4th October 2014
Judge, who upheld ‘blasphemy’ verdict against gay newspaper, dies aged 96 25
1:07 PM — A High Court judge who famously upheld a verdict of "blasphemous libel" against a gay magazine has passed away, aged 96.
Supreme Court justice: Same-sex marriage case will be heard ‘soon’ 10
11:28 AM — Justice Antonin Scalia has hinted that the Supreme Court intends to take up a same-sex marriage case "soon".
3rd October 2014
Spain: Catalonia passes gay anti-discrimination law 6
10:42 AM — In a first for Spain, the autonomous community of Catalonia has passed a law which will punish attacks against the LGBT community with fines of up to €14,000 (£11,000).
1st October 2014
Uganda: Judge receiving death threats for striking down anti-gay law 4
9:47 AM — A Ugandan judge responsible for striking down an "illegally passed" anti-gay Ugandan law has revealed she has received death threats.
28th September 2014
US: California governor signs law outlawing ‘gay panic’ legal defense 8
2:16 PM — The Governor of California has signed a law outlawing the use of the so-called 'gay panic' defense.
US: Supreme Court meeting tomorrow to consider same-sex marriage cases 1
12:46 PM — The Supreme Court is set to meet tomorrow to discuss taking up one of several pending cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans.
27th September 2014
Indonesia: Province passes law punishing gay sex with 100 lashes 9
11:27 AM — An Indonesian province has adopted a new law introducing public floggings for homosexuality.
25th September 2014
Three arrested following violent Philadelphia assault on a gay couple 3
2:44 PM — Three people have been charged in connection with an attack on a gay couple which took place in Philadelphia, and have all been released on bail.
24th September 2014
World Bank urged to ensure no LGBT discrimination before issuing £54m loan to Uganda 5
3:01 PM — The World Bank has been warned against proceeding with a $90 million (£54 million) loan to Uganda without taking steps to ensure gay people and women are not discriminated against.
23rd September 2014
London protest planned against Gambian anti-gay law 6
10:16 AM — A protest has been planned for Wednesday against a new Gambian law which would make “aggravated homosexuality” publishable by life imprisonment.
22nd September 2014
Chad considers criminalising homosexuality 90
7:24 PM — Chad is considering introducing a ban on homosexuality.
US: Second Supreme Court justice performs same-sex wedding 4
5:16 PM — A second Supreme Court justice has performed a same-sex wedding.
20th September 2014
Indonesia: Province poised to introduce law to punish gay sex with 100 lashes 18
2:26 PM — An Indonesian province is poised to adopt anew law introducing corporal punishment for homosexuality.
17th September 2014
Ireland: Gender recognition bill to be published ‘by end of the year’ 1
5:27 PM — The Irish government will publish a long-awaited bill to recognise the gender of trans people by the end of 2014, it has been announced.
US: Gay rights attorney honoured with $625,000 ‘genius grant’ 1
2:36 PM — A civil rights attorney who pioneered the cause of same-sex marriage in the US legal system has been honoured with a 'genius grant'.
Thatcher’s Health Minister: Section 28 was a mistake and I apologise 50
1:40 PM — The former Tory Health Minister has apologised for the Section 28 ban on the "promotion" of homosexuality in schools.
15th September 2014
Cameroon: Man convicted of homosexuality for drinking Baileys 40
11:46 AM — A man in Cameroon was convicted of homosexuality because he was drinking Baileys liqueur .
14th September 2014
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world 31
5:25 PM — A conference of anti-gay groups in Moscow has called for lobbyists to attempt to introduce 'gay propaganda' laws across the world.
US: Idaho has spent over $70,000 defending ban on same-sex marriage 7
4:35 PM — Idaho's attempts to defend its same-sex marriage ban have cost taxpayers over $70,000 so far.
13th September 2014
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.