20th February 2015
WATCH: Alan Cumming stars in campaign to ‘promote celibacy’ 1
2:26 PM — Alan Cumming stars in a new campaign to equalise blood donations, demanding that gay men be able to give blood without having to be celibate for a year.
10th February 2015
Poll: 43% of Americans ‘uncomfortable’ bringing a child to a same-sex wedding 33
10:51 AM — Research by GLAAD shows some non-LGBT Americans still report substantial levels of discomfort with LGBT co-workers, family, and neighbours, despite historic legal progress for marriage equality.
21st January 2015
Sam Smith, who thinks gays shouldn’t make sexuality an issue, nominated for GLAAD award 31
12:34 PM — Sam Smith has been nominated for an award by LGBT advocacy group GLAAD - despite claiming gay people shouldn't "make [sexuality] an issue".
14th January 2015
Naomi Campbell: I wouldn’t exist without gay men 5
6:01 PM — Supermodel Naomi Campbell has said that she "wouldn't exist" if gay men hadn't helped her.
7th January 2015
LGBT groups attack ‘downright irresponsible’ TV show about ‘ex-gay’ Mormons 14
7:12 PM — LGBT groups has laid into a documentary about gay Mormon men who have married women to try and live as heterosexuals.
14th November 2014
Azealia Banks defends calling Perez Hilton a ‘faggot’ because gay men are ‘more misogynistic’ 41
11:33 AM — American rapper Azealia Banks, who repeatedly called blogger Perez Hilton a "faggot" last year, has said she has no regrets because lots of gay men are "more misogynistic" than straight men.
18th October 2014
John McCain’s daughter celebrates marriage equality in Arizona: ‘F*** yes!’ 3
3:27 PM — The daughter of former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has celebrated equal marriage arriving in the family's home state of Arizona.
16th October 2014
Laverne Cox urges the world to turn purple for Spirit Day 1
10:29 AM — American actress Laverne Cox has become one of the first celebrities to tweet their support for Spirit Day.
1st October 2014
GLAAD: Number of gay characters on TV has risen 2
1:53 PM — Research by GLAAD has found that the number of LGBT characters on TV has risen.
26th September 2014
Watch: Bi people tell their stories at the Stonewall Inn
7:04 PM — A video has been released of bisexual people speaking outside the Stonewall Inn, to celebrate Bisexual Awareness Week.
24th September 2014
US: Civil rights groups urge RNC to disassociate with anti-gay groups 1
8:48 PM — Wednesday, a coalition of civil rights groups, lead by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), urged the head of the Republican National Committee to disassociate from the groups behind the upcoming Values Voter Summit, because of their demonisation of LGBT people.
30th July 2014
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ activist encourages national ban on ‘conversion therapies’ 17
12:44 PM — Yvette Cantu Schneider has become the latest former anti-gay activist to condemn harmful gay-to-straight 'conversion therapies', and has encouraged a nation-wide ban “as quickly as possible”.
22nd July 2014
GLAAD report raises concerns over LGBT portrayals in Hollywood 1
6:19 PM — A report released on Tuesday shows that Hollywood has a way to go when it comes to LGBT equality in film.
12th July 2014
GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup 3
11:55 AM — Rights groups have called on footballing body FIFA to apologise for failing to tackle the use of gay slurs at the World Cup.
9th July 2014
GLAAD co-chair: Few groups are at greater risk than transgender citizens 2
12:18 PM — Jennifer Finney Boylan, co-chair of American LGBT media advocacy group GLAAD, told CBS News this week: “There are few groups in America at greater risk than its transgender citizens.”
24th June 2014
US: Boy Scouts to march in NYC Pride in historic first 1
11:47 AM — A group of gay and allied Boy Scouts will this year march in New York City Pride for the first time, in defiance of a ban on gay scouting leaders.
16th June 2014
Wall Street Journal article says trans people shouldn’t be offered gender reassignment 19
2:08 PM — Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article online calling transgender people confused and “mistaken” about their gender identity.
13th June 2014
GLAAD: FIFA needs to ensure gay fans feel safe at the World Cup
1:15 PM — GLAAD has called on FIFA to make sure homophobic and transphobic slurs are stamped out at the World Cup.
2nd June 2014
US: John McCain’s daughter joins board of GLAAD 5
8:27 PM — The daughter of former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has joined the board of gay advocacy charity GLAAD.
9th May 2014
Nintendo: We pledge to include same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life sequel 16
10:40 PM — Nintendo has responded to criticism of its decision to exclude same-sex relationships from upcoming game Tomodachi Life.