1st September 2014
Denmark: Landmark gender recognition law comes into effect 2
5:34 PM — A Danish law that makes it easier for transgender people to have their gender legally recognised has come into effect, but has caused controversy among trans activists.
Italy: Party attacked for ‘no to gay adoption’ photo 9
4:24 PM — An Italian photographer has criticized a far-right group for using one of his photographs for an anti-gay campaign.
US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life 32
4:05 PM — A 17-year-old transgender boy in Pennsylvania has taken his own life.
Study: Seeing homophobia on Facebook ‘hurts mental wellbeing’ 9
3:05 PM — A study has found that being exposed to homophobic Facebook comments has a negative impact on people's mental wellbeing.
Sir Elton John ‘helps rescue’ six-year-old boy from Ukraine conflict 7
1:52 PM — Sir Elton John is believed to have helped rescue a six-year-old boy and his family who were caught up in the Ukrainian conflict.
Greece: Irish same-sex couple drown on holiday 6
1:19 PM — A professional violinist has drowned in Crete, while attempting to rescue his same-sex partner.
Video: Twins come out to their parents at the same time 8
12:35 PM — A pair of twins have released a video of them coming out to their parents at the same time.
US: Michael Sam now a free agent after Rams cut 3
11:34 AM — Michael Sam has failed to be signed by another NFL team, following his cut by the St Louis Rams.
31st August 2014
Robert Mugabe: I prefer Chinese aid, because they don’t want Africa to ‘embrace homosexuality’ 34
4:10 PM — President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has said he dislikes taking international aid money from the West, because it comes with pressure to "embrace" homosexuality.
US: Tributes paid to LGBT activist gunned down days before wedding 7
1:56 PM — Tributes have been paid to a Minneapolis LGBT activist who was gunned down this month, shortly before he was set to marry his same-sex partner.
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
Watch: Sydney Convicts win gay rugby world cup 1
11:42 AM — The Sydney Convicts have stormed to victory in the Bingham cup.
30th August 2014
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcasts 19
10:11 PM — The BBC cut a scene containing a lesbian kiss out of Asian broadcasts of Doctor Who, according to reports.
Australia: Anti-gay conference begins despite protests 24
5:40 PM — An anti-gay group's conference is underway in Australia, despite protests from equality campaigners.
Rufus Wainwright: I’m glad I don’t have more gay fans, gay men have terrible taste in music 115
12:57 PM — Rufus Wainwright has said that he is glad that he doesn't have a large gay fanbase.
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
29th August 2014
Photos: Photo campaign documents LGBT love across the United States
10:51 PM — Two photographers are traveling across the United States to photograph, interview, and video LGBT couples and families for a project called Love Is Love.
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
US: Missouri fire department can’t extend same-sex partner benefits 1
8:49 PM — A Missouri fire department won't consider extending same-sex partner benefits because the state constitution won’t allow it.
Columnist: Gay activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he’s worse than the Westboro Baptist Church 23
6:24 PM — An American columnist has claimed that rights activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he is worse than the Westboro Baptist Church.