19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 138
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
US: Group to put up God Loves Gays billboards in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown 8
5:14 PM — A group has raised over $40,000 in order to buy 'God Loves Gays' billboards in the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.
US: Smithsonian museum adding LGBT history collection 3
3:55 PM — The Smithsonian Museum has announced a new collection to mark the history of LGBT people, which will include props from TV show Will & Grace.
Lesbians ‘more likely’ to have orgasms than straight women 16
1:50 PM — Lesbians are more likely to have orgasms than straight women, according to new research.
Cuba: Mariela Castro casts first ever vote against government over LGBT protections 1
11:42 AM — Mariela Castro - the daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro - has cast the first ever recorded vote against a government bill, over a lack of LGBT protections.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage reveals ‘private dinner’ with Sir Elton John 24
11:08 AM — Sir Elton John has played down rumours that he will back UKIP, after Nigel Farage revealed that he had a private dinner with the star.
18th August 2014
James Norton to play gay painter Duncan Grant in new BBC drama 6
6:38 PM — Actor James Norton is to play painter Duncan Grant in a new drama exploring the Bloomsbury Group of writers and artists.
Ice Bucket Challenge: The 7 best videos
5:25 PM — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm - we look at some of the best videos so far.
US: Most Republicans would be upset if they had a gay child, poll finds 15
3:53 PM — A majority of Republicans would be upset if they had a son or daughter who came out to them as gay.
Video: Swedish cop shows off amazing dance moves at Pride parade 9
1:09 PM — A video has emerged of a Swedish policeman showing off some incredible dance moves at a Pride parade.
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 10
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
US pastor: People ‘grossly misinterpret’ the Bible on gays – Jesus just said to love everyone 24
11:20 AM — An openly gay pastor who was installed in the US state of Ohio at the weekend has said he thinks critics of homosexuality have misinterpreted the bible.
17th August 2014
Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons: I am not engaged to boyfriend
2:57 PM — Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has denied rumours that he is engaged to long-term boyfriend Todd Spiewak.
Performance artist to have sex with different man every day for a year 103
2:29 PM — An artist has announced that for his new project, he will have sex with a different man every night for a year.
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
US: Pro-gay group counters God Hates Fags church’s plans to picket Robin Williams funeral 14
12:15 PM — A pro-gay group has raised over $40,000 for one of Robin Williams' favourite charities, after the Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest his funeral.
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power 6
11:09 AM — Texas governor Rick Perry, who recently compared homosexuality to alcoholism, has been indicted by a grand jury for abuse of power.
15th August 2014
US pastor: Republicans who stay silent on same-sex marriage will face ‘consequences’ 18
5:04 PM — An anti-gay pastor has warned that there will be "consequences" for Republicans who fail to oppose same-sex marriage.
Kellie Maloney: I’m not homophobic, but I don’t think same-sex couples should have children 168
4:22 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she "still" doesn't think gay couples should raise children, but denies being homophobic.