8th April 2015
City votes to abolish laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination 19
2:24 PM — The city of Springfield, Missouri has voted to repeal a law that protects LGBT people from discrimination.
5th April 2015
Margot James: The Tories and Labour are ‘level’ on equality issues 30
5:48 PM — Out Conservative candidate Margot James has claimed that the Conservative and Labour parties are on a "level setting" on equality matters.
22nd March 2015
Scandal star: We can’t let minorities be pitted against eachother 3
7:23 PM — Scandal star Kerry Washington has delivered a powerful speech on what it means to be 'other' - while accepting an award from GLAAD.
20th March 2015
Watch: Broadway stars reinvent this classic as a raunchy gay showtune 11
8:05 PM — A number of Broadway stars have performed an all-male rendition of 'Cell Block Tango' - and re-invented it as a raunchy, gay showtune.
13th March 2015
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
11th March 2015
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
9th March 2015
Michael Sam: I get criticism for dating a white guy 15
1:45 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has said that he has received criticism - because his fiancé is white.
5th March 2015
Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases on April 28 26
4:46 PM — The Supreme Court will hear arguments on April 28 on whether states can ban same-sex marriage.
15th February 2015
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
US: Anti-gay activists forged signatures on petition to repeal Houston equal rights law 21
3:09 PM — A petition to trigger the repeal of an equal rights law in Houston, Texas contained fraudulent signatures, a jury has ruled.
13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
8th February 2015
Former Republican: Same-sex marriage will lead to the dissolution of the US 32
4:41 PM — Right-wing pundit Alan Keyes has claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to the break-up of the United States.
7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 6
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.
2nd February 2015
Church of England evangelical comes out as gay 107
11:58 AM — An influential evangelical within the Church of England has come out as a lesbian.
1st February 2015
Pro-gay Tory MP Francis Maude to retire 12
11:41 AM — Conservative MP Francis Maude, one of the first senior Tories to engage with the gay community, will not run for re-election in May.
21st January 2015
Sam Smith, who thinks gays shouldn’t make sexuality an issue, nominated for GLAAD award 31
12:34 PM — Sam Smith has been nominated for an award by LGBT advocacy group GLAAD - despite claiming gay people shouldn't "make [sexuality] an issue".
18th January 2015
HSBC boss: If I wasn’t gay, I probably wouldn’t be CEO 30
2:09 PM — The head of HSBC bank in the UK has claimed that he probably wouldn't be in charge if he was straight.
5th January 2015
Gay UKIP MEP: Lib Dems and Labour want to make sex illegal 36
3:10 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that "equality Nazis" in the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties are trying to ban sex.
3rd January 2015
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.