13th July 2014
Jersey: First Pride rally held to protest derailing of same-sex marriage law 8
11:41 AM — Hundreds of people took to the streets of Jersey yesterday to protest the derailing of a proposed same-sex marriage law.
12th July 2014
Coronation Street star Amanda Barrie to marry female partner 3
8:09 PM — Former Coronation Street star Amanda Barrie has announced her engagement to her female partner.
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay 207
3:28 PM — Legendary Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out as gay.
Ireland: Church that sells bleach as HIV ‘cure’ holding event in Dublin 42
2:11 PM — A church that attempts to cure HIV with industrial strength bleach is holding an event in Dublin.
Ballroom dance champion: Banning same-sex couples would be discrimination 1
1:02 PM — A ballroom dance champion has spoken out against a proposed ban on same-sex couples dancing in mixed events.
GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup 3
11:55 AM — Rights groups have called on footballing body FIFA to apologise for failing to tackle the use of gay slurs at the World Cup.
Church of England dismisses Sir Elton John’s claim that Jesus would back gay rights 52
11:35 AM — The Church of England has dismissed Sir Elton John's assertion that Jesus would have been in favor of gay rights.
11th July 2014
Pastor who preaches that ‘being gay is a choice’ opens church in Kent 64
4:59 PM — A controversial church movement which denounces homosexuality as a "sinful impulse" has opened in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Police appeal for help finding two men after Birkenhead homophobic attack
4:48 PM — Police have appealed for help finding two men, after a homophobic attack on a teenager in Birkenhead.
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
Clifford Chance celebrates commitment to LGBT equality and diversity at Pride and beyond
12:50 PM — Leading law firm Clifford Chance celebrates its commitment to equality and diversity, from supporting Pride to working with its LGBT network Arcus.
UK: Councillor claims ‘politically correct Gestapo’ responsible for gay cake row 16
12:35 PM — A councillor has claimed that a "politically correct Gestapo" is targeting Christian businesses, following a row over a Christian bakery.
World Health Organization: HIV prevention urgently needed for MSM and transgender people 10
12:21 PM — The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the global fight against HIV risks stalling without stronger preventative treatments for transgender people and gay and bisexual men.
10th July 2014
MPs call on Home Secretary to protect Ugandan and Nigerian LGBT asylum seekers 5
7:15 PM — 27 MPs have signed an Early Day Motion calling on Theresa May to protect asylum seekers fleeing homophobic persecution.
Home Office protest for Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker
5:59 PM — A protest is due to take place outside the Home Office for a lesbian asylum seeker who is due to be deported to Uganda on Sunday.
MP calls for a ‘conscience clause’ to protect baker which refused ‘support gay marriage’ cake 74
5:10 PM — An MP has called for a "conscience clause" to be introduced to allow religious business owners to discriminate based on their opposition to issues like same-sex marriage.
UK: Stonewall Garden wins gold at RHS flower show 1
3:25 PM — An LGBT-themed garden designed to support charity Stonewall has won gold at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
Home Office defends deportation of gay asylum seeker to Cameroon 4
2:47 PM — The Home Office has defended the pending deportation of a gay asylum seeker to Cameroon, as the department is criticised by a senior judge.
Matthew Wright: Final wish of gay icon Elizabeth Taylor was to have blue plaque outside London home 4
1:37 PM — Channel 5 presenter Matthew Wright says the late Elizabeth Taylor should be honoured with a blue plaque outside her London home for her campaigning work on HIV.
Essex: 4,000 come out to celebrate pride
1:23 PM — Celebrity guests keep pride attendees entertained on Sunday at Essex Pride.