21st September 2014
US: Texas refuses to recognise woman’s surname because she married same-sex partner 3
2:04 PM — A woman has been denied a driver's license in Texas, because the state refuses to recognise she took her partner's name when they married.
14th September 2014
Orange is the New Black writer files for divorce from husband, after coming out as lesbian
12:45 PM — Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli is divorcing her husband, after coming out as a lesbian.
13th September 2014
US: Survey finds homophobia is still rife in Hollywood 10
3:19 PM — A study has found that over half of LGBT actors think directors are less likely to hire people because of their sexuality.
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
Batman TV show ‘Gotham’ to feature lesbian detective 1
6:40 PM — The creators of the upcoming Gotham TV series have revealed that the show will feature a prominent lesbian character.
Watch: Big Bang Theory actress reveals pregnancy on live TV 5
3:38 PM — Out US actress Sara Gilbert has announced that she and her new wife are expecting a child.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer wins Massachusetts Democratic primary 1
1:28 PM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act could be on her way to becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
9th September 2014
EA to issue fix for ban on the word ‘gay’ in Sims 4 character names 6
12:20 PM — Electronic Arts (EA) has said it will issue a fix for an issue which prevents users of the Sims 4 from using gay, lesbian and bisexual name references in character names.
8th September 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: America needs a female president, then a gay one 31
6:51 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has claimed that the US should have a gay president after it elects a female one.
7th September 2014
Spiritualist Church holds first same-sex wedding 8
1:04 PM — A Tamworth same-sex couple have become the first to marry inside a Spiritualist church.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova proposes to girlfriend at US Open 1
11:47 AM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has proposed to her long-term partner during a game at the US Open.
6th September 2014
Hertfordshire teacher jailed over affair with 15-year-old student 6
5:01 PM — A Hertfordshire PE teacher has been handed a 15 month jail sentence, after having an affair with a student.
US: Lesbian teacher fired by Catholic school for getting pregnant 6
1:44 PM — A teacher has been fired by a Catholic school, because she is expecting a child with her wife.
Billie Jean King: Sexuality is still an issue for athletes 1
11:21 AM — Tennis legend Billie Jean King has warned that sexuality is still an issue for athletes.
5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.
UK: Paramedic who pretended to be gay jailed for raping women 3
4:44 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been jailed for 12 years.
3rd September 2014
Julie Bindel: All women should try being a lesbian 50
4:35 PM — Feminist writer Julie Bindel has claimed that all women should 'try' lesbianism.
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.
1st September 2014
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources 9
6:03 PM — A new website has launched which aims to provide educators with support when teaching about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.