17th October 2014
Taiwan: Christian groups protest against equal marriage public hearing 10
12:52 PM — Christian groups in Taiwan protested a public hearing on equal marriage on Wednesday outside the Taiwanese parliament in Taipei.
Pictures: Art book portrays Jesus as a gay man 18
12:35 PM — An art book has attracted controversy for portraying Jesus Christ as a young gay man living in the modern world.
Sunday school teacher abused and claimed to ‘cure’ gay teen he threatened with ‘warlock powers’ 9
11:30 AM — A Sunday school teacher in the US state of Kentucky has been charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor under 18, after he threatended him with "warlock powers" in an attempt to stop him from speaking out.
16th October 2014
Second draft of document on accepting gays bows to pressure from bishops 45
6:00 PM — A new draft of a report by the Vatican of which an earlier incarnation was hailed as groundbreaking because it appeared to open a dialogue about gay people, and soften the church's stance on gays.
Scotland for Marriage says ‘silent majority’ who oppose equal marriage should be respected 24
12:52 PM — Campaigners against marriage equality in Scotland have said the "substantial silent majority" should be respected, despite polls showing only a minority oppose the legislation.
15th October 2014
Reverend Richard Coles: I lied to Jimmy Somerville about having HIV 17
4:26 PM — The Reverend Richard Coles has made a frank admission about a rift with his former bandmate Jimmy Somerville.
Comment: Ignore the PR, the Catholic Church continues with its grotesque homophobia 59
2:58 PM — Suggestions the Catholic Church has this week changed its position on homosexuality are wide off the mark, writes National Secular Society President Terry Sanderson.
American Family Association: Christian business owners facing ‘mandatory gay brain-washing’ 25
1:25 PM — Christian business owners are facing 'mandatory gay brain-washing', according to the American Family Association.
14th October 2014
Gay relationships are not ‘positive’, warn Catholic bishops 85
6:22 PM — Catholic bishops in Rome have moved to quash speculation of a dramatic new approach to viewing gay relationships.
Turkey: Gay couple face death threats after staging ‘symbolic’ wedding 9
11:37 AM — A gay couple in Istanbul have lost their jobs, been evicted from their home, and are facing death threats from family members after holding a 'symbolic' open wedding last month.
Burma: First LGBT film festival to be held in the country’s largest city 4
10:56 AM — Burma's first LGBT film festival is to be held next month in the former capital city of Rangoon.
13th October 2014
Taiwan: New species of snail named in celebration of same-sex marriage 2
3:44 PM — Researchers in Taiwan have taken an unprecedented step in naming a newly discovered species of snail in support of same-sex marriage laws.
Andrea Williams: Christian Concern is the same size as the Conservative Party 36
2:55 PM — Christian Concern's Andrea Williams has claimed that her group is comparable in size to the Conservative Party.
Vatican document: Gay people have ‘gifts and qualities to offer’ 55
2:48 PM — The Roman Catholic Church must find a "fraternal space" for gay people, a Vatican document has said.
Christian Institute: Gays on TV ‘out of proportion’ with reality 28
12:40 PM — The Christian institute has claimed the number of gays on TV is "out of proportion" with reality.
12th October 2014
LGBT activists protest British preacher who backed Ugandan anti-gay law 31
6:47 PM — LGBT activists have protested a UK Christian pastor who went to Uganda to preach in favour of an anti-homosexuality law.
11th October 2014
US radio host calls for ‘civil disobedience’ against same-sex marriage 24
4:56 PM — Right-wing radio host Linda Harvey has called for people to rise up in "civil disobedience" against same-sex marriage.
Duck Dynasty star: You can’t get STIs from ‘Biblically correct’ sex 15
2:33 PM — Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed that it is impossible to get a sexually transmitted infection from 'Biblically correct' sex.
10th October 2014
US: First gay couple weds in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s home state 7
7:30 PM — The first same-sex weddings have taken place in the home state of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Catholic cardinal: We will never bless same-sex couples 95
6:39 PM — A leading Catholic cardinal has said that the Church will "never" bless weddings for same-sex couples.