20th February 2015
WATCH: Alan Cumming stars in campaign to ‘promote celibacy’ 1
2:26 PM — Alan Cumming stars in a new campaign to equalise blood donations, demanding that gay men be able to give blood without having to be celibate for a year.
Researchers hopeful HIV treatment trialled on monkeys may prevent infection 4
1:58 PM — Researchers are hopeful that a treatment for HIV, which appeared capable of blocking infections in monkeys, may work as an effective vaccine against HIV.
US: First openly bisexual governor sworn in
11:20 AM — The first governor of a US state to openly identify as LGBT has officially taken up her office.
19th February 2015
Doctor refuses to treat 4-month-old baby because she has lesbian parents 136
6:23 PM — A doctor has refused to treat a 4-month-old child, saying her religion had prevented her from being able to, because the parents are gay.
Gay couple allowed to marry in Texas under one-time order
5:08 PM — A gay couples in the US state of Texas have been allowed to marry despite a state-wide ban on same-sex marriage.
Fifteen year old trans teen kills himself 330
2:07 PM — A fifteen year old transgender teenager has killed himself after scheduling a suicide note to be published on Tumblr.
US: Sacked homophobic fire chief to sue the City of Atlanta 17
1:18 PM — A fire chief, who was fired for publishing a book comparing being gay to bestiality, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Atlanta.
Judge rules that florist discriminated unlawfully by refusing same-sex wedding 24
10:31 AM — A US judge this week ruled that a florist which refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was in violation of the state of Washington's anti-discrimination laws.
18th February 2015
B-52s lead singer criticised by trans activists for ‘Mister Sister’ song 82
6:21 PM — B-52s lead singer Katie Pierson has released a song called 'Mister Sister' and has come under fire from trans activists.
Trans people four times more likely to live in poverty 3
5:35 PM — A report into the financial state of trans people in America has uncovered shocking results.
Michael Sam: ‘After the first time I knew pretty damn sure I was gay’ 11
4:30 PM — The first out NFL player recalled the moment he knew he was gay at the HRC's Time to THRIVE Conference.
Iowa could become the third US state to ban gay conversion therapy 40
12:55 PM — Iowa could be the third US state to outlaw gay conversion therapy now a bill to ban it has advanced.
US: Ex-employee sues Breitling for anti-gay discrimination 3
11:06 AM — A gay man is suing luxury watchmakers Breitling for discrimination.
17th February 2015
Channing Tatum to present GLAAD award to Roland Emmerich 2
7:08 PM — Channing Tatum will present a GLAAD award to openly gay director Roland Emmerich at the 26th Annual GLAAD Awards next month.
Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star gets ‘free-speech’ award 65
6:48 PM — Phil Robertson, the Duck Dynasty star notorious for his anti-gay remarks, has been named the recipient of a free-speech award.
‘It’s My Party’ singer Lesley Gore dies 11
11:17 AM — Out lesbian 1960's singer Lesley Gore has died aged 68.
16th February 2015
Gay NBA star Jason Collins mentoring sport stars in the closet 2
7:36 PM — Gay basketball star Jason Collins has said he is now helping to mentor a number of other LGBT players who remain in the closet.
Wu-Tang Clan member: I don’t support gays, but I’m not here to judge 54
6:40 PM — Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna has said that he "doesn't support" homosexuality - but isn't "judging".
Tim Cook: Sacrificing cyber privacy could have dire consequences for gays 35
4:45 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned that allowing internet privacy to be eroded could have "dire consequences" for gay people.
Incredibly, hate preacher Scott Lively doesn’t think he’s anti-gay 35
3:01 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively - one of the world's most notorious homophobes - has incredibly claimed he is not "anti-gay".