5th October 2014
Pope opens Catholic meeting expected to reaffirm opposition to homosexuality 35
1:16 PM — The Pope has opened a meeting of over 200 Catholic bishops, which is expected to reaffirm the church's teachings on homosexuality.
29th September 2014
US: Most Utahns now realise same-sex marriage wouldn’t affect their families 1
8:51 AM — A poll released today has found that, along with an even spit on the issue of same-sex marriage, a majority of voters in the state of Utah said legalising it wouldn't affect their families.
21st September 2014
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
20th September 2014
US: Gay families condemn Utah anti-gay activists for using their pictures during conference 4
5:15 PM — Anti-gay activists in Utah have been condemned for using pictures of the children of same-sex couples without permission during a homophobic conference.
6th September 2014
US: Homeless gay teen gives internet donations to charity 25
5:50 PM — A gay teen who raised $90,000 after he was thrown out by his family has donated some of the money to a homeless charity.
29th August 2014
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
Gay teen beaten and disowned by family finds amazing support in crowdfunded campaign 31
11:42 AM — A teenager who was beaten and kicked out of his home has found support in a crowdfunding campaign set up to help him keep going after being disowned by his family.
11th August 2014
US: Kentucky transgender couple share their unique path to family 5
7:35 PM — A Kentucky transgender couple is sharing their unique path to creating a biological family.
4th August 2014
Christian Concern: Stonewall is an ideological propaganda machine attacking normal families 198
3:13 PM — Christian Concern has attacked LGB rights charity Stonewall, claiming it is an "ideological propaganda machine" attacking families.
29th July 2014
US: Study shows decline of ‘gay neighbourhoods’ 7
2:59 PM — A new study by the University of British Columbia has found that areas traditionally known as ‘gay neighbourhoods’ are in decline.
5th July 2014
Study: Children raised by same-sex parents are ‘healthier and happier’ 31
11:44 AM — Children raised by same-sex parents are both healthier and happier than others, a study has found.
3rd July 2014
Archbishop of Singapore apologises, adds, ‘gay relationships contradict God’s laws’ 34
1:00 PM — The Archbishop of Singapore has apologised for a letter in which he condemned the gay “lifestyle” as “detrimental to society”, but has restated his view that homosexuality “contradicts the natural laws of God”.
2nd July 2014
Kentucky Family Foundation: Judge has declared martial law by striking down marriage ban 8
1:48 PM — The Family Foundation of Kentucky has claimed that a judge has declared 'martial law' by striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
29th June 2014
Israeli Education Minister: I am truly sorry for saying same-sex couples aren’t families 12
4:27 PM — Israel's Education Minister has apologised for claiming that same-sex couples aren't families earlier this week.
27th June 2014
UN Council adopts resolution to ‘protect the family’ 11
1:10 PM — The UN Human Rights Council yesterday adopted a resolution on the "Protection of the Family", in a move which has been criticised as it could be used as a precedent to oppose LGBT rights.
9th June 2014
Black Gay Dads: Homophobic abuse has only brought us closer 13
4:59 PM — A gay couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral say the incident brought them closer as a family.
1st June 2014
US: Illinois same-sex families can now apply for joint health insurance cover 1
8:17 PM — The Illinois health insurance marketplace has announced it can now accept applications for family cover from same-sex spouses, following the rollout of same-sex marriage across the state.
Israel: Gay surrogacy bill gains cabinet approval
5:35 PM — Israel's surrogacy bill has gained the approval of the cabinet, overcoming a hurdle and becoming one step closer to law.
31st May 2014
Facebook releases free Pride-themed sticker set 9
5:43 PM — Facebook has released a free range of LGBT-themed sticker emoticons, featuring various gay symbols, same-sex couples and families.
10th May 2014
US: Michele Bachmann opposes building Women’s Museum because it would be a ‘shrine’ to gay marriage 26
3:31 PM — Tea Party politician Michele Bachmann has opposed the construction of a National Women's History Museum, claiming it would become a "shrine" to "radical feminists" who believe in same-sex marriage.