5th July 2014
Poll: Average person knows eight gay people 11
6:09 PM — On average, people personally know five gay men and three lesbians, polling data has shown.
Jersey: Senator attempts to derail equal marriage vote 5
5:01 PM — A Senator in Jersey has been criticized for attempting to derail an upcoming vote on same-sex marriage.
Nicole Scherzinger: Gay people are more empathetic and understanding 12
4:11 PM — Former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger has said that she has a special "connection" with the gay community.
US: Parents of gay suicide teen condemn repeal of cyberbullying law 6
3:31 PM — Parents of a teenager who committed suicide after his gay sexual encounter was posted online have condemned the repeal of a New York cyberbullying law.
Ukraine: Kyiv Pride cancelled after authorities refuse to police event 16
2:09 PM — A Pride event in Ukraine has been cancelled at the last minute, after authorities said they would not guarantee protection to those taking part.
Australia: Football club endorses marriage equality campaign 2
1:48 PM — An Australian rules football club has backed a campaign for marriage equality.
US: Houston church groups submit signatures to trigger referendum on equality law 11
1:07 PM — Houston church groups have submitted signatures to block a planned LGBT equality law, potentially sending to to a public vote.
Study: Children raised by same-sex parents are ‘healthier and happier’ 31
11:44 AM — Children raised by same-sex parents are both healthier and happier than others, a study has found.
4th July 2014
Tony Perkins: Obama is ‘exporting’ homosexuality around the world 31
6:48 PM — The president of the American Family Association has claimed that Barack Obama is "exporting" homosexuality around the world.
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
Was one of the Founding Fathers gay? 7
5:38 PM — One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America could have been gay.
Video: Uber celebrates Pride by marrying 8 gay and straight couples
3:17 PM — Transport firm Uber has celebrated the anniversary of marriage equality in California by providing free weddings to eight couples, gay and straight.
Florida activist: Legalising same-sex marriage would be like lynching people 8
2:49 PM — A Florida anti-gay activist has claimed that a judge would be "judicially lynching" people if she legalised same-sex marriage.
US: Indiana judge grants first same-sex divorce 1
2:06 PM — An Indiana judge has granted a couple the first same-sex divorce in the state.
Julie Bindel: You can choose to be gay – I chose to live my life as a lesbian 109
12:35 PM — Feminist writer Julie Bindel has claimed that gay and lesbian people can choose to be attracted to people of the same sex.
UK: Only one in eight teachers trained to deal with homophobic bullying 4
12:06 PM — Just one in eight teachers are trained to deal with homophobic bullying in schools, a poll has found.
Russell Brand: Opposing equal marriage is pointless, spend time with your loved ones instead 6
11:34 AM — Russell Brand has ridiculed anti-gay activist Dr Ben Carson, advising him to take up gardening and spend more time with his loved ones.
US: Wisconsin Governor fought for marriage ban while his son served as witness at gay wedding 3
10:46 AM — The son of the Governor of Wisconsin served as a witness at a family same-sex wedding last month, despite his father supporting efforts to put a same-sex marriage ban back in place.
3rd July 2014
Ice-T ‘The gay male is gay and I have no problem with that’ 33
6:08 PM — US rap legend Ice-T says gay men are not to blame for the “pussyfication” of the male sex.
2nd July 2014
Katy B: I’m not gay, but everyone thinks I am 3
6:20 PM — Singer Katy B has said that people constantly assume she is a lesbian, because she has lesbian friends.