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.
Study attributes 75% lesbian obesity to ‘athletic low self-esteem’ 11
8:30 AM — A US study into why 75% of lesbians are obese or overweight, has reached its fourth year of funding, and recommends that athletic programmes should be more inclusive of lesbians.
31st August 2014
London: 70 couples marry in Southbank mass wedding 7
5:42 PM — 70 couples have taken part in a mass wedding in London, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage.