11th September 2014
UK: Man may face charges for distributing ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 127
9:23 AM — A 53-year-old man has been spoken to by police in Stoke-on-Trent for distributing leaflets door-to-door which claimed that homosexuality is "not natural", and that it is a "rebellion against nature".
10th September 2014
Rainbow laces sent to ‘hate-filled vermin’ Westboro Baptist Church 6
7:55 PM — The Rainbow Laces Campaign has sent a pair of laces - and a sharply worded letter - to the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
Batman TV show ‘Gotham’ to feature lesbian detective
6:40 PM — The creators of the upcoming Gotham TV series have revealed that the show will feature a prominent lesbian character.
Ireland: Government advances bill to ban religious schools from discriminating against gay teachers 4
5:00 PM — The Irish government will advance a bill to close a loophole in equality law that permits religious employers to discriminate against gays.
NYC pastor: Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy 37
4:39 PM — A New York pastor has warned that openly gay NFL star Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy.
Finland: Store refuses to stock homoerotic Tom of Finland stamps to avoid ‘offending’ customers 7
4:01 PM — A Finnish supermarket chain has refused to stock any of the range of stamps produced to commemorate the influential gay artist Tom of Finland.
Watch: Big Bang Theory actress reveals pregnancy on live TV 5
3:38 PM — Out US actress Sara Gilbert has announced that she and her new wife are expecting a child.
Ireland: Bishop files complaint after Christian charity awards grant to LGBT centre 19
2:28 PM — A Catholic Bishop has filed a complaint on "moral grounds" after a religious charity awarded a grant to an LGBT community centre.
Greek MP defends homophobic views after calling Luxembourg Prime Minister a ‘faggot’ 9
1:53 PM — A notoriously homophobic Greek MP who tweeted a homophobic message to Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has 'apologised' in a letter.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer wins Massachusetts Democratic primary 1
1:28 PM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act could be on her way to becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
New Zealand: Radio station condemned for ‘homophobic’ straight same-sex wedding stunt 42
11:52 AM — A New Zealand radio station has been condemned for a stunt in which two straight men will get legally married in exchange for rugby tickets.
9th September 2014
EA to issue fix for ban on the word ‘gay’ in Sims 4 character names 6
12:20 PM — Electronic Arts (EA) has said it will issue a fix for an issue which prevents users of the Sims 4 from using gay, lesbian and bisexual name references in character names.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
8th September 2014
MP Nigel Evans reselected as Tory candidate despite local party ‘revolt’ 20
9:50 PM — Gay Conservative MP Nigel Evans has been selected to stand again at next year's General Election, despite attempts to oust him within the local party.
Broadcast guru becomes Ed Miliband’s first out adviser 1
7:58 PM — Ed Miliband has appointed an openly gay broadcaster to his shadow adviser team.
Radio host: Smithsonian is ‘museum of unnatural history’ for displaying Will & Grace props 8
7:18 PM — A radio host has claimed that the Smithsonian has become a museum of "unnatural history" for stocking props from Will & Grace.
Benedict Cumberbatch: America needs a female president, then a gay one 31
6:51 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has claimed that the US should have a gay president after it elects a female one.
New York: Gay groups apply to march in St Patrick’s Day parade after ban lifting 2
5:50 PM — Several LGBT groups have applied for the right to march in New York's St Patrick's Day parade, after organisers lifted a blanket ban.
Gay clergy ‘depressed’ over Church of England marriage ban 30
4:50 PM — A lobbying group has warned the Church of England that a ban on gay clergy marrying is pushing them away from the church.