26th May 2015
Michael Sam: I’m not trying to do anything historic, just play football 7
7:36 PM — Out gay American Football player Michael Sam has said he is not trying to "do anything historic" by playing, but that he just wants to get on with it.
Oops… Anti-gay church blames Ivory Coast for Ireland’s gay marriage result 20
7:01 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has inadvertently declared its hatred for the Ivory Coast, after printing the Irish flag backwards on protest posters.
Politicians in Texas attempt to revive notorious anti-gay marriage bill 8
6:54 PM — A notoriously high-profile anti-gay marriage bill has been revived in the Texas House in a sneaky way.
Homophobes won’t like what Harry Potter’s Luna Lovegood is saying 21
5:56 PM — Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch has sent out a strong but fair request to her homophobic followers - to block her.
Obama’s response to this 5-year-old gay marriage campaigner is amazing 7
3:43 PM — President Obama recently joined the world of Twitter, and in one of his first tweets made the day of a 5-year-old advocate of same-sex marriage.
25th May 2015
US Boy Scouts to review ban on gay leaders ‘by October’
12:58 PM — The Boy Scouts of America will review a rule that bans gay adult volunteers - with a decision due by October.
George W Bush offered to perform a lesbian wedding despite opposing equality 4
12:23 PM — George W Bush reportedly offered to marry a lesbian couple - despite strongly opposing same-sex marriage.
24th May 2015
Mormon LGBT group rejected from Utah parades 12
10:24 AM — For the second year, Mormons Building Bridges have been banned from popular Utah parades.
22nd May 2015
Mike Huckabee says child molestation is not ‘unforgivable’ 31
5:45 PM — Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has affirmed his support for anti-gay activist Josh Duggar amid allegations of child molestation as a teen.
Out NFL star Michael Sam signs two-year deal with Canadian team 12
4:55 PM — Out American football star Michael Sam will leave the NFL - after signing a deal with Canadian team Montreal Alouettes.
Texas Republican defies her party to back same-sex marriage 4
4:35 PM — A Republican politician in Texas has come out in support of same-sex marriage, despite her party remaining strongly opposed.
19 Kids and Counting star quits anti-gay group after child molestation allegations 15
11:35 AM — One of the stars of reality show '19 Kids and Counting' has quit his role with an anti-gay group, after reports he molested young girls as a teenager.
Trans inmate may not get gender reassignment after parole hearing 2
9:27 AM — A sequence of events means a transgender prison inmate may not get gender reassignment surgery which she was granted by a court, as she has been recommended for parole.
Judge reaffirms that gays can marry in Alabama then puts her ruling on hold 1
8:41 AM — A federal judge has again ruled that same-sex couples in the US state of Alabama should be allowed to marry, before putting the ruling on hold.
21st May 2015
US Boy Scouts president: Banning gay adults isn’t sustainable 2
5:52 PM — The national president of the US organisation the Boy Scouts of American (BSA) has said its ongoing ban on gay adults "cannot be sustained".
Obama’s openly gay envoy for LGBT rights is going to Uganda 16
2:38 PM — Barack Obama's recently-appointed special envoy for LGBT rights is heading to Uganda - where homosexuality is illegal.
Oregon becomes third US state to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy for minors 1
2:07 PM — Oregon has become the third US state to ban the practice of "gay cure" therapy for minors.
Pastor told gay teen to ‘kill himself’ before his own Grindr profile leaked 24
1:06 PM — An anti-gay pastor who was outed via Grindr this week previously told a gay teenager to kill himself, it has been alleged.
Pittsburgh Pride faces protests for booking ‘white rapper’ Iggy Azalea 2
11:33 AM — A pride festival in Pittsburgh is under fire from radical campaigners, after it booked white rapper Iggy Azalea to perform.
20th May 2015
Jeffrey Tambor on ‘Transparent’ performance: ‘I felt throw-up nervous’ 3
5:20 PM — Hollywood actor Jeffrey Tambor has said he felt "throw-up" nervous when preparing to play a trans character in Amazon's 'Transparent'.