19th March 2015
Madonna blasts Dolce and Gabbana: ‘There is nothing synthetic about a soul!’ 12
5:18 PM — Dolce and Gabbana should “think” before they “speak” when expressing views about same-sex families and IVF, Madonna has declared in a swipe at the fashion duo.
17th March 2015
Comment: The D&G meltdown exemplifies an increasingly mutated perception of free speech 52
7:08 PM — Chris Ward writes for PinkNews on how Dolce and Gabbana failed to salvage themselves from a PR disaster.
Eric Pickles: Dolce and Gabbana are ‘beyond offensive’ but I’m against a boycott 21
1:58 PM — Senior Tory Eric Pickles has slammed Dolce and Gabbana for their “offensive” remarks about same-sex parents, but says a boycott is not the best way to proceed.
Christian Concern CEO ‘applauds’ Dolce and Gabbana, says Elton John is ‘selfish’ for having kids 78
12:55 PM — The head of Christian Concern has launched an outspoken attack on Sir Elton John and David Furnish.
Katie Hopkins: Gay community is being ‘intolerant’ over Dolce and Gabbana boycott 78
11:40 AM — Katie Hopkins has waded into the Dolce and Gabbana boycott row by accusing the gay community of intolerance.
23rd February 2015
Babies with two biological same-sex parents could become a reality in just two years 117
2:48 PM — Researchers from Cambridge University have found that it is possible to make a baby using skin cells of parents of the same sex.
3rd February 2015
MPs vote in favour of three-person babies 15
4:34 PM — MPs have voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man.
27th January 2015
UK: Magistrate who objected to gay parents remains suspended 41
11:31 AM — A Kent magistrate who was told he could return to work after completing an equality course, having objected to a gay couple adopting a child, remains suspended.
18th November 2014
Male model Big Brother contestant: I was ashamed of my lesbian mother 16
1:34 PM — A Big Brother Australia contestant says he previously was ashamed of his mother due to her sexual orientation.
4th August 2014
US: New bill gives religious adoption agencies the ability to reject same-sex applicants 2
6:20 PM — Two Republican political figures have introduced a bill that seeks to allow adoption and foster-care agencies the ability to deny services based on their "religious beliefs and moral convictions."
28th July 2014
Study praised for showing that ‘gay men can make great dads’ 2
1:08 PM — A study at Oregon State University has found that men are equally as good at being a child’s primary caregiver as women.
2nd July 2014
US: New Hampshire Supreme Court sides with ex-partner of girl’s biological mother in custody case 1
9:13 PM — New Hampshire Supreme Court has unanimously sided with the ex-partner of a 12-year-old girl's biological mother in a custody case, making the ex-partner a parent under law. The ruling came on Wednesday, making New Hampshire the fourth state in the US to extend parental protections to same-sex parents, regardless of whether they have a biological connection to the child.
2nd May 2014
French lesbian couple told they cannot adopt child – despite biological link 2
1:20 PM — A lesbian couple in France have been barred from adopting a child – despite one of them being its birth mother.
30th April 2014
Christians who believe gay parents ‘blight’ a child’s development hold London conference 18
4:58 PM — Anti-gay Christians who claim same-sex parents resemble a possible “blight on normal human development” have staged a conference in London.
3rd March 2014
England: Number of gay couples adopting children doubles 3
3:43 PM — Figures show the number of same-sex couples adopting children in England has doubled in the past four years.
Survey: One in three LGBT people believe they can’t foster or adopt 4
1:14 PM — More than a third of LGBT people in the UK believe their sexuality is a barrier when considering adoption, new research shows.
21st February 2014
German court declines to rule on joint adoption by gay couples 16
1:13 PM — Germany’s highest court has refused to rule on allowing same-sex couples in civil partnerships the right to adopt children.
3rd February 2014
London: Lesbian adoption decision delayed following Somali protests 27
11:30 AM — The adoption of a child from a Somali Muslim mother to lesbian parents has been delayed following protests in north-west London.
23rd January 2014
US: Kansas court rules Craigslist sperm donor liable to pay child support 7
1:03 PM — A court has ruled that a man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple in Kansas is the "legal father" of the child, and must pay child support.
7th January 2014
Miley Cyrus dons Marc Jacobs top in support of same-sex parenting 1
6:22 PM — Miley Cyrus has offered her support for the LGBT community once again - this time with a Marc by Marc Jacobs t-shirt featuring lesbian parents.