20th February 2015
LGBT Leaders conference to be held tomorrow 2
8:10 PM — A number of high-profile speakers are set to attend a conference aimed at encouraging LGBT student leaders.
Football club offers free tickets to gay fans 4
6:56 PM — A football club is offering free admission to LGBT fans for a game, to celebrate LGBT History Month.
US: Louisiana police apologise for arresting men under anti-sodomy law 14
6:18 PM — Police in Louisiana have apologised - after two men were arrested under a defunct anti-gay law.
Texas Attorney General: Lesbian couple’s marriage should be void 3
5:53 PM — A day after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry in the state of Texas on medical grounds, the Attorney General there has argued that it should be deemed void.
Date set for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 11
5:23 PM — Ireland has set a provisional date for the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Gay murderers to have first same-sex wedding behind bars 66
2:55 PM — The UK could be about to see its first same-sex wedding behind bars, after a pair of men got permission to tie the knot.
UKIP MEP who said homophobia doesn’t exist complains about ‘UKIP-phobia’ 22
2:02 PM — UKIP politician Roger Helmer - who claimed that homophobia does not actually exist - is now complaining about 'UKIP-phobia'.
President of Finland signs same-sex marriage law 24
1:22 PM — The President of Finland has signed a law legalising gender-neutral marriage - but couples will face a long wait before they are allowed to marry.
Vladimir Putin’s official DJ loves his gay fans 5
12:26 PM — Putin's DJ of choice, DJ Fenix, says he's a "musician not a politician" and loves his gay fans.
Paddy McGuinness: I want a gay version of ‘Take Me Out’ 11
11:46 AM — Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness has expressed his support for a "gay version" of the show.
US: First openly bisexual governor sworn in
11:20 AM — The first governor of a US state to openly identify as LGBT has officially taken up her office.
19th February 2015
Evangelical Alliance: Christians ditching Tories over same-sex marriage 30
7:10 PM — Tens of thousands of Christians are preparing to ditch their support for the Tories due to same-sex marriage, Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
C4 newsreader Jon Snow voices support for equal marriage ahead of Irish referendum 5
6:15 PM — Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has spoken about the Irish same-sex marriage referendum, saying that love between two human beings should be respected “whatever their sex”.
Gay couple allowed to marry in Texas under one-time order
5:08 PM — A gay couples in the US state of Texas have been allowed to marry despite a state-wide ban on same-sex marriage.
9% of MPs highlight same-sex marriage as the Coalition’s most laudable achievement 2
4:51 PM — Same-sex marriage is seen as the third most laudable achievement of the Coalition Government, according to a survey of MPs.
Bishop: Ireland in ‘danger’ of ‘groupthink’ over same-sex marriage 30
4:08 PM — A senior Catholic bishop has warned against the “danger of groupthink” on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.
18th February 2015
Krispy Kreme bins ‘KKK Wednesdays’ children’s promotion 27
11:47 AM — Krispy Kreme has apologised after a branch launched a promotion called 'KKK Wednesdays'.
Comment: Am I too skinny a gay to get a boyfriend? 272
10:00 AM — Writing on body image and his experiences of attitudes within the gay community, Liam Hackett asks whether he is too skinny to get a boyfriend.
17th February 2015
Swedish hotel accused of refusing access to gay couples 21
4:33 PM — A hotel in Sweden has been accused of refusing access to gay couples, and lying to say they were "closed for refurbishment", when same-sex couples enquired.
Committee urges Nepal to legalise equal marriage 5
3:53 PM — A committee in Nepal has urged the country to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.