24th July 2014
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 64
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 244
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.
Pet Shop Boys: Gay equality isn’t a party political issue any more 8
1:50 PM — The Pet Shop Boys have claimed that gay equality is no longer a party political issue in the UK.
Welsh Secretary, who took interns from ‘gay cure’ event sponsor, says he ‘doesn’t endorse’ cure theology 9
1:14 PM — Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb, who previously took interns from a religious charity that sponsored an 'ex-gay' event, has said he "doesn't endorse" gay cure therapy.
19th July 2014
UK: ‘Glee’ ordered to change name after losing trademark ruling 17
6:38 PM — Hit TV show Glee has been ordered to change its name in the UK by the High Court, after losing a trademark battle.
Sainsbury’s attacked for covering up gay magazines, leaving Zoo uncovered 27
3:01 PM — A Sainsbury's store has been criticized for covering the fronts of gay magazines, while half-naked women on the front of Zoo and FHM remained uncovered.
Study: HIV death rates have halved in a decade 5
12:41 PM — According to a study, HIV-positive people are half as likely to die than they were a decade ago, and are less likely to die from AIDS-related causes.
18th July 2014
Comedian Rufus Hound to star in upcoming gay drama series Cucumber 8
5:13 PM — Comedian Rufus Hound has signed up to appear in Channel 4's upcoming gay drama series Cucumber.
Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson engaged to long-term partner 2
3:20 PM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson has revealed that he is engaged to his long-term boyfriend.
Manchester police unveil new Pride-themed patrol car 18
3:00 PM — Greater Manchester Police have unveiled a new rainbow-themed patrol car, as part of a bid to tackle hate crime reporting.