23rd June 2014
Canada: Tweet-powered Pride flag unveiled for WorldPride in Toronto 2
2:09 PM — The week-long WorldPride festival is under way in Toronto, with a special Twitter-powered Pride flag unveiled as part of the festivities.
21st June 2014
US: Newly-out Democrat leads Maine Pride parade 2
7:38 PM — A Maine Democrat who came out as gay last year has marshalled the state's biggest Pride parade for the first time.
US: New York party promoter banned from using phrase ‘NYC Pride’ 3
12:43 PM — A New York party promoter has been banned from using the phrase 'NYC Pride' in its advertising, following legal action from the city's pride parade organisers.
16th June 2014
US: Officer suspended from active duty after violent Pittsburgh pride arrest 69
7:53 PM — A police officer has been suspended from active duty, after a clip of a violent arrest at Pittsburgh Pride surfaced online.
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
15th June 2014
New York mayor: I won’t march in St Patrick’s Day parade until it includes gay people
6:17 PM — New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has said he will continue to boycott New York's annual St Patrick's Day parade until it includes LGBT people.
14th June 2014
US: Teenager arrested over violent attack at Detroit pride event 2
3:52 PM — Police have made an arrest in connection with a brutal assault at a pride parade in Detroit.
13th June 2014
Israel: Tel Aviv pride parade draws 100,000-strong crowd 2
8:40 PM — Over 100,000 people attended Tel Aviv pride today, as the week-long festival reached its peak.
US: Salt Lake City councillors to boycott Mormon parade over exclusion of gays 5
3:40 PM — Two members of Salt Lake City council have announced they will not attend a prominent Mormon parade in the city, over the exclusion of gay people.
US: Utah police officer resigns after objecting to Pride parade assignment 5
2:55 PM — A Utah police officer has resigned from his post, after he was put on leave for allegedly refusing to work at a Pride parade.
9th June 2014
US: District Attorney says officer who refused to work at Pride should quit policing 14
1:23 PM — The District Attorney for Salt Lake County has said that a police officer who refused to work at a gay pride parade should quit policing altogether.
Serbia: Belgrade Pride cancelled due to flooding 3
12:59 PM — Belgrade Pride, which is usually banned due to threats of violence, was instead this year cancelled due to flooding.
7th June 2014
US: Utah police officer ‘on paid leave’ after refusing to work at Pride 12
4:08 PM — A Salt Lake City police officer has been placed on leave, after he refused to work at the Utah Pride parade.
31st May 2014
Russia: Two detained by police at Moscow Pride rally 3
2:25 PM — Moscow police have detained two people for taking part in a pride rally which was denied official permission.
30th May 2014
South Korea: Officials attempt to cancel Seoul Pride, event to go ahead regardless 4
10:08 PM — The organisers of Seoul Pride have announced the event will go ahead next week in defiance of government orders, after their permission was revoked.
16th May 2014
Russia: Moscow officials ban Conchita Wurst parade 4
8:31 PM — Russian officials have blocked a group from holding a parade in honour of Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst.
27th April 2014
Japan: First Lady makes surprise appearance at Tokyo Pride parade 12
2:27 PM — Japan's First Lady took part in Tokyo's pride parade on Sunday, voicing her support for LGBT people.
19th March 2014
Catholic League: Boycott Heineken, Guinness and Sam Adams, they support gay equality 67
10:07 PM — The head of the Catholic League has called for a boycott of Heineken, Guinness and Sam Adams beers, after they dropped sponsorship of St Patrick's Day parades that banned gay groups.
17th March 2014
US: Anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively marches in Boston St Patrick’s parade, gays remain banned 17
9:14 PM — Anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively, who supported Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' bill, was allowed to take part in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade, while a group of gay veterans remained banned.
14th March 2014
US: Heineken joins boycott of NYC St Patrick’s parade over ban on gay groups 13
9:42 PM — Beer-maker Heineken has dropped its sponsorship of New York's St Patrick's Day parade, as a group of gay veterans will not be allowed to march.