20th June 2014
Baroness Hale: Christians should have more legal protection for anti-gay beliefs 188
1:36 PM — A Supreme Court judge who ruled against Christian B&B owners for declining service to a gay couple has said Christians need to have more 'religious freedom' protections.
Dutch media outlets ‘extremely annoyed’ by ‘Gay Village’ hoax 8
1:22 PM — Dutch media outlets have responded badly to the announcement that plans for an LGBT-only 'Gay Village' backed up by officials, were actually a hoax intended to draw attention to LGBT issues.
US: Less than 2000 people show up to NOM’s anti-gay rally 20
1:01 PM — NOM's anti-gay 'March for Marriage' rally was a dismal failure, with less than 2000 people turning up.
US: White House announces more federal benefits for gay married couples 3
12:59 PM — In line with the US Supreme Court's strike down of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last year, the White House will announce today that benefits will be extended to all married same-sex couples across the US.
UK: 30 schools using textbooks that teach homosexuality is a choice 76
12:25 PM — 30 schools across the UK are using textbooks which teach that AIDS can be avoided through religion, and that homosexuality is a choice.
Texas Governor admits he ‘stepped right in it’ by comparing gays to alcoholics 16
12:18 PM — The Governor of Texas Rick Perry, has admitted that he "stepped right in it", when he compared homosexuals to alcoholics, saying he should have talked about employment instead.
US imposes sanctions against Uganda for anti-gay law 8
12:07 PM — The US has announced sanctions against Uganda, following the implementation of a law which further criminalises homosexuality.
US: Presbyterian church votes to accept same-sex marriage 6
11:22 AM — The US Presbyterian Church voted on Thursday in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry.