5th August 2014
Study: LGBT youths harassed online ‘three times more often’ than rest of population 3
12:20 PM — A new study has found that LGBT youths experience online harassment three times more often than the rest of the population.
US: Board rules that gay bar ‘discriminated’ by refusing entry to drag queen 10
12:03 PM — A board has ruled that a Denver gay bar illegally discriminated against a drag queen, when it refused them entry.
US: Attempt to stall Houston equality law fails over ‘invalid’ signatures on petition 2
11:37 AM — An attempt by church groups to trigger a ballot on Houston's equality law has been rejected, because not enough valid signatures were gathered.
4th August 2014
Adam Lambert: Being out and singing with Queen could open people’s minds
6:46 PM — Queen singer Adam Lambert has praised the band's fans for accepting his sexuality.
Northern Ireland: Letting agent awarded £20,000 after being labelled gay online
4:56 PM — A letting agent has been awarded damages by a court, over internet posts which claimed he was gay.
Christian Concern: Stonewall is an ideological propaganda machine attacking normal families 198
3:13 PM — Christian Concern has attacked LGB rights charity Stonewall, claiming it is an "ideological propaganda machine" attacking families.
National Secular Society: ‘Urgent review’ needed after Church blocks gay chaplain from NHS job 10
2:39 PM — The National Secular Society has called for the government to hold an urgent review, after a gay chaplain was blocked from taking up an NHS job because he married his same-sex partner.
Holby star David Ames: I used to be clinically overweight, but now I feel comfortable in my own skin 3
1:47 PM — Holby City star David Ames has revealed that he used to weigh nearly 16 stone, but slimmed down in order to "feel comfortable" in his skin.
Italy: Outrage after famous statue dressed in thong and feather boa 29
11:58 AM — A feud has erupted in Italy, after a 2500-year old statue was dressed in a leopard skin thong for a photo shoot.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin mocked with ‘pencil holder’ 15
11:19 AM — The creator of the Vladimir Putin butt plug has released a new pencil holder based on the Russian leader.
3rd August 2014
Strictly Come Dancing stars back same-sex dance couples 28
6:37 PM — Several Strictly Come Dancing stars have come out in favour of allowing same-sex dance couples on the show.
Vietnam: Country’s largest Pride parade held in Hanoi 1
5:58 PM — Vietnam's largest ever Pride parade has been held in the city of Hanoi today.
Listen: 16-year-old hits back over Westboro Baptist Church’s Panic! at the Disco parody 7
4:29 PM — A 16-year-old Panic! at the Disco fan has hit back at the Westboro Baptist Church for recoding a homophobic cover of one of the band's songs, by creating her own parody.
James Bond actor Ben Whishaw: I was scared of coming out for a long time 6
3:42 PM — Ben Whishaw has said that he was scared of coming out for a long time.
NHS withdraws job offer from married gay chaplain after Church of England punishment 36
2:28 PM — The NHS has withdrawn a job offer it made to gay chaplain Jeremy Pemberton, after the Church of England revoked his permission to officiate.
Daily Mail mocked for misleading ‘sperm bank for lesbians’ claim 15
1:52 PM — The Mail on Sunday has been criticised for a front page headline claiming the NHS is funding a sperm bank "for lesbians".
Europe: US Ambassador marries same-sex partner 3
1:23 PM — The US Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has married his same-sex partner.
Ugandan President: Foreign pressure had ‘nothing to do’ with striking down of anti-gay law 10
12:13 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has denied that a court's decision to strike down the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act was related to diplomatic pressure.
2nd August 2014
Taiwan: Couples protest same-sex marriage ban by attempting to register partnerships
3:25 PM — Same-sex couples in Taiwan have protested in favour of marriage equality by attempting to register their partnerships en masse.
US: Fox pundit who compared homosexuality to paedophiles could run for President 30
2:40 PM — A Fox pundit who claims equal marriage is a "Marxist plot" has revealed that he is considering running for President.