27th June 2014
US: IRS pays $50,000 to anti-gay group NOM to settle lawsuit 3
2:00 PM — The IRS will pay $50,000 in damages to the anti-National Organisation for Marriage, to settle a lawsuit over the leak of the group's donor details.
Shia LeBeouf calls police officer ‘f*g’ during ‘Cabaret’ theatre arrest 15
12:50 PM — Actor Shia LaBeouf reportedly hurled an anti-gay slur at a police officer, after being arrested for disorderly conduct in a Broadway theatre.
25th June 2014
Anti-gay slurs ‘still clearly audible’ during Mexico World Cup match 7
1:55 PM — Anti-gay slurs could be heard during Mexico's World Cup match against Croatia, despite broadcasters pledging to mute the crowd audio.
Activists to host International Day of Action against ‘stone-the-gays’ Sultan 4
1:54 PM — Activists in 13 cities worldwide are to hold an International Day of Action on Friday, in a continuation of the protest against anti-gay and anti-women laws in Brunei, as part of the #StopTheSultan campaign.
23rd June 2014
Rick Santorum: People who oppose gay rights are being sent to re-education camps 72
8:23 PM — Republican Rick Santorum has claimed that people who oppose gay rights are now being sent to 're-education' camps.
FIFA to take no action against Mexico for anti-gay World Cup chants 13
5:16 PM — FIFA says it will take no action against Mexico for anti-gay abuse by the team's fans during a World Cup match, because the chants are "not considered insulting".
Uganda claims that US sanctions will harm ‘the most vulnerable people’ 20
4:52 PM — Uganda has warned that “regrettable” US sanctions over a recently introduced anti-gay law, may harm “the most vulnerable people” in the country.
Duck Dynasty star: I’m a ‘nice man’ for trying to turn homosexuals to Jesus 17
4:04 PM — Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed he is a "nice man" trying to help homosexual "poor souls" find Jesus.
UK: FA appoints new chair to anti-discrimination panel 4
3:26 PM — The Football Association has appointed a new chair to its anti-discrimination panel, pledging to tackle the issue head on.
UK: Tory activists attempting to unseat gay MP Nigel Evans 19
1:02 PM — Nigel Evans has decried the "whiff of homophobia" in his constituency, which has lead to a Tory grassroots campaign to unseat him.
Opera Australia drops singer over anti-gay ‘faecal masses’ Facebook rant 55
12:15 PM — Opera Australia has confirmed it has released a singer from her contract, over a violent anti-gay rant posted on her Facebook page labelling gay people "faecal masses".
22nd June 2014
US: Man pleads guilty to brutal homophobic kidnapping, hate crime charge dropped 27
7:05 PM — Prosecutors have dropped a hate crime charge against a man who brutally assaulted a victim he found on a gay hookup app, after he plead guilty to kidnapping.
Dominican Cardinal: Gay US ambassador should ‘take his pride elsewhere’ 48
4:56 PM — A Catholic cardinal in the Dominican Republic has attacked the country's openly gay US ambassador, telling him to "take his pride elsewhere".
Texas ‘ex-gay’ activist: I know at least 500 people who have changed their sexuality 50
4:26 PM — A Texas 'ex-gay' activist has claimed he knows "at least 500" people who have had their sexuality changed.
UK: Everton bans fan from matches indefinitely over homophobic, racist tweets 5
2:55 PM — Everton Football Club has banned a fan from attending its matches indefinitely, over a series of homophobic and racist tweets.
21st June 2014
US: 16-year-old charged with assault over brutal attack at Detroit pride event
6:59 PM — A 16-year-old has appeared in court charged with assault, following a violent attack at Motor City Pride in Detroit.
Republican Ralph Reed: I’m not comparing slavery to same-sex marriage, but they’re similar 22
5:55 PM — Ralph Reed, the founder of the Republican Faith and Freedom Coalition, has claimed that same-sex marriage and slavery are "similar".
Australia: Opera singer blames husband for rant calling gay people ‘faecal masses’ 46
12:06 PM — An opera singer has claimed her husband was responsible for a homophobic rant on her Facebook page which labelled gay people "faecal masses".
Rick Santorum: I made a mistake by endorsing judge who struck down marriage ban 10
11:53 AM — Rick Santorum has admitted he made a "mistake" by endorsing a judge who struck down Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban.
John Kerry: We must push back against violence and anti-gay laws globally 1
11:39 AM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the West needs to push back against the "global trend of rising violence and discrimination against LGBT persons."