18th October 2014
John McCain’s daughter celebrates marriage equality in Arizona: ‘F*** yes!’ 3
3:27 PM — The daughter of former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has celebrated equal marriage arriving in the family's home state of Arizona.
Italy: Mayor of Rome flouts law by registering 16 same-sex marriages 8
2:54 PM — The Mayor of Rome has openly flouted Italian law, by allowing a number of same-sex couples to register their marriages.
UKIP’s Godfrey Bloom, who called lesbian ‘a queer’, quits party because it’s ‘too politically correct’ 14
2:31 PM — Former MEP Godfrey Bloom has quit the United Kingdom Independence Party - claiming it has become too "politically correct".
Watch: Sir Ian McKellen brings back Gandalf during Stonewall school visit 3
12:53 PM — Actor Sir Ian McKellen has reprised his Lord of the Rings role, during a visit to a school to combat homophobia.
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen 6
12:32 PM — A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he's quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.
Influential megachurch pastor ‘on journey’ towards accepting equal marriage 8
12:15 PM — The pastor at a global megachurch has signalled a shift in stance towards same-sex marriage.
US: Judge strikes down Wyoming’s same-sex marriage ban
11:28 AM — A judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Wyoming.
17th October 2014
US: North Carolina magistrate resigns, blames same-sex marriage 52
7:34 PM — A magistrate in North Carolina has blamed same-sex marriage for his decision to resign.
US: Same-sex marriages to begin in Arizona after judge strikes down ban 41
6:52 PM — Same-sex marriages are to begin immediately in Arizona, after a judge struck down the state's marriage ban.
France: Plaque unveiled for last men executed for being gay 13
4:30 PM — A memorial plaque has been unveiled for the last men executed in France for homosexuality.
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.
Psychic Sally Morgan cancels signings after sacking husband for homophobic rant 22
1:48 PM — Psychic Sally Morgan has cancelled all autograph signings "until further notice", after she sacked her own husband for shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Pictures: Art book portrays Jesus as a gay man 18
12:35 PM — An art book has attracted controversy for portraying Jesus Christ as a young gay man living in the modern world.
16th October 2014
Australian journalist apologises for ‘lousy analogy’ after comparing gays to paedophiles 21
4:00 PM — Australian journalist Mia Freedman has come under fire after comparing gays to paedophiles on a news program.
Turkey: Istanbul district launches free anonymous health service for LGBTs 1
1:09 PM — As a first in the country, Istanbul's Sisli Municipality has launched a free and anonymous health service for LGBTs to combat the spread of STDs.
15th October 2014
Shia LaBeouf: I was arrested in a theatre because Alan Cumming is too sexy 13
5:53 PM — Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has blamed his arrest in a New York theatre on Alan Cumming being "sexy".
Republican advisor: Gay candidate Carl DeMaio could lose election over sexual harassment claims 3
5:37 PM — A former Republican advisor has warned that sexual harassment claims could cost gay candidate Carl DeMaio a victory.
HRC condemns Kyrgyzstan for passing draft ‘gay propaganda’ law 2
5:14 PM — Kyrgyzstan has been condemned by the Human Rights Campaign, after a proposed 'gay propaganda' law passed its first reading in Parliament.
Sir Ian McKellen to be awarded Freedom of the City of London this month 4
3:35 PM — Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen will be honoured with Freedom of the City of London later this month.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.