24th October 2014
Italy: Six gay rights activists charged with disturbing peace for engaging in ‘passionate kiss’ 18
1:48 PM — Six gay rights activists in Italy have been charged with disturbing the peace because they engaged in "a long and passionate kiss on the mouth" during an anti-gay protest.
US: Republican accused of plagiarising anti-gay speech 17
12:49 PM — A Republican candidate has been accused of plagiarising a state congress speech opposing same-sex marriage.
22nd October 2014
New York Times columnist apologises for speaking at anti-gay group’s fundraiser 5
7:52 PM — A New York Times columnist has apologised, after delivering a speech at a fundraiser for anti-gay group Alliance Defending Freedom.
US: Anti-gay activist Mat Staver resigns from Christian university 10
5:42 PM — Mat Staver - who thinks gays are a "crime against nature" - has resigned from his job as Dean at a private Christian university.
US: Republican congressman labels equal marriage ‘bullshazzl’ during school visit 12
4:50 PM — A Republican congressman is under fire, after he referred to same-sex marriage as "bullshazzl" during a visit to a high school.
Ariana Grande: I quit Catholicism when gay brother was told ‘God doesn’t love you’ 36
11:38 AM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she quit the Catholic Church after her gay brother was told "God doesn't love you".
US: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore banned from shooting gay rights film in Catholic school 7
11:11 AM — Ellen Page and Julianne Moore have been told they can no longer shoot on location at a New York Catholic Boys school for their upcoming gay rights drama, Freeheld.
20th October 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Christians in same-sex marriage states should flee to the border 86
7:03 PM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that Christians should flee the 32 states that currently recognise same-sex marriage.
Texas Attorney General: I can’t say if I’d have defended interracial marriage ban 11
5:37 PM — Republican Greg Abbott - who defends a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas because 'it's the law' - has refused to say whether he'd feel the same way about a ban on interracial marriage.
Polish man rescues UKIP’s European Parliament group from collapse 15
5:03 PM — UKIP's European Parliament group is set to be revived, after a Polish MEP faction collapsed last week.
Sweden: Teacher fired immediately after calling a student ‘fag’ 16
3:59 PM — A teacher and photographer in Sweden was sacked after calling a student "fag" during a photoshoot.
Anti-gay Ugandan President in London for investment summit 18
1:01 PM — Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni is in London today for an investment summit.
19th October 2014
US: Anti-gay group spent $690,000 on a failed lawsuit against the IRS 8
3:22 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has been denied a reimbursement of $690,000 in legal fees, after a failed lawsuit against the IRS.
Pope: The Church should not fear change, God is not afraid of new things 56
2:51 PM — Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church should not be afraid of change - after plans to welcome homosexuals were scrapped.
Virginia Republican: Soon gay men will ‘terrorise’ daycare centres 31
2:20 PM — A Virginia Republican supervisor has claimed that gay men will "terrorise" daycare centres if the "homosexual agenda" is allowed to continue.
Former Cardiff City boss ‘to escape punishment’ over homophobic texts 13
1:53 PM — Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay is likely to escape punishment from the Football Association over a string of homophobic texts, according to reports.
US: Las Vegas chapel that does Elvis-themed weddings says marrying gays is ‘against God’s law’ 25
12:26 PM — A number of wedding chapels in Las Vegas are refusing to marry same-sex couples, after equal marriage became legal there.
US: Idaho couple who cover their car in anti-gay messages claim they’re being persecuted 114
12:05 PM — An Idaho couple who coated their car in homophobic messages to protest equal marriage in the state claim they are being persecuted by gays.
Gay Catholics slam Church for scrapping plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 45
11:34 AM — A number of Catholic gay groups have expressed disappointment at the Church's decision to scrap plans to relax anti-gay policies.
18th October 2014
Catholic Church scraps plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 231
7:30 PM — The Catholic Church has rejected proposals to relax opposition to same-sex couples.