5th August 2014
Church of England claims bishop’s decision to block gay chaplain from NHS job was ‘autonomous’ 24
12:47 PM — The Church of England has claimed the decision to block a married gay chaplain from taking up a job with the NHS was taken 'autonomously' by a bishop.
4th August 2014
Christian Concern: Stonewall is an ideological propaganda machine attacking normal families 198
3:13 PM — Christian Concern has attacked LGB rights charity Stonewall, claiming it is an "ideological propaganda machine" attacking families.
National Secular Society: ‘Urgent review’ needed after Church blocks gay chaplain from NHS job 10
2:39 PM — The National Secular Society has called for the government to hold an urgent review, after a gay chaplain was blocked from taking up an NHS job because he married his same-sex partner.
3rd August 2014
Bishop of Gloucester, who backed same-sex blessings, steps down for personal reasons 17
7:03 PM — The Bishop of Gloucester, who had called for the Church of England to take a more conciliatory approach to same-sex couples, has stepped down with immediate effect.
2nd August 2014
‘Sinister monk’ now distributing leaflets in Brighton comparing gays to paedophiles 57
11:53 AM — A 'sinister monk' is distributing homophobic leaflets in Brighton, comparing gay people to paedophiles.
1st August 2014
Christian fundamentalist leaflet warns Gloucester gays they’ll end up in a coffin 48
2:12 PM — A Christian group has been caught distributing anti-gay flyers during a council-run carnival.
Gay vicar: It would be wonderful if the government ‘talked sense’ to Church over marriage ban 14
10:58 AM — A vicar who is facing possible punishments after marrying his same-sex partner has said he would welcome intervention from the government.
25th July 2014
Pastor: Take your children out of schools to avoid the ‘demonic homosexual mafia’ 50
2:30 PM — An anti-gay pastor has called on parents to take their children out of schools to avoid the "demonic homosexual mafia" making them gay.
24th July 2014
US: Christian group ‘fasting’ to oppose same-sex marriage says members can still eat food 104
12:18 PM — A Christian group that is planning a 'fast' in opposition to same-sex marriage has claimed that members don't actually have to stop eating food to take part.
22nd July 2014
US: College denies it refused to house trans student 2
6:30 PM — A Christian college in Oregon has denied claims that it refused to provide on-campus accommodation for a trans student, but said he would not be allowed to live in dorms without having gender reassignment surgery.
21st July 2014
Bryan Fischer: Obama is ordering Christians to ‘drop dead’ by outlawing discrimination 26
5:53 PM — Anti-gay activist Bryan Fischer has claimed that Barack Obama is ordering every Christian to drop dead, by signing an Executive Order outlawing anti-gay workplace discrimination.
20th July 2014
Canada: Catholic school district creates first transgender student policy 6
4:06 PM — A Catholic school district in Vancouver has become the first to have a specific policy for transgender students.
Gay vicar who defied Church to marry same-sex partner opens post office inside church 8
2:42 PM — A popular gay vicar who defied the Church of England to marry his same-sex partner has raised eyebrows again, by opening a post office in one of his churches.
19th July 2014
US: Baker who refuses to bake same-sex wedding cakes won’t make Halloween cakes either 37
5:46 PM — A Colorado baker who is in the midst of a legal battle after refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding says he won't make cakes for Halloween either.
US: Pennsylvania church attempts to block reinstatement of pastor who officiated gay son’s wedding 1
4:45 PM — A Methodist pastor who was defrocked after officiating at his gay son's wedding could have his reinstatement blocked by the church.
US: Colorado baker who refused to bake same-sex wedding cake launches new appeal 8
1:36 PM — A Colorado baker who lost a court battle after refusing to serve a gay couple has launched another appeal against the ruling.
16th July 2014
Finland church head: It’s time we apologise to sexual minorities for cruel treatment 6
5:10 PM — The head of Finland's Lutheran Evangelical Church has issued a public apology for the harm caused by the church's previous stances on LGBT issues.
Vicar outed during live news discussion by Channel 5 presenter 34
4:15 PM — A popular vicar has been outed as gay by a presenter during a live discussion on 5 News.
14th July 2014
UK: Church of England votes to allow women Bishops, but still no gay Bishops 9
5:51 PM — The Church of England had voted to allow women bishops, though there are still no openly gay bishops in the UK.
Bishop: Church’s approach to homosexuals is ‘sick and heartless’ 8
5:08 PM — A Mexican Catholic Bishop has said that the Church's current approach to gay people is "sick and heartless".