12th August 2014
Actor Robin Williams dies age 63 15
12:56 AM — Robin Williams - who played a gay character in cult classic The Birdcage - has been found dead in his home.
11th August 2014
New Zealand speed skater reveals engagement at Gay Games 7
7:21 PM — New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup has revealed that he is engaged, a day after carrying the torch at the Gay Games Opening Ceremony.
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
Christian Concern: Hospital chaplain was ‘acting provocatively’ by marrying same-sex partner 54
5:18 PM — A Christian group has claimed that a gay hospital chaplain acted "provocatively and unrepentantly" by marrying his same-sex partner.
Watch: Michael Sam makes debut in NFL preseason match
4:30 PM — NFL player Michael Sam has made his debut in a match for the St Louis Rams.
Ugandan Speaker: Re-introduction of anti-gay law will be ‘smooth’ 17
3:31 PM — The Ugandan Speaker has claimed an attempt to re-enact the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act will have a 'smooth' progression.
New Zealand: Conservatives select candidate who claimed same-sex marriage leads to crime 9
2:14 PM — The Conservative Party of New Zealand has selected a candidate who claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to an increase in all crime.
US: Navy christens ship after ‘first lesbian astronaut’ Sally Ride 1
1:39 PM — The US Navy has christened a ship after astronaut Sally Ride, at a ceremony attended by her female partner.
Hunger Games star backs campaign to help rural LGBT youth 3
1:00 PM — Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has launched a campaign to help LGBT people in rural communities get online.
Kenya: New ‘stone the gays’ law proposed by MPs 52
12:12 PM — A new anti-gay bill that would see gay people sentenced to death by stoning is under discussion in Kenya.
Pastor: Vladimir Putin will out Obama within 100 days 23
11:40 AM — A pastor has claimed that Vladimir Putin is planning to 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride
11:01 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria will serve as Grand Marshal for Manchester Pride parade.
10th August 2014
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
8th August 2014
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.
The Netherlands: Regulations changed to allow Russians to seek asylum 3
6:20 PM — The Netherlands is making it easier for LGBT Russians to apply for asylum, due to the country's 'gay propaganda' law.
US: Author of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill unseated in primary 3
4:50 PM — A Republican Senator who authored a controversial anti-gay bill in Tennessee has been unseated in a primary.
Australia: 8-year-old writing to Tony Abbot every day to ask for equal marriage 4
3:25 PM — An 8-year-old girl is writing to Australian Prime Minister every day in order to ask for same-sex marriage.
US: Church cancels man’s funeral over same-sex marriage 32
3:02 PM — A church has cancelled a man's funeral after discovering that he was gay and married.
Faroe Islands poll: 61% support same-sex marriage 2
2:30 PM — A poll has found that 61% of people in the Faroe Islands support same-sex marriage.