11th November 2014
Bangladesh: Lawmakers demand more rights for third gender hijra groups 2
10:47 AM — Lawmakers in Bangladesh have called for more rights for hijra groups, following the marking of one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
9th November 2014
Watch: TV ad pushing gay rights for Christians in Southern states 8
12:36 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has launched a TV ad expressly targeting Christians in Southern states.
8th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury: It would be ‘the ultimate failure’ to accept gays 119
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".
5th November 2014
US: Anti-discrimination bill could be dead after Republicans win Senate 4
4:02 PM — The Employment Non-Discrimination Act could be dead, after Republicans gained control of the Senate in yesterday's midterm elections.
1st November 2014
Gay rights activist named ‘Australian of the year’ in Tasmania 6
2:37 PM — An activist for Australian Marriage Equality has been named as Tasmania's Australian of the year.
28th October 2014
Italy: 54% of LGBT people say they suffer discrimination 6
3:31 PM — A study by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has found that Italy ranks among the most discriminatory countries in Europe against LGBT people.
27th October 2014
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.
18th October 2014
John McCain’s daughter celebrates marriage equality in Arizona: ‘F*** yes!’ 3
3:27 PM — The daughter of former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has celebrated equal marriage arriving in the family's home state of Arizona.
15th October 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.
10th October 2014
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
7th October 2014
Kenya: Transgender activist wins landmark case to change her name on academic certificates 2
3:52 PM — Transgender activist Audrey Mbugua won a landmark case on Tuesday when the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) was ordered to change her name on academic certificates.
5th October 2014
US: Human Rights Campaign fires back at anti-gay group head who branded them ‘imperialists’ 5
12:51 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has launched an attack on NOM President Brian Brown, after he branded them "imperialists" who "export" same-sex marriage.
28th September 2014
France: Three-quarters want to keep equal marriage laws, despite calls for repeal 8
1:53 PM — A poll has found that three-quarters of people in France want to keep the country's same-sex marriage laws, despite opposition calls to repeal it.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council passes landmark LGBT rights resolution 20
7:20 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a landmark resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
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.
21st September 2014
Study: Ending the gay blood ban could help save a million lives 3
11:47 AM — A report has claimed that ending the blanket ban on gay men donating blood in the US could potentially save over a million lives.
20th September 2014
Mary Cheney: I support gay marriage because I am a Republican 6
12:10 PM — Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has claimed that gay equality is a Republican ideal.
17th September 2014
Fox anchor Sean Hannity: Parents have a right to teach that being gay is ‘not normal’ 32
12:42 PM — Fox anchor Sean Hannity has claimed that parents have a right to teach their children that homosexuality is abnormal.
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.