14th September 2014
US: School bans Chick-fil-A food over anti-gay donations 3
1:47 PM — A California school has banned food from the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A over its anti-gay stance.
12th September 2014
US: Teen could face jail over photo of Jesus statue ‘blowjob’ 39
7:36 PM — A teenager in Pennsylvania is facing criminal charges, after he posted a photo to Facebook staged to look like a statue of Jesus was giving him a blowjob.
6th September 2014
US: 32 states call on Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage 1
11:41 AM — A majority of US states have called on the Supreme Court to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, across two separate legal briefs.
2nd September 2014
US: Farm fined $13,000 for refusing gay weddings to stop hosting all ceremonies 11
3:12 PM — A New York state farm which was previously fined for refusing to host a same-sex wedding has now said no couples will be allowed to get married there.
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
31st August 2014
Robert Mugabe: I prefer Chinese aid, because they don’t want Africa to ‘embrace homosexuality’ 34
4:10 PM — President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has said he dislikes taking international aid money from the West, because it comes with pressure to "embrace" homosexuality.
29th August 2014
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
22nd August 2014
California: LGBT group and Assembly Member join forces to fight gay blood ban 1
7:38 PM — The largest LGBT rights group in California has partnered with a state Assembly Member to attempt to fight the ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
US: Police appeal for help finding man after San Francisco killing 1
6:40 PM — Police have appealed for help finding a person of interest, after a gay activist was killed in San Francisco.
Jessica Alba: Homophobia made me leave the church 10
4:13 PM — Actress Jessica Alba has spoken out on how the homophobia at her childhood church made her decide to stop going to it.
21st August 2014
US researcher: People are gay due to sexual abuse 57
6:32 PM — A US researcher has claimed that people become homosexual due to sexual abuse.
US poll: 68% of Republicans would support a gay candidate 5
1:33 PM — A poll has found that 68% of supporters of the Republican party would support a gay candidate.
20th August 2014
US reality star: Trans people ‘endanger’ children 19
4:11 PM — A US reality star has voiced her opposition to a bill that would grant trans people more rights.
19th August 2014
US: Smithsonian museum adding LGBT history collection 3
3:55 PM — The Smithsonian Museum has announced a new collection to mark the history of LGBT people, which will include props from TV show Will & Grace.
US radio host: Same-sex marriage will cause the apocalypse 25
2:44 PM — A radio host has predicted that same-sex marriage in the US will bring about the end of the world.
18th August 2014
Uganda: Anti-gay organisation lays off all staff after losing US aid 11
6:11 PM — An anti-gay organisation in Uganda which lost its US funding earlier this year has had to lay off all of its paid staff.
15th August 2014
US pastor: Republicans who stay silent on same-sex marriage will face ‘consequences’ 18
5:04 PM — An anti-gay pastor has warned that there will be "consequences" for Republicans who fail to oppose same-sex marriage.
14th August 2014
US Rep asks Michigan to stop defending same-sex marriage ban 3
2:21 PM — A US Representative has asked the Governor of Michigan to stop defending his state's ban on same-sex marriage.
11th August 2014
US: Navy christens ship after ‘first lesbian astronaut’ Sally Ride 1
1:39 PM — The US Navy has christened a ship after astronaut Sally Ride, at a ceremony attended by her female partner.
Pastor: Vladimir Putin will out Obama within 100 days 25
11:40 AM — A pastor has claimed that Vladimir Putin is planning to 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man.