21st July 2014
Comment: The gay community should stop attacking anyone who dares suggest sexuality is a choice 228
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.
Tom Daley’s plane forced to make emergency landing in Russia 19
12:16 PM — A plane carrying diving star Tom Daley has had to make an emergency landing in Russia.
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
New Dungeons & Dragons rules embrace sexuality and gender identity 125
7:02 PM — The new rules for roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons embrace different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.
Former NBA star John Amaechi: Isolating anti-gay countries from Commonwealth Games won’t help equality 32
3:18 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has warned against "isolating" countries with anti-gay laws, saying that events like the Commonwealth Games should be use to argue for equality.
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
Sandi Toksvig: Nicky Morgan is in charge of equality, but not quite for everybody 61
7:25 PM — Comedian Sandi Toksvig has ridiculed the appointment of Nicky Morgan - who voted against same-sex marriage - as equalities minister.
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 26
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.
India’s top female sprinter banned from Commonwealth Games over testosterone levels 11
11:29 AM — An Indian sprinter has been banned from the Commonwealth games because she naturally exhibits high testosterone levels.
18th July 2014
Comedian Rufus Hound to star in upcoming gay drama series Cucumber 7
5:13 PM — Comedian Rufus Hound has signed up to appear in Channel 4's upcoming gay drama series Cucumber.
Wentworth Miller: I was feeding a fantasy by pretending to be straight 3
3:47 PM — Actor Wentworth Miller has spoken out about his decision to remain in the closet for years, saying he was "feeding a fantasy" by doing so.
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.
Atari announce new iOS Pride simulator game 1
1:33 PM — Atari has announced a new LGBT-themed game for iPhone and iPad in which players organise a Pride parade.
Scotland: STV attacked for refusing to allow drag queen in Pride coverage 10
12:39 PM — Pride Glasgow has attacked Scottish broadcaster STV, for refusing to allow a drag queen to appear in its Pride coverage.
THT boss: Loss of HIV activists in Malaysia Airlines crash ‘a cruel blow’ 1
12:20 PM — Leading HIV charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), has paid tribute to the loss of 298 people, including 100 HIV activists, clinicians and academics, in the Malaysia Airlines crash, to say it is a "cruel blow" which will be "felt for some time."