Global fury at Brunei’s ‘inhuman’ anti-gay law
Under new laws introduced today in the small Islamic kingdom, gay men face being stoned to death. The international community has condemned the move as “barbaric” and “abhorrent”.
Robots can tell if you’re gay, say scientists
But is this technology harmful? Some argue that it is impossible for a machine to determine sexuality. And campaigners have condemned the researchers for putting gay people at risk.
The best and worst of times for gay rights
The change in attitudes to homosexuality is one of the wonders of the modern world. But have its speed and the very visible recognition of gay rights provoked a backlash in some countries?
Daley makes a splash with coming out video
Olympic diving medallist Tom Daley revealed he has been happily involved with another man since spring this year. How will sports fans react to his frank video disclosure?
Global acclaim for basketball’s first gay star
When Jason Collins became the first top male athlete in America to come out as gay, he was braced to suffer abuse. Instead, everyone from players to presidents has praised his bravery.
Frank Ocean ‘comes out’ with release of new album
R&B star Frank Ocean has made history by coming out as bisexual. Now, his new album is being released. Will his honesty change a musical genre notorious for its homophobia?
Geeks celebrate 100th birthday of tragic genius
Tomorrow marks the 100th birthday of Alan Turing, a mathematical genius who cracked Nazi codes, pioneered modern computing, but was also a victim of appalling prejudice and injustice.
Say ‘Gay’ and the beautiful game gets ugly
Steven Davies has become the first professional cricketer to admit he's gay. He waited five years: why has it taken so long?