29th August 2014
Protesters threaten to shut down anti-gay Christian conference with blockade 6
9:26 AM — Demonstrators have vowed to disrupt a controversial conference taking place in Melbourne this weekend, saying they hope to stop people from attending with a blockade.
Key Australian politicians pull out of controversial anti-gay conference 6
8:44 AM — Various high-profile politicians scheduled to speak at the anti-gay World Congress of Families (WCF) this weekend have pulled out over issues to do with who will host the event.
28th August 2014
US: Detroit couple claims their mail carrier won’t deliver mail because they are gay 2
9:08 PM — A Detroit same-sex couple believes they aren't reciving mail because their mail carrier learned they are gay.
27th August 2014
Humanist group condemns former Attorney General for claiming Christians face persecution in UK 14
4:48 PM — The British Humanist Association has rebuked a former Attorney General's "lazily stitched together" claims that Christians face persecution in the UK.
US: Anti-gay former governor living with a priest who had sex with a man 6
3:41 PM — A former anti-gay governor in Virginia is living with a Catholic priest who was caught having sex with a man in 2002.
US: Christian group begins ‘fasting’ to stop same-sex marriage, but members can still eat food 75
10:39 AM — An anti-gay Christian group has begun a planned 40-day 'fast' to oppose same-sex marriage - but participants are still allowed to eat food.
25th August 2014
Greece: Athens gay couple attacked by homophobic mob 21
1:13 PM — A gay couple in Athens have been brutally assaulted by a homophobic mob.
Australia: Liberals delay replacement for minister who quit over anti-gay slurs
11:35 AM — The Liberal Party in Australia's Northern Territory have delayed the process to replace a minister who stepped down over anti-gay slurs.
24th August 2014
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
Video: Adam Hills continues spat with God Hates Fags church 11
3:27 PM — Adam Hills has continued his feud with the Westboro Baptist Church, labelling their God "a bit of a dick".
US: St Louis police officer suspended for anti-gay ‘sodomite’ rant 21
2:00 PM — A St Louis police officer has been suspended, after a video emerged of him condemning "sickening" sodomites.
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 4
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
US radio host: People don’t want to visualise gay sex because it is disgusting 37
4:16 PM — The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer has again described gay sex as ‘disgusting’.
Jessica Alba: Homophobia made me leave the church 10
4:13 PM — Actress Jessica Alba has spoken out on how the homophobia at her childhood church made her decide to stop going to it.
US: God Hates Fags church does ice bucket challenge, nominates gay rights group 18
3:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has taken part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
BNP: The BBC is forcing ‘homosexual persuasions’ on everyone with gay characters 60
11:58 AM — The British National Party is claiming a BBC boss is trying to force his "homosexual persuasion" on people by including gay characters in TV shows.
Australian MP resigns as minister after calling colleague’s gay son a ‘pillow biter’ and a ‘shirt lifter’ 5
11:01 AM — An Australian MP has stepped down from his role as a deputy chief minister, after he made alleged homophobic remarks about the gay son of a colleague.
21st August 2014
US researcher: People are gay due to sexual abuse 57
6:32 PM — A US researcher has claimed that people become homosexual due to sexual abuse.
Tony Perkins: Gay rights activists will attempt Christian Holocaust 55
5:49 PM — Tony Perkins has claimed that those who support gay rights will attempt a genocide of Christians.
20th August 2014
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry appears in court for mugshot over abuse of power charge 7
12:43 PM — Notoriously anti-gay Texas governor Rick Perry had his mugshot taken in an Austin courthouse yesterday, after being indicted on an abuse of power charge.