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.
One Direction tell gay fans: ‘Don’t be afraid to be who you are’ 17
12:00 PM — Famed boy band One Direction have sent a message to their gay fans, telling them: "Don't be afraid to be the person that you are."
China: court rules homosexuality doesn’t need to be ‘cured’ 3
11:48 AM — A court in China has ruled that a psychological clinic must re-pay costs to a gay man for trying to "cure" him.
Poland: Bill to legalise gay registered partnerships fails for a third time 6
9:47 AM — For the third time, a bill to allow gender-neutral registered partnerships has been rejected in Poland.
18th December 2014
UK: Minister who said she won’t preach ‘anti-gay message’ in Uganda rallied against gay marriage 20
7:30 PM — A Baptist Union minister who said she had no intentions of preaching any “anti-gay message” at a Ugandan religious rally previously urged Christians to lobby against same-sex marriage.
French politician to sue magazine for ‘outing’ him as gay 5
6:10 PM — A French far-right politician has said he will sue a magazine which "outed" him as gay, after it published photographs of him with a man.
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker released from detention 2
5:39 PM — The deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker from Britain to Uganda has been stopped.
Malaysia: government stops funding organisation for trans women 1
1:50 PM — The Malaysian government has abruptly stopped funding an organisation that provides support for trans women, sex workers and people with HIV.
Study: Gay men earn less than straight men, but lesbians are paid more 98
11:45 AM — Sexual orientation seems to affect earning prospects and job satisfaction, a study shows.