7th December 2014
Japan: Activist running to become country’s first gay male lawmaker 2
1:55 PM — An LGBT activist running for election in Japan could be on course to become country's first openly gay male lawmaker.
This bar owner’s response to a homophobic customer is just perfect 135
1:24 PM — A bar owner has smacked down a company's booking for a Christmas party, after they asked whether the venue was "Gay".
Poland’s first openly gay mayor takes power 4
1:02 PM — Poland's first ever openly gay mayor Robert Biedron has officially taken up his office.
Stephen Fry presents ‘Person of the Year’ award to drag queen Panti Bliss 5
12:05 PM — Irish drag queen activist Panti Bliss has picked up a Person of the Year award.
6th December 2014
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond to stand as an MP 19
8:45 PM — Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to return to politics as an MP.
Paul Weller’s son comes out as bisexual 1
5:51 PM — The son of musician Paul Weller has revealed that he is bisexual, and praised his "hugely supportive" father.
Gym security guards ‘go undercover’ in sauna to stop men having gay sex 20
5:18 PM — Security guards at a gym in Austria are stripping off and going undercover - to stop men having sex in the sauna.
Canada: Olympic figure skater comes out as gay 6
4:05 PM — An Olympic silver medallist figure skater has come out as gay.
5th December 2014
Whoops! Judge mistakenly grants first divorce to same-sex couple 2
7:27 PM — A judge has mistakenly granted his state's first same-sex divorce to a lesbian couple.
US: Congress kills the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 11
6:28 PM — The final attempt to pass a law outlawing discrimination against LGBT people in employment has failed.
Is investigating this gay kiss in a TV ad ‘homophobic’? 20
4:17 PM — Spanish regulators have been deemed "homophobic" for investigating an advert which shows two men kissing after a complaint.
Gay UKIP MEP ‘warns’ that fictional town’s UKIP branch isn’t real 6
2:38 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has 'warned' people that a UKIP branch in the stop-motion town of Trumpton is not real.
Pastor who wants to ‘stone homos’ by Christmas to receive coal instead of presents 10
1:14 PM — A pastor who claims AIDS could be wiped out by Christmas if "homos" were stoned to death is on Santa's naughty list this year...
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
London GP killed himself after mother told him to ‘cure’ his homosexuality 83
12:24 PM — A London doctor killed himself after his mother pushed him to 'cure' his homosexuality, an inquest has heard.
Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘honoured’ to have anti-discrimination bill named after him 2
11:50 AM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he is 'honoured' to have an Alabama bill which would outlaw anti-gay employment discrimination named after him.
3rd December 2014
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage rules out run for President 3
7:46 PM — The first Republican Senator to support same-sex marriage has decided not to run for President in 2016.
Irish Catholic church: Voting for same-sex marriage will undermine society 34
6:37 PM — The Catholic church has distributed a 16-page document to parishes across Ireland 'briefing' against same-sex marriage ahead of next year's referendum.
Arizona pastor: We could cure AIDS by Christmas if we stone homos to death 117
4:01 PM — A Christian pastor has claimed that the world could be cured of AIDS "by Christmas" if "homos" were stoned to death.
Irish PM goes for a drink in Dublin gay bar 9
1:38 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has visited a popular Dublin gay bar.