18th August 2014
New Zealand: 926 same-sex couples marry in first year 5
1:43 PM — Nearly 1000 same-sex couples have married in New Zealand since same-sex marriage came into effect a year ago.
Video: Swedish cop shows off amazing dance moves at Pride parade 9
1:09 PM — A video has emerged of a Swedish policeman showing off some incredible dance moves at a Pride parade.
17th August 2014
Performance artist to have sex with different man every day for a year 103
2:29 PM — An artist has announced that for his new project, he will have sex with a different man every night for a year.
16th August 2014
Travel: Why Stockholm is the ultimate destination for a honeymoon adventure 1
2:21 PM — If you are looking for a fresh and exciting honeymoon destination, and somewhere a little different, Stockholm may just be the place.
Prague Pride parade kicks off despite rainy weather 4
12:03 PM — Despite rainy weather, the Prague Pride parade has kicked off today, as 20,000 attendees are expected by organisers.
15th August 2014
US: Supreme Court Justice to decide Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban stay 2
11:16 PM — Attorneys representing two same-sex couples in Virginia's same-sex marriage ban case have until Monday evening to respond to a request to stay the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Tabloid mag falsely reports breakup between Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka 3
10:22 PM — Tabloid magazine The National Enquirer has released an article claiming actor Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka are splitting up, calling Burtka Harris' “gay lover.”
Watch: Andrew Rannells talks Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Jimmy Fallon 1
10:17 PM — Actor Andrew Rannells discussed his upcoming role as Hedwig in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Human rights groups attempt to stop Sultan of Brunei from buying New York hotels 23
6:55 PM — Leading US advocacy group the Human rights Campaign (HRC) has made a plea for supporters to speak out against the Sultan of Brunei's attempts to acquire two hotels in New York and one in London.
US: Campus Pride announces top 50 LGBT-friendly universities 1
6:49 PM — Campus Pride has named the top 50 LGBT-friendly US universities for 2014.
US: New York farm receives hefty fine for refusing to host same-sex wedding 12
5:16 PM — Owners of a New York farm have been ordered to pay $13,000 in fines and restitution to a same-sex couple for refusing to host their wedding on their property.
Ireland: Radio host condemned by broadcast regulator for supporting same-sex marriage 16
3:52 PM — A radio show host has been condemned by Ireland's broadcast regulator for voicing his support for same-sex marriage.
Ugandan MP: New anti-gay law won’t harass ‘consenting homosexuals’ 15
1:39 PM — A Ugandan MP has claimed that a new draft of his country's anti-gay law won't attack "consenting" homosexuals, and will target people "promoting" homosexuality to children.
99-year-old woman sets 100m sprint world record at Gay Games 4
10:58 AM — A 99-year-old woman has set a 100 metre sprint world record at the Gay Games in Cleveland.
14th August 2014
US: Atlanta man receives 10 years in prison for defending himself in anti-gay attack 81
11:07 PM — The victim of an anti-gay attack in Atlanta has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges that he assaulted his attackers.
US: Baton Rouge council votes down anti-discrimination ordinance 5
10:10 PM — A Baton Rouge Metro Council has reject a proposed law banning discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Walking Dead creator: Main character could have a gay storyline 11
8:57 PM — The creator of The Walking Dead says fans of the show shouldn't rule out a same-sex love interest for one of the show's main characters, Daryl Dixon.
US: Bakery refuses to provide cake for lesbian vow renewal 9
7:55 PM — A bakery in the US state of Pennsylvania has refused to serve a lesbian couple for a cake to celebrate the renewal of her vows.
US: San Francisco gay man dies of injuries sustained in attack 7
7:19 PM — A gay man who was attacked near San Francisco's Castro neighbourhood earlier this week has died from his injuries.
Video: Lady Gaga reads thank you letter from lesbian fan 3
5:36 PM — Lady Gaga took time out of her Vancouver show this week to read a letter given to her by a lesbian fan.