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.
US: Murder suspect claims gay victim ‘tried to rape him’ 8
11:53 AM — A Kentucky man suspected of murder claims his victim had tried to force him into having sex.
US: New York Assembly set to vote on ‘gay cure’ ban for minors 5
11:25 AM — The New York State Assembly is set to vote today on a proposed ban on therapy to 'cure' homosexuality in minors.
US Attorney General: Boy Scouts’ ban on gay members is a ‘relic of prejudice’ 1
11:00 AM — The US Attorney General has attacked the Boy Scouts of America for their ban on gay adult members, describing it as a "relic of prejudice".
US: Southern Baptist Convention elects leader who thinks Satan ‘broke’ homosexuals 11
10:41 AM — The Southern Baptist Convention has elected a leader who believes that homosexuality is a "con job" conceived by Satan.
US: American Family Association president admits he’s an ‘old-school prude’ 11
10:17 AM — The president of the American Family Association has described himself as an "old-school prude".
9th June 2014
UK: Leeds rugby player faces 4 to 8 match ban after calling player a ‘f**king f*g’ 13
6:13 PM — Rugby player Zak Hardaker will be banned for 4 to 8 matches after he called a player a "f**king f*g" during a match.
France: Gay magazine refuses to disqualify ‘Mr Gay’ contestant over racism allegations 55
5:54 PM — A French magazine has refused to disqualify a man from their 'Mister Gay 2014' competition, after he endorsed a far-right party and was accused of racism.
Black Gay Dads: Homophobic abuse has only brought us closer 13
4:59 PM — A gay couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral say the incident brought them closer as a family.
US: Gay Tea Party activist claims support for same-sex marriage is ‘completely fabricated’ 18
3:33 PM — An anti-gay activist who identifies as a gay man has claimed that same-sex marriage is "tyrannical", and its support is "completely fabricated".
US: Rick Santorum joins NOM’s anti-gay marriage rally 9
2:07 PM — Republican Rick Santorum has broken his silence on same-sex marriage, to join the National Organisation for Marriage's anti-gay rally.
US: District Attorney says officer who refused to work at Pride should quit policing 14
1:23 PM — The District Attorney for Salt Lake County has said that a police officer who refused to work at a gay pride parade should quit policing altogether.
Serbia: Belgrade Pride cancelled due to flooding 3
12:59 PM — Belgrade Pride, which is usually banned due to threats of violence, was instead this year cancelled due to flooding.
8th June 2014
Zambian government: Decriminalising homosexuality would be an affront to Christianity 20
8:00 PM — The Zambian government has reaffirmed its opposition to homosexuality, labelling gay rights an 'affront' to Christianity and the constitution.
US: Judge rules against ‘gay cure’ therapy group, could force them to pay damages 3
4:57 PM — A judge in New Jersey has ruled against a group which practised 'gay cure' conversion therapy, ruling that they could be liable to pay damages to people affected.
Hawaii: Sex education lessons to require ‘opt-in’ over fears of ‘normalising’ homosexuality 9
2:35 PM — The Hawaii Department of Education has confirmed that children will only be able to receive sex education lessons if their parents specifically opt in, over fears about homosexuality.