22nd April 2015
Sir Ian McKellen makes surprise endorsement of Labour’s LGBT manifesto 14
12:36 PM — Actor and gay rights legend Sir Ian McKellen has made a surprise endorsement of the Labour party's commitment to LGBT rights.
21st April 2015
Activist buys up website domains of Republicans who voted for Indiana’s anti-gay law 1
7:19 PM — A tech-savvy rights activist has bought up domains related to politicians in Indiana who voted through the state's anti-gay law.
LGBT asylum group welcomes Labour’s pledge to reform system 2
5:23 PM — A charity that supports gay and lesbian asylum seekers has welcomed the Labour party's pledge to reform the system for people seeking asylum - despite the party's "atrocious" record.
Proposed law in Uganda could be used to shut down all pro-gay charities 3
2:30 PM — A new law has been drafted in Uganda that could be used to ban all pro-gay charities and LGBT rights groups.
Woman donates her life savings to anti-gay rally instead of buying a house 67
1:03 PM — A woman has donated money she planned to use for a down-payment on a family home to an anti-gay group.
Peter Tatchell urges gays to vote for the Green Party: ‘Green is the new pink’ 53
12:26 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell has urged LGBT people to vote Green at the election next month.
20th April 2015
Church of Scotland’s pro-gay stance is ‘stupid and suicidal’, rival church leader claims 30
3:07 PM — The head of the Free Church of Scotland has slammed the official Church of Scotland - for taking a "stupid" and "suicidal" stance on gay clergy.
SNP manifesto pledges support for creation of LGBT rights envoy 4
12:48 PM — The Scottish National Party have pledged support for the creation of an LGBTI rights envoy in their manifesto.
17th April 2015
It has been 50 years since the first gay rights protest outside the White House 11
7:08 PM — It has been half a century since a historic picket outside the White House demanding gay rights.
16th April 2015
Ed Miliband wants to be a ‘happy warrior’ for LGBT rights 4
6:47 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to be a "warrior" for equality and social justice for gay people if elected.
15th April 2015
Lib Dems pledge to make homophobic chants at football matches a crime 7
11:56 AM — The Liberal Democrats have pledged to bring forward new legislation to tackle homophobia in schools and at football matches.
14th April 2015
Orange is the New Black writer: I spent my whole life being afraid of lesbians before coming out 5
7:59 PM — Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli has opened up on lesbian culture and the difficulties she faced in making gay friends in a recent interview.
12th April 2015
Hillary Clinton launches Presidential campaign with video featuring gay couple 33
8:16 PM — Hillary Clinton has formally announced her plans to run for President of the United States again in 2016.
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.