17th March 2015
Eric Pickles: Dolce and Gabbana are ‘beyond offensive’ but I’m against a boycott 21
1:58 PM — Senior Tory Eric Pickles has slammed Dolce and Gabbana for their “offensive” remarks about same-sex parents, but says a boycott is not the best way to proceed.
16th March 2015
Gabbana asked his friend to be a surrogate mother, before attacking ‘non-traditional’ families 20
7:56 PM — Fashion designer Gabbana once asked a female friend to carry a baby for him - before his current row criticizing 'non-traditional' families.
University of Kent blocks talk from anti-gay preacher who labelled homosexuality ‘a scourge’ 163
6:42 PM — A homophobic imam who claimed that homosexuality is a 'scourge' has reportedly been banned from speaking at the University of Kent.
16-year-old jailed for stabbing gay man to death
6:02 PM — A teenager has been jailed, after being convicted over the robbery and murder of a gay man.
Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rimes: I really hate the word ‘diversity’ 4
4:37 PM — Grey's Anatomy and Scandal creator Shonda Rimes has spoken about why she hates the word 'diversity', while accepting an award from the Human Rights Campaign.
Dawson’s Creek star: I was caught with gay ‘Dawson’s Crack’ porn
3:25 PM — Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek has revealed that he was once caught at an airport with a gay porn parody version of his own show.
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
Equality California endorses Hillary Clinton for President 5
1:47 PM — Equality California has become the first LGBT charity in the US to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, before she has even confirmed her candidacy.
Irish senator calls for ‘open debate’ on whether same-sex marriage would ban Mother’s Day 32
1:14 PM — An Irish senator has called for an "open debate" about same-sex marriage - after claiming Mother's Day could be banned if it becomes law.
15th March 2015
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 57
6:08 PM — An Irish senator has claimed that Mother's Day will be banned if the country passes same-sex marriage.
Texas newspaper prints first same-sex wedding announcement 7
5:33 PM — A newspaper in Fort Worth, Texas, has published its first wedding announcement for a same-sex couple.
Watch: Queen Latifah to play bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith 3
4:36 PM — Queen Latifah is stepping into the shoes of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith for an upcoming HBO film.
Coronation Street star: I get abuse for playing a gay vicar 13
12:57 PM — Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has opened up about receiving harsh comments over his role as a gay vicar on the soap.
Gay UKIP MEP says ‘it’s all bollocks’ after comparing SNP minister to Abu Hamza 18
12:31 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing increasing pressure to stand down - after he compared an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
Sir Elton John to boycott Dolce & Gabbana after ‘traditional family’ comments 47
11:40 AM — Sir Elton John has announced he will snub fashion house Dolce & Gabbana - after the founders spoke out against same-sex families
14th March 2015
This Conchita Wurst performance might not be what you expected 8
4:46 PM — This Conchita Wurst performance contains an extra twist.
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn compares Muslim politician to Abu Hamza 60
4:04 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing calls to resign - after comparing the SNP's Humza Yousaf to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 16
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Teen shares the horrifying messages his dad sent him when he came out 52
2:31 PM — A gay teen has shared the abusive messages he received after coming out to his father - and received an outpouring of support online.
Lawmaker: Businesses that reject gays should put up ‘no gays allowed’ signs 26
1:34 PM — An Oklahoma lawmaker is attempting to introduce a law that would force businesses intending to discriminate against gays to put up signs declaring the policies.