23rd February 2015
Legend of Zelda producer shoots down gay character rumours 4
1:07 PM — One of the producers of the Legend of Zelda series has shot down rumours about a character once named the gayest character in video games.
2nd January 2015
Footballer under fire over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
5:35 PM — Footballer Robert Huth is under fire for taking part in a Twitter game in which he attempted to 'guess' from pictures whether women are transgender.
24th November 2014
Google removes ‘Ass Hunters’ game in which users must shoot and kill gays 14
12:39 PM — Google has confirmed that it will remove a game uploaded to its Play store, in which users are instructed to kill as many gay people as possible.
19th November 2014
Football boss under investigation for homophobic texts gets job interview at Wigan Athletic 4
12:40 PM — Wigan Athletic is interviewing former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for its manager position - despite an ongoing FA investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
24th September 2014
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
23rd July 2014
Final Fantasy players hold virtual Pride parade to celebrate same-sex marriage
12:05 PM — Final Fantasy players have held a virtual Pride parade, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage to the game series.
20th July 2014
New Dungeons & Dragons rules embrace sexuality and gender identity 130
7:02 PM — The new rules for roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons embrace different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.
18th July 2014
Atari announce new iOS Pride simulator game 1
1:33 PM — Atari has announced a new LGBT-themed game for iPhone and iPad in which players organise a Pride parade.
11th July 2014
Open-source indie game allows players to simulate coming out as gay 2
4:45 PM — An independent game developer has released a public domain, open-source game allowing players to recreate the experience of ‘coming out’ for the first time.
7th July 2014
Video: James Corden wins £16,000 for HIV charity on Deal or No Deal
12:36 PM — Actor James Corden has won £16,000 for HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust, appearing on Celebrity Deal or No Deal.
25th June 2014
Cards Against Humanity creator ‘deeply regrets’ transphobic card 17
3:56 PM — The creator of Cards Against Humanity has said that he deeply regrets including a transphobic card in early versions of the game.
20th June 2014
Upcoming video game ‘Sunset Overdrive’ to allow crossdressing 2
5:52 PM — The creators of upcoming video game Sunset Overdrive have said they will allow players to be "a dude in a skirt" if they choose to.
14th June 2014
Video game series Harvest Moon could introduce same-sex marriage 3
12:29 PM — The creators of farm simulator Harvest Moon are 'looking into' adding same-sex marriage in a future installation.
9th May 2014
Nintendo: We pledge to include same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life sequel 16
10:40 PM — Nintendo has responded to criticism of its decision to exclude same-sex relationships from upcoming game Tomodachi Life.
Russia: Sims game rated ‘adults only’ over same-sex relationships 12
8:41 PM — The latest Sims game has been rated 'Adults Only' in Russia, because it contains same-sex relationships.
8th May 2014
GLAAD: Nintendo is sending a ‘hurtful message’ by refusing to allow gay relationships in video game 18
10:08 PM — GLAAD has attacked Nintendo's decision to ban same-sex relationships in video game Tomodachi Life, branding it "hurtful".
24th April 2012
Online sexual health game reminds men of STI screening advice 25
11:29 AM — HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust has launched a free game on Facebook to remind men of the link between bed-hopping and sexual health.
11th April 2012
Campaign thanking EA for gay characters suspended over false signatures 13
12:14 PM — An AllOut.org campaign to support Electronic Arts over its inclusion of gay characters in two recent video games has had to be suspended following hackers' efforts to add thousands of fake signatures.
5th March 2012
Video: Gay romance an option in new Mass Effect game 17
4:22 PM — A first look at footage of a much-vaunted gay relationship in video game Mass Effect 3 has emerged ahead of the game's general release tomorrow.