25th October 2014
British cardinal: Church never planned to change teachings on sexual morality 38
12:47 PM — British Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that the Catholic Church never planned to change its position on 'sexual morality', despite axed proposals to 'welcome homosexuals'.
Australian opposition leader tells Christian anti-gay group: I believe in God and equal marriage 19
12:06 PM — Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten has challenged a Christian group that fights against equal marriage - while addressing its own conference.
24th October 2014
Liberian gay groups ‘under attack’ over Ebola outbreak 16
7:42 PM — Anti-gay rhetoric in Liberia has reportedly been stepped up since the outbreak of Ebola in the country.
Republican congressman: No gays will go to heaven 38
5:32 PM — Republican congressman Steve King has claimed that no gay people will go to heaven.
Italy: Six gay rights activists charged with disturbing peace for engaging in ‘passionate kiss’ 18
1:48 PM — Six gay rights activists in Italy have been charged with disturbing the peace because they engaged in "a long and passionate kiss on the mouth" during an anti-gay protest.
Malaysia: HRW demands end to sodomy charges of ex-Deputy Prime Minister 4
1:19 PM — Human Rights Watch has strongly demanded an end to the prosecution of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charges.
US: Republican accused of plagiarising anti-gay speech 17
12:49 PM — A Republican candidate has been accused of plagiarising a state congress speech opposing same-sex marriage.
Scotland: Glasgow SNP deputy leader suspended after reports of homophobia
12:40 PM — The deputy leader of the SNP group on Scotland's largest council has been suspended after charges of homophobia.
23rd October 2014
Seoul: Korea University student council bans anti-gay discrimination on campus 2
11:19 AM — In a first for a South Korean university, students at the Korea University in Seoul have revised their council's rules to ban anti-gay discrimination on campus.
22nd October 2014
New York Times columnist apologises for speaking at anti-gay group’s fundraiser 5
7:52 PM — A New York Times columnist has apologised, after delivering a speech at a fundraiser for anti-gay group Alliance Defending Freedom.
US: Anti-gay activist Mat Staver resigns from Christian university 10
5:42 PM — Mat Staver - who thinks gays are a "crime against nature" - has resigned from his job as Dean at a private Christian university.
US: Republican congressman labels equal marriage ‘bullshazzl’ during school visit 12
4:50 PM — A Republican congressman is under fire, after he referred to same-sex marriage as "bullshazzl" during a visit to a high school.
Spain: Teenage lesbian left unconscious after being pelted with stones outside school 3
4:38 PM — A gay teenage girl was left unconscious on Monday after she was pelted with stones upon leaving school in Spain's Murcia region.
US: 19-year-old faces hearing after resisting ‘violent’ police arrest at Pride 1
3:28 PM — A 19-year-old charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting a "violent" arrest during Pittsburgh Pride is to face a hearing today.
Ariana Grande: I quit Catholicism when gay brother was told ‘God doesn’t love you’ 36
11:38 AM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she quit the Catholic Church after her gay brother was told "God doesn't love you".
US: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore banned from shooting gay rights film in Catholic school 7
11:11 AM — Ellen Page and Julianne Moore have been told they can no longer shoot on location at a New York Catholic Boys school for their upcoming gay rights drama, Freeheld.
21st October 2014
Devon newspaper editor denies ‘gays will destroy society’ column was incitement of hatred 42
12:04 PM — The editor of a Devon newspaper has denied claims that publishing an anti-gay column was hate speech, saying "the only incitement of hatred was directed towards me" from angered readers.
20th October 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Christians in same-sex marriage states should flee to the border 86
7:03 PM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that Christians should flee the 32 states that currently recognise same-sex marriage.
Texas Attorney General: I can’t say if I’d have defended interracial marriage ban 11
5:37 PM — Republican Greg Abbott - who defends a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas because 'it's the law' - has refused to say whether he'd feel the same way about a ban on interracial marriage.
Polish man rescues UKIP’s European Parliament group from collapse 15
5:03 PM — UKIP's European Parliament group is set to be revived, after a Polish MEP faction collapsed last week.