22nd October 2014
New York Times columnist apologises for speaking at anti-gay group’s fundraiser 5
7:52 PM — A New York Times columnist has apologised, after delivering a speech at a fundraiser for anti-gay group Alliance Defending Freedom.
Conservative Jewish Masorti movement approves equal marriage 5
6:16 PM — The British conservative Jewish Masorti movement has joined Liberal and Reform groups in allowing Rabbis to perform same-sex marriages.
US: Anti-gay activist Mat Staver resigns from Christian university 10
5:42 PM — Mat Staver - who thinks gays are a "crime against nature" - has resigned from his job as Dean at a private Christian university.
US: 19-year-old faces hearing after resisting ‘violent’ police arrest at Pride 1
3:28 PM — A 19-year-old charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting a "violent" arrest during Pittsburgh Pride is to face a hearing today.
US: Formerly defrocked pastor who married his gay son to go to appeal 9
11:47 AM — A Methodist pastor who was defrocked after he preceded over his gay son's wedding, but later re-ordained, will this week discover whether he can remain so.
Ariana Grande: I quit Catholicism when gay brother was told ‘God doesn’t love you’ 36
11:38 AM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she quit the Catholic Church after her gay brother was told "God doesn't love you".
20th October 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Christians in same-sex marriage states should flee to the border 86
7:03 PM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that Christians should flee the 32 states that currently recognise same-sex marriage.
Ireland: Gay Catholic priest ‘on leave’ after being outed in court case 14
12:35 PM — A Catholic gay priest in Ireland is on leave "to reflect on his ministry”, after his sexuality was discovered by Church leaders.
19th October 2014
Pope: The Church should not fear change, God is not afraid of new things 56
2:51 PM — Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church should not be afraid of change - after plans to welcome homosexuals were scrapped.
US: Las Vegas chapel that does Elvis-themed weddings says marrying gays is ‘against God’s law’ 25
12:26 PM — A number of wedding chapels in Las Vegas are refusing to marry same-sex couples, after equal marriage became legal there.
US: Idaho couple who cover their car in anti-gay messages claim they’re being persecuted 114
12:05 PM — An Idaho couple who coated their car in homophobic messages to protest equal marriage in the state claim they are being persecuted by gays.
Gay Catholics slam Church for scrapping plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 45
11:34 AM — A number of Catholic gay groups have expressed disappointment at the Church's decision to scrap plans to relax anti-gay policies.
18th October 2014
Catholic Church scraps plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 216
7:30 PM — The Catholic Church has rejected proposals to relax opposition to same-sex couples.
US: Christian ‘gay rights’ activist raising money for bakery that refused lesbian wedding cake 31
6:40 PM — A Christian gay rights activist is raising money to help a bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.
US poll: Young Catholics overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage 21
3:55 PM — A poll has found that young Catholics in the US overwhelmingly approve of homosexuality and same-sex marriage, despite the Church's teachings.
Pope demotes anti-gay Cardinal who thinks homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ 43
1:41 PM — The Pope has ousted notoriously homophobic US Cardinal Raymond Burke from his senior role, it has been confirmed.
Influential megachurch pastor ‘on journey’ towards accepting equal marriage 8
12:15 PM — The pastor at a global megachurch has signalled a shift in stance towards same-sex marriage.
17th October 2014
Naked gay Orthodox priests strip off again for 2015 calendar 11
3:21 PM — The Orthodox Calendar has returned, with men who may or may not be Orthodox priests posing in compromising positions.
Taiwan: Christian groups protest against equal marriage public hearing 8
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.