27th May 2014
Republican candidate: Liberals want ‘transgenders’ to rape girls in bathrooms 15
8:48 PM — A Republican state candidate in Colorado has claimed that "liberals demand public access to rape your girls" by allowing "transgenders" to use female toilets.
‘Gay-free alternative to the Boy Scouts’ honours vocal homophobe Tony Perkins 2
5:49 PM — An organisation set up as an alternative to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) after it voted to allow gay members, has honoured anti-gay pastor and campaigner Tony Perkins at an awards ceremony.
26th May 2014
Northern Ireland: Local candidate who said she would ‘recriminalise homosexuality’ fails with 67 votes 35
12:54 PM — A Northern Irish independent local council candidate who said she would like to “recriminalise homosexuality," has been eliminated with only 67 votes.
25th May 2014
US: Topeka, home of ‘God Hates Fags’ church, passes gay equality laws 10
1:44 PM — Topeka, home of the Westboro Baptist Church, has passed equality laws banning anti-gay discrimination.
24th May 2014
Duck Dynasty son: My father is a 21st century prophet for his anti-gay rants 26
8:16 PM — The son of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed he is a "21st century prophet" for his repeated anti-gay comments.
US: Catholic school fires gay band leader for planning to marry partner 24
6:09 PM — A private Catholic school in Georgia has fired its band leader for planning to marry his same-sex partner.
23rd May 2014
Church of Scotland Moderator warns Kirk to stop ‘navel gazing’ over gay clergy 4
7:32 PM — The Moderator of the Church of Scotland has warned the Kirk at its General Assembly to stop "navel gazing" over gay ministers.
Did Fred Phelps die a man who didn’t ‘hate’ gays? 14
6:59 PM — The infamous founder of the Westboro Baptist Church apparently had a more liberal view on the LGBT community before passing away, claims a family member.
Ugandan Ethics Minister: ‘The whites are spreading pornography and homosexuality’ 34
5:15 PM — Uganda’s Minister of Ethics Simon Lokodo had said white people are responsible for homosexuality and pornography.
Gay minister: I hope the Church of Scotland will rethink its opposition to same-sex marriage 3
12:51 PM — An openly gay minister from Aberdeen today has said he hopes the Church of Scotland will reconsider its opposition to same-sex marriage.
22nd May 2014
Video: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson goes on new homophobic rant 12
7:53 PM — TV personality Phil Robertson has gone on another homophobic rant, after causing controversy last year by making anti-gay comments in an interview with GQ.
Oscar winning actress: ‘It is repugnant to even ask whether gay people should have equal rights’ 22
3:20 PM — Greek American Oscar winning actress Olympia Dukakis has spoken in support of equality, saying it is "offensive and repugnant" to even ask whether LGBT people should have equal rights.
21st May 2014
Church of Scotland edges closer to allowing gay ministers with General Assembly vote 4
6:51 PM — The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has voted in favour of a proposal which could eventually lead to the ordination of ministers in civil partnerships.
Parents force Ofsted out of faith school for asking children about same-sex relationships 45
2:38 PM — Ofsted abandons the inspection of an Islamic primary school in Luton after parents complain that officials were asking students about their views on gay people.
Pro-Putin conductor: Russia’s ‘taboos’ need to be respected 27
11:19 AM — A Russian conductor, who strongly supports President Vladimir Putin, says "taboos" like homosexuality, should be respected by the West.
20th May 2014
US: American Family Association asks people to ‘pray for’ anti-gay TV hosts 14
8:21 PM — The American Family Association has urged its followers to "pray for" anti-gay activists the Benham brothers, after the pair were dropped from a TV deal.
US: Republican politician claims standardised tests will make kids ‘become homosexual’ 16
3:07 PM — A politician in the US state of Florida has claimed that education standards set by the Obama administration will force children to "become as homosexual as they possibly can."
19th May 2014
US radio host: Sensitivity training for homophobic comments is like ‘communist re-education camps’ 9
6:41 PM — A US Christian radio host has said he thinks sensitivity training for NFL players who make homophobic remarks is like sending people to "communist re-education camps".
Around half of High Church quits Church of Scotland amid gay minister row 20
4:20 PM — About 250 worshippers have left one of the largest congregations in the Church of Scotland amid a row over gay ministers.
Malta: Bishop who described gay unions as a ‘grave moral act’ meets with gay Catholics 17
2:03 PM — Bishop Charles Scicluna attends celebratory event against homophobia and transphobia.