Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 2
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 2
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
Mark Ruffalo wins SAG award for AIDS drama The Normal Heart 1
12:51 PM — Actor Mark Ruffalo has been awarded a Screen Actors Guild award, for his role in AIDS drama The Normal Heart.
US: Judge stays Alabama same-sex marriage ruling for 14 days 2
10:48 AM — A federal judge has put a two week hold on a ruling which allowed same-sex marriages to take place in Alabama.
25th January 2015
Watch: Woman comes out as a lesbian during powerful TED talk 5
5:29 PM — A woman has come out as a lesbian after 16 years in the closet - while giving a TED talk.
Student athletes tackle homophobia with ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign 3
3:01 PM — Student athletes at Duke University are taking part in a powerful campaign to challenge homophobia, transphobia, and other prejudice.
US: Sarah Palin ‘seriously interested’ in running for President 61
1:57 PM — Sarah Palin has said that she is "seriously interested" in running for President in 2016.
US: Republican Ben Carson ‘jokes’ about poisoning same-sex wedding cakes 57
1:33 PM — Republican pundit Ben Carson has made a 'joke' about putting poison in the wedding cakes of same-sex couples.
24th January 2015
Howard Stern: Sam Smith is fat, ugly, and looks gay 27
4:39 PM — America's Got Talent judge Howard Stern has reportedly claimed that singer Sam Smith is an "ugly motherf***er" who "looks gay"
Jeopardy! pokes fun at opponents of same-sex marriage 4
3:59 PM — American quiz show Jeopardy! has mocked opponents of marriage equality, with a quietly subversive question.
US: Alabama judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 7
12:28 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has stuck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
23rd January 2015
Barack Obama: I hope the Supreme Court rules in favour of same-sex marriage 3
4:14 PM — US President Barack Obama has urged the Supreme Court to rule in favour of same-sex marriage.
Internet regulator to reconsider community application for ‘.gay’ domain 1
2:22 PM — Internet regulator ICANN has agreed to reconsider an application to protect the '.gay' domain, after fears it would be sold off.
Bakery which refused to make ‘God hates gays’ cake faces lawsuit 37
12:01 PM — A bakery in the US state of Colorado faces a lawsuit after refusing to make a cake saying "God hates gays".
22nd January 2015
PHOTO: James Franco kisses Zachary Quinto in ex-gay biopic ‘Michael’ 8
10:20 PM — The first photo of James Franco and Zachary Quinto sharing a kiss has been revealed from the upcoming ex-gay biopic 'Michael'.
Catholics and Evangelicals join forces to ‘fight’ same-sex marriage 78
4:48 PM — US Catholic and Evangelical leaders are to publish a statement about the "threat" of same-sex marriage.
Only 13 US states give trans students the right to use the correct toilet 12
4:23 PM — Across the United States, the issue of education rights for trans students is becoming a bigger issue
US: Homophobic racist attack in West Hollywood 4
2:11 PM — A gay man was subjected to a racist and homophobic attack on Martin Luther King Day.
WATCH: What would it be like if guys acted the same in real life as they do on gay apps? 9
1:11 PM — Gay dating app Jack'd, has released a video which comically asks the question of what it would be like if guys acted the way they do on gay apps.
North Carolina Democratic candidate calls trans opponent a ‘man’ 3
11:23 AM — A candidate to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party has apologised for calling her trans opponent a 'man'.