20th August 2014
Gary Busey in Celebrity Big Brother homophobia row 21
5:16 PM — Celebrity Big Brother contestant Gary Busey has sparked a homophobia row, after asking a housemate if he likes getting "butt-f**ked".
David Cameron: I want more gay couples to adopt children 6
5:11 PM — The Prime Minister has said “prejudice” should not stop gay couples getting in the way of adopting children.
Peter Tatchell to receive honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 1
4:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is to be awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
Telegraph columnist: Protect registrars who refuse to marry gay couples 67
4:10 PM — The former editor of The Catholic Herald has suggested the state should protect Christian registrars who refuse to marry gay couples.
Kellie Maloney donating ‘significant portion’ of Big Brother fee to trans support group 32
12:00 PM — Kellie Maloney will donate a "significant portion" of her Celebrity Big Brother fee to a transgender support group, it has been revealed.
19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 134
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
Police officers investigated for anti-gay or racist social media posts 14
3:14 PM — Hundreds of police officers and civilian staff have been investigated for homophobic, racist and threatening messages on social media, research shows.
UKIP supporter Christine Hamilton: ‘There are racists and homophobes in every party’ 39
1:49 PM — Christine Hamilton has rubbished suggestions that UKIP is an inherently homophobic and racist party.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage reveals ‘private dinner’ with Sir Elton John 24
11:08 AM — Sir Elton John has played down rumours that he will back UKIP, after Nigel Farage revealed that he had a private dinner with the star.
18th August 2014
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney joins Celebrity Big Brother house 63
9:56 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house.
James Norton to play gay painter Duncan Grant in new BBC drama 5
6:38 PM — Actor James Norton is to play painter Duncan Grant in a new drama exploring the Bloomsbury Group of writers and artists.
Former UKIP candidate: Party is plagued with grotesque transsexuals 82
12:00 PM — Former UKIP candidateJulia Gasper has claimed that the party is "plagued" with "grotesque" transsexuals.
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 9
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
15th August 2014
Kellie Maloney: I’m not homophobic, but I don’t think same-sex couples should have children 168
4:22 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she "still" doesn't think gay couples should raise children, but denies being homophobic.
Sir Cliff Richard attacks ‘completely false’ sex abuse claims 68
1:10 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has attacked "completely false" allegations that he sexually abused a boy at an evangelical rally.
Video: Pastor tells Vicky Beeching she has ‘given in to a lie’ by coming out 140
12:43 PM — US Pastor Scott Lively has told Christian singer Vicky Beeching that she has "given in to a lie" by coming out as gay.
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.