Fans have said anti-LGBT chanting at football games has become more prevalent over the last 12 months.
Phillip Schofield’s announcement that he is gay has been hailed as a “hugely powerful and courageous move” by the head of media for LGBT equality charity Stonewall.
Graeme Souness believes more must be done to stamp out homophobia in football before any active gay players feel comfortable about coming out.
Sam Smith has announced the wish to be referred to by the pronouns they/them.
A Roman drinking cup featuring sexual scenes involving male lovers has inspired new objects to “draw attention to issues still affecting the LGBTQ community”.
Thousands of people have converged on the Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalysed a movement for LGBTQ liberation, marking the milestone with celebrity performances, speeches and personal reflections.
The BBC has been billed as “more diverse than ever” after the release of figures revealing the broadcaster now has the highest proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic staff in its history.
Arts Council England will “pressure” organisations to reveal data on the sexuality of their staff in a drive for diversity.
The BBC is taking action over a perceived “heteronormative culture” at the broadcaster by making LGBT reforms.
Pop star Troye Sivan has revealed he cried and felt “really sick” after he was first attracted to a man at the age of 13.