5th June 2015
Zara facing $40 million ‘homophobic harassment’ lawsuit 3
6:17 PM — Clothing giant Zara is facing a $40 million (£26 million) lawsuit including allegations of homophobic harassment.
High Court rejects objections to Ireland marriage referendum 10
5:13 PM — The Irish High Court has rejected two objections to the outcome of the referendum on same-sex marriage.
Sam Smith’s voice is back and he is ready to go back on tour 2
11:34 AM — Sam Smith's voice has returned after emergency vocal chord surgery, and he has said he is ready to go back on tour.
This Australian letter writer may need a biology lesson 11
10:36 AM — Jan from Melbourne appears to be confused about the birds and the bees.
4th June 2015
Gandalf and Dumbledore to marry this weekend opposite the Westboro Baptist Church 6
2:07 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church may get its chance to picket the wedding of Dumbledore and Gandalf, as the wizards are getting married this weekend.
Billboards in Ukraine urge people to use the word ‘gay’ instead of ‘faggot’ 10
12:15 PM — A campaign of billboards in Ukraine hopes to change the way people address LGBT issues, calling for people to "speak properly".
Pride organisers in Seoul vow to defy ban 5
11:54 AM — The Pride event in South Korea's capital has been banned by police, but organisers have vowed to march regardless.
Australian Bishop says children of gay couples next ‘Stolen Generation’ 26
11:06 AM — A Catholic Bishop in South Australia has compared children of gay couples to children forcibly removed from Aboriginal families.
Ireland’s revolutionary new transgender law won’t require you to see a doctor 11
9:34 AM — Ireland has overhauled its draft gender recognition law - to allow transgender people to gain legal recognition without seeing a doctor or getting medical treatment.
Topless activists kicked out of Morocco for gay kiss at ancient mosque 34
8:19 AM — Two French activists were kicked out of Morocco for staging a topless same-sex kiss at the site of an ancient mosque.
3rd June 2015
Check out Jennifer Hudson’s cute new pro-gay-marriage music video 1
4:59 PM — Jennifer Hudson has released a cute new music video featuring a same-sex wedding, and addressing issues sometimes faced by LGBT people.
Costa Rica judge grants same-sex common law marriage
4:13 PM — A Costa Rican judge has granted the first same-sex common law marriage in central America.
This sick crowd gathered to watch ISIS murder three gay men 132
2:49 PM — WARNING: The content and imagery within this article is extremely disturbing. ISIS have executed three men suspected of homosexuality.
Neighbours to add new full-time gay stripper character 1
1:52 PM — Long-running soap 'Neighbours' is to add a new permanent gay character to its regular cast.
Kenyan governor says homosexuality ‘will not be tolerated’ 3
1:12 PM — The governor of Uasin Gishu says homosexuality will not be tolerated in his county.
Australian Archbishop told teachers to send parents anti-gay marriage booklets 14
11:30 AM — Archbishop Denis Hart asked that children at Catholic schools be given booklets opposing same-sex marriage.
Republic of Ireland Cabinet to discuss gender recognition 1
10:51 AM — The Irish Cabinet is to discuss proposals to allow trans people to be legally recognised as their gender.
2nd June 2015
Sepp Blatter steps down as FIFA boss 19
6:18 PM — Sepp Blatter, who previously apologised after saying gay people worried about persecution at the Qatar 2022 World Cup should just not have sex, has stepped down as the president of FIFA.
Australian model Kris Smith adds his support for same-sex marriage 6
5:34 PM — UK-born model Kris Smith has voiced his opinion on Australia's same-sex marriage debate.
France ‘still waiting for response’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 15
4:11 PM — Vatican City is keeping France waiting - after the country nominated a gay diplomat to be the French ambassador to the Vatican.