29th August 2014
Protesters threaten to shut down anti-gay Christian conference with blockade 6
9:26 AM — Demonstrators have vowed to disrupt a controversial conference taking place in Melbourne this weekend, saying they hope to stop people from attending with a blockade.
27th August 2014
Humanist group condemns former Attorney General for claiming Christians face persecution in UK 14
4:48 PM — The British Humanist Association has rebuked a former Attorney General's "lazily stitched together" claims that Christians face persecution in the UK.
US: Christian group begins ‘fasting’ to stop same-sex marriage, but members can still eat food 75
10:39 AM — An anti-gay Christian group has begun a planned 40-day 'fast' to oppose same-sex marriage - but participants are still allowed to eat food.
25th August 2014
Former Attorney General: British Christians should have protections for religious beliefs 80
4:49 PM — The former Attorney General has claimed that an "aggressive form of secularism" is preventing Christians from publicly expressing their beliefs.
US: Florida church that opposes same-sex marriage drops polling station after complaints 1
2:07 PM — A church in Florida that campaigns against same-sex marriage will no longer operate as a polling station, after complaints that it could influence voters.
24th August 2014
Video: Adam Hills continues spat with God Hates Fags church 11
3:27 PM — Adam Hills has continued his feud with the Westboro Baptist Church, labelling their God "a bit of a dick".
22nd August 2014
US radio host: People don’t want to visualise gay sex because it is disgusting 37
4:16 PM — The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer has again described gay sex as ‘disgusting’.
Jessica Alba: Homophobia made me leave the church 10
4:13 PM — Actress Jessica Alba has spoken out on how the homophobia at her childhood church made her decide to stop going to it.
US: God Hates Fags church does ice bucket challenge, nominates gay rights group 18
3:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has taken part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
21st August 2014
US researcher: People are gay due to sexual abuse 57
6:32 PM — A US researcher has claimed that people become homosexual due to sexual abuse.
Tony Perkins: Gay rights activists will attempt Christian Holocaust 55
5:49 PM — Tony Perkins has claimed that those who support gay rights will attempt a genocide of Christians.
Labour peer Lord Glasman sympathises with anti-gay Catholic adoption agencies 111
2:49 PM — Lord Glasman says it’s “completely legitimate” for Catholics to be sceptical of Labour because it opposes the right of adoption agencies to discriminate against gay couples.
‘God Loves Gays’ billboard at Westboro Baptist Church gets full funding 3
12:41 PM — A campaign to erect billboards reading 'God Loves Gays' in Topeka, Kansas, home of the adamantly homophobic Westboro Baptist Church, has raised 100% of its funding.
20th August 2014
US reality star: Trans people ‘endanger’ children 19
4:11 PM — A US reality star has voiced her opposition to a bill that would grant trans people more rights.
Telegraph columnist: Protect registrars who refuse to marry gay couples 67
4:10 PM — The former editor of The Catholic Herald has suggested the state should protect Christian registrars who refuse to marry gay couples.
19th August 2014
US: Group to put up God Loves Gays billboards in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown 8
5:14 PM — A group has raised over $40,000 in order to buy 'God Loves Gays' billboards in the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.
US radio host: Same-sex marriage will cause the apocalypse 25
2:44 PM — A radio host has predicted that same-sex marriage in the US will bring about the end of the world.
US: Creationist theme park refuses to hire gays, pretty much anyone else 53
1:05 PM — A Creationist theme park in Kentucky is refusing to hire gay people.
18th August 2014
Uganda: Anti-gay organisation lays off all staff after losing US aid 11
6:11 PM — An anti-gay organisation in Uganda which lost its US funding earlier this year has had to lay off all of its paid staff.
Video: Adam Hills mocks God Hates Fags church for Robin Williams funeral picket 14
6:07 PM — Comedian Adam Hills has mocked the Westboro Baptist Church for their plans to picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.