US: Washington police seek suspect after alleged anti-gay assault in nightclub
2:58 PM — Olympia police are searching for a man who punched a gay man in the face and yelled anti-gay slurs at him in a nightclub.
US: Mother sentenced to life in prison for murdering 4-year-old she thought was gay
2:19 PM — An Oregon mother has been sentenced to life in prison for beating her four-year-old son to death, because she thought he was gay.
17th April 2014
US: ‘Gay cure’ defence group sells coffee to raise legal funds 8
11:11 PM — A group which defends against challenges to 'ex-gay' therapy has started selling coffee to raise legal funds
US: Off-Broadway musical heads to South Carolina to protest ‘gay book’ funding cut
10:43 PM — A South Carolina college will protest lawmakers' decisions to cut their funding over their stocking of a 'gay book', by hosting a performance of the musical based on it.
Norway: Plumber stabs workmate ten times after being called ‘grumpy little gay’ 3
10:12 PM — A Norway plumber has been acquitted from a charge of attempted murder on the grounds of insanity, after stabbing his workmate ten times for being labelled a 'grumpy little gay'.
US: Arkansas court hears same-sex marriage ban case today
9:44 PM — An Arkansas judge will today hear a case brought by couples aiming to strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
UFC champion denies sending homophobic messages, says he was hacked
9:20 PM — A UFC mixed martial arts fighter has denied that he sent homophobic messages over Instagram, claiming that his phone was stolen.
Egypt: Surge in anti-gay raids sparks fears of crackdown 5
8:45 PM — Raids on the gay community in Egypt have drastically increased in the past few months, it has been reported.
16th April 2014
Australia: Departing pro-gay Senator attacks ‘deeply homophobic’ colleague 5
10:10 PM — A pro-gay Labor senator has laid into a colleague who will replace her, alleging that he is 'deeply homophobic' and 'disloyal'.
Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera leaves Canada after homophobic leaflet arrest 15
9:32 PM — Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera has finally left Canada, after an arrest for handing out 'graphic' homophobic leaflets on Monday.
Cameron Diaz: I can appreciate women, but don’t label me bisexual 2
8:55 PM — Cameron Diaz has shot down claims that she has come out as bisexual, saying that quotes from her were taken out of context.
US: Obama picks gay bishop for closing prayers at Easter Breakfast 3
8:33 PM — Barack Obama picked an openly gay bishop to deliver the closing prayers at the annual White House Easter Prayers Breakfast on Monday.
Ethiopia: Government drops plans to make homosexuality non-pardonable offence 3
7:45 PM — The Ethiopian government has backed away from plans to further criminalise homosexuality, saying that it is "not a serious crime".
US: Louisiana House votes to keep unconstitutional sodomy law 5
7:14 PM — The Louisiana House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to keep a sodomy law in the state's penal code.
15th April 2014
Watch: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera arrested in Canada for homophobic leaflets 32
10:42 PM — Anti-gay activists Peter LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott have been arrested in Canada for distributing homophobic leaflets, days after LaBarbera was detained at the border.
US: Republican pro-gay marriage group raises $2.75m in donations 3
9:49 PM — A Republican super-PAC that aims to back candidates who support same-sex marriage has received $2.75m (£1.64m) in donations so far in 2014.
US: Man jailed for 30 months for beating disabled brother to ‘push the gay out of him’ 13
9:16 PM — An Ohio man has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail, after he tried to 'push the gay out of' his disabled brother by beating him.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: ‘Transphobic’ episode pulled off air 18
8:39 PM — TV channel Logo has pulled an episode of RuPaul's Drag Race off of all digital platforms, after critics deemed it transphobic.
US radio host: Advert featuring gay dads is like axe murder 25
8:21 PM — Christian radio host Kevin Swanson has compared 'promoting homosexuality' to murdering people with an axe.
14th April 2014
Chile: Pastor blames deadly forest fire on same-sex unions bill 29
10:22 PM — A Chilean pastor has blamed forest fires near the city of Valparaíso on the discussion of a bill which would allow for same-sex civil unions.