21st October 2014
Report documents widespread anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica 9
7:00 PM — A report by Human Rights Watch has documented widespread discrimination against Jamaica’s LGBT community.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder fails to appear for investigation 4
2:49 PM — The Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines has said it is "disappointed" the US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman had failed to appear for today's preliminary investigation.
US: South Carolina candidate calls gay couples ‘Gremlins’ who will destroy society 15
1:42 PM — The Republican candidate for South Carolina Anthony Culler has invoked the movie "Gremlins" to describe same-sex couples, saying they are not "cute and cuddly" but seek to destroy our way of life.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman urges suspect US marine to face investigation 1
12:27 PM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has called on the formally charged US marine to face the investigation on the killing.
Trans military personnel from 18 countries gather to end US military ban 3
11:13 AM — Transgender military personnel from 18 countries across the world gathered on Monday to discuss whether the US military could join them.
20th October 2014
Influential megachurch pastor clarifies his support for ‘traditional’ marriage 8
12:43 PM — The pastor at a global megachurch has clarified his belief in "traditional" marriage after apparently signalling a shift in stance towards same-sex marriage.
19th October 2014
Pope: The Church should not fear change, God is not afraid of new things 53
2:51 PM — Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church should not be afraid of change - after plans to welcome homosexuals were scrapped.
17th October 2014
Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally says ‘gay-bashing was built into scripts’ 34
4:30 PM — Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally has explained how the iconic show managed to "slip in under the radar" on gay representation, but also why stereotypes may have helped "gay-bashing."
Brazil: Serial killer suspect confesses to ’39 murders’ of gays, women, and homeless people 3
11:25 AM — A security guard in Brazil has confessed to killing at least 39 people “out of anger,” including gay people, homeless people, and women.
Model Andreja Pejić: ‘My transition has allowed me to achieve my biggest dreams’ 2
11:00 AM — Transgender model Andreja Pejić has said she feels more like herself than ever since coming out, and is now hoping to fall in love and experience motherhood.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman makes plans to attend funeral
10:42 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman is planning to go to the Philippines to attend her funeral.
16th October 2014
Philippines: German fiance of murdered trans woman blasts convicted US marine 2
11:51 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has condemned the "animalistic bestiality" of the formally charged US marine responsible.
15th October 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: ‘Burt Reynolds’ kiss’ made me realise I’m gay 1
1:37 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has revealed how kissing Burt Reynolds on the mouth made him realise he was gay.
Kyrgyzstan: Anti-gay ‘propaganda’ bill passes first reading despite US embassy warning
1:17 PM — Kyrgyzstan's parliament has voted to pass a bill on first reading which aims to outlaw gay “propaganda."
Philippines: Activists burn US flag in custody demand for marine suspected of murdering trans woman 10
11:41 AM — Dozens of protesters burned the US flag on Tuesday night outside the US embassy, demanding Washington hand over a marine suspected of the murder of a transgender woman.
14th October 2014
US: Thieves steal teen’s phone and use it to text his mother ‘I’m gay’ 3
2:22 PM — A group of thieves beat up a 16-year-old for his phone and then used it to text the victim's mother "I'm gay."
13th October 2014
Philippines: Activists call for custody of US marine suspected of murdering trans woman 6
4:44 PM — Political and gender equality activists have called on the Philippine government to take into custody a US marine has suspected of the murder of a transgender woman found in the city of Olongapo.
US: Republican Mike Huckabee says equal marriage is a ‘betrayal of our constitution’ 13
1:49 PM — Former Arkansas Governor Mark Huckabee has told Republican party members to "grow a spine" and oppose equal marriage legislation, which he says betrays the constitution.
Philippines: US marine detained over murder of trans woman in Olongapo 9
10:57 AM — A US marine has been detained over the murder of a transgender woman found in the city of Olongapo.
10th October 2014
US: Chris Christie says equal marriage should not be ‘imposed from the Supreme Court’ 17
2:48 PM — Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said each US State “should have the ability to decide on their own” whether to make same-sex marriage legal.