8th February 2015
Sam Smith: I will never perform in Russia 9
11:42 AM — Sam Smith has said he will "never" play a gig in Russia - because of the country's anti-gay laws.
7th February 2015
Meet the iPhone app that could test you for HIV in 15 minutes 5
3:50 PM — Researches have developed an iPhone app and dongle that can test people for HIV and syphilis - and get results within 15 minutes.
Slovakia voting in referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption 20
2:27 PM — Slovakia is going to the polls today on measures that would reinforce bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria announces engagement
1:29 PM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria has announced her engagement to partner Chelsea Fairless.
How likely are you to be promiscuous? Your fingers could hold the answer 45
1:05 PM — The length of your index finger could indicate how promiscuous you are, according to a study.
Evan Davis: Gay men use more drugs because they don’t have kids 39
11:51 AM — Newsnight host Evan Davis has spoken about the increased amount of drug use in the gay community.
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.
6th February 2015
US radio host: Katy Perry is flirting with Satanism 9
7:48 PM — A US radio host has attacked Katy Perry's performance of I Kissed a Girl at the Super Bowl - claiming she is "flirting with Satanism".
Transgender reporter: We need Bruce Jenner to come out 5
7:17 PM — One of the only transgender reporters in the US has urged former Olympian Bruce Jenner to weigh in on rumours about their gender.
Gay UKIP MEP calls police after threat to shoot him in the face 29
5:47 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician has gone to the police, after receiving alleged death threats.
Equality Commission: Northern Ireland’s ‘conscience’ bill would harm gays 12
5:12 PM — The Equality Commission has spoken out against a planned 'conscience clause’ bill in Northern Ireland, that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries for something he did last month 64
3:45 PM — Actor Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries around the world, over something he did last month.
Devon town to get UK’s first permanent rainbow crossing? 8
3:03 PM — The town of Totnes in Devon might be on course to get the first permanent rainbow crossing in the UK.
Azealia Banks: If gay men can say bitch, why can’t I say faggot? 29
2:29 PM — Azealia Banks has claimed that it is fine for her to use "faggot" as an insult, because gay men often say "bitch".
Peter Tatchell: Labour’s sex education plans don’t go far enough 3
1:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said that Labour's plans to crack down on homophobic bullying in schools don't go far enough.
US: Barack Obama to appoint LGBT rights envoy 14
1:07 PM — Barack Obama is to create a new envoy role within the State Department, to promote LGBT rights around the world.
London: LGBT History Month poster defaced with Swastika within 3 hours 16
12:24 PM — A poster for LGBT History Month at University College London has been defaced with a Nazi symbol - just hours after it went up.
4th February 2015
Tristram Hunt hits back at Daily Mail over Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia 35
7:05 PM — Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has mocked the Daily Mail's reaction to his plans to introduce statutory sex and relationship education.
India: Lesbian helpline reveals most calls are from curious men 3
5:48 PM — India's first dedicated helpline for lesbians has revealed that most of the calls it receives are actually from curious men.
Scotland: Law Society will let solicitors register as gender neutral 1
5:09 PM — The Law Society of Scotland is to allow solicitors to register without forcing them to specify a gender.