31st October 2014
Former Boston mayor and gay rights champion Tom Menino dies 1
4:37 PM — Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino - who was a prominent advocate for gay rights - has died, aged 71.
Bishop of Oxford: I want to be able to affirm gay relationships 14
3:47 PM — The Bishop of Oxford has said he wants to be able to affirm gay relationships - but is "unconvinced" by same-sex marriage.
Can you spot something surprising in this picture of Kim Jong Un? 51
1:15 PM — A picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting an orphanage has gone viral - and you will never guess why.
Alan Cumming: ‘ I never had any shame about being bisexual’ 6
1:04 PM — Alan Cumming has said he never felt there was "something wrong" with him when he realised he was bisexual.
Watch: Starbucks launches ad featuring drag queens 35
12:01 PM — Coffee chain Starbucks has launched a new ad campaign featuring two prominent drag artists.
US: Ted Cruz says Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a ‘personal decision’ to be gay 20
11:56 AM — Texas senator Ted Cruz has reacted to Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay by calling it a "personal decision."
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
30th October 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I am proud to be gay’ 17
11:48 AM — Apple boss Tim Cook has spoken publicly on his sexuality for the first time, revealing he is "proud to be gay."
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
29th October 2014
The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus shoots down rumours he didn’t want his character to be gay
7:48 PM — The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus has denounced claims that he did not want his character Daryl Dixon to be gay as "total bs."
Singapore: Court upholds colonial-era anti-gay law 14
12:41 PM — A court in Singapore has rejected a challenge to the country's colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
EastEnders lesbian abuse storyline based on ‘real experiences’ 1
12:23 PM — Domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has opened up about helping to create the ongoing lesbian abuse storyline in EastEnders.
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes engaged to partner 6
11:46 AM — Actor Sean Hayes has confirmed his engagement to his partner of eight years.
28th October 2014
Gay violence charity issues warning over hookup murders 1
5:34 PM — A violence charity has warned men using hookup apps to exercise caution, after a spate of killings.
Pope: I believe in evolution and the Big Bang theory (but not gay marriage) 49
4:47 PM — The Pope has announced that he believes in evolution, and that the Big Bang theory is correct.
Russell Brand: ‘I wish I was bisexual – I’m tedious with my heterosexuality’ 32
3:55 PM — Russell Brand has said he wishes he were bisexual because he finds being heterosexual "tedious."
Italy: 54% of LGBT people say they suffer discrimination 6
3:31 PM — A study by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has found that Italy ranks among the most discriminatory countries in Europe against LGBT people.
Apple CEO Tim Cook hits out at home state for being ‘too slow’ on gay equality 8
12:51 PM — Apple boss Tim Cook has hit out at his home state of Alabama, for lagging behind the majority of the US on issues of LGBT equality.
27th October 2014
Finland: Christian party denies it will quit government over same-sex marriage 14
7:28 PM — The Finnish Christian Democrat party has cancelled a pledge to drop out of the governing coalition if same-sex marriage passes.
Keira Knightley: I took a girl to prom, but teachers banned our photo 14
5:50 PM — Actress Keira Knightley has revealed that she took a female date to her school's prom - but teachers told her she was "disgusting".