29th October 2014
US: Parents who beat 8-year-old to death because he played with dolls plea guilty 31
6:34 PM — The parents of an eight-year-old who beat him to death because he played with dolls have pleaded guilty and will face life imprisonment.
Dolly Parton: Anti-gay Christianity is ‘just as bad as any other sin’ 8
5:50 PM — Country singer and LGBT supporter Dolly Parton has said anti-gay Christians who "pass judgment" are the real sinners.
28th October 2014
Russell Brand: ‘I wish I was bisexual – I’m tedious with my heterosexuality’ 32
3:55 PM — Russell Brand has said he wishes he were bisexual because he finds being heterosexual "tedious."
Watch: Cartoon Network debuts first ever gay characters – but censors the kiss 10
1:01 PM — Cartoon Network has featured its first ever openly gay characters in the comedy series 'Clarence.'
US: Archbishop ‘dismayed’ by Jesuit university offering benefits to same-sex spouses 21
12:37 PM — An Archbishop in Nebraska has condemned a Jesuit university for offering benefits to same-sex spouses.
27th October 2014
Canada: Political party files complaint about homophobic robot 3
6:50 PM — A political party in Alberta has complained, after a robot made automatic calls to 'warn' people that candidates had attended Pride parades.
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
25th October 2014
Where is the world’s most gay-friendly place? 45
3:37 PM — Denmark's capital city of Copenhagen has been named the world's most gay-friendly place.
24th October 2014
Philippines: Activists to hold ‘Day of Outrage’ over murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude
12:23 PM — Activists in the Philippines say the media attention of Jennifer Laude's murder signals "a slow movement towards bringing transgender issues to the mainstream," and are set to campaign today to push for justice.
23rd October 2014
US: Veteran wins approval to be buried with her wife 1
3:50 PM — An Idaho woman who filed a lawsuit to be buried with her late wife in the state's Veterans Cemetery has won her case, after the constitutional same-sex marriage ban was struck down this month.
Watch: Televangelist Pat Robertson says gay people are ‘terrorists’ 51
11:43 AM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that "terrorist" same-sex couples are forcing Christians to marry them or else face jail.
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
22nd October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder ‘unaware’ victim was trans 32
5:28 PM — A US marine formally charged with murder was initially "unaware" she was trans, a witness has told the Senate.
US: 19-year-old faces hearing after resisting ‘violent’ police arrest at Pride 1
3:28 PM — A 19-year-old charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting a "violent" arrest during Pittsburgh Pride is to face a hearing today.
Michael Sam cut from Dallas Cowboys practice squad 3
12:04 PM — Out NFL player Michael Sam has been cut from the practice team of the Dallas Cowboys.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder moved to Filipino headquarters
11:47 AM — The US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman has been moved to the Philippines' military headquarters, although still remains under United States custody.
US: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore banned from shooting gay rights film in Catholic school 7
11:11 AM — Ellen Page and Julianne Moore have been told they can no longer shoot on location at a New York Catholic Boys school for their upcoming gay rights drama, Freeheld.
21st October 2014
Report documents widespread anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica 21
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 7
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 18
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.