13th October 2014
Andrea Williams: Christian Concern is the same size as the Conservative Party 36
2:55 PM — Christian Concern's Andrea Williams has claimed that her group is comparable in size to the Conservative Party.
US embassy condemns Kyrgyzstan’s anti-gay ‘propaganda’ bill 3
1:04 PM — The United States embassy has condemned Kyrgyzstan for approving a bill which aims to outlaw gay “propaganda."
US: Same-sex weddings to begin in Alaska, Sarah Palin’s home state 10
12:09 PM — A judge has struck down a same-sex marriage ban in Alaska, the home state of Republican Sarah Palin.
12th October 2014
Drag artist: Psychic Sally Morgan’s husband isn’t homophobic, he once offered to come to Pride 45
12:27 PM — A drag performer has leapt to the defence of psychic Sally Morgan, after a clip emerged of her husband shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
US: National Organisation for Marriage threatens to cut ties with Republican party 29
12:08 PM — The anti-gay National Organisation for Marriage has threatened to throw its weight behind a third party, unless Republicans do more to oppose gay rights.
11th October 2014
Opera singer who posted homophobic rant about ‘faecal masses’ cancels apology concert 26
6:56 PM — An opera singer who came under fire for an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gay people as ‘faecal masses’ has cancelled a planned apology show to raise money for gay rights groups.
US radio host calls for ‘civil disobedience’ against same-sex marriage 24
4:56 PM — Right-wing radio host Linda Harvey has called for people to rise up in "civil disobedience" against same-sex marriage.
Duck Dynasty star: You can’t get STIs from ‘Biblically correct’ sex 17
2:33 PM — Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed that it is impossible to get a sexually transmitted infection from 'Biblically correct' sex.
Psychic Sally Morgan: I wasn’t aware of husband’s homophobic abuse 43
1:41 PM — Well-known psychic Sally Morgan says she had no idea that her husband had shouted homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
10th October 2014
Cameroon: Authorities release 7 trans people arrested in anti-gay house raid 2
4:23 PM — Authorities have released seven transgender men and women arrested on homosexuality-related charges, after police raided a house in Cameroon’s capital of Yaoundé.
Casey Stoney: ‘My life would probably be lot simpler if I was straight – It’s not a choice’ 2
3:36 PM — Former England women’s captain Casey Stoney has rebuked people who tell her being gay is a choice, saying her life would be a "hell of a lot simpler" if she could decide to be straight.
Former Labour trade minister defends Nigel Farage over HIV migrant ban 17
1:35 PM — Former Labour trade minister Lord Digby Jones has defended UKIP leader Nigel Farage after he claimed that people with HIV should be banned from the UK.
Tom Daley: Footballers who come out as gay ‘would be surprised by support’ 3
11:57 AM — Tom Daley has said that any footballer would be surprised by the support they would receive if they chose to come out as gay.
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
Amnesty urges President of Chad to scrap anti-gay bill 5
10:49 AM — In a letter to the President of Chad, Amnesty International has warned that passing a bill which criminalises homosexuality would show a "blatant disregard" for the country's human rights obligations.
9th October 2014
Ireland: Fine Gael Councillor calls on Bishop to make up for ‘disgraceful’ anti-gay comments 8
1:53 PM — The Fine Gael Councillor for Galway West has condemned the actions of a Catholic Bishop who recently filed a complaint against a religious charity which awarded a grant to an LGBT community centre.
Morocco: UK tourism interest for Marrakesh plummets a ‘rare’ 46% after arrest of gay Briton 21
10:52 AM — Hotel searches for Marrakesh in Morocco have reportedly fallen by 46% just one week after the news broke that Ray Cole, a gay British man, was arrested for 'homosexual acts' in the city.
8th October 2014
Latvian Archbishop: I’m not anti-gay, but homosexuals are destroying human identity 47
6:25 PM — A Latvian Archbishop has claimed that homosexuality is destroying human identity - but denies being anti-gay.
Montenegro: Second Pride event will be held in secret from violent anti-gay protesters 4
4:19 PM — Montenegro's second ever Pride is set to be held in secret this year after the last event ended with 60 injured in violent anti-gay attacks.
RTÉ star Brendan Courtney left shaken after passers-by shout ‘there’s the faggot off the telly’ 5
12:06 PM — Broadcaster and designer Brendan Courtney says he "felt extremely angry" after being verbally assaulted in Dublin's city centre in broad daylight.