4th September 2014
Ricky Martin planning to have a baby girl by 2015 1
3:07 PM — Pop icon Ricky Martin has revealed that he plans to add a baby girl to his family in 2015.
Bahamas pride weekend cut short following death threats 1
1:59 PM — Pride weekend in the Bahamas was cut short after a series of death threats.
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
Anti-gay Ugandan Speaker dropped from London conference 24
8:28 AM — The homophobic Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament has been dropped from an event taking place in London this month, following complaints by human rights campaigners.
3rd September 2014
US: New York St Patrick’s Day parade ends ban on gay groups 14
5:12 PM — New York's St Patrick's Day parade will allow gay groups to march next year for the first time.
Laverne Cox joins MTV lesbian comedy ‘Faking It’ 1
1:36 PM — Laverne Cox has signed up to the second season of lesbian comedy series Faking It.
Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill to be reintroduced in parliament 13
1:06 PM — The author of Uganda's anti-gay law has given notice that he will reintroduce the bill during this parliamentary session.
Crimea ‘does not need gays’, says most senior politician 35
12:13 PM — The top official in Crimea has said that gay people "have no chance" there, and that the peninsula does "not need such people."
Same-sex marriage and adoption approved in another Mexican state
8:53 AM — The Mexican state of Coahuila has joined one other state and Mexico City in legally recognising same-sex marriages.
2nd September 2014
US: Michael Sam reportedly in talks to join the Dallas Cowboys 7
11:12 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam could be joining the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.
US: Public school district cut ties with Gordon College over anti-gay stance 2
10:21 PM — A Massachusetts public school district has cut ties with Gordon College after the college demanded an exemption from LGBT anti-discrimination laws.
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 6
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.
NFL player: ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam being a free agent 3
5:16 PM — An NFL player posted to Twitter that ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam not getting picked up by another NFL team.
Sam Smith reveals the man who inspired his hit album… was straight 34
5:14 PM — Singer Sam Smith says the inspiration behind his first album is a straight man who he fell in love with.
Mr Gay UK returns home after being crowned Mr Gay World 9
4:00 PM — The title of Mr Gay World has been brought home to the UK after a crowning ceremony took place in Italy.
Lance bass gets engaged to his boyfriend for a second time 4
3:26 PM — N*SYNC star Lance Bass has proposed to his boyfriend for the second time, after their first engagement in September 2013 was called off.
UK: Bail hearing for Jamaican bisexual asylum seeker 2
1:29 PM — A bisexual asylum seeker who is fighting deportation to Jamaica will have a bail hearing on Thursday, campaigners say.
Australian Football League publicly declares support for same-sex marriage 1
8:48 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL), has publicly declared its support for same-sex marriage.
1st September 2014
Russia ditches plans for ‘no gays’ Eurovision rival 95
9:45 PM — Russia has ditched plans to revive the Soviet era Intervision Song Contest as a "family friendy" rival to Eurovision.