6th January 2015
Comment: Beyond gay marriage – the next goal 9
11:14 AM — Peter McGraith says the focus now should be on the lack of marriage equality in Northern Ireland.
‘Pride’ director defends removal of gay references from DVD cover 21
10:32 AM — The director of the film 'Pride' has said he "understands" why all gay references were removed from the DVD cover for its US release.
5th January 2015
Welsh Assembly Members are scared to come out, politician claims 4
7:10 PM — A member of the Welsh Assembly has claimed that a number of his colleagues remain in the closet over fears of homophobia.
Gay couple thrown out of Uber cab in London for kissing 80
6:28 PM — A gay couple have said they were kicked out of an Uber taxi in London after they kissed.
Grindr is ‘fuelling’ spread of STIs, charity warns 22
5:30 PM — A charity has warned that hookup apps including Tinder and Grindr are fuelling a boom in sexually transmitted infections.
Ellen Page: ‘F**k that’ to Queen for giving MBE to anti-gay politician 87
4:10 PM — Actress Ellen Page has sworn at the Queen, for giving an honour to a homophobic DUP politician.
Gay UKIP MEP: Lib Dems and Labour want to make sex illegal 36
3:10 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that "equality Nazis" in the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties are trying to ban sex.
WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch speaks emotionally about Alan Turing 9
3:08 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has given an impassioned speech about late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
Sam Smith: I only wanted a boyfriend to sing Fergalicious with
2:00 PM — Sam Smith has joked that he only got a boyfriend so that he would have someone to sing the song Fergalicious with.
UK Government to consider study to allow gay, monogamous couples to donate blood 119
11:50 AM — The British Government is considering whether to conduct a study into whether gay or bisexual men in monogamous, same-sex relationships should still have to wait 12 months after having sex to donate blood.
4th January 2015
Photos: Sam Smith goes public with new boyfriend 10
6:45 PM — Singer Sam Smith has uploaded Instagram photos with his boyfriend for the first time.
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.
Dominican Republic ‘won’t recognise’ same-sex wedding at British embassy 20
2:58 PM — The Dominican Republic will not recognise the marriage of a same-sex couple, after the pair were allowed to wed at the British embassy.
Did David Cameron accidentally refer to homosexuality as a ‘lifestyle choice’? 33
2:24 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to refer to gay people as "people who choose different lifestyles" during a TV interview.
Are you ‘highsexual’? Reddit invents new sexuality for ‘temporarily gay’ pot smokers 13
1:01 PM — Users of internet hub Reddit have invented a new sexuality - for people who get 'a bit gay' when they take drugs.
Vincent Franklin smacks down critics of straight actors in gay roles 39
12:23 PM — Actor Vincent Franklin has addressed criticism of straight actors being cast in gay roles.
Graham Norton: Finding love is harder with a man 30
12:09 PM — TV host Graham Norton says that it is more difficult for him to find love - because he is after a male partner.
David Cameron: I get lots of invites to same-sex weddings, I’ll go to one soon 4
12:00 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed that he receives lots of invites to same-sex wedding ceremonies.
3rd January 2015
Marcus Collins denies tabloid claims he wants to ‘out’ musicians 7
5:32 PM — X Factor singer Marcus Collins has rubbished a story in the Daily Star, claiming that musicians are "dreading" he will out fellow singers.
The mysterious death of Oscar Wilde’s wife has been solved 9
4:57 PM — The mystery surrounding the death of Oscar Wilde's wife has finally been unravelled by the poet's grandson.