3rd September 2014
TUC: Austerity is causing LGBT services to suffer 9
3:56 PM — The Trades Union Congress has warned that government austerity is causing harm to voluntary and community-focussed LGBT organisations.
Scotland: Equality lawyer criticises ‘flawed’ and ‘misleading’ pro-independence LGBT paper 65
1:10 PM — A Scottish equality lawyer has criticised the 'Rainbow Paper', which was released by Yes Scotland's LGBT wing, saying it is "misleading", and that the equality achievements of the UK Supreme Court cannot be downplayed.
Sam Smith: I don’t want to be a spokesperson for gay people 15
11:32 AM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has said that he is not trying to be a 'spokesperson' for gay rights.
1st September 2014
Photos: Rainbow crossing unveiled for Totnes Pride 9
6:37 PM — A group in the rural Devon town of Totnes have created their very own rainbow crossing.
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.
Alan Cumming: The campaign for Scottish independence is just like the battle for LGBT equality 38
2:38 PM — Hollywood actor Alan Cumming has spoken in favour of Scottish independence, saying the 'Yes' campaign's fight is similar to the battle for LGBT equality.
31st August 2014
US: Tributes paid to LGBT activist gunned down days before wedding 7
1:56 PM — Tributes have been paid to a Minneapolis LGBT activist who was gunned down this month, shortly before he was set to marry his same-sex partner.
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
30th August 2014
Australia: Anti-gay conference begins despite protests 24
5:40 PM — An anti-gay group's conference is underway in Australia, despite protests from equality campaigners.
27th August 2014
X Factor star Marcus Collins to co-host LGBT BME media festival 3
6:42 PM — Marcus Collins is to co-host a media festival for the black and Asian LGBT community, organisers have announced.
Lady Gaga joins Queen for Australian concert 6
5:30 PM — Lady Gaga has appeared on stage with rock band Queen during for an Australian concert.
21st August 2014
US: Bronx community centre set to open after LGBT scandal
7:47 PM — Elected officials recently gathered to break ground on what will be the biggest community centre in the Bronx after a scandal rocked the LGBT community.
17th August 2014
US: Legal challenge to Houston equal rights law gets January court date 2
5:35 PM — A court challenge to Houston's equal rights ordinance will be heard in January.
13th August 2014
Group to protest Manchester Pride over ‘right of way’ street closures 38
3:22 PM — A group is planning to protest Manchester Pride next weekend, because the city's Gay Village will be cordoned off for the ticketed event.
11th August 2014
Hunger Games star backs campaign to help rural LGBT youth 3
1:00 PM — Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has launched a campaign to help LGBT people in rural communities get online.
8th August 2014
Kray family express anger over film depicting one twin as gay 8
2:09 PM — Relatives of the infamous Kray twins have expressed anger after hearing that a new film about them implies married Reggie Kray was in fact gay.
7th August 2014
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 21
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
US: Lesbian councillor called ‘filth’ during council meeting 10
2:25 PM — Jovanka Beckles, a lesbian member of Richmond Council in California, was yet again the victim of homophobic abuse during a meeting last month.
6th August 2014
US: Christian radio host Linda Harvey thinks gay people are a myth 34
4:44 PM — Anti-gay activist Linda Harvey has said that it's a "myth" that there are lots of gay people
US retailer Target publicly endorses equal marriage 4
2:53 PM — US retail giant Target has endorsed same-sex marriage for the first time, in a legal brief.