5th June 2014
US: Atlanta man surrenders to police after punching cyclist and calling him ‘faggot’
9:15 PM — An Atlanta man has turned himself in to police, after attacking a cyclist and branding him a "faggot".
US: Rights groups urge rejection of Obama-nominated judge opposed to equal marriage
8:50 PM — Pro-gay groups are urging the Senate to block Barack Obama's appointment of a district judge who opposes same-sex marriage.
US: Long Beach elects first openly gay mayor
8:24 PM — An openly gay Democrat has been elected as the mayor of Long Beach, California.
4th June 2014
US: Washington students cheer principal after he comes out during Pride speech 4
10:41 PM — The principal of a Washington high school was loudly cheered by his students, after coming out during a Pride speech.
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, hid sexuality over employment fears 3
9:52 PM — Sally Ride, the first female American to go to space, hid her sexuality over fears it would hurt her professional life, it has been revealed.
Jonah Hill vows to ‘never ever use that word again’ after calling photographer ‘faggot’ 15
9:00 PM — Wolf of Wall Street star Jonah Hill has apologised again for yelling homophobic slurs at a photographer, and vowed to never use the word "faggot" again.
3rd June 2014
UK: Protest planned against ex-UKIP ‘f**k the poofters’ councillor 9
6:03 PM — A protest is planned against a councillor who refuses to resign, after being thrown out of UKIP for referring to gay people as “poofs”, “dykes” and “perverts”.
Bryan Fischer: ‘Homosexual stormtroopers’ have brought back slavery 23
5:37 PM — Anti-gay Christian radio host Bryan Fischer has claimed that the "Gay Gestapo" has brought back slavery and "become our new slave masters".
France: Men jailed for two and a half years for horrific homophobic attack 12
4:17 PM — Two men have today been jailed for two and a half years, after savagely beating a gay couple in Paris.
Jonah Hill: It was disgusting and hurtful for me to call photographer ‘faggot’ 46
3:54 PM — Wolf of Wall Street star Jonah Hill has said he is "heartbroken" after a clip of him calling a photographer a "faggot" appeared online.
Netherlands: Same-sex wedding ‘opt out’ for officials removed 3
3:36 PM — A loophole which allowed officials to opt out of performing same-sex weddings in the Netherlands will be removed.
US: Pharmaceutical company Bayer sued after denying benefits to gay widower 1
3:04 PM — Pharmaceutical corporation Bayer is facing a lawsuit after refusing to pay out survivor benefits to a gay widower.
GOP gay group: We are not shutting down, ‘still discussing’ rebranding 2
2:10 PM — Republican gay group GOProud has denied reports that it will imminently shut down after both its founders abandoned it, saying it is "still discussing" its future.
US: Church leader who called on gay people to ‘change’ says it’s not his ‘core message’ 7
12:41 PM — Church leader Joel Osteen, who previously called on gay people to change their sexuality, has claimed that being against homosexuality is not his 'core message'.
US: Illinois lawsuit plaintiffs finally marry after 51 years together
12:18 PM — The lead plaintiffs in Illinois' successful same-sex marriage lawsuit have finally married, after 51 years together.
2nd June 2014
Former Republican politician: Gay sex is not sexual activity at all 98
10:41 PM — Former Republican politician Alan Keyes has claimed that gay sex does not qualify as 'sexual activity' because it is not between a man and a woman.
UK: Leeds rugby player faces probe over claims he called referee a ‘f**king f*g’ 10
8:48 PM — The Rugby Football League has launched a formal investigation into allegations that a Leeds player called a referee a "f**king f*g".
Viral video star Antoine Dodson: ‘If my son was gay I’d ‘try to fix him’, but I love him regardless 14
7:20 PM — The star of a viral video from 2010, Antoine Dodson, has said he would try to "fix" his newborn son if he turned out to be gay but that he would "still support him no matter what."
1st June 2014
Israel: Gay surrogacy bill gains cabinet approval
5:35 PM — Israel's surrogacy bill has gained the approval of the cabinet, overcoming a hurdle and becoming one step closer to law.
US: Colorado baker still won’t serve gay couples, despite losing court battle 44
5:12 PM — A Colorado baker who lost a court battle after refusing to serve a gay couple says he would rather shut his bakery than make gay wedding cakes.