10th April 2014
Britain’s first openly lesbian MP Angela Eagle: I can’t believe the minister for women is anti-gay rights 32
12:27 PM — Speaking in the House of Commons today, Labour's Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Angela Eagle has condemned the Prime Minister's judgement for the Maria Miller situation.
9th April 2014
Mike Huckabee: I’m not homophobic, I’m just on the right side of the Bible 33
8:01 PM — Republican Mike Huckabee has told a crowd of supporters that he is "not homophobic", insisting, "I am just on the right side of the Bible.
OKCupid founder: I regret accidentally supporting a politician with anti-gay views 4
7:37 PM — The founder of dating website OKCupid has broken his silence, speaking out to say he regrets supporting a Republican politician he did not know opposed same-sex marriage.
This former Republican Senator has a moving message about same-sex marriage 3
6:40 PM — This former Republican Senator has joined up with a same-sex marriage campaign to offer a moving message of support to same-sex couples who want to marry.
Students at this university found the best way to show how accepting they are 12
6:17 PM — Students at the University of Virginia have started a photo campaign hoping to show togetherness and acceptance.
US University basketball player comes out: ‘I don’t want to hide and be someone I’m not’ 10
5:29 PM — A basketball player at the University of Massachusetts has become the first first division men's basketball player to come out as gay.
Lib Dem Baroness Barker: I hope Nicky Morgan will use her position to make life better for all women 4
4:41 PM — Lib Dem peer Baroness Barker has said she hopes the newly appointed Minister for Women will take the opportunity to "make life better" for lesbian, bi and trans women, despite having voted against same-sex marriage.
US: Teacher suspended after parents complained because she is transgender 6
3:56 PM — A teacher in the US state of Texas has been told not to return to her classes after parents complained that they did not want a transgender person to teach their children.
Shadow Equalities Minister Gloria De Piero: ‘Nicky Morgan must speak for all women, regardless of sexuality’ 4
1:51 PM — Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Gloria De Piero has criticised the appointment of Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women, as she voted against same-sex marriage.
8th April 2014
Radio host: ‘If gays aren’t stopped, US Christians will be killed like Jewish people in Nazi Germany’ 71
7:32 PM — A US radio host has made the claim that "Hitler was trying to create a race of super gay male soldiers," saying the "Nazi Party was homosexual."
US: Ohio Governor supports Attorney General in appeal to keep same-sex marriage ban
7:06 PM — The Governor of the US state of Ohio has announced that he supports the state's Attorney General in his appeal of an imminent ruling to strike-down a same-sex marriage ban.
US televangelist: If Firefox CEO was wrong for supporting Prop 8 then ‘God is a hater’ 14
5:54 PM — An anti-gay televangelist has weighed in on the row surrounding the CEO of Firefox who resigned last week, to say if supporting Prop 8 was wrong, "then the Bible is full of hate."
US: City commissioner calls on Michigan to cease appeal to keep same-sex marriage ban 2
5:18 PM — A city commissioner in the US state of Michigan has called on the state's attorney general and governor to cease their appeal of a decision to strike-down a same-sex marriage ban in the state.
Tory MP Zac Goldsmith: ‘I am surprised Maria Miller hasn’t stepped down’ 28
1:21 PM — As the pressure mounts on Minister for Women and Equalities Maria Miller to step down, members of her own party are weighing in to express 'surprise' that she has not resigned.
Prime Minister of Georgia calls for constitutional same-sex marriage ban 8
12:53 PM — The Prime Minister of Georgia recently introduced an amendment calling for same-sex marriage to be banned in the country's constitution.
Police warn Leicester City fans: ‘We won’t tolerate homophobic chanting at Brighton match’ 2
11:56 AM — Police have warned Leicester City football fans that homophobic chants will not be tolerated in a match against Brighton and Hove Albion FC today.
7th April 2014
New ‘hetero pride’ campaign launches in Italy 44
7:15 PM — A heterosexual pride organisation has launched in Italy, and plans to hold its first gathering next month.
US: Representative calls for impeachment of judge for saying he will strike-down same-sex marriage ban 4
6:41 PM — An Ohio US Representative has called for the impeachment of a federal judge who has voiced his intention to strike-down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
David Cameron defends Maria Miller: ‘She has apologised which was the right thing to do’ 15
6:05 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has stood by Culture Secretary Maria Miller following an apology she made over expenses claims for her second home.
Lord Tebbit accuses Maria Miller of ‘arrogance’ and calls for her to step down 6
5:46 PM — Anti-same-sex marriage Tory peer Lord Tebbit has joined in calls to have equalities minister Maria Miller step down.