5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.
18th August 2014
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 8
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
3rd June 2014
YouTube celebrates LGBT pride with new #ProudToPlay campaign 1
4:23 PM — YouTube and Google have teamed up for America's LGBT Pride Month with a new campaign focusing on sport.
3rd April 2014
US: World Vision board member resigns in protest over gay staff ban 3
9:44 PM — A World Vision board member has stepped down in protest at the Christian charity's decision to reinstate a ban on married gay staff.
21st March 2014
Google still blocking the word ‘bisexual’ from autocomplete 4
9:34 PM — Google is still blocking the word 'bisexual' from its search autocomplete feature.
7th February 2014
Google rebrands to highlight homophobia in Russia on eve of Sochi Olympics 18
12:26 AM — Google has rebranded itself ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, held in the Russian city of Sochi.
17th December 2013
Video: Google celebrates equal marriage with gay couple’s wedding in Zeitgeist roundup 2
5:26 PM — Google has celebrated the marriage of a same-sex couple in its Zeitgeist video of 2013.
26th November 2013
InterTech announces LGBT events app Owt as winner of gay hackathon 1
4:58 PM — Owt, a mobile app providing an alternative source of LGBT events to “non-stop cheesy pop gay bars," has been crowned the winner of Europe's first gay hackathon.
22nd November 2013
Equalities Minister lauds Europe’s first 24-hour LGBT hackathon to help create new tools for community
4:56 PM — Helen Grant, the Minister for Equalities has welcomed the first LGBT hackathon to be held in Europe. The event, organised by the tech industry's LGBT forum, InterTech, is hosted at the London headquarters of Facebook.
25th October 2013
UN campaign highlights homophobic search results on Google 13
12:26 PM — A new campaign by the United Nations for LGBT equality reveals widespread homophobia when typing the word ‘gays’ into Google.
17th October 2013
Facebook to host Europe’s first LGBT hackathon
10:58 AM — It's been announced Facebook is to host Europe's first LGBT hackathon next month.
6th September 2013
Photos: InterTech Diversity Forum panel discussion on LGBT start-ups at Google London
4:05 PM — The first in a series of panel discussions featuring LGBT members of the start up community took place at Google's Central Saint Giles offices in London on Wednesday evening, hosted by the InterTech Diversity Forum.
5th September 2013
Video: InterTech Diversity Forum panel discussion on LGBT start-ups at Google London 2
2:28 PM — The first in a series of panel discussions featuring LGBT members of the start up community took place in London yesterday evening, hosted by the InterTech Diversity Forum.
26th July 2013
Microsoft and Google join forces to launch LGBT geeks forum 4
3:47 PM — Some of the biggest names in technology joined forces last night to launch InterTech, the new LGBT group for those working in the technology industry.
16th July 2013
Google Play store search links Mickey Mouse game to gay erotic fiction 4
3:09 PM — Users of the Google Play store searching for a Disney game featuring Mickey Mouse were surprised when search results returned included gay erotic fiction.
27th June 2013
Big brands come out in support of Supreme Court DOMA and Prop 8 decisions 3
12:44 AM — Following the US Supreme Court's decision in favour of same-sex couples in two landmark cases today, many large brands came out to show their support of the decision.
25th June 2013
Google introduces rainbow search bar in commemoration of Stonewall riots 12
6:31 PM — Google has added a gay easter egg, which changes the search bar into rainbow colours when certain search terms are entered, to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots this week.
21st June 2013
Irish Deputy Prime Minister calls for greater tolerance 5
6:45 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore says Ireland’s “economic progress has to be embedded in a free, open, progressive society.”
9th June 2013
Petition nears 150,000 target urging Google Play store to remove ‘gay cure’ app 10
10:57 AM — A petition started two weeks ago to urge the Google Play app store to ban a Christian app claiming to be able to "cure" homosexuality, has almost reached its 150,000 signatures target.
30th May 2013
iPhone and Android apps offer ‘cure’ to homosexuality 33
6:12 PM — A Christian iPhone and Android app has been criticised for claiming to help users 'cure' themselves of homosexuality.