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'.
Poll finds record support for same-sex marriage among Americans
2:16 PM — A poll has found that a record 60% of Americans support same-sex marriage.
Ted Cruz: Media should shut up about marriage because of ISIS 10
11:38 AM — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said the media should stop asking him about gay rights because ISIS are executing gay people.
Democrat politician’s quest to end conversion therapy 1
10:17 AM — Yesterday, Ted Lieu filed a proposal to ban 'conversion therapy' across the United States.
Bobby Jindal vows to force through ‘religious freedom’ law with executive order 10
9:25 AM — Just hours after a bill to protect "religious freedom" failed in Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal said he would force through a measure to protect it using an Executive Order.
19th May 2015
Anti-gay pastor discovered on Grindr 25
5:21 PM — Reverend Matthew Makela has resigned from his church in Midland, Michigan after being found on the gay hook-up app.
Sam Smith gives ‘Love Actually’-style silent awards speech after vocal surgery 2
11:53 AM — Sam Smith has delivered a silent acceptance speech at the Billboard awards - while waiting to undergo surgery on his vocal chords.
California trans prisoner’s surgery date set
10:56 AM — After a long legal battle, a trans prisoner in California is finally due to have gender confirmation surgery.
Watch: YouTube star Joey Graceffa comes out as gay 8
8:52 AM — YouTube star Joey Graceffa has come out as gay in his new music video.
18th May 2015
Madonna stirs controversy with gay Muslim-Jewish kiss 40
7:32 PM — Madonna has stirred controversy again - by advertising her album with a picture of a Muslim man kissing a Jewish man.
Supreme Court justice officiates gay wedding ‘by power of the Constitution’ amid court case 8
6:33 PM — Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has married a same-sex couple - as the US awaits a ruling from her court in a case that could bring equality to all 50 states.
Bus driver tells 11 year old she is gay and ‘will burn in hell’ 22
4:14 PM — A bus driver in Missouri has been sacked after cornering and shouting at an 11 year old girl.
Jeb Bush: Christian business should be allowed to refuse to serve same-sex weddings 14
2:15 PM — Republican Jeb Bush said Christian business owners should "absolutely" be allowed to refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
Black lesbian conference gets torrents of racist, homophobic abuse on Facebook 79
1:55 PM — A retreat for black lesbians has been forced to remove a Facebook page - after going viral and receiving racist, homophobic abuse.
Hillary Clinton writes sweet letter to lesbian couple who are about to get married
1:09 PM — Hillary Clinton has written to a lesbian couple who briefly appeared in her campaign announcement video - to wish them the best ahead of their wedding.
17th May 2015
President Obama: I will never stop fighting for LGBT rights 22
4:13 PM — Speaking on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), President Obama has said "there is so much more to do".
Watch: Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande sing 80s hits in onesies to end LGBT homelessness 4
2:15 PM — The launch of Miley Cyrus' foundation to tackle LGBT homelessness is in full swing, with some amazing 'backyard sessions' including this one which features the star alongside Ariana Grande, performing this amazing 1980s hit.
Cate Blanchett: I never said I have had sexual relationships with women 7
1:55 PM — Cate Blanchett has clarified comments from earlier this week to say she has never had a sexual relationship with a woman.
University campus priest says he was sacked over pro-LGBT Facebook post 15
1:45 PM — A priest working on the campus of a university says he was sacked because he supported a pro-LGBT organisation.
16th May 2015
With one month to go trans model leads in Men’s Health cover shoot competition 2
4:42 PM — Trans bodybuilder and model Aydian Ethan Dowling is now leading in a competition to win a cover spread for Men’s Health magazine.