7th April 2015
First out congressman Barney Frank advises atheist politicians to stay in the closet 22
1:39 PM — The first openly gay Member of Congress, Barney Frank, has advised politicians to remain in the closet about their atheism.
20th March 2015
Barney Frank: Anti-gay lawmakers in the closet have ‘no right to privacy’ 15
7:34 PM — The first openly gay congressman in US history has lambasted homophobic lawmakers who remain in the closet - and said they should be "exposed".
18th March 2015
Republican Aaron Schock resigns from Congress after controversy over male companion 21
5:43 PM — Republican Aaron Schock has announced that he intends to resign from Congress - after coming under fire for not disclosing a male companion on a trip.
29th January 2015
Republican congressman: ‘Homosexual rights are not human rights’ 104
6:29 PM — A Republican congressman has been condemned for saying that he does "not construe homosexual rights as human rights."
5th January 2015
US: Anti-gay Texas Republican launches bid for House Speaker 6
1:35 PM — An anti-gay Republican has announced that he plans to run to become the Speaker in the House of Representatives.
24th October 2014
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.
22nd October 2014
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.
8th August 2014
Congressman at Pride: Don’t talk about Chelsea Manning, I’m just here to party 3
5:48 PM — A congressman has refused to answer questions about trans prisoner Chelsea Manning while appearing at a Pride parade.
14th June 2013
US: Anti-gay congressman accidentally takes wrong door and attends pro-LGBT event 8
4:24 PM — A Republican congressman, who is an adamant defender of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which denies equal benefits to married same-sex couples, accidentally attended a pro-gay event when he took the wrong door at Capitol Hill.
6th March 2013
US: Congressman calls on FBI to investigate the killing of gay Mississippi mayoral candidate 1
5:38 PM — A Mississippi congressman is asking the FBI to investigate the killing of gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian.
28th February 2013
Minnesota congressman: homosexuality is an ‘unhealthy sexual addiction’ 47
5:26 PM — Minnesota Republican congressman Glenn Gruenhagen has said that homosexuality is a choice and a form of sexual addiction.