16th November 2014
US: Barack Obama appoints new LGBT Liaison
6:06 PM — Barack Obama has appointed a Democratic activist to the role of LGBT Liaison within the White House.
14th November 2014
Brighton Pride safe ‘until 2020′ under new license 2
1:44 PM — Brighton Pride is secure until 2020, after the council granted a six-year license for the LGBT event.
Azealia Banks defends calling Perez Hilton a ‘faggot’ because gay men are ‘more misogynistic’ 41
11:33 AM — American rapper Azealia Banks, who repeatedly called blogger Perez Hilton a "faggot" last year, has said she has no regrets because lots of gay men are "more misogynistic" than straight men.
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
13th November 2014
South Korea: 70% of young gay men not out to their parents
11:13 AM — A study has found that as many as seven out of 10 gay Koreans hide their sexual orientations from their parents.
12th November 2014
Argentina: Buenos Aires Pride organisers slam city government for refusing to provide security 2
3:57 PM — Buenos Aires pride organisers have criticised the city government for not providing police security during the march planned for Saturday.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
11th November 2014
Kent homelessness charity reports LGBT youth are ‘neglected and overlooked’
4:14 PM — Research published this week has reported that homeless LGBT youth have been "neglected and overlooked" by housing and homelessness providers.
Philippines: Quezon City to host ‘largest’ international LGBT film festival
12:57 PM — Philippines’ largest city Quezon is set to host the first International Pink Film Festival, which is slated to be largest LGBT films event.
Bangladesh: Lawmakers demand more rights for third gender hijra groups 2
10:47 AM — Lawmakers in Bangladesh have called for more rights for hijra groups, following the marking of one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.
Latvian foreign minister denies ‘hidden agenda’ behind coming out 8
2:46 PM — Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has rebuffed claims that his decision to come out as gay was motivated by a "hidden agenda".
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
6th November 2014
China: Gay rights activists in Macau demand domestic violence bill includes gay couples
11:20 AM — Gay rights activists in Macau have delivered a letter to the government headquarters, demanding same-sex couples to be re-introduced into the domestic violence bill.
5th November 2014
Football Association to host two one-day LGBT events 1
4:51 PM — The Football association is to host two practical and interactive one-day events on LGBT participation in football.
4th November 2014
Man arrested in Surbiton ‘fairy’ anti-gay attack investigation 14
1:48 PM — A 26-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating a homophobic attack by two assailants dressed as fairies.
Study reveals LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK ‘lack specialist support’ 1
1:21 PM — A study conducted at the University of Liverpool has reported on the lack of "safe spaces" and specialist care for LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK.
Nigeria: Gay clinic executive director allegedly arrested without charge 4
11:13 AM — A Nigerian gay rights activist who runs a clinic for gay men and transgender people was allegedly arrested and detained without charge.
3rd November 2014
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
Egyptian minister: ‘Zionists’ undermine stability by financing homosexuality 10
12:25 PM — Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments has claimed that colonial Zionism is fragmenting society by financing homosexuality.