10th December 2013
Quakers ‘delighted’ same-sex marriages in England and Wales can take place from end of March 8
5:25 PM — The Religious Society of Friends in Britain, generally known as the Quakers, say they are “delighted” by today’s announcement that the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales can take place from 29 March 2014.
Core Issues Trust calls on Court of Appeal to rule against Transport for London’s ban on anti-gay ads 23
2:21 PM — The Court of Appeal has begun hearing the case of Christian charity prevented from advertising anti-gay posters on 24 buses in London.
Jury enters third day of deliberations in Brighton gay man murder trial
1:27 PM — The jury in the case of a man accused of murdering a Brighton gay man has retired for a third day to consider its verdict.
LGBT activists mark World Human Rights Day
12:46 PM — LGBT campaigners around the world are marking Human Rights Day.
BBC disciplines Graham Norton for wearing AIDS awareness ribbon on chat show 94
12:08 PM — Graham Norton has been reprimanded by the BBC for wearing an HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon on his Friday night chat show.
9th December 2013
Jury considering verdict of South African accused of murdering Brighton gay man
2:08 PM — The jury in the case of a man accused of murdering a 62-year-old Brighton gay man have begun their deliberations.
Times claims Church of England ‘on the brink of appointing its first openly gay bishop’ 27
11:13 AM — The Church of England is on the brink of appointing its first openly gay bishop, according to The Times.
6th December 2013
Comment: What to do if you face homophobic discrimination at work 5
5:46 PM — Employment Lawyer Jamie Feldman writes for PinkNews on what to do if you encounter homophobic discrimination in the workplace.
Date and theme of Pride in London 2014 announced 1
3:41 PM — London LGBT+ Community Pride has confirmed that the Pride in London Parade 2014 will take place on Saturday 28 June and the theme will be "Freedom to ..."
Liverpool’s Gay Quarter to benefit from new community interest company
1:30 PM — A dedicated organisation to help improve Liverpool’s Gay Quarter will be set up after council approval.
5th December 2013
London: Police treating anti-gay posters against ex-councillor as hate crime 2
5:20 PM — Police are treating the circulation of homophobic posters against a gay former east London councillor as a hate crime, with two more posters appearing.
Baroness Warsi to give LGBT rights lecture on World Human Rights Day 25
4:03 PM — Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi is set to give a key note speech on LGBT rights as part of next week’s World Human Rights Day.
Jury retires to consider verdict of South African accused of murdering Brighton gay man
1:50 PM — A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of a South African national accused of murdering Michael Polding, a gay man who lived in Brighton.
Ofsted condemn north London school for failing to take anti-gay bullying ‘seriously’ 5
1:17 PM — The board of governors at a north London school have stepped down following damning criticism by Ofsted that staff failed to deal sufficiently with homophobic and racist bullying.
4th December 2013
Cleric: Why would I call for the death of gay people when my sister is gay 8
6:03 PM — An Islamic cleric, who is speaking at an event at Newcastle United Football Club this evening, denies ever calling for the death of LGBT people and says his sister is gay.
Trial of UK man held in Uganda for breaking anti-gay laws adjourned for second time
2:04 PM — The case of a British man charged in Uganda after images of him having sex with a man were published in a newspaper has been adjourned for a second time.
Trans Christians express disappointment over Church report and reiterate calls for inclusion 8
12:06 PM — A Christian trans group has described the publication of last week’s Pilling Report as having “very little to say about transgender people” in the Church of England.
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger denies paper outed gay GCHQ staff 10
11:08 AM — The revelation that GCHQ has an LGBT pride group became a source of amusement during Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger’s testimony in front of MPs on Tuesday.
3rd December 2013
Campaigners appalled after The Sun publishes story of young trans boy on front page 38
1:21 PM — A decision by The Sun to splash on its front page the personal story of a six-year-old trans boy has been branded "irresponsible and potentially harmful" by Trans Media Watch.
Launch of older LGBT housing guide in Manchester 2
11:01 AM — Stonewall Housing and the Manchester Older LGBT Housing group have announced the launch of “The North West Housing Guide for the older LGBT community”.