21st August 2014
FA to investigate football bosses accused of sending homophobic texts 3
12:57 PM — A football manager who had been a favourite to take over at Crystal Palace is now being investigated by the FA for allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist and homophobic texts.
20th August 2014
Minnesota Vikings to introduce zero tolerance for homophobia policy 4
3:44 PM — The Minnesota Vikings NFL team will implement a zero tolerance policy for homophobia, as part of a legal settlement with former player Chris Kluwe.
18th August 2014
Italy: Gossip magazine under fire for giving away homophobic joke book 4
6:12 PM — An Italian gossip magazine, has come under fire for attaching a book with homophobic jokes to its latest edition.
US: Most Republicans would be upset if they had a gay child, poll finds 15
3:53 PM — A majority of Republicans would be upset if they had a son or daughter who came out to them as gay.
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
15th August 2014
US pastor: Republicans who stay silent on same-sex marriage will face ‘consequences’ 18
5:04 PM — An anti-gay pastor has warned that there will be "consequences" for Republicans who fail to oppose same-sex marriage.
13th August 2014
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
11th August 2014
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
8th August 2014
US columnist: Archie promotes gays and makes children sexually curious 24
7:21 PM — A US columnist has accused the creators of Archie comics of trying to promote homosexuality to children so that LGBT people can have ‘new flesh’.
7th August 2014
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 21
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
Rugby player could face ban over homophobic abuse 7
4:46 PM — A rugby player could be banned from the sport for eight matches, over allegations of homophobic abuse.
US: Lesbian councillor called ‘filth’ during council meeting 10
2:25 PM — Jovanka Beckles, a lesbian member of Richmond Council in California, was yet again the victim of homophobic abuse during a meeting last month.
6th August 2014
American pastor: God should drop a nuclear bomb on the US because we have gay ambassadors 28
12:26 PM — Pastor Rick Scarborough has claimed that God would be justified in destroying the US due to the fact that it now has openly gay ambassadors.
5th August 2014
Australia: School chaplain apologises for claiming homosexuality is ‘not normal’ in Facebook post 4
4:33 PM — A chaplain at a Tasmanian school has apologised, after claiming homosexuality is "not normal" on Facebook.
Jim Davidson: My homophobic jokes don’t really offend anyone 22
10:59 AM — Comedian Jim Davidson has claimed that his jokes – which are often homophobic, sexist or racist – do not upset anyone.
4th August 2014
Uganda: Ssempa claims governmental conspiracy after anti-gay law overturned 10
2:23 PM — Notorious anti-gay pastor Martin Ssempa has suggested that governmental pressure may have led to a disregard for procedure in the recent overturning of Uganda's harsh anti-gay law, and said he will appeal the ruling at Uganda's Supreme Court.
1st August 2014
US: NFL player disciplined for homophobic tweet has ‘learned’ from sensitivity training 2
3:04 PM — Don Jones, the Miami Dolphins player sent to sensitivity training about a homophobic tweet about Michael Sam's televised gay kiss, has said he is happy that the experience has taught him more about respect and tolerance.
Christian fundamentalist leaflet warns Gloucester gays they’ll end up in a coffin 48
2:12 PM — A Christian group has been caught distributing anti-gay flyers during a council-run carnival.
30th July 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Gays will make you ‘have open sex with anybody’ 42
6:50 PM — Pat Robertson, who is well-known for criticising homosexuality, has claimed that gays will force people to have sex or else lose their homes and businesses.
Survey reveals Doncaster teachers fear talking about gay issues 10
6:39 PM — A study by the National Union of Teachers in Doncaster has found that ‘a significant minority’ of teachers are reluctant to discuss gay issues in class.