9th July 2014
Head of abuse inquiry Butler-Sloss said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’ 34
5:58 PM — The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse inquiry was one of the most vocal critics of the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage for England and Wales.
UK: Men appear in court over Grindr blackmail charges
11:20 AM — Two men have appeared in court, accused of blackmailing users of the gay hookup app Grindr.
8th July 2014
Paul O’Grady: Drag queens were the Vera Lynns of south London in the 1980s 4
6:23 PM — Paul O’Grady has described what it meant to be a drag queen at the height of the AIDS epidemic
David Furnish praises MPs for undertaking HIV tests 2
4:56 PM — Filmmaker and campaigner David Furnish has praised politicians for taking part in an HIV testing session at Westminster.
LGBT charity Albert Kennedy Trust celebrates 25th anniversary 2
2:43 PM — The Albert Kennedy Trust, which helps homeless LGBT young people, has marked its 25th anniversary.
UK Parliament begins world record HIV testing challenge 1
10:53 AM — The record for the highest number of parliamentarians to take an HIV test in one session will be set today at Westminster.
7th July 2014
Christian Concern: Elton John is ‘staggeringly arrogant’ for saying Jesus would support gay rights 48
2:52 PM — Christian Concern has attacked Sir Elton John for claiming that if Jesus were alive, he would support gay rights.
Video: James Corden wins £16,000 for HIV charity on Deal or No Deal
12:36 PM — Actor James Corden has won £16,000 for HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust, appearing on Celebrity Deal or No Deal.
London: Police appeal for woman who filmed Vauxhall bar death
12:07 PM — Police have appealed for a woman to come forward who filmed an incident outside a gay-friendly Vauxhall club in which a man died.
6th July 2014
Stonewall education head: Improving teacher training is the key to tackling homophobic bullying 9
2:25 PM — Luke Tryl is Head of Education at Stonewall. He spoke to PinkNews.co.uk at Stonewall's Education for All conference ahead of the publication of the Teachers’ Report 2014, about what still needs to be done.
UK: United Reform Church fails to pass same-sex marriage 43
12:13 PM — The United Reform Church has failed to become the first mainstream church in the UK to permit same-sex weddings, delaying a decision until next year.
5th July 2014
Poll: Average person knows eight gay people 11
6:09 PM — On average, people personally know five gay men and three lesbians, polling data has shown.
UK: Brighton and Hove named best council for tackling homophobic bullying in schools 3
5:35 PM — Stonewall has named Brighton and Hove as the best council in the country for tackling homophobic and biphobic bullying in schools.
Ruth Hunt: People didn’t want a lesbian to represent gay people 65
4:36 PM — Stonewall's acting Chief Executive Ruth Hunt has said that she received criticism when she was appointed, because people didn't want a woman in charge of an LGB group.
Nicole Scherzinger: Gay people are more empathetic and understanding 12
4:11 PM — Former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger has said that she has a special "connection" with the gay community.
Canada: British trans woman files human rights complaint over detention in men’s prison 18
2:33 PM — A British trans woman has filed a human rights complaint, after she was detained in a men's prison in Canada.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
UK: Police release CCTV footage of Birmingham Pride attack 4
4:56 PM — Police have released CCTV footage of an attack at Birmingham Pride, and have appealed for help to find a suspect.
Consultation launched into tackling hate crime in London 3
12:52 PM — A consultation has been launched into how to tackle hate-crime in the capital city.
Julie Bindel: You can choose to be gay – I chose to live my life as a lesbian 109
12:35 PM — Feminist writer Julie Bindel has claimed that gay and lesbian people can choose to be attracted to people of the same sex.