Group on trial over anti-gay leaflet
Five men go on trial over leaflet calling for gay people to face death penalty
Date: 10 January 2012
Toronto's gay penguins split as one comes out as bisexual
Toronto's penguin gay couple, Buddy and Pedro, have officially split, say zoo keepers, after one of them found a female mate.
Date: 13 December 2011
Gay man to lead Belgium
Elio Di Rupo became Europe's second openly gay leader when he was sworn in as Belgium's new premier
Date: 08 December 2011
Michele Bachmann stunned by boy who says: ‘My mommy’s gay but doesn’t need fixing'
Incident taped at Republican candidate’s book signing event
Date: 07 December 2011
Gay couple called "faggots" by United Airlines manager
A gay couple has claimed they were called "faggots" by a United Airlines manager as they waited for a flight home.
Date: 28 November 2011
Three men jailed in Cameroon over gay sex
Cameroon sentences three men to five years in prison for homosexual acts.
Date: 25 November 2011
X Factor's Marcus Collins "victim of homophobic abuse"
The Sun reports that the contestant Marcus Collins was phoned during the night and received "a torrent of racist and homophobic abuse."
Date: 24 November 2011
Politician compares being gay to using cocaine
As Switzerland debates allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt, a leading politician compares homosexuality to drug use.
Date: 23 November 2011
Another legendary gay venue hits the skids
The Nightingale Club, the oldest gay nightclub in Birmingham, has plunged into administration.
Date: 22 November 2011
Footballer faces fine for homophobic tweet
Crawley Town FC midfielder, Hope Akpan, has been fined £1,200 by The Football Association, over remarks made on his twitter account last month.
Date: 21 November 2011
Professor Green reveals "interesting offers from gay fans'
UK rapper says he receives lots of propositions from his admirers
Date: 20 November 2011
Lady Gaga to Receive Award for Inspiring Gay Young People
Outspoken pop star to be recognised by The Trevor Project for inspiring young gay people to “express their true selves with pride”.
Date: 19 November 2011
Tesco signs deal to sponsor London Pride
Global grocery chain backs UK's biggest gay festival but move prompts outrage from religious groups
Date: 12 November 2011
Church of England Newspaper defends 'Gaystapo' article
The Anglican newspaper has defended the publication of an article that compares gay rights campaigners to Nazis.
Date: 08 November 2011
London's first gay & lesbian cafe to close after 25 years
First Out is to close its doors after a quarter of a century at the heart of the UK capital’s lesbian and gay community.
Date: 12 October 2011
Human rights group condemns Cameroon homosexuality trial
Amnesty International has condemned Cameroon's discriminatory laws as two men are due to stand trial in Cameroon on charges of homosexuality.
Date: 17 August 2011
Lesbian couple enjoy New York's first same sex marriage as Niagara turns rainbow
Couple from Buffalo, New York married just after midnight on Saturday at Niagara Falls near the US-Canada border.
Date: 24 July 2011
Gay public figures speak out against Rebekah Brooks
Under fire chief executive of News International faces backlash
Date: 09 July 2011
Ricky Martin speaks about coming out
Ricky Martin has revealed that he "hated" it when people would try to force him to come out as gay.
Date: 04 July 2011
Daniel Radcliffe honoured by gay teen support group
Actor honoured by the Trevor Project, an organisation devoted to increasing acceptance and preventing suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
Date: 29 June 2011
US gay adoption boost
Adoptions by same-sex couples more than double in last decade, although still prohibited in Utah and Mississippi
Date: 15 June 2011
Starbucks accused of anti-gay behaviour
Coffee chain is investigating claims that an employee in New York was pressured into quitting because he is gay.
Date: 15 June 2011
Gwyneth Paltrow uses weekly column to question Bible's treatment of homosexuality
Hollywood star asks "What does it actually say in the bible that will cause some people to be upset by my line of thinking?"
Date: 11 June 2011
London gay clubbing festival Summer Rites is back
London's original boutique gay clubbing festival returns after more than a decade.
Date: 11 June 2011
Conservative Christian group flies Gay Day warning over Disney World
Florida Family Association protests annual Gay Day event by flying a giant banner reading “Warning Gay Day At Disney.”
Date: 05 June 2011
Rugby star Ben Cohen announces retirement to focus on anti-homophobia initiative
Ben Cohen, the 32 year-old England rugby star, has turned down the chance to prolong his playing career and will to devote his energies to his gay rights foundation.
Date: 15 May 2011
George Michael announces new 'gay collaborative' album and upcoming orchestra tour
Star says he let young gay people down with recent behaviour and will seek to 'correct the damage'
Date: 11 May 2011
Ricky Martin thought homosexuality was "evil"
Ricky Martin has talked about his belief that homosexuality was "evil", as he battled with himself over his sexuality.
Date: 09 May 2011
Uganda gay activist honoured for human rights work
Ugandan gay rights activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera has been given the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.
Date: 04 May 2011
Moscow to allow first gay pride rally
Moscow city authorities have given permission today for the first ever gay pride parade to be held in the Russian capital.
Date: 26 April 2011
Lesbian couple refused room in Brighton hotel
A lesbian couple who were denied a room in a Brighton hotel are taking legal action against the manager who they say barred them because of their sexuality.
Date: 23 April 2011
California to include gay history lessons in schools
The California Senate has approved a bill that seeks to include the historical contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans in the state's textbooks
Date: 16 April 2011
Montenegro's first gay pride to go ahead on 31 May
Montenegro's government has thrown its support behind the country's first ever gay pride march on 31 May
Date: 15 April 2011
History made as Irish gay couple publicly wed
The first public same sex civil partnerships in Ireland have taken place.
Date: 06 April 2011
Games Creator Defends Gay Characters
Games developer, BioWare, defends its decision to include gay relationships in its new role-playing game Dragon Age II.
Date: 05 April 2011
Upscale Gay Hotel Success Story
Axel Hotels resumes expansion plans following increase in revenue despite global downturn.
Date: 02 April 2011
Swedish gay footballer Anton Hysén speaks out
Swedish footballer, son of former Liverpool star Glenn Hysén, speaks to UK newspaper 'The Guardian' about being the only out professional footballer in the world.
Date: 29 March 2011
US Stars Call on Obama to Support Gay Marriage
Read the letter sent by gay and straight celebrities to US President Barack Obama calling for the legalisation of gay marriage across America.
Date: 15 March 2011
Alternative Mother's and Father's Day Cards Launched by Stonewall
For the first time, UK charity for gay, lesbian and bisexual people has produced Mother’s and Father’s Day cards
Date: 12 March 2011
Anti-Gay Westboro Church Allowed to Continue Hate Filled Protests
The right to free speech prevails over soldiers families in ruling in favour of detested church.
Date: 02 March 2011
East End Pride Organised in Response to Anti-Gay Poster Campaign
London event planned following sitcker and poster campaign of recent weeks.
Date: 26 February 2011
Plans to revamp Liverpool’s gay quarter unveiled
Liverpool's Stanley Street to be promoted as an international gay attraction.
Date: 22 February 2011
Police ban Budapest gay pride
Police in Budapest have blocked Budapest's annual Gay Pride parade, according to organisers.
Date: 15 February 2011
Top Five Romantic Destinations
It's Valentine's Day on Monday. If you're lucky enough to have a special someone to share it with, where is the best place to go?
Date: 09 February 2011
Brighton Pride needs to change
Last year's event was described as too straight and not safe for LGBT people. Will charging people to come to Pride make things better?
Date: 05 February 2011
Married man claims Parkinson’s drug turned him into gay sex addict
A French man is suing pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline because he says that a drug used to treat his Parkinson’s disease turned him into a gay sex addict.
Date: 01 February 2011
Three men appear in UK court in landmark gay hatred prosecution
Three men have appeared in court charged with stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation in the first prosecution of its kind.
Date: 29 January 2011
Ugandan gay rights activist murdered
Just weeks after winning a court victory over a tabloid that called for homosexuals to be killed, David Kato, one of Uganda's most prominent gay rights activists has been murdered in his home.
Date: 27 January 2011
Wyoming House Passes Anti-Gay Marriage Bill
State famous for Brokeback Mountain has passed legislation to stop recognition of gay marriages and civil unions from outside the State.
Date: 25 January 2011
Ibis hotel group slammed for hosting "anti-gay hate preachers"
The Ibis international hotel group has been blasted by Outrage!, the LGBT human rights group, for irresponsibly hosting a conference by an extremist group which incites "homophobic hatred and the killing of gay people".
Date: 15 January 2011
25th Anniversary of Berlin Gay Film Award
TEDDY AWARD, the world's most renowned
gay film award celebrates its 25th
anniversary in 2011.
Date: 11 January 2011
Nepal: new gay-friendly destination
Washington Post reports that, after string of gay-friendly measures, Nepal aims to tap valuable tourist market.
Date: 09 January 2011
Ugandan court stops newspapers from outing gays
A Ugandan judge has said that media outlets should not publish the identities of people they say are gay.
Date: 05 January 2011
2011 heralds first Irish civil partnerships
Irish legislation introducing civil partnerships has come into effect meaning that 2011 will bring Ireland's first civil partnerships.
Date: 03 January 2011
Sepp Blatter's half hearted apology for Qatar gay comment
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has issued a pretty unconvincing apology for saying gay fans should "refrain from sexual activity" if they go to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Date: 18 December 2010
Plan ahead: dates for London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2011 announced
The dates for the 25th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival have been announced as 31 March – 6 April 2011.
Date: 08 December 2010
Portugal Celebrates 221 Gay Weddings In 6 Months
Six months after a gay marriage law took effect in Portugal, 221 gay and lesbian couples have married, according to On Top Magazine
Date: 05 December 2010
OutGuider supports World Aids Day
World AIDS Day 2010: Rates of new HIV infections are slowing, but what now?
Date: 01 December 2010
Thousands join gay pride event in Delhi - BBC News
About 2,000 people have joined a gay pride parade in the Indian capital, Delhi, the first such event since homosexuality was legalised last year.
Date: 29 November 2010
Ban on Ugandan newspaper outing gays remains ... for now
A little tiny bit of good news from Uganda. A judge there has extended a ban on the newspaper Rolling Stone from outing gay men and lesbians.
Date: 25 November 2010
Snow White & the Seven Poofs come to London!
The team that brought you Sinderfella in 2009 are back with an even bigger, bolder, camper, RUDER version of the classic fairytale Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs in London for Christmas.
Date: 24 November 2010
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
The Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival begins tonight with: “Man at Bath,” from French director Christophe Honoré and “The Kids Are All Right,” the Hollywood film about a lesbian couple whose two teenage children locate their sperm-donor father.
Date: 19 November 2010
German football star Mario Gomez tells gay footballers to step forward
Bayern and Germany striker offers a new perspective after the President of the Ferman Football Federation had previously warned against coming out
Date: 11 November 2010