28th August 2012
Bill O’Reilly defends claim that pedophilia is a “homosexual problem” 23
7:28 PM — A political commentator on Fox News has been criticised for defending an anti-gay rights lobby group who have made claims that there are connections between homosexuality and pedophilia.
Gay couple sue airline after dildo taped to top of their luggage and displayed on baggage carousel 79
5:19 PM — A gay couple from Virginia is suing Houston-based United/Continental Airlines after baggage handlers allegedly removed a sex toy from one of their checked bags, leaving on show before it went back on the carousel.
Spoof Todd Akin article that claims ‘homosexuality can be cured by breastfeeding’ outrages Twitter 15
4:41 PM — An article on satirical American website The Daily Currant which claimed that a republican senate nominee said breast milk can cure homosexuality has outraged thousands on Twitter, despite its being a spoof.
Maryland marriage equality fundraiser to be held in New York City next month 2
3:59 PM — A star-studded fundraiser for Maryland's marriage equality law is to be held in New York City next month.
Lesbian doctor is first openly gay president of the Canadian Medical Association 14
2:54 PM — The Canadian Medical Association has its first openly gay president.
Australian Football league launches major anti-homophobia drive 6
1:05 PM — The Australian Football League (AFL) has "declared war" on homophobia in a new initiative.
Danish Prime Minister denies fresh rumours that her husband is gay 30
12:16 PM — Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has again dismissed claims about the sexuality of her husband, the son of Neil Kinnock.
The adventure continues with New Super Mario Bros. 2
11:38 AM — He’s been in our lives for almost three decades – and this year everyone’s favourite hero is back. Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL users have an all new adventure to enjoy now that New Super Mario Bros 2 is in stores, but how did our hero and his friends get to be such an important part of the gaming world?
Pennsylvania: Congressional nominee changes mind on marriage equality 4
11:18 AM — The Democratic nominee for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania has this week reversed his opposition to marriage equality.
Prop 8 contributor and church youth leader indicted on child abuse charges 18
10:47 AM — A church youth leader in California who donated money to the anti-marriage equality Proposition 8 campaign has been indicted on charges of child molestation.