michael Fabricant calling for an end to discrimination against men who have sex with men giving blood, has filled its list of co-sponsors.
8th September 2014
7 mindblowing things you didn’t know about gay parenting (according to homophobes) 11
5:47 PM — Same-sex adoption laws are a staple part of the modern fight for gay equality. But what are some of the most common arguments against gay parenting, and why do they still exist?
4th September 2014
US: NOM president to attend anti-gay training session in France 13
5:55 PM — The president and co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage will travel to France next week to participate in an anti-gay conference and training session.
2nd September 2014
US: Public school district cut ties with Gordon College over anti-gay stance 2
10:21 PM — A Massachusetts public school district has cut ties with Gordon College after the college demanded an exemption from LGBT anti-discrimination laws.
28th August 2014
US: Detroit couple claims their mail carrier won’t deliver mail because they are gay 2
9:08 PM — A Detroit same-sex couple believes they aren't reciving mail because their mail carrier learned they are gay.
22nd August 2014
Jessica Alba: Homophobia made me leave the church 10
4:13 PM — Actress Jessica Alba has spoken out on how the homophobia at her childhood church made her decide to stop going to it.
21st August 2014
US: New York governor pushes for state to outlaw trans discrimination 2
10:35 PM — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people.
US: Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival defends “womyn born womyn” intention 12
6:03 PM — The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has released a list of demands in response to criticism that the event is transphobic due to its “womyn born womyn” policy.
20th August 2014
US: Arkansas city passes non-discrimination ordinance after 10 hour public discussion 1
5:13 PM — After close to 10 hours of public discussion, an Arkansas city became the first in the state to pass a non-discrimination ordinance protecting individuals on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
US reality star: Trans people ‘endanger’ children 19
4:11 PM — A US reality star has voiced her opposition to a bill that would grant trans people more rights.