16th March 2015
University of Kent blocks talk from anti-gay preacher who labelled homosexuality ‘a scourge’ 159
6:42 PM — A homophobic imam who claimed that homosexuality is a 'scourge' has reportedly been banned from speaking at the University of Kent.
Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rimes: I really hate the word ‘diversity’ 4
4:37 PM — Grey's Anatomy and Scandal creator Shonda Rimes has spoken about why she hates the word 'diversity', while accepting an award from the Human Rights Campaign.
Dawson’s Creek star: I was caught with gay ‘Dawson’s Crack’ porn
3:25 PM — Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek has revealed that he was once caught at an airport with a gay porn parody version of his own show.
Equality California endorses Hillary Clinton for President 5
1:47 PM — Equality California has become the first LGBT charity in the US to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, before she has even confirmed her candidacy.
14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 16
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Lawmaker: Businesses that reject gays should put up ‘no gays allowed’ signs 26
1:34 PM — An Oklahoma lawmaker is attempting to introduce a law that would force businesses intending to discriminate against gays to put up signs declaring the policies.
13th March 2015
Comment: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu are queer in many more ways than one 24
12:42 PM — Katharina Lindner, a Lecturer in Film and Media at University of Stirling, reflects on the end of Russell T Davies' shows Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.
New Zealand armed forces host first same-sex wedding 2
12:15 PM — The New Zealand armed forces have hosted their first same-sex wedding, as two servicemen tied the knot.
11th March 2015
Anti-gay TV preacher: I can perform miracles on dogs 43
4:27 PM — Homophobic TV preacher Pat Robertson, who thinks people only turn gay when they have been molested by gay people, has claimed that he 'faith healed' his dog.
Canada: Alberta to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for schools 27
3:45 PM — The Canadian province of Alberta is set to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for all state-funded schools.
9th March 2015
Texas Republicans elect Chair who threatened to cancel newspaper subscription over gay kiss 23
7:53 PM — The Texas Republican Party has elected a new chair - who previously threatened to cancel his subscription to his local newspaper, if they ever print a gay kiss.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: Teachers bullying gay students is inexcusable 21
7:03 PM — Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has responded to a report that found that over a third of victims of homophobic bullying in schools were bullied by a teacher or adult.
Empire star Jussie Smollett comes out: ‘There’s never been a closet that I’ve been in’ 5
6:41 PM — Empire star Jussie Smollet has opened up about his sexuality on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.
8th March 2015
Dan Savage defends challenging anti-gay Republican to ‘suck my d**k’ 27
7:33 PM — Dan Savage has defended himself, after challenging a Republican to back up claims that sexuality is a choice by performing a gay sex act.
6th March 2015
LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow secures government funding
8:01 PM — LGBT domestic violence helpline Broken Rainbow has been saved from closure - after fears it could be crippled by a loss of government funding.
Loudly championing LGBT rights could spark a backlash, International Development minister warns 98
7:40 PM — Exclusive. The Junior Minister for International Development has warned against the UK "loudly championing" LGBT rights internationally - as it could spark a backlash.
Baseball star Billy Bean responds to Mets player’s comments on his ‘gay lifestyle’ 10
2:46 PM — Former LA Dodgers player Billy Bean has responded to Daniel Murphy's comments about his sexuality, saying it would be "hypocritical" of him not to understand that some people won't accept his sexuality.
Inventor creates a sex toy that works as an artificial inseminator 12
1:36 PM — 'Semenette' is a new sex toy that can help couples conceive through artificial insemination.
Comment: What does an asylum seeker have to do to prove their sexuality? 25
1:03 PM — Claire Bennett of NatCen Social Research looks at the ongoing issues that LGBT people face in the asylum system.
Irish company refuses to print gay couple’s civil partnership ceremony invites 24
10:53 AM — A printing company in Drogheda, Ireland, refused to print the invitations for a gay couple's civil partnership ceremony because the owners “don’t agree with homosexuality”.