14th July 2014
US: Appeals court combines and fast-tracks cases from Indiana and Wisconsin 1
3:55 PM — The US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has combined and fast-tracked cases from Indiana and Wisconsin.
Ian Thorpe ‘considered’ coming out in 1998 but was warned it would lose sponsorships 10
2:15 PM — Ian Thorpe considered coming out publicly in 1998, but was warned it would lose him sponsorships, according to reports.
13th July 2014
Internet reacts to Olympic champion Ian Thorpe coming out 10
4:12 PM — Following Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe revealing that he is gay, social media has been flooded with broadly-supportive messages.
Matthew Mitcham: Ian Thorpe coming out has the potential to help a lot of people 4
1:32 PM — Australian diver Matthew Mitcham has hailed Ian Thorpe's decision to come out as gay.
12th July 2014
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay 207
3:28 PM — Legendary Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out as gay.
Ballroom dance champion: Banning same-sex couples would be discrimination 1
1:02 PM — A ballroom dance champion has spoken out against a proposed ban on same-sex couples dancing in mixed events.
11th July 2014
Vine star Nash Grier kisses male fan after calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
6:58 PM — A Vine star has kissed a male fan as an apology after he claimed that HIV was a "fag" disease.
Quakers have ‘underground railroad’ to help gay Ugandans escape the country 44
5:33 PM — A group of Quakers have formed an underground network to help gay Ugandans escape the country.
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
Michael Sam: When I first met my boyfriend, he was dressed as a rabbit and throwing up 13
10:59 AM — Openly gay NFL star has opened up about his relationship, revealing he did not get on with his boyfriend when they first met.
9th July 2014
Video: Terrible Fox News report from Pride parade strangely similar to parody 3
4:09 PM — Fox News sent a journalist to ask redundant questions at San Francisco Pride last week.
Australia: Liberal Students call for free vote on equal marriage despite party’s opposition 3
12:17 PM — The student group associated with Australia's Liberal party has called for a free vote to be held on same-sex marriage, in spite of the party's formal opposition.
Vine’s most popular user apologises for calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
11:34 AM — A popular user of social video Vine has apologised, after he insisted HIV was a "gay thing" and screamed the homophobic slur "fag".
7th July 2014
US: ‘Gay Blood Drive Day’ to call for end of gay blood ban 43
7:02 PM — A Gay Blood Drive Day will be held on Friday, to protest the continuing blanket ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood in the US.
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.
Anti-gay group accidentally uses photo from photographer who takes adorable gay pictures 7
2:23 PM — The anti-gay group NOM attempted to celebrate the 'sanctity of marriage' with a picture from a photographer who takes adorable photos of gay couples.
6th July 2014
Spain: One million take part in ‘Europe’s largest’ Pride in Madrid 12
3:24 PM — Over a million people took part in Madrid Pride yesterday, in what organisers claim is Europe's largest LGBT Pride parade.
5th July 2014
Ukraine: Kyiv Pride cancelled after authorities refuse to police event 16
2:09 PM — A Pride event in Ukraine has been cancelled at the last minute, after authorities said they would not guarantee protection to those taking part.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
Was one of the Founding Fathers gay? 7
5:38 PM — One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America could have been gay.