23rd April 2015
Oldest medical journal in the US just pushed the Supreme Court to back same-sex marriage 2
11:38 AM — The oldest medical in America has just backed same-sex marriage, and urged the Supreme Court to do the same.
22nd April 2015
Amy Lamé: I ‘owe’ the Labour party for letting me stay in the UK with my girlfriend 10
6:42 PM — US-born comedian Amy Lamé has said she feels like she "owes" the Labour party - because it recognised same-sex relationships, allowing her to stay in the UK with her British girlfriend.
JD Sports suspends staff after gay couple branded ‘battymen’ 105
6:22 PM — Sporting goods chain JD Sports has suspended a number of staff members - after a gay couple were allegedly referred to as "battymen".
Guardian claims Tory Chair Grant Shapps edited Wikipedia to smear rivals over same-sex marriage 11
1:55 PM — Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused by the Guardian of making edits to Wikipedia articles about his own colleagues, to point out they didn't vote for same-sex marriage.
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.
Presbyterian Church opposes same-sex marriage in Ireland 21
10:44 AM — The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has joined other religious groups in speaking out against same-sex marriage.
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.
IKEA Singapore refuses to cut ties with anti-gay pastor 15
6:05 PM — IKEA Singapore has refused to cut ties with an anti-gay pastor, after coming under fire for providing a discount to his Christian magic show.
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.
Out gay diver Tom Daley poses at the Kremlin in Moscow 14
5:15 PM — Out gay Olympic diver Tom Daley has been praised for posting a photo of himself in front of the Kremlin in Moscow.
Restaurant with scantily-clad male waiters to open in Texas 19
4:41 PM — A restaurant is opening in the gay neighbourhood of Dallas which appears to be the gay equivalent of sleazy chain Hooters.
Brain surgeon claims higher gay suicide rates are because of an ‘identity crisis’ 12
3:02 PM — A brain surgeon from Italy has claimed that a higher proportion of gay people kill themselves compared to the rest of the population because they suffer from an identity crisis.
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.
America’s Got Talent star reveals he is HIV-positive 3
1:51 PM — America's Got Talent singer Branden James has revealed that he is HIV-positive.
Woman donates her life savings to anti-gay rally instead of buying a house 58
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.
Labour’s LGBT manifesto promises asylum review and stronger hate crime laws 4
12:01 AM — Labour is set to unveil a number of key pledges on LGBT rights, as part of the party's official LGBT manifesto.
20th April 2015
Gay fans upset after Madonna praises Margaret Thatcher 47
5:50 PM — Madonna has caused controversy among her gay fans for praising Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - who passed Section 28 and opposed LGBT rights.
Bryan Cranston calls to ‘end this silliness’ over same-sex marriage bans 4
5:49 PM — Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston says he is a big supporter of gay rights.
Marco Rubio: Being gay is not a choice 9
4:58 PM — Presidential candidate Marco Rubio has said he doesn't believe being gay is a choice, but still doesn't believe in same-sex marriage.