15th February 2015
US: Arkansas governor won’t veto bill permitting discrimination against gays 14
3:29 PM — The Governor of Arkansas has said he will not veto a bill which blocks anti-discrimination laws from protecting LGBT people.
Anti-gay group compares its rally to Martin Luther King 16
12:20 PM — An anti-gay group its latest rally to the March on Washington where Martin Luther King delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech.
14th February 2015
UKIP denies selecting candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 23
7:53 PM — UKIP has denied that it selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
UKIP selects candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 64
12:33 PM — UKIP has reportedly selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
11th February 2015
US: Kansas governor removes protections for LGBT workers 23
6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
Internet troll spared jail for branding people paedophiles and homosexuals 56
2:39 PM — An internet troll who falsely branded people as paedophiles and homosexuals has escaped a jail sentence.
9th February 2015
US: Republican who compared gays to paedophiles put on extremist list 23
5:31 PM — A Republican who compared homosexuality to bestiality has been placed on an extremist watch list.
US: Hate preacher Scott Lively to run for Congress 30
3:52 PM — Notoriously homophobic hate preacher Scott Lively has announced plans to run for Congress as a Republican.
Hackers hijack Mexican chain’s Twitter and post homophobic slurs 3
12:01 PM — Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has apologised after Twitter hackers posted homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic tweets from its account.
8th February 2015
Former Republican: Same-sex marriage will lead to the dissolution of the US 32
4:41 PM — Right-wing pundit Alan Keyes has claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to the break-up of the United States.
7th February 2015
US: Texas school defends ‘right’ to exclude pupil for being gay 102
4:31 PM — A private school in Texas has defended its right to exclude a student for "homosexual activity".
Slovakia voting in referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption 20
2:27 PM — Slovakia is going to the polls today on measures that would reinforce bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage.
6th February 2015
UKIP Deputy Leader: Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia are ‘a disgrace’ 54
8:20 PM — The Deputy Leader of UKIP has claimed that Labour's plans to tackle homophobic bullying in schools are "politically correct nonsense".
Gay UKIP MEP calls police after threat to shoot him in the face 29
5:47 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician has gone to the police, after receiving alleged death threats.
4th February 2015
Nancy Reagan refused to help Rock Hudson get AIDS treatment 16
7:46 PM — Former First Lady Nancy Reagan ignored a request to help Rock Hudson secure a pioneering AIDS treatment just weeks before he died, it has been revealed.
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
John Legend cancels apperance at Brunei-owned hotel over anti-gay laws 7
1:25 PM — John Legend has pulled out of a planned appearance at a Brunei-owned hotel, over an ongoing boycott of the country over anti-gay laws.
Azealia Banks: If I am a homophobe, so what? I make more money than you 98
12:47 PM — Rapper Azaelia Banks has mocked people who label her a homophobe - because she makes more money.
UKIP Christian group: Manchester Pride is a ‘parade of depravity’ 189
11:48 AM — A Christian group authorised by UKIP has claimed that being gay is a "vice", and that Manchester Pride is a parade of "wickedness".
3rd February 2015
Gloria De Piero: Homophobic bullying can scar for life 12
7:40 PM — On the Labour Party's new new campaign to clamp down on homophobic bullying, Gloria De Piero has said homophobic bullying can "leave a scar that remains throughout a person's life".