5th December 2014
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
1st December 2014
Obama: No one should be left behind in the fight against AIDS
11:35 AM — In a statement on World AIDS Day, US President Barack Obama has called for renewed action against HIV.
29th November 2014
France: Former President who wants to repeal same-sex marriage elected as opposition leader 11
9:55 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who wants to repeal same-sex marriage, has been elected to lead the main opposition party.
24th November 2014
US: Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns 1
6:04 PM — US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, who has pushed forward equal benefits for gay people serving in the military, has announced his resignation.
19th November 2014
France: Former President Sarkozy condemned by key allies for call to scrap equal marriage 18
5:09 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been condemned by a number of his political allies, after he called for same-sex marriage to be repealed.
16th November 2014
US: Barack Obama appoints new LGBT Liaison
6:06 PM — Barack Obama has appointed a Democratic activist to the role of LGBT Liaison within the White House.
26th October 2014
Jimmy Carter: States should be allowed to not marry gay couples 75
6:19 PM — Former US President Jimmy Carter says that individual states should be permitted to not perform same-sex marriages.
Bill Clinton: It breaks my heart that Uganda puts aid at risk by demonising gays 3
1:56 PM — Former US President Bill Clinton has spoken out against Uganda's homophobic laws.
24th October 2014
Grindr users want to vote for Hillary, but hook up with JFK 5
8:26 PM — A majority of Grindr users would vote for Hillary Clinton if she runs for President - but users overwhelmingly agree John F Kennedy was the hottest President.
20th October 2014
Barack Obama: I think the Constitution guarantees equal marriage in 50 states 3
3:08 PM — Barack Obama has weighed in on ongoing legal battles surrounding same-sex marriage, to say he believes that equal marriage is a Constitutional right.
17th October 2014
Tickets sell out for London summit attended by anti-gay Ugandan President 14
1:11 PM — Tickets have sold out for a trade investment summit attended by Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni.
22nd September 2014
Barack Obama: LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated 4
7:48 PM — Barack Obama has spoken about sexual assault within the LGBT community.
15th September 2014
Clinton adviser: Gay rights will be Obama’s greatest legacy 26
5:20 PM — A former adviser to Bill Clinton has claimed that gay rights will be Obama's biggest legacy.
8th September 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: America needs a female president, then a gay one 31
6:51 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has claimed that the US should have a gay president after it elects a female one.
31st August 2014
Robert Mugabe: I prefer Chinese aid, because they don’t want Africa to ‘embrace homosexuality’ 34
4:10 PM — President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has said he dislikes taking international aid money from the West, because it comes with pressure to "embrace" homosexuality.
29th August 2014
Australia: Catholic newspaper refuses ad from former Irish president because she is pro-gay 14
5:52 PM — A Catholic newspaper in Australia has rejected an advert from former Irish President Mary McAleese, because she isn't a homophobe.
24th August 2014
Ecuador: Same-sex unions to be formally recognised from next month 4
5:22 PM — Ecuador will begin to formally recognise the unions of same-sex couples on documents from September 15, it has been announced.
15th August 2014
Ugandan MP: New anti-gay law won’t harass ‘consenting homosexuals’ 15
1:39 PM — A Ugandan MP has claimed that a new draft of his country's anti-gay law won't attack "consenting" homosexuals, and will target people "promoting" homosexuality to children.
13th August 2014
Republican Congressman: Obama is ‘obsessed’ with promoting gay rights 7
12:33 PM — A Republican congressman has claimed that Barack Obama is 'obsessed' with promoting gay rights.
12th August 2014
Ugandan MP: President will water down anti-gay law for ‘our Western friends’ 14
1:36 PM — A Ugandan lawmaker has claimed the country's President, Yoweri Museveni, is attempting to water down the country's anti-gay law after diplomatic pressure from the West.