11th March 2015
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
10th March 2015
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.
5th March 2015
Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies ‘rent-boy ring’ allegations
12:48 PM — Harvey Proctor has denied allegations that he was part of an alleged “rent-boy ring” – and has said that his previous convictions for gross indecency were for sexual acts that are no longer illegal.
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.
2nd March 2015
US: California activist files ballot initiative to execute all gays 201
7:16 PM — A Christian activist has filed a proposed ballot measure to create a 'Sodomite Suppression Act' that would punish homosexuality with death.
1st March 2015
TV host: I cured a man’s homosexuality by buying him baseball tickets 116
12:37 PM — A Christian TV host has claimed that he once convinced a man to renounce his homosexuality - by offering him baseball tickets.
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.
YouGov: Two thirds of public say pardon men convicted of gross indecency 20
2:39 PM — Two in three voters believe the UK Government should pardon all men convicted of gross indecency under anti-gay laws, a YouGov poll shows.
22nd February 2015
Alan Turing’s family to deliver pardons petition to 10 Downing Street 12
4:27 PM — Relatives of codebreaker Alan Turing will deliver a petition to 10 Downing Street, calling for all men persecuted for their sexuality to be pardoned.
17th February 2015
Judge: India’s anti-gay law is ‘discriminatory’ and mentally damaging 3
5:29 PM — The chairman of India’s Law Commission has condemned the country’s Supreme Court for recriminalising homosexuality.
16th February 2015
Wu-Tang Clan member: I don’t support gays, but I’m not here to judge 54
6:40 PM — Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna has said that he "doesn't support" homosexuality - but isn't "judging".
15th February 2015
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
20th January 2015
Billy Crystal: I dislike gratuitous sex on TV, not just between gay people 46
11:15 AM — Billy Crystal has clarified comments he made earlier this week that modern gay storylines on TV shows are “pushing too far”.
4th January 2015
CBS Films ‘looking into’ why homosexuality was removed from ‘Pride’ DVD cover 14
1:19 PM — CBS Films has said it will look into why all reference to homosexuality was removed from the American DVD release of Pride.
11th December 2014
Gambian President attends rally with protesters declaring: ‘Homosexuality is forbidden in Islam’ 29
5:15 PM — The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has attended a mass rally against homosexuality in the country’s capital Banjul.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
9th December 2014
Fiancé of gay Asian doctor who killed himself after being told by mother to seek ‘cure’ shares loss 10
7:15 PM — Campaigners are raising awareness of the difficulties of being LGBT in Britain’s Asian communities, following the inquest into the death of Doctor Nazim Mahmood.
4th December 2014
Former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe dies 5
4:01 PM — Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe – whose alleged affair with Norman Scott rocked British politics in the 1970s – has died aged 85.
22nd November 2014
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.