1st August 2014
Gay vicar: It would be wonderful if the government ‘talked sense’ to Church over marriage ban 14
10:58 AM — A vicar who is facing possible punishments after marrying his same-sex partner has said he would welcome intervention from the government.
26th July 2014
UK: James Arthur to change name following homophobic lyrics row 31
2:41 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur is to change his name to get away from the "stigma" that surrounds him, after multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
US: New York LGBT group attacks Giants for hiring former NOM spokesman as coach 4
2:25 PM — An LGBT group has attacked the New York Giants, for hiring a former National Organisation for Marriage spokesperson as a coach.
US: Petition urges Florida Attorney General to stop ‘wasting resources’ by fighting same-sex marriage 5
2:13 PM — Over 7000 people signed a petition calling on Florida Attorney General to stop wasting resources fighting against same-sex marriage.
US: Appeals court to hear Indiana and Wisconsin marriage ban cases next month 1
1:35 PM — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear same-sex marriage cases from the states of Indiana and Wisconsin on August 26, it has been announced.
Russia: Authorities told St Petersburg Pride organisers to hold rally on landfill site 17
12:51 PM — Authorities in St Petersburg have suggested that the organisers of the city's Pride rally hold it on a landfill site instead.
US: Florida man stabbed during gay hookup in cemetery 22
12:18 PM — A Florida man was stabbed five times during sex, while hooking up with a man in a cemetery.
Marcus Collins: Strictly will have same-sex dance couples eventually
12:03 PM — Singer Marcus Collins has said it is only "a matter of time" before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.
25th July 2014
Mother writes amazing letter to her young son after he comes out 12
11:12 PM — A supportive mother penned a letter to her 13-year-old son after he came out to her as gay.
Superhero TV show ‘The Flash’ to feature two gay characters 3
6:42 PM — Superhero TV show The Flash will have at least two recurring gay characters, it has been revealed.
Tim Gunn: I’m ‘conflicted’ about letting trans people be models 17
5:47 PM — Tim Gunn has said he is "conflicted" about letting trans women be models because they have the "bone structure of a man".
Bakery that refused lesbian wedding cake bakes cakes for ‘gay cure’ group 14
5:20 PM — An Oregon bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple recently accepted an order from a 'gay cure' group.
St Louis Rams coach: Michael Sam is not a ‘distraction’
4:15 PM — St Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has dismissed claims that Michael Sam's sexuality is a "distraction" for the team.
US: AFA president upset Michael Sam will see ‘naked beefcakes’ in the shower 51
3:37 PM — The American Family Association president is upset that Michael Sam will see naked "beefcakes" in the shower.
Pastor: Take your children out of schools to avoid the ‘demonic homosexual mafia’ 50
2:30 PM — An anti-gay pastor has called on parents to take their children out of schools to avoid the "demonic homosexual mafia" making them gay.
Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth Games 9
1:57 PM — The Scottish government is to fly a rainbow flag from its headquarters for the duration of the Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games: Ugandan coach praises Barrowman gay kiss 9
1:20 PM — A Ugandan coach at the Commonwealth Games has praised a gay kiss during the opening ceremony.
US: Nation’s oldest gay bookshop to re-open 1
11:28 AM — The oldest gay bookshop in America is set to re-open, after being forced to close its doors earlier this year.
24th July 2014
Government to revise civil partnership conversion process after criticism 45
5:15 PM — The government has withdrawn regulations governing the process of converting civil partnerships to marriages, and intends to revise them.
Modern Family star: Rick Santorum wanted a picture with me, but I refused because of his anti-gay views 5
4:05 PM — Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet has revealed that he refused to take a picture with Republican Rick Santorum because of his anti-gay views