13th April 2015
Gay penguin book still topping ‘most banned’ list 25
4:10 PM — A children's book that tells the story of two male penguins raising a child together is still the third-most banned book in the US.
16th February 2015
Jenny Jones: It’s unbelievable that Rupert Read is labelled transphobic 61
6:07 PM — Green Party politician Jenny Jones has spoken out in defence of candidate Rupert Read - appearing to put her at odds with her party leadership.
15th February 2015
Mary Beard left ‘wanting to cry’ after row over trans ‘censorship’ letter 274
7:27 PM — Academic Mary Beard was left "wanting to cry" after becoming embroiled in a row over an open letter warning about the "censorship" of people's opinions about trans people.
14th November 2014
Taiwan: Police shut down gay lifestyle website for ‘distributing obscene material’
3:00 PM — Police in Taiwan have shut down a website which billed itself as "Asia's largest gay lifestyle information network."
28th October 2014
Watch: Cartoon Network debuts first ever gay characters – but censors the kiss 10
1:01 PM — Cartoon Network has featured its first ever openly gay characters in the comedy series 'Clarence.'
6th September 2014
Illinois Family Institute: Libraries should stock books about children happy their gay parents died 13
4:16 PM — The Illinois Family Institute has claimed that libraries should stock books about the "joy" children feel when their same-sex parents die.
30th August 2014
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcasts 19
10:11 PM — The BBC cut a scene containing a lesbian kiss out of Asian broadcasts of Doctor Who, according to reports.
13th July 2014
Singapore: National Library Board ‘saddened’ that people oppose them destroying ‘gay’ books 11
3:05 PM — Singapore's National Library Board says it is 'saddened' at people's adverse reaction to the removal and destruction of gay-themed books.
23rd May 2014
Facebook apologises after banning Queer as Folk producer for celebrating marriage equality 24
10:58 PM — Facebook has apologised to Queer of Folk producer Del Shores, after he was banned from the site for a post celebrating marriage equality.
14th May 2014
US: School apologises for showing viral same-sex marriage video to students because it’s ‘not balanced’ 9
1:53 PM — A Wisconsin superintendent has apologised showing a viral same-sex marriage video to students, claiming that it was "biased" and not "balanced".
9th May 2014
Russia: Sims game rated ‘adults only’ over same-sex relationships 12
8:41 PM — The latest Sims game has been rated 'Adults Only' in Russia, because it contains same-sex relationships.
27th April 2014
US: South Carolina Senate could reverse House’s cuts to universities over ‘gay books’ 1
7:35 PM — The South Carolina Senate could step in to prevent savage cuts to two universities who stocked 'gay-themed' reading material.
EFF: Gay dating sites being used to entrap men across Middle East 14
6:07 PM — The Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned that gay dating sites are being used by police to entrap men across the Middle East.
26th April 2014
US: School board votes not to ban ‘Two Boys Kissing’ book 10
4:07 PM — A Virginia school board has voted unanimously against banning a gay-themed young adult novel, after a lengthy public hearing.
US: Christian college attempts to shut down student newspaper over pro-gay article 13
12:59 PM — A Christian university is confiscating copies of the campus's student newspaper, after it ran a story about a gay student.
19th April 2014
China: Censors clamp down on gay Sherlock fan fiction 6
4:52 PM — China's media regulator is reportedly clamping down on gay Sherlock fan fiction online.
7th April 2014
US: University cancels comedy show after lawmaker accuses it of ‘recruiting’ lesbians 10
9:24 PM — A Republican state senator in South Carolina has accused a one-woman comedy play of 'recruiting' lesbians, forcing a performance to be cancelled.
2nd April 2014
Former Attitude publisher slams Sainsbury’s for covering up gay magazines 7
4:01 PM — Darren Styles, a shareholder and former publisher of Attitude, has criticised Sainsbury’s for covering up gay magazines, while previously leaving a scantily clad photo on the front of FHM uncensored.
31st March 2014
Russia: ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’ accused of promoting homosexuality 4
5:58 PM — Acclaimed French lesbian film Blue is the Warmest Colour is under attack in Russia for 'promoting homosexuality' in minors.
20th March 2014
Mosque chairman compares gays to ‘murderers, gamblers and paedophiles’ 38
7:38 PM — Adding to a controversy surrounding of censorship at the BBC, the chairman of a Birmingham mosque has made comments homosexuality to paedophilia, murder and gambling.