20th June 2014
Dutch media outlets ‘extremely annoyed’ by ‘Gay Village’ hoax 8
1:22 PM — Dutch media outlets have responded badly to the announcement that plans for an LGBT-only 'Gay Village' backed up by officials, were actually a hoax intended to draw attention to LGBT issues.
17th June 2014
Two princes fall in love on a quest to save a lesbian princess; new children’s book released 27
5:53 PM — 'The Princes and The Treasure', a children’s fairy tale following the story of two princes who fall in love, was released in February by American writer Jeffrey A Miles.
16th June 2014
Canada: Ugandan gay activists finally allowed entry to speak at WorldPride Congerence 6
8:58 PM — A group of Ugandan LGBT activists who plan to speak at WorldPride Human Rights Conference will finally be allowed to enter Canada, after initially being denied visas.
US: Senate bill proposes creation of an LGBT rights envoy 2
1:01 PM — A Senate bill proposes the creation of an LGBT Envoy, to work against discrimination and violence around the world.
15th June 2014
Singapore: Government condemns Goldman Sachs for holding LGBT dinner 84
2:28 PM — A Singapore government minister has condemned Goldman Sachs for holding an LGBT networking event in the country.
14th June 2014
Video: Insurance company marks Pride with beautiful animated gay love story 15
6:08 PM — American insurance company Allstate has released an animated short film featuring a gay love story, to commemorate Pride month.
US: LGBT groups drop support of anti-discrimination law ENDA over ‘religious freedom’ exemption 11
1:21 PM — Several prominent LGBT groups have dropped their support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act over a 'religious freedom' exemption.
Chris Christie: Texas Governor was wrong to compare homosexuality to alcoholism 4
12:51 PM — Republican Chris Christie has rebuked Texas governor Rick Perry, for comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
12th June 2014
US: Trans candidate wins Nevada Republican primary 6
8:28 PM — A trans candidate has won a Republican primary, clearing her way to run for the state Assembly.
11th June 2014
UK: Charity coalition calls for statuatory LGBT-inclusive sex education 6
12:56 PM — A coalition of charities and teachers' groups has called for LGBT-inclusive sex education lessons to be mandatory for all schools.
9th June 2014
Trinidad: Caribbean LGBT youth unite to push for repeal of anti-gay laws 4
12:10 PM — LGBT youth leaders from across the Caribbean have united to push for lingering anti-gay laws to be repealed.
8th June 2014
Welsh minister: Government ‘must do more’ to improve LGBT domestic abuse services 3
2:12 PM — A Welsh minister has admitted her government "must do more" to improve the country's domestic abuse services for LGBT people.
6th June 2014
LGBT legal support organisation fights for charitable status at tribunal 2
3:19 PM — Leading LGBT legal organisation The Human Dignity Trust is fighting to be recognised as a charity at a tribunal today, and states that the Charity Commission "fundamentally misunderstands" its work.
3rd June 2014
YouTube celebrates LGBT pride with new #ProudToPlay campaign 1
4:23 PM — YouTube and Google have teamed up for America's LGBT Pride Month with a new campaign focusing on sport.
31st May 2014
Cyprus holds first ever Pride march, organisers push for same-sex unions 15
6:09 PM — Cyprus has held its first ever pride march, with organisers hoping to draw attention to poor LGBT rights in the country.
Facebook releases free Pride-themed sticker set 9
5:43 PM — Facebook has released a free range of LGBT-themed sticker emoticons, featuring various gay symbols, same-sex couples and families.
30th May 2014
Anti-bullying group to bring LGBT Day of Silence to schools in New Zealand 1
12:28 PM — A group which aims to stamp out bullying against LGBT young people is to bring the Day of Silence to schools across New Zealand.
29th May 2014
Cyprus Pride march to highlight the lack of LGBT rights 1
4:08 PM — The first Gay Pride march to take place in Cyprus will highlight the lack of a legal rights movement for the LGBT community in the country.
Australia: School drops ban against same-sex prom pairing 4
2:19 PM — An Australian public school which refused to allow two girls to attend the debutante ball as a pair has reversed its decision.
28th May 2014
US: Historic LGBT sites to get national landmark status 7
9:31 PM — Historic LGBT sites across the US will be considered for recognition as national landmarks, it has been announced.