11th August 2014
US: Delaware school suspends all summer reading after lesbian-themed book causes controversy 4
10:43 PM — A high school in Delaware has eliminated summer reading for incoming freshmen because one of the books on the reading list featured a lesbian main character.
US: Navy christens ship after ‘first lesbian astronaut’ Sally Ride 1
1:39 PM — The US Navy has christened a ship after astronaut Sally Ride, at a ceremony attended by her female partner.
9th August 2014
Christian wedding boutique refuses dresses for lesbian couple 22
11:14 AM — A Christian wedding boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, has found itself amid a controversy for refusing to serve a lesbian couple.
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.
4th August 2014
Liberal Democrats launch policies ‘for lesbians’? 4
6:12 PM — Sometimes the Liberal Democrats win... on social media.
3rd August 2014
Daily Mail mocked for misleading ‘sperm bank for lesbians’ claim 15
1:52 PM — The Mail on Sunday has been criticised for a front page headline claiming the NHS is funding a sperm bank "for lesbians".
30th July 2014
UK: Paramedic who pretended he was gay found guilty of raping women
6:34 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been convicted of rape.
26th July 2014
US: The View panellist apologises for suggesting Hillary Clinton is a lesbian 6
1:21 PM — TV host Jenny McCarthy has apologised for suggesting that Hillary Clinton is a lesbian.
25th July 2014
Superhero TV show ‘The Flash’ to feature two gay characters 3
6:42 PM — Superhero TV show The Flash will have at least two recurring gay characters, it has been revealed.
24th July 2014
Crime survey: Third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs last year 41
5:49 PM — A third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs over the last year, the Crime Survey of England and Wales has found.
23rd July 2014
Breaking Bad actress comes out as gay 1
11:28 AM — Breaking Bad actress Emily Rios has come out as gay.
22nd July 2014
US: Lesbian kicked out of Michigan water park for wearing men’s swimwear 18
10:07 PM — An Indiana woman claims she was kicked out of a Michigan water park because she is a lesbian and was wearing men's swimming trunks.
21st July 2014
US: Film streaming site creates “Netflix for Lesbians” 4
8:38 PM — A new website, Section II, has created “Netflix for Lesbians” in an attempt to reach an untouched market of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer women.
Italy: Catholic school ‘fires teacher for refusing to deny being a lesbian’ 7
6:07 PM — An Catholic school in Italy has allegedly dismissed a teacher for failing to deny being gay, saying that it needs to “protect the school environment”.
Two new videos explore different forms of gender expression 4
2:34 PM — Two videos released in the last month explore expressions of non-traditional gender identities.
18th July 2014
Russian lesbian couple seek asylum in Argentina after getting married 6
1:18 PM — A Russian lesbian couple are attempting to claim asylum in Argentina, after fleeing their home country to get married.
16th July 2014
Vicar outed during live news discussion by Channel 5 presenter 34
4:15 PM — A popular vicar has been outed as gay by a presenter during a live discussion on 5 News.
New Sailor Moon anime restores same-sex relationships 4
11:03 AM — A new version of the Sailor Moon anime is being released, with previously censored same-sex relationships restored to the series.
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
Video: Tori Amos performs lesbian anthem at Moscow gig 11
7:00 PM — Tori Amos has performed a lesbian anthem in a Moscow concert as part of her recent world tour.