15th April 2015
France ‘refusing to back down’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 26
3:38 PM — France is refusing to back down over the selection of an ambassador - after nominating a gay man to go to Vatican City.
12th April 2015
London church holding conference to ‘cure’ homosexuality 13
12:43 PM — A church in London is to host a number of 'ex-gay' activists who have attempted to 'cure' people of homosexuality.
7th April 2015
John Travolta condemns ‘hearsay’ claims about personal life in Scientology doc 8
7:19 PM — John Travolta has dismissed allegations that he is being forced to stay part of the Church of Scientology over claims about his personal life.
First out congressman Barney Frank advises atheist politicians to stay in the closet 22
1:39 PM — The first openly gay Member of Congress, Barney Frank, has advised politicians to remain in the closet about their atheism.
5th April 2015
Anti-gay Nigerian bishop appointed to head global Anglican church 32
1:25 PM — An anti-gay Nigerian bishop has been appointed as the new head of the Anglican Communion.
Rosie O’Donnell tells anti-gay pizzeria: Not even lesbians want pizza at their wedding 3
12:08 PM — Rosie O'Donnell has struck out at a takeaway in Indiana that will use the state's 'religious freedom' law to refuse to serve same-sex weddings.
Mormon leaders attack ‘counterfeit’ gay lifestyle 32
11:50 AM — Leaders of the Mormon Church have re-affirmed their opposition to homosexuality and same-sex marriage.
28th March 2015
Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher, Tim Cook condemn Indiana over ‘religious freedom’ law 2
3:34 PM — A number of big names including Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Cook and Ashton Kutcher have condemned a new law in Indiana that permits discrimination against gay people.
22nd March 2015
Republicans compare discriminating against gays to buying ethically-sourced meat 11
2:09 PM — Two Republican Members of Congress have compared businesses who want to discriminate against gays to a restaurant chain ethically sourcing meat.
21st March 2015
First female bishop won’t say if she wants to marry gay couples 36
12:21 PM — The Church of England's first female Bishop, Libby Lane, has refused to say whether she would be willing to marry same-sex couples.
Church warns about gays: ‘Remember Satan was the first to demand equal rights’ 19
11:43 AM — A church in Tennessee has put up a sign appearing to compare LGBT people to Satan.
20th March 2015
Pope accepts resignation of disgraced anti-gay Cardinal Keith O’Brien 83
6:46 PM — The Pope has formally accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien, after allegations he had engaged in 'inappropriate sexual conduct' with junior priests.
18th March 2015
Muslims will have to bake Prophet Mohammed cakes after ‘gay cake’ row, Christian Institute claims 171
5:09 PM — A lawyer has implied that if a bakery is prosecuted for refusing to bake a 'support gay marriage' cake, Muslims could be forced to bake images of the Prophet Mohammed.
15th March 2015
Coronation Street star: I get abuse for playing a gay vicar 13
12:57 PM — Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has opened up about receiving harsh comments over his role as a gay vicar on the soap.
13th March 2015
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
11th March 2015
New York church hit with violations for installing anti-gay sign without permission 65
8:16 PM — A notoriously homophobic church in New York has been hit with a number of violations - for erecting an anti-gay sign without a permit.
9th March 2015
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 148
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
4th March 2015
Church of Ireland split over DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 28
6:13 PM — The Church of Ireland is split over a proposed bill in Northern Ireland that would allow people to discriminate against gays on the grounds of religion.
1st March 2015
Pioneering gay priest Malcolm Boyd dies aged 91 1
5:57 PM — Malcolm Boyd, a priest and early gay rights pioneer, has died aged 91.
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.