26th February 2015
North Carolina allows magistrates to opt-out of performing same-sex marriages 13
12:19 PM — The North Carolina state Senate voted yesterday to allow government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
25th February 2015
Lady Gaga joins American Horror Story 2
7:45 PM — Lady Gaga will star in the next season of horror anthology show American Horror Story.
Former baseball player Jason Burch comes out as gay 4
7:16 PM — Jason Burch, a former Minor League baseball player, has come out as gay.
Fans complain after The Walking Dead features gay kiss 36
6:37 PM — Fans of zombie drama The Walking Dead - which routinely features graphic violence and gore - are up in arms after the show included a gay kiss.
Anti-gay Alabama justice thinks bisexuals need four-person marriages 35
5:52 PM — Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore has claimed that if two bisexuals or trans people wanted a marriage, it would have to involve four people.
Ellen Page: I immediately felt like a new person when I came out
5:35 PM — Hollywood actress Ellen Page has said she "immediately felt like a new person" after she came out as gay.
Watch: New documentary goes inside gay conversion therapy retreat 9
5:29 PM — VICE have filmed a new three part series investigating gay conversion therapy- the practice of 'turning' gay people straight
Obama administration redefines ‘spouse’ to include gay couples 2
4:19 PM — Gay married couples will now be included in the definition of the word "spouse" used by the Obama administration.
Hate group publishes creepy map to the offices of LGBT charities 29
2:25 PM — The American Family Association has published a map directing people to the offices of LGBT charities - branding them 'anti-Christian bigots'.
Edward Snowden: Gay marriage movement shows why governments shouldn’t have ‘perfect surveillance’ 47
1:07 PM — Whistleblower Edward Snowden has cited lobbyists for same-sex marriage as an example of why governments shouldn't have too much control over surveillance.
Watch: Michael Sam baffles reporter with fake Game of Thrones wedding plans 12
12:39 PM — American football star Michael Sam has mocked a showbiz reporter - by giving him fake wedding details based on Game of Thrones.
24th February 2015
Google bans explicit photos from public Blogger sites 7
5:49 PM — Users of the Google blogging platform Blogger, have been warned that they must remove explicit photos from their pages.
Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is now illegal in Arkansas 28
5:45 PM — A law preventing cities in Arkansas from protecting LGBT people against discrimination came into force on Tuesday.
Awww! A 9 year old girl has written to Congress asking for marriage equality 4
5:21 PM — A 9 year old girl from Texas has written a letter to Congress asking for marriage equality, as part of her one letter a week campaign to advocate positive change for others.
US: Michael Sam confirmed to take part in Dancing With the Stars 5
2:59 PM — The first openly gay NFL player will appear in Season 20 of Dancing With the Stars.
Wanda Sykes: ‘People treated me like a unicorn when I came out’ 6
1:02 PM — US comedian Wanda Sykes has said she never meant to come out but when she did, she was treated like a unicorn because she is black and openly lesbian.
Apple announces emoji featuring a range of same-sex couples and families 3
10:48 AM — Apple has unveiled a range of new emojis which include same-sex couples and families, and a number of different skin tones.
23rd February 2015
No, Imitation Game writer Graham Moore is not gay 24
7:57 PM — Oscar-winning Imitation Game writer Graham Moore has spoken out, after he was mis-labelled as gay by other media outlets.
US: Diplomat Randy Berry appointed as first LGBT rights envoy 10
5:08 PM — A senior diplomat has been appointed as the United States' first envoy for LGBT rights.
CNN pundit: I’m gay, and I want my daughter to be gay too 27
4:45 PM — CNN pundit Sally Kohn has sparked a debate - after she claimed that she would like her daughter to be a lesbian.