15th June 2014
New York mayor: I won’t march in St Patrick’s Day parade until it includes gay people
6:17 PM — New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has said he will continue to boycott New York's annual St Patrick's Day parade until it includes LGBT people.
US: San Francisco Archbishop urged not to attend anti-gay event 16
3:07 PM — The Archbishop of San Francisco has been urged to cancel his plans to attend a National Organisation for Marriage event next week.
US: 119 members of Congress want Brunei trade deal called off over ‘stone the gays’ law 12
12:51 PM — Over a hundred members of the US House of Representatives have signed a letter urging the government to call off a trade deal with Brunei over its new anti-gay law.
14th June 2014
US: Teenager arrested over violent attack at Detroit pride event 2
3:52 PM — Police have made an arrest in connection with a brutal assault at a pride parade in Detroit.
US: Anti-gay Republican Senator jokes about doing ‘indecent things’ with animals 3
2:36 PM — A Republican Senator who opposes gay rights has joked about doing 'indecent things' with animals as a child.
Chris Christie: Texas Governor was wrong to compare homosexuality to alcoholism 4
12:51 PM — Republican Chris Christie has rebuked Texas governor Rick Perry, for comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
13th June 2014
UK: Homophobic hate crimes increase by 22% in Scotland 6
4:45 PM — Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have surged by 22% in the past year in Scotland.
US: Christian pastor tells parents to disown gay children and ‘turn them over to Satan’ 135
4:17 PM — A Christian pastor has advised parents of gay children to disown them and "turn them over to Satan".
US: Salt Lake City councillors to boycott Mormon parade over exclusion of gays 5
3:40 PM — Two members of Salt Lake City council have announced they will not attend a prominent Mormon parade in the city, over the exclusion of gay people.
Dominican Republic: Police chief maintains ban on gay officers 3
3:17 PM — The Dominican Republic's Chief of Police has said that he does not allow any gay officers.
US: Utah police officer resigns after objecting to Pride parade assignment 5
2:55 PM — A Utah police officer has resigned from his post, after he was put on leave for allegedly refusing to work at a Pride parade.
Jamaica: Minister urges ‘help’ for gay and trans people forced to live in storm drain 4
2:17 PM — A Jamaican politician has called on the government to help a group of homeless gay and trans people who are forced to live in a storm drain.
Video: Anderson Cooper ridicules Texas Republican for endorsing ‘gay cure’ therapy 8
1:52 PM — News anchor Anderson Cooper has demolished the argument of a Texas Republican who claimed experts were divided on 'gay cure' therapy.
GLAAD: FIFA needs to ensure gay fans feel safe at the World Cup
1:15 PM — GLAAD has called on FIFA to make sure homophobic and transphobic slurs are stamped out at the World Cup.
US: NOM president ‘disappointed’ people don’t know about anti-gay rally 31
12:45 PM — The president of the National Organisation for Marriage has admitted he is "disappointed" that the group's plans for a rally next week haven't received much attention.
12th June 2014
UK: James Arthur dropped by Simon Cowell record label after homophobic lyrics row 18
8:45 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur has confirmed he is no longer signed to Simon Cowell's record label, following multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
11th June 2014
Oxford Student Union raises emergency motion to condemn honour for anti-gay Sultan 11
4:52 PM — The Student Union at Oxford University has raised an emergency motion to discover the reason why the university has refused to rescind an Honorary Doctorate in Law given to the Sultan of Brunei.
US: ‘God Hates Fags’ pastor’s granddaughter poses for NOH8 gay rights campaign 10
2:46 PM — Libby Phelps - the granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps - has posed for the NOH8 campaign.
US: Trans woman files complaint against hookah bar that labelled her ‘gay bitch’ 14
12:30 PM — A trans woman has filed a complaint against a DC hookah bar, after a receipt labelled her group "gay bitches".
Jewish Anti-Defamation League: FRC comparing gay rights to the Holocaust is ‘deeply offensive’ 29
12:08 PM — Jewish groups have attacked the Family Research Council, for likening gay rights laws to the Holocaust.