19th May 2015
Sam Smith gives ‘Love Actually’-style silent awards speech after vocal surgery 2
11:53 AM — Sam Smith has delivered a silent acceptance speech at the Billboard awards - while waiting to undergo surgery on his vocal chords.
10th May 2015
Voice actors cut ties with studio behind vile ‘Kill the Faggots’ game 16
6:15 PM — A number of voice actors have dropped out of an upcoming video game from a developer who made a homophobic murder simulator.
22nd March 2015
Watch: 13-year-old boy comes out as trans with amazing speech 21
6:35 PM — A clip of a 13-year-old coming out as transgender has spread online.
16th March 2015
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
28th February 2015
CBB star Kellie Maloney: I wanted to transition quietly 37
4:16 PM — Kellie Maloney has claimed she wanted to transition "very quietly" - despite signing up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother.
15th December 2014
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.
24th October 2014
US: Republican accused of plagiarising anti-gay speech 17
12:49 PM — A Republican candidate has been accused of plagiarising a state congress speech opposing same-sex marriage.
23rd July 2014
Bill Clinton AIDS conference speech disrupted by protesters 6
12:42 PM — Bill Clinton's speech to the International AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia yesterday was disrupted by protesters.
16th July 2014
Video: Mother delivers moving speech defending trans daughter 7
1:32 PM — A mother has delivered a speech defending her transgender daughter.
2nd July 2014
Video: Drag queen delivers speech destroying anti-gay protesters at Pride 10
5:06 PM — A drag queen has delivered a speech rebutting a crowd of anti-gay protesters at a Pride parade.
21st June 2014
John Kerry: We must push back against violence and anti-gay laws globally 1
11:39 AM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the West needs to push back against the "global trend of rising violence and discrimination against LGBT persons."
5th June 2014
Activist: Gay rights will lead to men jerking off next to you at bus stops 79
10:04 PM — An activist has claimed that "sexual freedom" will lead to men being allowed to masturbate next to people at bus stops.
2nd June 2014
US: Head of anti-gay Family Research Council speaks at Republican leadership conference 20
9:54 PM — The head of the anti-gay Family Research Council has delivered a speech at the Republican Leadership Conference.
12th May 2014
Dustin Lance Black finally speaks at college that banned him over sex photo leak 8
10:43 PM — Dustin Lance Black has finally spoken at a college graduation ceremony, despite initially being banned from speaking after explicit photos of him leaked online.
29th April 2014
Ellen Page: I felt awkward around gay people before I came out 3
9:00 PM — Ellen Page has said she felt 'awkward' around gay people before she came out publicly.
20th April 2014
Drag queen Panti Bliss nominated for ‘Pride of Ireland’ awards 1
2:53 PM — Drag queen Panti Bliss has been nominated for several Pride of Ireland awards, after giving a heartwarming speech about oppression in January.
27th March 2014
Obama: Russia should protect gays, not target them 4
3:39 PM — Barack Obama has chided Russia for its continued anti-gay laws and policies, in a wide-ranging speech in Brussels.
10th March 2014
Watch: This Utah man’s heartfelt plea for gay equality has to be seen 9
8:51 PM — Gay Utahn Justin Utley has delivered a moving plea for gay rights laws in the state, recounting how his life has been changed because of his sexuality.
7th March 2014
Fox host: ‘Allowing gays makes the military like lab rats, which is why Putin invaded Ukraine’ 22
9:08 PM — A Fox News host said that allowing gays to openly serve has made the military "laboratory rats in some radical social experiment", and blamed Obama's 'pink crayon' policies for the current conflict in Ukraine.
24th September 2013
Australian Catholic priest excommunicated by Vatican over support for gay rights 22
4:31 PM — An Australian priest has been excommunicated by the Vatican over his support for gay rights and women, just days after the pope called for Catholics to “find a new balance” by refraining from frequent condemnation on gay issues.