16th September 2014
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 6
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 19
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.
11th September 2014
UK: Man may face charges for distributing ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 113
9:23 AM — A 53-year-old man has been spoken to by police in Stoke-on-Trent for distributing leaflets door-to-door which claimed that homosexuality is "not natural", and that it is a "rebellion against nature".
Church of England bishops to hold discussion on sexuality 17
8:55 AM — The Church of England's College of Bishops will meet next week to discuss sexuality, and how to allow an open conversation on the issue.
10th September 2014
God Loves Gays billboard unveiled in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown 3
5:23 PM — A 'God Loves Gays' billboard has been unveiled in the hometown of the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, after a crowdfunding campaign.
Ireland: Government advances bill to ban religious schools from discriminating against gay teachers 4
5:00 PM — The Irish government will advance a bill to close a loophole in equality law that permits religious employers to discriminate against gays.