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.
NFL star: Openly gay player Michael Sam was a ‘publicity stunt’ 17
12:19 PM — An American football player has claimed that openly gay player Michael Sam only got drafted in the sport as a "publicity stunt".
7th April 2015
Second Lib Dem candidate reveals he is HIV positive 11
7:55 PM — A second Prospective Parliamentary Candidate has revealed that his is HIV positive - and has condemned Nigel Farage's comments about the virus.
John Travolta condemns ‘hearsay’ claims about personal life in Scientology doc 8
7:19 PM — John Travolta has dismissed allegations that he is being forced to stay part of the Church of Scientology over claims about his personal life.
Lesbian student WILL be allowed to wear tuxedo to prom after online pressure 6
6:43 PM — A school in Louisiana has decided not to ban a lesbian student from wearing a tuxedo to prom, after her story circulated online.
Watch: YouTuber calls ‘God Hates Fags’ church to ask how to get into heaven 16
5:12 PM — A YouTuber who received homophobic messages from the Westboro Baptist Church has called them to ask how to get into heaven.
First out congressman Barney Frank advises atheist politicians to stay in the closet 22
1:39 PM — The first openly gay Member of Congress, Barney Frank, has advised politicians to remain in the closet about their atheism.
Paper company makes wedding confetti out of recycled anti-gay leaflets 12
12:44 PM — A paper company in Ireland has started making wedding confetti out of homophobic leaflets opposing same-sex marriage.
6th April 2015
Gay-friendly Wakefield pub backs UKIP 318
7:35 PM — A gay-friendly pub in Wakefield has divided its regulars - by endorsing the UK Independence Party.
Watch: Indiana Home Shopping spoof pokes fun at state’s ‘religious freedom’ law 4
6:39 PM — Funny or Die has released a skit poking fun at Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law permitting businesses to refuse service to gay people.
Hate group begins ‘fasting’ tomorrow to defeat same-sex marriage at Supreme Court 41
4:05 PM — The anti-gay Family Research Council will begin a 21-day fast tomorrow, in order to thwart an expected ruling from the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage.
Rihanna rallies against Indiana’s ‘bulls**t’ anti-gay law during concert 4
1:45 PM — Rihanna has spoken out against Indiana's controversial 'religious freedom' law that allows businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
Meet the gay pensioner with a magnetic nose 5
1:00 PM — A man has been fitted with a magnetic nose - after having his original nose surgically removed.
Lesbian student banned from wearing tuxedo to prom 19
12:02 PM — A lesbian student at a school in Louisiana says she has been banned from wearing a suit to her prom - and told to wear a dress instead.
5th April 2015
Teachers’ union calls for compulsory education about same-sex relationships 15
7:47 PM — The UK's largest teachers' union has called on the next government to make it compulsory to teach about same-sex relationships.
Majority of Republicans neglect to sign court brief opposing equal marriage 14
7:00 PM — Three-quarters of Republican Members of Congress have neglected to sign a court brief opposing same-sex marriage, ahead of a Supreme Court battle.
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.
Scrubs stars offer to make pizza for Indiana same-sex weddings 6
4:15 PM — Scrubs stars Zach Braff and Donald Faison have offered to provide pizza for same-sex weddings in Indiana - after a pizza shop declared it would not.
Frank Lampard: I would love to see a gay footballer come out 12
3:47 PM — Frank Lampard has said he would love to see an openly gay Premiership footballer.
Tom Felton jokes: Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy are together now 2
12:31 PM — Harry Potter star Tom Felton has jokingly 'confirmed' a relationship between his character and Daniel Radcliffe's.