8th August 2014
Doctor Who premiere to feature lesbian kiss 31
12:59 PM — The first episode of Doctor Who's new season will feature a lesbian kiss, it has been revealed.
Stonewall co-founder Michael Cashman elevated to House of Lords 14
11:22 AM — Stonewall co-founder and former Labour MEP Michael Cashman will serve in the House of Lords.
7th August 2014
US: Los Angeles porn permit applications down 90% since mandatory condom law 7
6:36 PM — Applications for permits to shoot pornography in Los Angeles have fallen by 90%, since the use of condoms was made mandatory earlier this year.
Radio host: Ebola was sent by God to wipe out homosexuals 51
5:55 PM — An American radio host has claimed that Ebola was sent by God to destroy homosexuals.
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 19
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
Rugby player could face ban over homophobic abuse 7
4:46 PM — A rugby player could be banned from the sport for eight matches, over allegations of homophobic abuse.
Speed skater Blake Skjellerup: There were no role models for me as a young gay sportsman 3
2:58 PM — Olympic speed skater Blake Skjellerup has said that he had no role models he could positively relate to while he was struggling with his sexuality.
Uganda: MPs to alter parliamentary regulations to allow vote on new anti-gay law 11
1:31 PM — Ugandan MPs attempting to re-implement the country's anti-gay laws are attempting to alter parliamentary regulations.
James Franco attacks ‘homophobic’ gossip website for implying he’s gay 12
12:18 PM — Actor James Franco has labelled gossip website Gawker homophobic, over an article that claims he is in a relationship with a man.
Italy: Ex-MP fined for admitting he would ‘never hire’ gays 5
11:31 AM — A former Italian MP has been fined €10,000 after claiming he would never hire a gay person.
6th August 2014
Football team told not to support men who their penis up ‘poopers’ 17
7:03 PM — A Canadian football team has received a deluge of hateful messages after temporarily changing its logo in support of Pride.
Eurovision 2015 confirmed for Vienna after Conchita Wurst win 2
6:13 PM — Next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Vienna, it has been confirmed.
US: Head of North Carolina campaign to ban same-sex marriage thinks gay people are ‘defying God’ 8
5:49 PM — The head of the group that masterminded North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban has said gay people are "defying" God.
Lib Dem councillor resigns after being called ‘dirty bloody homosexual’ 110
4:20 PM — A Lib Dem councillor in Somerset has resigned, and condemned homophobic bullying from councillors in other parties.
Russia: Creators of truth or dare game fined under ‘gay propaganda’ law 4
3:16 PM — The Russian creators of a truth-or-dare style card game have been hit with a fine, for 'promoting' homosexuality among minors.
Strictly star Robin Windsor withdraws from show over back injury 1
1:18 PM — Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor has dropped out of the show over a back injury.
5th August 2014
US: Court rejects another appeal from Pennsylvania clerk who won’t stop fighting equal marriage 16
4:23 PM — A court has denied yet another attempt by a Pennsylvania clerk to appeal a ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
AFA President: Freedom of religion only applies to Christians 19
3:12 PM — The president of the American Family Association has claimed that freedom of religion only apply to Christians.
Could being gay stop employers from hiring you? This study says yes 22
2:25 PM — People applying for jobs are 40% less likely to be offered an interview if they are gay or lesbian, according to research.
Ugandan Archbishop: Parliament should pass another anti-gay law 30
1:11 PM — The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda has called on the country's parliament to re-approve an anti-gay law that was struck down by a court last week.