Book: Biden’s backing of same-sex marriage sent Obama ‘scrambling’ to catch up 2
5:19 PM — A new book has claimed that Vice President Joe Biden's surprise backing of same-sex marriage in 2012 pushed Barack Obama into following suit faster than planned.
16th April 2014
US: Obama picks gay bishop for closing prayers at Easter Breakfast 5
8:33 PM — Barack Obama picked an openly gay bishop to deliver the closing prayers at the annual White House Easter Prayers Breakfast on Monday.
8th April 2014
President Zuma: South Africa ‘respects’ Uganda’s new anti-gay law 78
10:18 PM — South African President Jacob Zuma has said that his country 'respects' Uganda's new anti-gay law, and refused to condemn it.
5th April 2014
Herman Cain blog: Homosexuals are like the Borg from Star Trek 30
4:44 PM — A blog on the website of former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has compared gay people to the Borg, an evil cyborg collective from Star Trek.
Argentina: President to become godmother to lesbian couple’s baby 5
2:22 PM — The President of Argentina has said she will become the godmother to the child of a lesbian couple.
31st March 2014
President Museveni: ‘Uganda doesn’t need Western things like oral sex or aid money’ 15
5:30 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda 'doesn't need' aid money cut over his anti-gay law, and has warned of 'more terrible things' to come from the West, like oral sex.
17th March 2014
Homophobic pastor claims Ugandan President will join procession in celebration of anti-gay law 4
6:46 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, is set to join a procession celebrating the implementation of a law harshening punishments for those found guilty of homosexuality, an adamantly homophobic pastor has claimed.
18th February 2014
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gays are ‘vermin’ and should be treated worse than mosquitoes 109
8:07 PM — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has referred to gay people as "vermin", saying they should be dealt with in the same way as mosquitoes which "cause" malaria.
7th July 2013
George W Bush keeps up neutral stance on same-sex marriage 26
10:02 PM — Former US President George W Bush has once again refused to answer questions on same-sex marriage, dodging an interviewer's enquiry about his views on the "compatibility" of homosexuality and Christianity.
3rd July 2013
US: Catholic school president quits his job after revealing he has been in a same-sex relationship for 18 years 22
5:09 PM — The president of a Catholic school in Minnesota has resigned after revealing that he has been in a same-sex relationship for nearly two decades.
20th May 2013
Video: President Obama tells all-male college ‘Be the best husband to your boyfriend’ 7
6:01 PM — US President Barack Obama delivered a highly inclusive commencement address to students graduating from the all-male Morehouse College this weekend.
25th April 2013
George W Bush sidesteps equal marriage discussion in TV interview by saying ‘I’m off the stage’ 17
4:58 PM — Former president George W Bush has refused to discuss equal marriage during a CBS interview.
27th March 2013
Amsterdam to fly rainbow flag for Russian President Putin’s visit to the capital 25
3:32 PM — The rainbow flag will be hoisted when Russian President Vladimir Putin comes to Amsterdam on 8 April.
28th February 2013
Obama’s administration to file brief urging Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8 4
11:16 PM — The Obama administration is to file a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down California's ban on equal marriage, and to take the view that other, similar bans, are unconstitutional.
21st January 2013
Video: President Barack Obama officially sworn into office for second term 5
1:05 PM — President Barack Obama was sworn into office for his second term as US president on Sunday.
18th June 2012
Rio: Gay and Jewish protesters oppose visit by Iranian president 11
3:21 PM — Gay and Jewish protesters joined together to march in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to protest a visit by Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
9th May 2012
New French president may signal ‘no miracle’, trans candidate says 3
12:56 PM — Brigitte Goldberg, one of two trans candidates in the recent French Presidential election, yesterday expressed herself only slightly moved by the replacement of right-wing Nicolas Sarkozy with socialist Francois Hollande.
8th May 2012
François Hollande’s presidential win brings French marriage equality closer 50
12:53 PM — The new President-elect of France, François Hollande, the country's first Socialist president in nearly two decades, is expected to push equal marriage and adoption rights for gay couples in the European country.
17th April 2012
Nicolas Sarkozy affirms view of family as ‘a mother and a father’ 62
3:05 PM — Incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy has re-affirmed his opposition to marriage equality ahead of this weekend's elections in France.
20th March 2012
Former US president Jimmy Carter backs ‘very fine’ equal marriages for gays 44
3:54 PM — Former President Jimmy Carter has said gay people should be allowed to marry in civil ceremonies, as 'Jesus never said a word about homosexuality'.