20th April 2014
UK: Nursery worker, fired for refusing to read ‘gay stories’ to children, sues for religious discrimination 169
2:04 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refusing to read 'gay stories' to children, is suing her former employer for religious discrimination.
18th April 2014
Tom Daley’s boyfriend Dustin Lance Black furious after college bans him from event over sex photos 83
12:01 PM — Dustin Lance Black has slammed administrators at his former college after they withdrew an invitation to speak at an upcoming ceremony due to old naked photos of the star.
17th April 2014
US: ‘Gay cure’ defence group sells coffee to raise legal funds 8
11:11 PM — A group which defends against challenges to 'ex-gay' therapy has started selling coffee to raise legal funds
14th April 2014
Canada: Taxpayer-funded school warns children that gays will end up in ‘lake of fire’ 49
9:53 PM — A taxpayer-funded Catholic school in Alberta requires its staff to abstain from 'homosexual relations', and warns children that the 'unjust' will end up in a 'lake of fire'.
Firefox names new interim CEO, after anti-gay marriage donations row 3
9:03 PM — Mozilla has named a new interim CEO, just 11 days after Brendan Eich resigned over his donations to anti-gay marriage campaigns.
Canada: Court challenge over proposed BC law school that bans gays 8
8:38 PM — A group of lawyers is taking the government of British Columbia to court, over plans for a law school which does not allow gays.
13th April 2014
US: Oregon students wear ‘Gay Is Not OK’ t-shirts to school 48
9:38 PM — Four Oregon students protested the Day of Silence, which raises awareness of anti-gay bullying, by wearing t-shirts that claim 'Gay is not OK'.
US: University chancellor hits back at Republican’s claims of ‘glorifying’ gays 8
7:43 PM — A University Chancellor has hit back at the claims of a Republican politician who claimed that the institution was promoting 'a glorification of same-sex orientation'.
US: Homeless shelter invites the Pope to ‘see for himself’ the church’s impact on gay teens 11
4:42 PM — An LGBT homeless shelter has written an open letter to the Pope in the New York Times, to invite him to come 'see for himself' the impact of his church's teachings on homosexuality.
US: Arizona trans woman convicted of ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 8
4:01 PM — A Phoenix trans woman has been found guilty of a prostitution-related charge, after speaking out against a Bible-based 'rehabilitation' programme.
US: Mississippi shops resist ‘religious freedom’ law with ‘we don’t discriminate’ stickers 15
2:30 PM — Hundreds of Mississippi shops and businesses are protesting against the state's new 'religious freedom' law, with window stickers assuring customers they would never use it to refuse them service.
12th April 2014
US: NYC school blocks girl from taking transgender boyfriend to prom 115
10:41 PM — A New York school has blocked a girl from taking her transgender boyfriend to prom.
US: Rhode Island school apologises after guest speaker ‘warns’ kids about homosexuality 10
9:26 PM — The Principal of a Rhode Island school has apologised to parents for inviting a radio host to speak, after he ranted to children about homosexuality.
Canada: BC Law Society accepts application from university that bans gays 14
7:39 PM — The British Columbia law society has accepted an application to open a law school which will not allow gay people to attend.
10th April 2014
US: Seattle mayor supports scout leader who was banned for being gay 2
9:30 PM — The Mayor of Seattle has defended a scout leader who was fired for being gay and has refused to leave his post.
US: Republican congressman who voted against gay rights changes mind, co-sponsors ENDA 2
9:05 PM — A Republican congressman who has previously voted against gay rights has become a co-sponsor of ENDA, a bill which provides protections from homophobia in the workplace.
9th April 2014
US: Catholic church fires ‘gifted’ gay musician for marrying his partner 67
10:07 PM — A 'gifted' gay musician who worked in Catholic churches for over 30 years has been fired, because he married his same-sex partner.
TV host: Honey Maid is ‘incurring the wrath’ of straight people by making pro-gay video 8
8:57 PM — A TV host has warned cracker manufacturer Honey Maid that they are 'incurring the wrath' of straight people by making a pro-gay viral video.
8th April 2014
Australia: Major sports bodies unite to wipe out homophobia 3
9:51 PM — All of Australia's major sporting bodies will later today commit to policies to clamp down on homophobia in sport.
Gay US scout leader defies sacking: ‘I will remain in my post’ 5
9:25 PM — A gay scout leader who was sacked by the Boy Scouts of America has said he will remain in his post, with the support of his church.