23rd December 2014
Waitrose expresses no regret for donating to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 96
2:11 PM — Waitrose has expressed no regret over the comments of a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda and received a donation from the supermarket in order to provide Christmas lunches to lonely people.
Waitrose donated community fund to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 17
12:59 PM — Supermarket chain Waitrose has given a share of its Community Matters fund to a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda.
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
22nd December 2014
Zimbabwean gay rights campaigners attacked and injured 3
7:59 PM — The leading Zimbabwean LGBT rights group has responded to reports that its members were injured after an attack on Friday.
LGBT magazine launched in Uganda to ‘reclaim the media’ 3
7:33 PM — An LGBT magazine has been launched in Uganda, in an attempt to "reclaim the media" and to promote acceptance of the gay and trans community there.
US: San Antonio Republicans call for repeal of ‘pro-homosexal’ laws 10
2:34 PM — The Republican party in San Antonio has called for the repeal of "pro-homosexual" laws.
Gender-bending fairy doll sparks outrage in Argentina 25
1:00 PM — A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.
Taiwanese Parliament considers same-sex marriage for the first time 4
10:40 AM — For the first time, the Taiwanese Parliament on Monday considered legislation to legalise same-sex marriage.
21st December 2014
Watch: Glenn Beck warns against ‘equality’ in apocalyptic video from the future 6
3:31 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has dressed up like a 90-year-old version of himself to send a message 'from the future' warning against equality and diversity.
You can pay to join the mile high club, but gays might not be allowed 4
12:24 PM — A Middle Eastern airline is offering people the chance to join the mile high club - but they might not allow same-sex couples.
20th December 2014
Liberace to be ‘resurrected’ for world tour 31
2:29 PM — Gay entertainer Liberace is set to make a comeback for a world tour - 27 years after he died.
Uganda won’t be getting a new anti-gay law in time for Christmas 1
1:15 PM — Uganda's parliament has adjourned for Christmas without passing the country's new anti-gay law, despite a push to get it through beforehand.
US Supreme Court will not block same-sex weddings in Florida 9
12:57 AM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in Florida, making it the latest state where same-sex couples will be able to marry.
19th December 2014
Amnesty: Ireland is ‘short-changing’ trans people with new gender bill 12
6:43 PM — Amnesty International has attacked the first draft of Ireland's new gender recognition bill.
German high court: Government must recognise some same-sex parents 6
6:12 PM — The high court in Germany has ruled in favour of equality for gay couples who had children abroad via a surrogate.
Lesotho: Prince Harry visits children with HIV 2
4:50 PM — Prince Harry has visited children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho.
‘Fault in Our Stars’ actor Ansel Elgort: I’m not gay, I like girls ‘a lot’ 29
4:49 PM — Actor Ansel Elgort felt strongly about denying gay rumours, that he has taken to Twitter to tell fans how much he likes girls.
Conchita Wurst is coming back to Eurovision, but not how you think 2
2:30 PM — Drag diva Conchita Wurst is to make a triumphant return to the Eurovision Song Contest - but maybe not how people expected.
Irish government publishes draft gender recognition law
1:34 PM — The Irish government has finally published a long-awaited bill which will recognise the gender of trans people.
Grieving partner pays tribute to café manager killed during Sydney siege 3
1:06 PM — A man has paid tribute to his life partner Tori Johnson, who was killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney.