17th September 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury adviser warns Bishops ‘decisions have to be made’ on same-sex weddings 14
3:32 PM — An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned Bishops that "decisions will have to be made" on the Church's approach to same-sex marriage.
Gay priest considered marrying despite church ban 8
11:43 AM — A gay priest has revealed he considered flouting the church's ban on same-sex weddings, but decided against doing so.
16th September 2014
Dean of St Albans shortlisted to become first out Bishop 21
5:54 PM — The Dean of St Albans, Dr Jeffrey John, who is the Church of England's most senior out cleric, has now been shortlisted to become a Diocesan Bishop.
Catholic diocese slams Bologna for recognising overseas same-sex marriages 8
4:30 PM — Bologna's Catholic Diocese has denounced the city's formal recognition of same-sex marriages conducted abroad.
South Africa: Death threats as ‘gay mosque’ opens 7
3:09 PM — This Friday South Africa will controversially open the doors of its first gay-friendly, gender-equal and interracial 'open mosque’.
15th September 2014
Jersey: Church leader claims civil unions would make religious weddings illegal 39
4:14 PM — A Jersey church leader has claimed that introducing same-sex civil unions would make church weddings illegal.
Gay priest facing backlash over plans to hold commitment ceremony in church 37
3:04 PM — A Leicester priest is facing opposition to his plan to hold his same-sex commitment ceremony in church.
14th September 2014
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world 31
5:25 PM — A conference of anti-gay groups in Moscow has called for lobbyists to attempt to introduce 'gay propaganda' laws across the world.
US: Idaho has spent over $70,000 defending ban on same-sex marriage 7
4:35 PM — Idaho's attempts to defend its same-sex marriage ban have cost taxpayers over $70,000 so far.
US: School bans Chick-fil-A food over anti-gay donations 3
1:47 PM — A California school has banned food from the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A over its anti-gay stance.
Italy: Pope marries couples who are ‘living in sin’, but no gays 25
12:00 PM — The Pope has celebrated "forgiveness" by performing 20 marriages for couples who live outside the Catholic doctrine - but unsurprisingly, none of them were gay.
13th September 2014
US: Smithsonian’s LGBT collection could add signs from Westboro Baptist Church 10
4:19 PM — The Smithsonian museum's new LGBT history collection could add materials from anti-gay groups.
Bishop ‘not optimistic’ that Church of England will resolve same-sex marriage split 41
12:59 PM — A Church of England Bishop says he is "not optimistic" that the Church will be able to reach a resolution to a divide over same-sex marriage.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
US: Teen could face jail over photo of Jesus statue ‘blowjob’ 39
7:36 PM — A teenager in Pennsylvania is facing criminal charges, after he posted a photo to Facebook staged to look like a statue of Jesus was giving him a blowjob.
US: ‘Wicked’ composer attacks school that cancelled Spamalot over same-sex wedding
4:32 PM — Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz has signed a letter condemning a school that cancelled a production of Spamalot, because it contains a same-sex wedding.
David Cameron: Ian Paisley was controversial, but hard working and will be missed 28
3:56 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has paid tribute to anti-gay Northern Irish politician Dr Ian Paisley.
Senior Scottish minister downplays gay clergy ‘crisis’ in Church of Scotland 4
1:48 PM — A Church of Scotland minister in the Highlands has downplayed the idea of a "crisis" over the gay clergy issue, following the resignation of two of his colleagues.
Australia: Activists condemn ‘opt-out’ for registrars in equal marriage bill 9
11:38 AM — Equality activists have condemned a proposal in an equal marriage bill that would allow civil celebrants to refuse to marry same-sex couples.
US: Appeals court upholds New Jersey gay ‘cure’ ban 1
9:13 AM — A federal appeals court has moved to uphold the US state of New Jersey's ban on gay "conversion" therapy for minors.