5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
The gayest things Joan Rivers ever said 19
2:50 PM — We count down Joan Rivers' best jokes, one-liners and reads.
3rd September 2014
Former Utah Governor: Equal marriage in 50 states is ‘inevitable’ 8
7:16 PM — A former Governor of Utah has claimed that same-sex marriage across all 50 states is "inevitable".
Duck Dynasty star: I’m only as homophobic as Jesus 40
12:03 PM — The star of Duck Dynasty has claimed that he is only as homophobic as Jesus.
1st September 2014
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
Italy: Party attacked for ‘no to gay adoption’ photo 9
4:24 PM — An Italian photographer has criticized a far-right group for using one of his photographs for an anti-gay campaign.
31st August 2014
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
30th August 2014
Australia: Anti-gay conference begins despite protests 24
5:40 PM — An anti-gay group's conference is underway in Australia, despite protests from equality campaigners.
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
29th August 2014
Couple behind civil partnership conversion petition welcome changes 31
7:16 PM — A couple who campaigned to change the process for converting civil partnerships into marriages have welcomed proposed changes.
Columnist: Gay activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he’s worse than the Westboro Baptist Church 23
6:24 PM — An American columnist has claimed that rights activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he is worse than the Westboro Baptist Church.
27th August 2014
Humanist group condemns former Attorney General for claiming Christians face persecution in UK 14
4:48 PM — The British Humanist Association has rebuked a former Attorney General's "lazily stitched together" claims that Christians face persecution in the UK.
22nd August 2014
SNP accepts £1m donation from Section 28 backer Brian Souter 19
5:40 PM — The Scottish Nationalist Party has accepted a £1 million donation from Stagecoach boss Sir Brian Souter, who funded a campaign to keep Section 28.
20th August 2014
Video: Pro-gay group launches creepiest ad you will ever see 17
10:59 AM — A pro-gay group has launched an incredibly creepy new advert.
19th August 2014
Cuba: Mariela Castro casts first ever vote against government over LGBT protections 1
11:42 AM — Mariela Castro - the daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro - has cast the first ever recorded vote against a government bill, over a lack of LGBT protections.
17th August 2014
US: Legal challenge to Houston equal rights law gets January court date 2
5:35 PM — A court challenge to Houston's equal rights ordinance will be heard in January.
13th August 2014
Texas activist: People are fleeing states that have same-sex marriage 22
5:48 PM — A Texas activist has claimed that people are fleeing states that introduce same-sex marriage.
LGBT rights groups issue joint letter after Missouri teen killed by cop 2
5:15 PM — LGBT charities and rights groups have issued a joint statement in support of the family of a Missouri teen who was shot dead by a police officer.
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.