16th January 2015
Joanna Lumley becomes patron of Peter Tatchell Foundation 3
12:17 PM — Actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has been announced as a new patron of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.
Sam Smith nominated for five Brit awards
11:44 AM — Out singer Sam Smith has scooped five nominations for Brit awards - more than any other artist.
15th January 2015
UK’s first LGBT school planned for Manchester 161
6:42 PM — Plans to open the first LGBT school in the UK are under way,with funding secured, and a site selected in Manchester.
14th January 2015
Al Murray to run for Parliament against Nigel Farage 8
8:31 PM — Al Murray has announced he will stand for Parliament against UKIP leader Nigel Farage in South Thanet.
US: Mitt Romney ‘likely’ to run for President in 2016 9
7:56 PM — Failed Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is reportedly considering running for President again in 2016.
Dead woman found inside iconic Hampstead gay pub 6
7:18 PM — Police are investigating, after a dead body was found inside iconic Hampstead pub, King William IV.
Christian headteacher upset Ofsted questioned children about sexuality 32
7:03 PM — A headteacher at a Christian school in Sunderland has claimed that Ofsted inspectors asked children "inappropriate" questions about sexuality and sex education.
Naomi Campbell: I wouldn’t exist without gay men 5
6:01 PM — Supermodel Naomi Campbell has said that she "wouldn't exist" if gay men hadn't helped her.
Watch: Viral ‘Black Gay Dads’ star in Nikon ad 24
5:20 PM — A same-sex couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral have starred in a new advert for Nikon.
Former Neighbours actress: I have a boyfriend, but I’m still a lesbian 21
2:58 PM — Former Neighbours actress Caitlin Stasey says she is still a lesbian - despite having a male partner.
UKIP selects former Lord Mayor to replace ‘disgusting poofters’ candidate 3
2:11 PM — UKIP has selected a new parliamentary candidate to replace Kerry Smith - who quit after ranting about "disgusting poofters".
Justin Bieber accidentally attends meeting for gay Republicans 16
1:35 PM — Justin Bieber accidentally joined a meeting for gay members of the Republican party.
Jonathan Ross: It would be ‘wrong’ for me to host ‘Drag Race UK’ 9
1:05 PM — Jonathan Ross has confirmed that he is still working on a British version of RuPaul's Drag Race - but does not want to present the show himself.
‘Anti-feminist’ party wants to unseat Labour’s shadow equalities minister 30
11:47 AM — Shadow minister for women and equalities Gloria De Piero will face a new challenge in May's election - facing off against an 'anti-feminist' party.
13th January 2015
Study: 80% of of gay Mormons have tried to ‘cure’ themselves 18
6:13 PM — A shockingly high number of gay and lesbian Mormons have undergone attempts to "cure" themselves of their same-sex attractions.
Northern Ireland: Couple launch legal bid for same-sex marriage recognition 6
12:37 AM — A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage has been filed in Belfast's High Court.
12th January 2015
Soho gay bar Green Carnation to close 12
5:57 PM — A popular London gay bar is to close its doors this month, to be redeveloped as a new venue.
Tesco worker tells lesbian customer: Gay people shouldn’t have babies 97
5:20 PM — Tesco has apologised to a same-sex couple, after a checkout worker allegedly told them that gay people "shouldn't have babies".
Channel 4: Six percent of employees must be LGBT 35
4:37 PM — Channel 4 has set tough new diversity targets, which require six percent of employees to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by the year 2020.
New Zealand: Ladyhawke marries actress Madeleine Sami
12:43 PM — New Zealand singer Ladyhawke has tied the knot with actress Madeleine Sami.