2nd November 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: Gay codebreaker Alan Turing should be on a banknote 5
11:57 AM — Benedict Cumberbatch has called for gay codebreaking hero Alan Turing to be put on a banknote.
Sir Ian McKellen slams England manager who thinks he’s never met a gay player 8
11:31 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has rebuked England manager Roy Hodgson, after he claimed he didn't know any players who might come out as gay.
1st November 2014
You’ll never guess which country Googles gay porn the most 92
3:15 PM — A surprising country has topped Google's rankings for searching for pictures of gay sex.
Gay rights activist named ‘Australian of the year’ in Tasmania 6
2:37 PM — An activist for Australian Marriage Equality has been named as Tasmania's Australian of the year.
Red Cross drops volunteer who held one-man protest against same-sex marriage 39
12:35 PM — The British Red Cross has dismissed a Wakefield volunteer who held a one-man protest on the day same-sex weddings began.
India: Court files notice to Aamir Khan for ‘promoting’ homosexuality 8
12:15 PM — A court in India has filed a legal notice with Bollywood actor Aamir Khan - for 'promoting' homosexuality on a TV show.
Conchita Wurst to perform for the United Nations next week 1
11:39 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst will perform for the United Nations, it has been announced.
31st October 2014
Neil Patrick Harris wins Halloween with adorable family costumes 25
10:47 PM — We recap the out actor's adorable tradition of family-themed Halloween costumes.
Defiant Rome mayor refuses to invalidate same-sex marriages 10
7:43 PM — The Mayor of Rome has said he will defy a direct order to invalidate several same-sex marriages.
Watch: Ellen DeGeneres ‘turns straight’ for Halloween
7:09 PM — Lesbian TV host Ellen DeGeneres has turned straight and married actor George Clooney - but only for her Halloween costume.
Drag artist ‘punched to floor’ in brutal Soho attack 33
5:57 PM — A gay drag artist has alleged he was attacked outside a nightclub in London because of his sexuality.
Former Boston mayor and gay rights champion Tom Menino dies 1
4:37 PM — Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino - who was a prominent advocate for gay rights - has died, aged 71.
Bishop of Oxford: I want to be able to affirm gay relationships 14
3:47 PM — The Bishop of Oxford has said he wants to be able to affirm gay relationships - but is "unconvinced" by same-sex marriage.
Can you spot something surprising in this picture of Kim Jong Un? 51
1:15 PM — A picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting an orphanage has gone viral - and you will never guess why.
Alan Cumming: ‘ I never had any shame about being bisexual’ 6
1:04 PM — Alan Cumming has said he never felt there was "something wrong" with him when he realised he was bisexual.
Watch: Starbucks launches ad featuring drag queens 35
12:01 PM — Coffee chain Starbucks has launched a new ad campaign featuring two prominent drag artists.
US: Ted Cruz says Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a ‘personal decision’ to be gay 20
11:56 AM — Texas senator Ted Cruz has reacted to Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay by calling it a "personal decision."
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
30th October 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I am proud to be gay’ 17
11:48 AM — Apple boss Tim Cook has spoken publicly on his sexuality for the first time, revealing he is "proud to be gay."
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.