21st July 2014
US: Obama signs Executive Order banning anti-gay workplace discrimination 9
3:49 PM — Barack Obama has today signed an Executive Order banning workplace discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.
George Takei: I pitched a gay-themed Star Trek episode, but it was shot down 7
11:12 AM — George Takei has revealed that he once pitched the idea of doing a gay-themed Star Trek episode, but it was shot down by the show's executive producer.
20th July 2014
New Dungeons & Dragons rules embrace sexuality and gender identity 130
7:02 PM — The new rules for roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons embrace different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.
Gay vicar who defied Church to marry same-sex partner opens post office inside church 8
2:42 PM — A popular gay vicar who defied the Church of England to marry his same-sex partner has raised eyebrows again, by opening a post office in one of his churches.
18th July 2014
Comedian Rufus Hound to star in upcoming gay drama series Cucumber 8
5:13 PM — Comedian Rufus Hound has signed up to appear in Channel 4's upcoming gay drama series Cucumber.
X Factor judge Simon Cowell to respond in court to ‘gay’ claims
12:05 PM — A spokesman for Simon Cowell says he plans to make a statement in court "as soon as possible", after a trial heard claims that the music producer is gay.
16th July 2014
US: Young Republican quits after ranting about ‘United States of Gaymerica’ 8
2:19 PM — A member of the New York Young Republicans has quit, after an anti-gay rant in which he condemned the "United States of Gaymerica".
15th July 2014
US: 3.4% of adults do not identify as straight, health survey finds 7
12:05 PM — The US government’s first comprehensive health survey into sexuality has found that 3.4 percent of adults do not identify themselves as being heterosexual.
14th July 2014
Out Tory MP Greg Barker steps down as minister and won’t stand again in 2015
9:53 PM — Out Tory MP Greg Barker has stepped down as Minister of State for Climate Change, and will stand down at the next election.
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.