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.
US: University medical centre asks gay students ‘would you prefer to be straight?’ 13
8:54 PM — A health survey conducted by the University of Kentucky's medical centre asked students if they would prefer to be straight.
7th April 2014
Exclusive: Match.com asks bisexuals to pay DOUBLE to search for both men and women 21
11:02 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Dating website Match.com has asked bisexual customers to pay for two separate subscriptions if they want to be able search for both men and women.
6th April 2014
UK: Gay teacher resigns after parents complain children ‘might learn it’s OK to be gay’ 73
9:29 PM — A gay primary school teacher in Birmingham has resigned, after parents complained they did not want him teaching their children.
US: ‘Chick-fil-A for gays’ pro-equality fried chicken restaurant opens 9
8:52 PM — A pro-gay fried chicken restaurant that provides free condoms with your meal has opened in Chicago.
Exclusive: Firefox feedback page flooded with death threats and homophobic abuse after CEO row 177
7:34 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Mozilla's feedback website has been flooded with death threats and homophobic abuse, following the resignation of its CEO over his anti-gay marriage stance.
Newt Gingrich accuses gay rights activists of ‘new fascism’ over Firefox CEO 40
5:16 PM — Newt Gingrich has described public pressure by gay rights groups that led to the resignation of the Mozilla CEO as 'new fascism'.