5 March 2013US: NFL footballer Tim Tebow now to speak at anti-gay Christian university 10 NFL footballer Tim Tebow, who pulled out of speaking at a controversially anti-gay Dallas megachurch last week, is set to give a speech at a private university, spokespeople for which have expressed anti-gay views.
5 March 2013Sociologist warns that equal marriage will lead to ‘decline’ and ‘instability’ of marriage 70 A sociologist has told the committee hearing at the House of Commons for the equal marriage bill that the idea of equal marriage, and links to parenthood, were irrelevant.
5 March 2013Rylan Clark and Rita Ora to headline London gay outdoor festival 4 Rylan Clark, former X Factor contestant and Celebrity Big Brother winner, and singer Rita Ora, are to headline a gay outdoor music event in London this summer.
5 March 2013Carly Rae Jepsen pulls out of Boy Scouts performance due to anti-gay policy 8 Singer Carly Rae Jepsen has answered calls to pull out of a performance at a Boy Scouts of America jamboree because of its anti-gay policy, and said she will not perform because she believes in equality.
5 March 2013US: Gay solider Bradley Manning nominated for 2013 Nobel Peace Prize 15 The gay US soldier accused of leaking large numbers of secret documents to Wikileaks, Bradley Manning, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
5 March 2013Video: Witnesses allege police brutality at Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 74 A video and several witness accounts alleging police violence at Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 have emerged.
5 March 2013Poll: New York City council speaker could become city’s first openly gay and first female mayor 4 A new poll has been released which suggests that New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, could be in with a chance of becoming the first openly gay, and first female mayor of the city.
5 March 2013LGBT Catholics displaced by cancelled Soho masses welcomed into Jesuit church 23 LGBT Catholics of the Soho Masses who were displaced by the discontinuation of LGBT specific services in Soho began what was described as their "new phase" of worship, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday.
4 March 2013Germany: Angela Merkel’s conservative party to hold off on gay tax rights amidst election fears 15 German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party will not currently initiate further legislation to allow equal rights for gay couples, following a supreme court ruling which has caused controversy within her party.
4 March 2013US: Doctors find ‘functional cure’ for child born with HIV 10 A baby born with HIV has effectively been cured of the virus through early drug treatment, American researchers have revealed, in the first documented case of its kind.
4 March 2013Gala celebrates Transport for London as champion of diversity 8 The Transport for London LGBT Network hosted a gala event last week, which celebrated TfL as a diversity champion, and aimed to encourage fun and new friendships.
4 March 2013Former Polish President refuses to apologise for saying gay people should sit ‘behind a wall’ in parliament 28 The former President of Poland has refused to apologise for comments made in a TV interview, during which he said that gay people should sit "behind a wall" in parliament.
4 March 2013Video: Bryan Fischer says gay players in the NFL would cause a ‘grenade-like explosion’ 20 The American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer, has spoken on the organisation's radio program Focal Point, to say that the NFL should not allow openly gay football players, as they would cause a "grenade-like explosion".
4 March 2013James Franco: ‘It is partly my fault’ that people think I’m gay 9 Actor James Franco has said that he has no problem with people questioning his sexuality, and said that it was "partly my fault" when discussing rumours that he might be gay.
3 March 2013Madonna to present Anderson Cooper with GLAAD award 4 The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced that Madonna will present its Media Award to TV host Anderson Cooper, at its Media Awards ceremony later this year.
3 March 2013Cardinal Keith O’Brien admits inappropriate ‘sexual conduct’ following allegations 169 In a statement issued by the Catholic church in Scotland, Cardinal Keith O'Brien has addressed allegations made against him by five priests within the church, and admitted that his "sexual conduct" has been "below the standards expected" of him.
3 March 2013Priest who accused Cardinal O’Brien says the Catholic church would ‘crush him if it could’ 19 One of five priests who have come forward to accuse Cardinal Keith O'Brien of inappropriate behaviour, prompting his early retirement, has said on the Catholic church, "If they could crush me, they would."
3 March 2013Student Pride debate featuring Ben Cohen and John Amaechi speaks out against homophobia in sport 5 The panel on a debate at National Student Pride yesterday emphasised the importance of tackling homophobia and transphobia in sport, said they had seen some change, but that much more action needed to be taken.
2 March 2013Ellen writes open letter to the Supreme Court urging it to strike down Proposition 8 3 American TV host Ellen has made her opinion known to the Supreme Court which, later in March, will begin to take on the case of whether to overturn Proposition 8, California's statewide ban on equal marriage.
2 March 2013Richard Wilson: Magazine gay list ‘blatantly outed’ me, but I don’t mind people knowing I’m gay 39 Actor and director Richard Wilson, has opened up about being gay in a new interview, after he was named by Time Out in a list of influential gay people.
Articles by Joseph Patrick McCormick
- UK: Ugandan rapist who claimed he was at risk of homophobic persecution deported+
- Florida: Lesbian teen expelled from school and charged over same-sex relationship2
- 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 in Judaism we don’t do them’14
- 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 vote14
- US church blames Woolwich suspected terror killing on UK acceptance of gay people48
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends 'aggressive homosexual community' equal marriage slur 60
- 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'46
- US church blames Oklahoma tornado on gay basketball player Jason Collins56
- Lib Dem MP John Pugh criticised for voting against equal marriage bill -- Simon Hughes and Tim Fallon abstained17
- US church: Equal marriage bill is to blame for violent Woolwich murder15
- 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
- David Cameron: Gay teenagers will stand that bit taller following equal marriage vote62
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends 'aggressive homosexual community' equal marriage slur60
- Lib Dem Deputy Leader Simon Hughes: 'Marriage should be between one man and one woman'58
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