23rd February 2015
Archbishop of Canterbury: Who am I to judge gays for their sins, if they have sins? 73
6:34 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed it is not up to him to judge gay people for their "sins".
US: Diplomat Randy Berry appointed as first LGBT rights envoy 10
5:08 PM — A senior diplomat has been appointed as the United States' first envoy for LGBT rights.
CNN pundit: I’m gay, and I want my daughter to be gay too 27
4:45 PM — CNN pundit Sally Kohn has sparked a debate - after she claimed that she would like her daughter to be a lesbian.
Cher attacks Arkansas governor for allowing law permitting anti-gay discrimination 25
12:19 PM — Cher has hit out at the Governor of Arkansas, for allowing an anti-gay bill to pass into law.
21st February 2015
Comment: LGBT+ Lib Dems welcome new ‘revenge porn’ laws 1
4:36 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, hails the introduction of laws criminalising 'revenge porn'.
Republican tries to wreck gay rights bill by enacting it ‘when hell freezes over’ 38
2:25 PM — A Wyoming Republican attempted to sabotage an anti-discrimination bill, by making it effective from "when hell freezes over".
20th February 2015
LGBT Leaders conference to be held tomorrow 2
8:10 PM — A number of high-profile speakers are set to attend a conference aimed at encouraging LGBT student leaders.
Football club offers free tickets to gay fans 4
6:56 PM — A football club is offering free admission to LGBT fans for a game, to celebrate LGBT History Month.
What life is really like for LGBT students 7
5:15 PM — A new research project is exploring what university life is like for LGBT students.
UKIP MEP who said homophobia doesn’t exist complains about ‘UKIP-phobia’ 22
2:02 PM — UKIP politician Roger Helmer - who claimed that homophobia does not actually exist - is now complaining about 'UKIP-phobia'.
US: First openly bisexual governor sworn in
11:20 AM — The first governor of a US state to openly identify as LGBT has officially taken up her office.
16th February 2015
Gay NBA star Jason Collins mentoring sport stars in the closet 2
7:36 PM — Gay basketball star Jason Collins has said he is now helping to mentor a number of other LGBT players who remain in the closet.
Jenny Jones: It’s unbelievable that Rupert Read is labelled transphobic 61
6:07 PM — Green Party politician Jenny Jones has spoken out in defence of candidate Rupert Read - appearing to put her at odds with her party leadership.
David Cameron meets with Sultan of Brunei, who wants gays stoned to death 34
1:44 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron is today meeting with the Sultan of Brunei - who recently enacted a law calling for homosexuals to be stoned to death.
Richard Dawkins hails Mary Portas’ beautiful family arrangement 18
11:50 AM — Richard Dawkins spoken out in support of Mary Portas' brother, for donating sperm to his sister's wife.
15th February 2015
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 509
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
Mass gay kiss-in marks Valentine’s Day in London 32
6:16 PM — Hundreds of people attended a gay 'kiss-in' in Piccadilly Circus, to mark Valentine's Day.
Camden’s Black Cap saved from plans to redevelop as flats 3
4:05 PM — Iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap has been saved from a drastic downsizing - after proposed redevelopments were rejected.
Rainbow flag flies in Guernsey for Valentine’s Day 3
2:45 PM — The Channel Islands LGBTQ group Liberate is flying a rainbow flag to mark Valentine's Day.