24th August 2014
Doctor Who features first lesbian kiss 184
11:59 AM — Doctor Who has been criticized for featuring an on-screen lesbian kiss for the first time ever, in last night's season première.
Is this the UK’s first same-sex fetish wedding? 29
11:28 AM — A couple have married in what they claim is the UK's first same-sex fetish wedding.
22nd August 2014
No action taken against ‘gay marriage causes floods’ ex-UKIP councillor 24
2:01 PM — No action will be taken against an ex-UKIP councillor who famously claimed earlier this year that same-sex marriage caused flooding.
Harry Redknapp: Malky Mackay made a mistake with homophobic texts but ‘hasn’t murdered anyone’ 15
12:59 PM — Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has defended a football manager who is being investigated by the FA for allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist and homophobic texts.
BNP: The BBC is forcing ‘homosexual persuasions’ on everyone with gay characters 60
11:58 AM — The British National Party is claiming a BBC boss is trying to force his "homosexual persuasion" on people by including gay characters in TV shows.
21st August 2014
Labour peer Lord Glasman sympathises with anti-gay Catholic adoption agencies 111
2:49 PM — Lord Glasman says it’s “completely legitimate” for Catholics to be sceptical of Labour because it opposes the right of adoption agencies to discriminate against gay couples.
Guess how much this year’s Brighton Pride has raised for LGBT groups? 1
11:27 AM — This year’s Brighton Pride has beaten its community fundraising target, organisers say.
Tories must support statutory sex education, says Thatcher’s Health Minister 6
9:49 AM — Lord Fowler is urging the Tories to back statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education, in a bid to safeguard the health and wellbeing of young people.
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.