27th May 2015
Hook-up app users show less face pics in homophobic countries 8
3:18 PM — Scruff has recently conducted a global survey, in an attempt to discover which countries show more face pictures when using their app and why.
6th November 2014
James Bond actor Ben Whishaw: It was hard to come out ‘with dignity’ 4
1:13 PM — Ben Whishaw has said he was unsure how to come out while still keeping his private life and "dignity" intact.
1st November 2014
Massage parlour visiting MEP who claimed gays ‘undermine marriage’ to divorce 35
8:16 AM — UKIP MEP Roger Helmer - who claimed that gay people "undermine" marriage - has revealed that he and his second wife are to divorce.
20th March 2013
Facebook user suggests site read his text messages to know he was gay 26
1:00 AM — A Facebook user claimed that the site knew he was gay before he ever came out, or share the information, other than in a text message sent to a friend. Reports, however, suggest that an algorithm guessed he was gay from activity on other sites.
19th March 2013
US: Montana debates ending gay sex ban 16 years after ruling it unconstitutional 26
4:36 PM — Legislators in Montana are debating whether to end a controversial ban on gay sex, ruled unconstitutional by the state's own Supreme Court in 1997, but face opposition from critics who say ending the ban will turn Montana into "Gomorrah".
16th October 2012
Facebook accidentally outed users to their parents through group permissions loophole 21
2:14 AM — Facebook users have been inadvertently outed by a loophole in the system which overrode their privacy settings and shared information about them.
9th September 2011
US Christian school ‘asked lesbian student to leave’ 55
5:32 PM — A Christian school in the US state of Connecticut allegedly asked a student to leave because she is a lesbian.
1st November 2010
Students deny putting roommate’s gay sex session online
3:22 PM — Two US students accused of invading the privacy of a friend who committed suicide say they did not broadcast his gay sex session online. Dharun Ravi of Plainsboro, New Jersey, and Molly W Wei of Princeton, both 18, were accused of secretly recording Mr Ravi's roommate Tyler Clementi having sex with a man.
18th January 2010
Privacy warning over trans people using airport scanners 41
2:48 PM — Trans people may suffer a breach of their privacy if compulsory body scanners are used in airports, the equalities watchdog has warned.