24th August 2014
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.
23rd August 2014
Managers’ Association boss urged to quit for calling homophobic texts ‘friendly banter’ 26
6:06 PM — The League Managers' Association's chief executive is facing calls to quit over a statement he put out referring to racist and homophobic texts as "friendly banter."
Orange is the New Black actress kicks off Manchester Pride 1
4:57 PM — Manchester Pride has kicked off today with thousands of revellers, and a parade led by Orange is the New Black's Lea DeLaria.
Kellie Maloney: ‘When I was 18 I lived as a girl for two years’ 54
12:47 PM — Openly trans boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has spoken out about living as a woman, and said she first did so over 40 years ago, when she was 18.
22nd August 2014
UK: Woman left living in fear after homophobic attack 38
7:30 PM — A woman from Oakham in Rutland has said she is living in fear after she was subjected to a homophobic attack.
Malky Mackay admits sending racist and homophobic text messages was ‘unacceptable’ 1
6:57 PM — Football manager Malky Mackay has admitted sending offensive text messages, and has said he thinks it is "completely unacceptable."
SNP accepts £1m donation from Section 28 backer Brian Souter 19
5:40 PM — The Scottish Nationalist Party has accepted a £1 million donation from Stagecoach boss Sir Brian Souter, who funded a campaign to keep Section 28.
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.
London hate crime victim: I’m feel more inclined to be open about my sexuality now 2
1:56 PM — The victim in a homophobic hate crime says he feels more likely to be open about his sexuality in public following the attack.
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.
Football managers association apologises for labelling homophobic texts as ‘banter’ 27
12:07 PM — The League Managers' Association (LMA) has apologised for a statement it released which referred to allegations of racism, homophobia and sexism as "friendly text message banter".
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
Film Review: Let’s Be Cops 2
7:51 PM — The buddy cop movie - a timeless institution that has given us some of the funniest gun-toting moments in cinema history - is about to be rewritten like never before in the latest movie to star hit-and-miss funnyman Damon Wayans, Jr.
Subway customer launched into homophobic tirade over sandwich he didn’t like 19
6:59 PM — Police are seeking a customer of Subway in Liverpool who launched into a homophobic rant as he did not like the sandwich he ordered, and threatened violence against staff.
Football manager vows to fight ‘shocking’ allegations of homophobia 2
6:48 PM — Football manager Malky Mackay has responded to allegations that he was involved in the sending of homophobic, racist and sexist texts, to say he will defend himself against accusations made against him.
BBC2 commissions first transgender sitcom 20
5:33 PM — BBC2 has commissioned the first transgender sitcom in Britain, which was selected following a talent search.
UK: Top law firm says number of same-sex marriages in first three months is ‘surprisingly low’ 8
2:53 PM — A leading family lawyer has said he is "surprised" at the "low take up" of same-sex marriage since the law changed on 29 March.
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.
FA to investigate football bosses accused of sending homophobic texts 3
12:57 PM — A football manager who had been a favourite to take over at Crystal Palace is now being investigated by the FA for allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist and homophobic texts.
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker’s deportation postponed
12:26 PM — The deportation of a Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker who said she was not given a chance to submit evidence to support her case, has been temporarily postponed.