19th May 2015
Sam Smith gives ‘Love Actually’-style silent awards speech after vocal surgery 2
11:53 AM — Sam Smith has delivered a silent acceptance speech at the Billboard awards - while waiting to undergo surgery on his vocal chords.
12th May 2015
Locals fight back at ‘not born this way’ billboard 11
1:53 PM — US hate groups have banded together to fund a billboard calling for 'restraining orders' against judges and politicians.
12th December 2014
‘Twins’ on ex-gay group’s billboard are actually the same man… and he’s gay 54
6:40 PM — An ex-gay group's billboard, which claims to feature identical twins with different sexualities, is actually two photos of the same gay man.
11th December 2014
Controversy over US billboard which claims: ‘Nobody is born gay’ 33
12:42 PM — A new anti-gay billboard has been erected in the US state of Virginia, which reads: "Nobody is born gay."
20th September 2014
US: Utah ad companies ban ‘controversial’ God Loves Gays billboards 19
6:56 PM — Two Utah ad companies have refused to allow billboards claiming that "God Loves Gays".
18th September 2014
US: Tennessee man buys billboard saying gays are ‘an abomination’ 7
8:25 PM — A man in the US state of Tennessee has organised a billboard in his state which quotes a bible passage which calls homosexuality "an abomination".
17th September 2014
US: Tennessee billboard claims gay sex is an ‘abomination’ 20
7:19 PM — A Tennsesse man has erected a billboard claiming that gay sex is an "abomination".
21st August 2014
‘God Loves Gays’ billboard at Westboro Baptist Church gets full funding 3
12:41 PM — A campaign to erect billboards reading 'God Loves Gays' in Topeka, Kansas, home of the adamantly homophobic Westboro Baptist Church, has raised 100% of its funding.
28th May 2014
France: Town orders advertisers to remove image almost featuring lesbian kiss 17
7:05 PM — Advertisers in the French town of Le Pecq have been told to remove an image which appears to feature two women almost kissing.
22nd February 2014
Gay kiss billboard deemed unfit to be displayed in public 85
11:17 AM — A billboard advertising a gay film festival which featured two men kissing has been banned from being displayed in Brisbane.
14th July 2013
‘Pro-children’ anti-equal marriage billboard travels London ahead of House of Lords vote 57
5:19 PM — A mobile billboard declaring "Fact: Children do best with married birth parents" will travel through London today and tomorrow ahead of the final House of Lords debate on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.
4th July 2013
Equal marriage rap song reaches top 20 in Billboard Hot 100 chart 4
1:53 PM — A rap song which carries a message of strong support for equal marriage, has reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
28th May 2013
US: Gay-friendly retailer JC Penney in hot water over kettle that looks like Hitler 48
3:47 PM — US retail giant JC Penney has found itself the subject of a viral image, after road users in the US pointed out that a billboard advertising one of its kettles, looks like Hitler.
29th April 2013
New Zealand: ‘Homophobic’ beer advert causes controversy 32
3:27 PM — A brewery in New Zealand has responded to controversy caused by a billboard containing an advert for one of its beer brands, which has been described by some as "homophobic".
10th January 2013
Record sales increase for Azealia Banks since saying Perez Hilton was a ‘faggot’ who should kill himself 11
12:16 PM — US rapper, Azealia Banks' record sales have increased drastically since she had an online argument with blogger Perez Hilton, during which she said he was a "messy faggot" who should "kill himself".
17th December 2012
Heated equal marriage debate pair release single in support of marriage equality 4
2:22 AM — Two celebrities from the US who were featured in a fiery online debate over equal marriage, have now teamed up to release a single together, in support of marriage equality.
New Zealand: Church billboard calls on Jesus to come out for Christmas 13
1:56 AM — A controversial church billboard in New Zealand has been unveiled, which raises the question of whether or not Jesus might have been gay.
11th July 2012
South Africa: Church billboard lists homosexuality with alcoholism 20
4:43 PM — The South African Advertising Standards Authority has received a complaint over a billboard which listed homosexuality among vices and personal problems a church could help people with.