21st November 2014
US public: Gay legal rights = good, gays kissing = bad 18
5:35 PM — A study has found that people are more supportive of gay rights than they are of same-sex public displays of affection.
Japanese dictionary alters definitions of love and sex to be gay-inclusive 1
1:37 PM — A leading Japanese dictionary has altered two of its entries to make it more gay-inclusive.
16th October 2014
Hundreds hold ‘kiss-in’ at Brighton Sainsburys after ‘disgusting’ lesbians asked to leave 35
9:01 AM — Hundreds have taken part in a gay 'kiss-in' at a Brighton branch of supermarket chain Sainsburys, after a lesbian couple were told the sight of them kissing was "disgusting", and could harm children.
14th October 2014
‘Big consensual kiss-in’ to be held at Sainbury’s over lesbian couple warned about ‘disgusting’ kiss 14
12:42 PM — Activists in Brighton are to hold a "big consensual kiss-in" at a Sainsbury's supermarket on Wednesday as a show of support for a lesbian couple who were warned to stop kissing by a security guard.
12th October 2014
Sainsbury’s apologises to lesbian couple warned about ‘disgusting’ kiss 61
7:55 PM — Sainsbury's has apologised to a lesbian couple who were warned to stop kissing by a security guard, after a customer complained they were "disgusting".
19th September 2014
Chile: Clothing brand inexplicably removes ad containing gay kiss and sparks parody 2
11:15 AM — A Chilean clothing company, after promoting an ad featuring a same-sex kiss, has removed it, and replaced it with a toned-down version.
17th September 2014
One Direction singer Niall Horan laughs off gay rumours after Vine kiss clip 16
4:20 PM — One Direction singer Niall Horan has laughed off rumours about his sexuality, after a Vine clip appeared to show him getting intimate with another man.
3rd September 2014
West Wing star Allison Janney: I won’t kiss gay women 28
12:30 PM — West Wing star Allison Janney has said that she wouldn't want to kiss a lesbian.
30th August 2014
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcasts 19
10:11 PM — The BBC cut a scene containing a lesbian kiss out of Asian broadcasts of Doctor Who, according to reports.
28th August 2014
Ofcom will not investigate Doctor Who lesbian kiss following six complaints 43
2:03 PM — Following half a dozen complaints referring to a brief lesbian kiss on Doctor Who as "gratuitous" and "inappropriate", Ofcom has said it will not face an investigation.
24th August 2014
Doctor Who features first lesbian kiss 184
11:59 AM — Doctor Who has been criticized for featuring an on-screen lesbian kiss for the first time ever, in last night's season première.
8th August 2014
Doctor Who premiere to feature lesbian kiss 31
12:59 PM — The first episode of Doctor Who's new season will feature a lesbian kiss, it has been revealed.
7th August 2014
US: Los Angeles porn permit applications down 90% since mandatory condom law 7
6:36 PM — Applications for permits to shoot pornography in Los Angeles have fallen by 90%, since the use of condoms was made mandatory earlier this year.
25th July 2014
Commonwealth Games: Ugandan coach praises Barrowman gay kiss 9
1:20 PM — A Ugandan coach at the Commonwealth Games has praised a gay kiss during the opening ceremony.
24th July 2014
Commonwealth Games organisers: Barrowman gay kiss was scripted to promote equality 11
1:20 PM — The organisers of the Commonwealth Games have revealed that John Barrowman's surprise gay kiss in last night's opening ceremony was planned well in advance.
Tessa Hartmann: John Barrowman’s gay kiss at Commonwealth Games was ‘inappropriate for children’ 87
10:55 AM — A fashion columnist has attacked John Barrowman for a kissing a man during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, branding it "inappropriate for children".
23rd July 2014
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony celebrates equality with John Barrowman gay kiss 85
10:08 PM — The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games this evening featured a kiss between actor John Barrowman and a male dancer, in celebration of equality in Scotland.
11th July 2014
US: Gay couple claims they were kicked out of a Washington cab for kissing 9
10:11 PM — A gay couple say they were kicked out of a Washington state taxi cab last weekend after the two shared a quick kiss.
2nd July 2014
Instagram apologises for removing ‘inappropriate’ picture of men kissing on their wedding day 6
11:28 AM — Photo sharing site Instagram has apologised for removing a picture of two men kissing on their wedding day, after it was flagged as "inappropriate".
14th June 2014
US: Police officer kisses boyfriend in front of Westboro Baptist Church protest 10
5:09 PM — A police officer has been derided by the Westboro Baptist Church, after sharing a kiss with his boyfriend in front of their protest.