11th February 2014
Blondie icon Debbie Harry snubs offer to play at Sochi because of anti-gay laws 5
1:42 PM — Pop legend Debbie Harry says her band could never play at the Sochi Winter Olympics due to Russia’s anti-gay laws
State of Nevada admits defeat and will not defend ban on gay couples marrying 10
12:55 AM — The US state of Nevada is to drop its defence in court of the ban on same-sex couples marrying soon to be heard in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
10th February 2014
Mississippi football player ‘looks down on gay football players’ including recently out Michael Sam 32
8:02 PM — Support has been pouring in for recently out gay NFL hopeful Michael Sam since he revealed he is gay in an interview on Sunday.
Has this gay porn studio found a way to end the bareback debate? 27
7:27 PM — A gay porn producer is taking long steps to tap into the bareback market without actually asking its actors to have bareback sex.
Online reviewers get revenge on this homophobic restaurant owner in the best way possible 6
7:01 PM — Review site users have taken revenge on a bar owner who said he "didn't want gays around", by reviewing his venue as if it were a gay bar.
Video: NFL draft prospect comes out as gay: ‘I’m not afraid to tell the world who I am’ 3
5:08 PM — Missouri All American and NFL draft hopeful Michael Sam came out as gay in interviews on Sunday.
Michelle Obama ‘proud’ of prospective NFL player for coming out as gay 1
4:32 PM — Michelle Obama has tweeted her support for a potential NFL player who recently revealed that he is gay.
US: Prison officials continue appeal against gender reassignment ruling for trans prisoner 1
4:21 PM — Prison officials in Massachusetts have said they will continue to appeal against a judge's decision to allow gender reassignment surgery to a trans prisoner paid for by the state.
UK: ‘Glee’ could be banned after losing trademark ruling 7
2:46 PM — The hit TV show Glee could be banned in the UK, as the High Court has ruled it violates a trademark.
US Attorney General says Justice Department will aggressively defend equal marriage 2
2:41 PM — US Attorney General Eric Holder says the US Government will recognise equal marriage regardless of individual states' position.
US: Catholic priest refuses to give lesbian communion at her mother’s funeral 5
10:37 AM — A Catholic priest has refused to give communion to a lesbian at her mother's funeral, after discovering she had a female partner.
7th February 2014
US: Trans student nominated for homecoming king
2:06 PM — A trans student in North Carolina has been nominated to be his school's homecoming king.
US: Death threats made against 5-year-old actress over gay couple in Disney show 9
12:24 PM — Police are investigating death threats made against 5-year-old actress Mia Talerico thought to be connected to her appearance on the Disney sitcom 'Good Luck Charlie' which recently debuted the channel's first ever lesbian couple.
US: Gay men’s retail store features gay Jewish Holocaust mannequin to campaign Russia’s anti-gay laws 1
10:32 AM — A gay men's retail store in West Hollywood, Los Angeles has stirred controversy recently, after featuring a window display mannequin dressed up in the clothes of a gay, Jewish Holocaust victim.
6th February 2014
Gay former American Idol star announces bid for Congress 1
6:51 PM — Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has announced his intention to run for Congress in his native North Carolina.
Madonna: World should stand up against Putin’s ‘blatant intolerance of gay rights’ 25
4:52 PM — Madonna has blasted Vladimir Putin's "blatant intolerance of gay rights", and revealed she got got death threats for performing in Russia.
Maine: Court rules school was wrong to ban trans girl from using female toilets 1
4:01 PM — A Maine court has ruled that it is a violation of a trans girl's human rights for her school to prevent her from using the female bathroom.
US battle rapper Daylyt condemns Macklemore and Lil Wayne for supporting ‘gay sh*t’ 23
2:47 PM — US battle rapper Daylyt has criticised rap and hip hop stars Macklemore and Lil Wayne for showing their support to the gay community, saying it is "ugly" that "gay sh*t is taking over the world."
5th February 2014
Billie Jean King to miss Winter Olympic opening ceremony
6:59 PM — Retired Tennis champion Billie Jean King will not attend Friday's opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia because her mother is ill.
NBA star John Amaechi: Sochi athletes should break their ‘silence’ and condemn anti-gay laws in Russia 6
4:16 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has condemned those who do not speak up about anti-gay laws in Russia, saying that "silence in the face of attendance in Sochi is complicity."