19th March 2015
SNP suspends member who directed ‘vile’ anti-gay abuse at Scottish Tory leader 4
3:41 PM — An SNP member who subjected Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson to homophobic abuse on Twitter has been suspended from the party, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson slams homophobic Twitter troll
10:34 AM — Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has slammed a Twitter troll for sending her homophobic abuse.
17th March 2015
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Treat your gay son like a drug addict 43
3:18 PM — US Christian evangelist Pat Robertson has advised a mother to treat her gay son like a drug addict.
Eric Pickles: Dolce and Gabbana are ‘beyond offensive’ but I’m against a boycott 21
1:58 PM — Senior Tory Eric Pickles has slammed Dolce and Gabbana for their “offensive” remarks about same-sex parents, but says a boycott is not the best way to proceed.
Christian Concern CEO ‘applauds’ Dolce and Gabbana, says Elton John is ‘selfish’ for having kids 78
12:55 PM — The head of Christian Concern has launched an outspoken attack on Sir Elton John and David Furnish.
Katie Hopkins: Gay community is being ‘intolerant’ over Dolce and Gabbana boycott 78
11:40 AM — Katie Hopkins has waded into the Dolce and Gabbana boycott row by accusing the gay community of intolerance.
12th March 2015
UK: Preacher who said gay man was a ‘sinner’ goes on trial
1:48 PM — A Christian preacher accused of making homophobic remarks while giving a sermon has denied the charges in court.
10th March 2015
Video: Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 6
6:03 PM — A homophobic preacher who started shouting abuse to revellers at Sydney Mardi Gras met his match in a plucky young busker.
3rd March 2015
UK: Sacked nursery worker denies saying homosexuality ‘is a sin’ 43
5:09 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refused to read books about same-sex couples to children, claims there is "state-sponsored hostility" to her religion.
26th February 2015
Cleric who linked being gay with ‘cannibalism’ due at Goldsmiths’ Islamic society 90
5:10 PM — A cleric who previously was accused of linking homosexuality with the “sexual abuse of children, polyandry and cannibalism” has been invited to speak at the Islamic society of a leading London university.
17th February 2015
Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star gets ‘free-speech’ award 65
6:48 PM — Phil Robertson, the Duck Dynasty star notorious for his anti-gay remarks, has been named the recipient of a free-speech award.
10th February 2015
Jeb Bush aide tweeted that burping in the gym is a way of saying: ‘I’m not gay’ 36
1:35 PM — A technology guru hired by Jeb Bush to help with his 2016 presidential run has been forced to delete several offensive tweets.
31st December 2014
DUP politician who blamed Hurricane Katrina on gays awarded MBE 41
4:59 PM — A DUP politician who blamed the spread of AIDS in Africa on gay people engaging in the “filthy practice of sodomy” is in the New Year honours list.
Scotland: Preacher warns of ‘Biblical consequences’ over equal marriage 33
11:08 AM — A Fife preacher has claimed the Scottish Government’s legalisation of equal marriage will have “Biblical consequences”.
23rd December 2014
Waitrose expresses no regret for donating to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 96
2:11 PM — Waitrose has expressed no regret over the comments of a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda and received a donation from the supermarket in order to provide Christmas lunches to lonely people.
Waitrose donated community fund to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 17
12:59 PM — Supermarket chain Waitrose has given a share of its Community Matters fund to a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda.
16th December 2014
Evangelical Alliance: Evangelicals are not ‘homophobic, judgmental women-haters’ 33
12:07 PM — Evangelical Christians have been caricatured into appearing as homophobic, a director of Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
9th December 2014
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
3rd December 2014
Aeroflot pilot makes anti-gay remarks and jokes about MH17 tragedy 27
4:09 PM — A pilot on Russian national airline Aeroflot has been caught making racist and homophobic remarks on social media.
11th November 2014
Gay marriage is a ‘Trojan horse’ for confusion, says Catholic cardinal 127
2:40 PM — The head of the Italian Bishops Conference has attacked same-sex marriages and civil unions branding them “irresponsible”.