23rd November 2014
Northern Ireland: DUP to introduce bill to exempt religious people from equality laws 87
12:16 PM — A DUP politician in Northern Ireland has unveiled plans to introduce a 'conscience clause' - which would allow religious people to ignore equality laws and discriminate against gays.
Accommodation website Airbnb removes listing that banned gay couples 1
11:52 AM — Short stay accommodation website Airbnb has agreed to remove a listing that banned gay couples.
22nd November 2014
Are you born gay or is it a choice? Scientists might have found the answer 72
8:15 PM — Scientists have uncovered the strongest evidence yet in the debate of whether people are 'born gay'.
Watch: Cartoon parody of pastor who claims Starbucks is flavoured with semen of sodomites 3
2:12 PM — An animator has made a cartoon mash-up of the New York pastor who claims that Starbucks is flavoured with semen.
Gay murderers suing for right to date each other behind bars 27
1:46 PM — Two gay men jailed for murder are suing the Scottish government for their right to see each other behind bars.
This 13-year-old’s reaction to his ‘best bro’ coming out will melt your heart 10
1:18 PM — A text message conversation in which a 13-year-old comes out to his 'best bro' has gone viral.
US: Gay rights pioneer arrested over sex abuse allegations
12:25 PM — A high-profile Democratic gay rights campaigner has been arrested over allegations he sexually abused a 15-year-old.
Former Mr Gay UK suspended as police officer after ‘headbutting men’ in toilets
11:52 AM — A former winner of Mr Gay UK has been suspended from his job as a police officer, after he was convicted of head-butting men in a gay club's toilets.
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
21st November 2014
Conservatives ‘disown’ comments by former candidate attacking ‘mincing puffs’ at pride 10
8:07 PM — Tory councillors in Ashton-under-Lyne have laid into the party's former deputy chair, after he ranted about "puffs mincing around" at Pride parades.
Stonewall CEO attacks ‘posh, rich, white Western gays’ over Brunei boycott 145
7:28 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has laid into 'posh, rich, white Western gays' who want to boycott Brunei over anti-gay laws.
Strictly Come Dancing to feature same-sex dance couple 10
6:58 PM — The first same-sex dance couple will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.
US public: Gay legal rights = good, gays kissing = bad 24
5:35 PM — A study has found that people are more supportive of gay rights than they are of same-sex public displays of affection.
Tory deputy chair: Pride march is ‘a bunch of puffs mincing across town’ 104
4:00 PM — The deputy chairman of a local Conservative branch has attacked a Pride parade as "a bunch of puffs mincing across Ashton".
Ladybird axes ‘for boys’ and ‘for girls’ labels on children’s books 5
2:39 PM — Children's book publisher Ladybird will be dropping book titles aimed at 'boys' and 'girls'.
Japanese dictionary alters definitions of love and sex to be gay-inclusive 1
1:37 PM — A leading Japanese dictionary has altered two of its entries to make it more gay-inclusive.
100,000-strong petition calls for TLC to cancel ’19 Kids and Counting’ over homophobia 14
12:57 PM — Over 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the cancellation of family reality show 19 Kids and Counting, over the family's ties to listed hate groups.
Wigan Athletic loses sponsors over appointment of manager in ‘homophobic texts’ row 11
11:54 AM — Wigan Athletic football club has been dropped by two sponsors, after it appointed a new manager who is under investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes marries same-sex partner 6
11:27 AM — Sean Hayes, who starred in long-running gay sitcom Will & Grace, has married his same-sex partner.
19th November 2014
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 6
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.