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
Comment: The D&G meltdown exemplifies an increasingly mutated perception of free speech 52
7:08 PM — Chris Ward writes for PinkNews on how Dolce and Gabbana failed to salvage themselves from a PR disaster.
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Treat your gay son like a drug addict 44
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.
26th February 2015
Uni ‘postpones’ visit by anti-gay cleric hours after Jihadi John revelation 113
6:34 PM — The University of Westminster has “postponed” a planned visit by a cleric who branded homosexuality “a scourge”.
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.
19th February 2015
Tory activist brands feminists ‘left-wing lesbo groupies’ and ‘cretins’ 17
1:55 PM — A South Yorkshire Conservative Party activist has resigned over homophobic comments made on Twitter.
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’ 37
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 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.
18th December 2014
UK: Minister who said she won’t preach ‘anti-gay message’ in Uganda rallied against gay marriage 20
7:30 PM — A Baptist Union minister who said she had no intentions of preaching any “anti-gay message” at a Ugandan religious rally previously urged Christians to lobby against same-sex marriage.
US: Anti-vaccine group claims vaccines can turn children gay 16
1:11 PM — An American anti-vaccine group is claiming that parents who vaccinate their children face the possibility of their children becoming gay.
17th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate behind ‘poofers’ and ‘Chinky bird’ comments likens it to ‘Only Fools and Horses’ 35
4:04 PM — Kerry Smith, who resigned from UKIP as a prospective parliamentary candidate for making homophobic and racist remarks, says his comments were no worse than the language in the BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses.