14th July 2014
UK: Home Office suspends worker over ‘interrogation’ of gay passport applicant 34
10:36 AM — The Home Office has ordered an investigation into allegations that a gay passport applicant was subject to invasive personal questions about his family life.
13th July 2014
Chris Christie: Republicans should continue to fight against same-sex marriage 12
5:18 PM — Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has urged his party to continue to fight against same-sex marriage, despite admitting defeat himself last year.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: I’m a spendaphobe, not a homophobe 16
11:54 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dodged questions about whether he is homophobic, claiming to be a "spendaphobe" instead.
12th July 2014
US: Lesbian student expelled from Christian college for marrying partner 9
4:56 PM — A lesbian student has been expelled from an Oklahoma Christian college, because she broke the school's "lifestyle covenant" by marrying her female partner.
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage hints at Presidential run 5
3:15 PM — Republican Senator Rob Portman - who supports same-sex marriage - has hinted that he will run for President.
US: American Family Association claims that Burger King will soon only sell ‘gay’ burgers 27
2:31 PM — The American Family Association is worried that Burger King will soon only sell 'gay' burgers.
11th July 2014
Vine star Nash Grier kisses male fan after calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
6:58 PM — A Vine star has kissed a male fan as an apology after he claimed that HIV was a "fag" disease.
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
Canada: Toronto Mayor fresh out of rehab votes against helping homeless LGBT teens 17
11:24 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has voted against a proposal that would provide help for homeless LGBT teens, the only person to do so.
9th July 2014
Use of homophobic slurs on Reddit in ‘sharp decline’ 4
6:56 PM — The use of homophobic slurs on Reddit have sharply declined, according to a study.
US: Gay man punched and called ‘faggot’ in DC supermarket 1
5:38 PM — A gay man was the victim of a homophobic attack in a Washington DC supermarket, according to reports.
New Zealand: Woman ‘throws paint’ over gay sauna 3
2:16 PM — A woman has been caught on camera throwing paint over a gay sauna.
US: Human Rights Campaign continues to support ENDA despite religious ‘license to discriminate’ 3
12:40 PM — The Human Rights Campaign continues to support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, despite LGBT groups claiming it could lead to religious groups having permission to discriminate against gays.
Vine’s most popular user apologises for calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
11:34 AM — A popular user of social video Vine has apologised, after he insisted HIV was a "gay thing" and screamed the homophobic slur "fag".
7th July 2014
US: Pennsylvania clerk takes appeal against same-sex marriage to Supreme Court 8
3:40 PM — A Pennsylvania clerk who is fighting for the right to defend the state's already-removed same-sex marriage ban has taken her appeal to the Supreme Court.
6th July 2014
Ukraine: Kyiv Pride organisers condemn authorities for cancelling event 16
7:00 PM — The organisers of Kyiv Pride have attacked the Ukrainian authorities for forcing the cancellation of the event.
US: Mississippi law legalising anti-gay discrimination now in effect 26
5:59 PM — A Mississippi law that legalises anti-gay discrimination on the grounds of 'religious freedom' has come into effect.
Joan Rivers refuses to apologise for claiming Michelle Obama is ‘a transgender’ 225
12:35 PM — Joan Rivers has scoffed at calls to apologise after she claimed that President Barack Obama is gay and his wife Michelle is "a transgender".
4th July 2014
Tony Perkins: Obama is ‘exporting’ homosexuality around the world 31
6:48 PM — The president of the American Family Association has claimed that Barack Obama is "exporting" homosexuality around the world.
UK: Police release CCTV footage of Birmingham Pride attack 4
4:56 PM — Police have released CCTV footage of an attack at Birmingham Pride, and have appealed for help to find a suspect.