26th July 2014
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan appoints Stonewall education head as special advisor 29
3:24 PM — Equalities minister Nicky Morgan has appointed Stonewall's head of education as a special advisor.
UK: James Arthur to change name following homophobic lyrics row 30
2:41 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur is to change his name to get away from the "stigma" that surrounds him, after multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
Marcus Collins: Strictly will have same-sex dance couples eventually
12:03 PM — Singer Marcus Collins has said it is only "a matter of time" before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.
X-Men director Bryan Singer dismissed from sex abuse lawsuit 5
11:40 AM — One of two sex abuse lawsuits targeting X-Men director Bryan Singer has dropped the charges against him.
25th July 2014
Trans* Pride festival to be held in Brighton this weekend 1
12:04 PM — The second ever Trans* Pride Brighton festival is set to open this evening.
24th July 2014
Crime survey: Third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs last year 39
5:49 PM — A third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs over the last year, the Crime Survey of England and Wales has found.
Peter Tatchell: I am considering outing bishops who discipline married gay clergy 86
5:39 PM — Peter Tatchell has threatened to name prominent gay bishops, if they discipline members of the clergy who have entered into same-sex marriages.
Government to revise civil partnership conversion process after criticism 44
5:15 PM — The government has withdrawn regulations governing the process of converting civil partnerships to marriages, and intends to revise them.
I was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970s to ‘cure’ my sexual orientation 17
2:56 PM — A Birmingham man has spoken of his deep regret at undergoing gay ‘cure’ therapy on the NHS in the 1970s.
Conchita Wurst and Anastacia to perform at Manchester Pride
1:51 PM — Conchita Wurst and Anastacia will perform at next month’s Manchester Pride, organisers have announced.
Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 5
11:55 AM — A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy.
22nd July 2014
Lord Joffe: Critics of Assisted Dying Bill ‘opposed’ legalising homosexuality 5
3:51 PM — Lord Joffe has compared the opponents of the Assisted Dying Bill to those who argued against decriminalising homosexuality.
Man pretended to be lesbian online using stolen Facebook photos 1
2:33 PM — A man has been found guilty for posing as a lesbian online, in a bid to meet up with women.
School chief defends Brunei’s death penalty for gays and says they should face UK exile 62
1:55 PM — A former chairman of governors at a school in Birmingham has defended the Sultan of Brunei’s death penalty for gay citizens.
Government rejects calls to posthumously pardon men convicted of homosexuality 50
11:34 AM — The government has rejected calls for convictions for homosexual acts to be posthumously disregarded.
21st July 2014
Court rules that Jobcentre ‘discriminated’ by disclosing former gender of trans claimants 6
5:25 PM — A trans woman arguing for the right to not have her trans status disclosed to the Jobcentre has won a legal battle against the Department of Work and Pensions.
New Russell T Davies online series seeks ‘real gay sex stories’ 1
1:45 PM — A new online series from Russell T Davies is looking for people to share real stories about their sexual experiences.
Comment: The gay community should stop attacking anyone who dares suggest sexuality is a choice 228
1:12 PM — Dr Adam Jowett, a lecturer in Social Psychology at Coventry University, argues that we should stop attacking people for suggesting sexuality is a choice.
Out presenter Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight 9
11:45 AM — Out TV presenter Evan Davis has been announced as the new main presenter of Newsnight.
20th July 2014
Gay vicar who defied Church to marry same-sex partner opens post office inside church 8
2:42 PM — A popular gay vicar who defied the Church of England to marry his same-sex partner has raised eyebrows again, by opening a post office in one of his churches.