1st June 2014
Illinois Governor: We are now on the right side of history 5
4:47 PM — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has released a statement celebrating the rollout of same-sex marriage, proclaiming the state is "now on right side of history".
US: X-Men director Bryan Singer files for court costs, summary judgement in sex abuse case 20
4:29 PM — X-Men director Bryan Singer has filed for summary judgement in the sex abuse case brought against him, and is demanding that plaintiff pay his court costs and fees.
George Takei releases own ‘Let It Go’ cover in response to ‘God Hates Fags’ church 2
4:07 PM — George Takei has released his own cover of Let It Go, mocking the Westboro Baptist Church.
Russia: Woman arrested for drawn-on Conchita Wurst beard 9
3:11 PM — A woman at a Moscow rally in honour of drag artist Conchita Wurst has been arrested for having a drawn-on beard.
31st May 2014
Tegan and Sara: We choose to be visible to inspire others 2
7:23 PM — Lesbian twin pop duo Tegan and Sara have opened up about their childhood, in a video for the It Got Better campaign.
Cyprus holds first ever Pride march, organisers push for same-sex unions 15
6:09 PM — Cyprus has held its first ever pride march, with organisers hoping to draw attention to poor LGBT rights in the country.
Facebook releases free Pride-themed sticker set 9
5:43 PM — Facebook has released a free range of LGBT-themed sticker emoticons, featuring various gay symbols, same-sex couples and families.
Athlete: I was expelled from Christian college for being openly gay 33
4:14 PM — A gay athlete is claiming he was expelled from a private Christian college because of his sexuality.
US: Reviewers pretend ‘we don’t serve fags’ restaurant is a cruising hotspot 6
3:15 PM — Reviewers are mocking a restaurant accused of refusing to serve a gay couple, by reviewing it as if it were a gay cruising hotspot.
US: Less than half of Americans think people are born gay 38
2:43 PM — Less than half of Americans believe people are born gay, while over a third now believe homosexuality is caused by upbringing and external factors.
Russia: Two detained by police at Moscow Pride rally 3
2:25 PM — Moscow police have detained two people for taking part in a pride rally which was denied official permission.
Florida Attorney General: Same-sex marriage would cause ‘significant public harm’ 21
2:02 PM — Florida's Attorney General is claiming that recognising same-sex marriage would cause significant harm to the state, in her legal briefs defending a marriage ban.
US: Obama proclaims June ‘LGBT Pride Month’ in honour of Stonewall riots 4
1:44 PM — Barack Obama has announced that June will be recognised nationally as LGBT Pride Month, in honour of the 45th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
US: Kansas Democrat defects to Republicans over ‘homosexual agenda’ 11
1:30 PM — An anti-gay Kansas Democrat has announced she will defect to the Republicans, citing the "homosexual agenda" and Democratic "hostility" to her views.
30th May 2014
South Korea: Officials attempt to cancel Seoul Pride, event to go ahead regardless 4
10:08 PM — The organisers of Seoul Pride have announced the event will go ahead next week in defiance of government orders, after their permission was revoked.
US: Anti-gay Republican attacks Fox News for not being homophobic enough 10
7:51 PM — An anti-gay Republican activist has claimed that Fox News is "buying the homosexual propaganda" by failing to be homophobic enough, saying the network is influenced by "homosexual friends".
Zambia: Verdict in sodomy case ‘postponed indefinitely’ 1
6:31 PM — Two men accused of having sex 'against the order of nature' continue to be held, after their trial verdict was postponed indefinitely.
US: Gay Republican candidate receives hate letter branding him a ‘n***** fag’ 13
6:06 PM — An openly gay Republican council candidate in DC has recieved a letter branding him a "n***** fag", warning "we know where you live".
Mad Men star: Playing a gay man ended my film career 26
5:22 PM — Harry Hamlin has admitted that he was frozen out of the film industry after playing a gay man in a 1982 film.
29th May 2014
Australia: School drops ban against same-sex prom pairing 4
2:19 PM — An Australian public school which refused to allow two girls to attend the debutante ball as a pair has reversed its decision.