28 February 2013Catholic blogger Andrew Sullivan speculates the Pope could be gay 80 Catholic gay blogger Andrew Sullivan has claimed that the outgoing Pope Benedict XVI may be secretly gay.
28 February 2013Rugby star Ben Cohen due to make an appearance at Student Pride 2013 in Brighton 1 Rugby icon Ben Cohen is just one of several celebrities due to make an appearance at this weekend's National Student Pride in Brighton.
28 February 2013US: Police launch murder probe after gay Mississippi mayoral candidate found dead 7 An indivdual has been questioned by police following the death of a gay mayoral candidate in Mississippi.
28 February 2013Poll: Majority of Europeans say Pope Benedict was not influential and has been ignored by politicians 14 Despite his attempts to turn back the clock on gay rights, a YouGov poll shows Pope Benedict XVI has been of little influence to Europeans.
28 February 2013Guardian Journalist Julie Bindel: Morrissey is wrong to say gay men are never violent 52 Guardian columnist Julie Bindel has dismissed Morrissey’s claims about gay men and wars, saying they can be as "fascist and racist" as hetrosexuals.
28 February 2013Poll: 61% of Californians support equal marriage 2 A month before the Supreme Court is to hear evidence around Proposition 8, a new poll has revealed that 61% of Californians support the right of same-sex couple to marry, a record percentage of support.
28 February 2013London: Christian group tells High Court ‘gay cure’ bus advert ban threatens democracy 50 A Christian group has told the High Court that a ban on bus adverts which claimed gay people can be "cured" of their sexuality was a "deep threat" to democracy.
28 February 2013Clive Davis: ‘I’m gratified by Frank Ocean’s acceptance as bisexual’ + Record executive Clive Davis, who came out as bisexual in his autobiography released last week, has commended R&B singer Frank Ocean, for coming out as bisexual last year, and said he hoped people would be less judged on their sexual orientation.
28 February 2013Comment: Is Grindr now a hunting ground for technically straight, married men? 156 Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Christopher Gen claims Grindr is now gaining increased popularity with straight men.
28 February 2013Clint Eastwood joins 100 top Republicans urging Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8 3 Clint Eastwood has joined over 100 top Republicans who have signed up to argue that the Supreme Court should overturn Proposition 8, which bans equal marriage in the state of California.
28 February 2013Minnesota congressman: homosexuality is an ‘unhealthy sexual addiction’ 47 Minnesota Republican congressman Glenn Gruenhagen has said that homosexuality is a choice and a form of sexual addiction.
28 February 2013Turkish trans actor’s mother denies death threat rumours and says family supports him + The family of a Turkish trans man actor, who recently came out in an interview have denied rumours that he received death threats, and said they fully support his decision for gender reassignment.
28 February 2013Former NFL player criticised for saying ‘it is not realistic for every team to accept gay players’ 12 A former NFL footballer and radio analyst has come under criticism for saying that he thought it was unfeasible for all teams to accept gay players in the locker room, because of religious opposition to homosexuality.
28 February 2013US: Congress extends Violence Against Women Act to protect LGBT people 5 The republican controlled House of Congress on Thursday renewed the Violence Against Women Act expanding federal protections to LGBT people, as well as Native Americans and immigrants.
28 February 2013Video: Kate Middleton hoax radio station rebrands itself as 2Gay FM for Sydney Mari Gras 2 The radio station whose DJs made a hoax call to a British nurse who ended up committing suicide is temporarily renaming itself to mark Sydney Mari Gras.
28 February 2013LGBT Catholic group blasts Pope Benedict XVI for ‘bigotry’ as he officially resigns as Catholic leader 41 Pope Benedict XVI has officially resigned, saying that he now "will simply be a pilgrim" starting his last journey on earth - although criticism of his homophobic legacy continues.
28 February 2013US: Family of trans girl lodge complaint because school denied her use of girls’ toilets 17 The parents of a trans girl in Colorado have filed a complaint because their daughter's elementary school refused to allow her to use the girls' toilets.
28 February 2013US: Man charged in killing of gay Mississippi mayoral candidate 5 A 22-year-old man was charged with murder on Thursday, in the death of an openly gay mayoral candidate in Mississippi.
28 February 2013Obama’s administration to file brief urging Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8 4 The Obama administration is to file a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down California's ban on equal marriage, and to take the view that other, similar bans, are unconstitutional.
1 March 2013Anti-gay marriage Tory candidate Maria Hutchings loses Eastleigh by-election to pro-equality Lib Dem 25 Tory Maria Hutchings, who is against same-sex marriage, has been defeated in the Eastleigh by-election by Lib Dem Mike Thornton, a supporter of marriage equality.
Articles from 2013
- UK: Ugandan rapist who claimed he was at risk of homophobic persecution deported2
- Florida: Lesbian teen expelled from school and charged over same-sex relationship7
- US: LGBT activists protests against removal of gay protections from immigration reform bill+
- Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks: I’ve not come out strongly against same-sex unions, but we don’t do them17
- US: Boy Scouts council to vote on lifting ban on gay members1
- US church: Equal marriage bill is to blame for violent Woolwich murder15
- US Boy Scouts President: Allowing gay boy scouts would be ‘the right decision’1
- Peter Tatchell: ‘I may disagree with David Cameron on austerity, but on equal marriage I salute him’9
- Ukraine: Gay pride rally cancelled by court for fear that it will spark violence+
- Cornwall: Tory deputy chair Sarah Newton defends abstaining in equal marriage Commons vote15
- US church blames Woolwich suspected terror killing on UK acceptance of gay people55
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends 'aggressive homosexual community' equal marriage slur 63
- David Cameron called 'marriage wrecker' and warned of 'long battle' over equal marriage in House of Lords47
- Seven amusing and shocking things we learned during the equal marriage debate7
- Columnist Richard Godwin: Does Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth 'dream that everyone in Soho wants to bum him?' 10
- Sir Gerald Howarth: 'I should have used 'militant' rather than 'aggressive' to describe the 'homosexuality community'50
- US church blames Oklahoma tornado on gay basketball player Jason Collins56
- US church: Equal marriage bill is to blame for violent Woolwich murder15
- Lib Dem MP John Pugh criticised for voting against equal marriage bill -- Simon Hughes and Tim Fallon abstained18
- US radio host: Employers should be allowed to discriminate against gays who 'display their lifestyle'46
- London: Gay couple threatened with death in violent late night homophobic assault141
- Government considers watered down same-sex marriage bill to minimise Tory rebellion133
- Tory MP Gerald Howarth: 'There are plenty in the aggressive homosexual community who want more than just same-sex marriage'94
- France: Far right activist commits suicide in Notre Dame following legalisation of equal marriage93
- Philip Hammond: 'No great demand for gay marriage and it's upsetting vast numbers of people'73
- Government to consider abolishing civil partnerships or opening up to straight couples68
- Norman Tebbit: David Cameron has 'f**** things up' with his equal marriage bill66
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends 'aggressive homosexual community' equal marriage slur63
- David Cameron: Gay teenagers will stand that bit taller following equal marriage vote62
- Lib Dem Deputy Leader Simon Hughes: 'Marriage should be between one man and one woman'58
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