18th April 2014
US: Lesbian police chief fired by mayor who said: I’d rather have an alcoholic look after my child 33
7:22 PM — An openly gay chief of police has been fired by a South Carolina mayor who was caught saying he preferred alcoholics to gay people.
Mugabe: ‘Any diplomat who talks about homosexuality will be kicked out’ of Zimbabwe 47
4:25 PM — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe tells Europe to keep its “homosexual nonsense”.
10th April 2014
UKIP candidate who says gay sex is ‘disgusting’ and gays are ‘abnormal’ urged to stand down 27
10:54 AM — A UKIP prospective councillor who says gay sex is “disgusting” is facing calls to quit.
9th April 2014
UKIP candidate: Gay sex is ‘disgusting’ and gays are ‘abnormal’ 89
10:55 AM — A UKIP prospective councillor who said gay sex was "disgusting" also considers gay people to be “abnormal” because they are a minority.
1st April 2014
Police probe zoo owner who said: Equal marriage is abnormal, unnatural and makes me feel disgusted 43
1:42 PM — Police in Cumbria are investigating a zoo owner who published a series of homophobic remarks about the arrival of equal marriage on Facebook.
26th March 2014
London vicar: Gay couples have ‘perverted love’ and blessing them is ‘disrespectful to God’ 81
4:26 PM — A London vicar has slammed clergy for blessing gay couples, saying doing so is “disrespectful” to the Church of England, “unfaithful to Christ” and “ultimately confusing”.
25th March 2014
US: Students hold rally in support of teacher suspended for anti-gay rant 5
2:14 PM — A protest has taken place in support of a West Virginia science teacher suspended for making homophobic comments on Facebook.
21st March 2014
Ghanaian ex-deputy speaker: ‘Homosexuality is the new sodomy slave trade’ 70
1:25 PM — A former senior politician in Ghana says gay people are “sick” who need “psychotic” treatment and that "Africa must resist a new sodomy slave trade".
17th March 2014
Bodyguard of BNP leader Nick Griffin arrested over allegations of anti-gay abuse
10:52 AM — The bodyguard of BNP leader Nick Griffin has been arrested on suspicion of directing homophobic abuse at a woman near a party fundraiser in Merseyside.
14th March 2014
Ex-UKIP ‘Gay marriage caused storms’ councillor to face Council investigation
3:24 PM — A former UKIP councillor who blamed flooding on equal marriage is to be formally investigated by officials.
12th March 2014
Brazilian footballer: It’s not ok for gay men to live together – but I’m not homophobic 19
4:21 PM — A Brazilian footballer, who says it’s not “ok” for gay people to live together, claims he’s not homophobic.
Australian psychologist fights for the right to ban gay sex 33
11:15 AM — An Australian psychologist says he will fight for the right to criminalise gay sex and to discriminate against gay people, having been disciplined for his views.
24th February 2014
Alec Baldwin hits out at ‘Gay Department of Justice’ as he quits public life 14
2:22 PM — Actor Alec Baldwin has written an article for New York Magazine’s Vulture blog stating his intention to leave public life, and concentrate on his family following last year's alleged homophobic spat with a photographer.
Robert Mugabe: ‘We don’t accept homosexuality, God made men and women so they can bear children’ 18
12:00 PM — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has marked turning 90 by urging his country to shun homosexuality at a birthday rally.
20th February 2014
Chris Brown sued over alleged homophobic assault 4
7:07 PM — US singer Chris Brown is being sued for allegedly attacking a man and for using a homophobic slur.
13th February 2014
I once used disgusting anti-gay language, admits former Professional Football Association chair 24
2:50 PM — Former Professional Footballers’ Association chairman Clarke Carlisle says he’s ashamed for previously using homophobic language.
12th February 2014
US: College wrestler suspended indefinitely over homophobic tweets about gay footballer Michael Sam 8
5:42 PM — A college wrestler in Ohio has been suspended indefinitely for making anti-gay comments about NFL hopeful Michael Sam.
11th February 2014
US radio host: It was ‘selfish’ of footballer Michael Sam to come out as gay 19
7:17 PM — NFL hopeful Michael Sam’s decision to come out as gay was “selfish” and of detriment to his team, talk radio host Michael Brown has said.
UK: Two men jailed for five and a half years over homophobic claw hammer attack 2
12:00 PM — Two Sussex men who threatened their victims with a claw hammer and made homophobic comments towards have been jailed.
10th February 2014
Spiked Editor Brendan O’Neill is against ‘gayness, the gay lifestyle and queer imperialism’ 56
4:43 PM — The editor of Spiked, who unsuccessfully urged Parliament to stop equal marriage, says “the gay issue” has become “central to the ramping up of the culture wars”.