25th June 2014
Church of England denies ‘blacklisting’ clergy who marry same-sex partners 6
12:55 PM — The Church of England has denied that it is keeping a secret blacklist of clergy who have married their same-sex partners.
24th June 2014
Nick Clegg supports Pride in London campaign by saying: ‘#FreedomTo love who you choose’ 10
7:10 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is supporting Pride in London’s FreedomTo campaign.
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor defends anti-gay adoption agencies 29
6:43 PM — Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has defended Catholic adoption agencies that discriminate against same-sex couples.
Gay sauna defends safety policy at tribunal after drug deaths
4:39 PM — The owner of a gay sauna in south London has told a coroner that its drug searches have become “more aggressive” following several fatal overdoses.
Two arrested over east London attack on gay couple 10
2:20 PM — Police have released further details about an assault on a gay couple in east London.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury: The state rushed into ‘redefining’ marriage 72
11:10 AM — Lord Williams says he has "no problem" with legal parity for same-sex couples, but claims the state rushed into "redefining" marriage.
London: Gay couple beaten and called ‘faggots’ by teens 74
10:34 AM — Police are investigating an assault on a gay couple in east London.
23rd June 2014
Bletchley gay nightclub unveils rainbow Alan Turing memorial 6
6:37 PM — A gay nightclub in Buckinghamshire has unveiled what is claimed to be the first monument to Alan Turing which celebrates his sexuality.
UK: FA appoints new chair to anti-discrimination panel 4
3:26 PM — The Football Association has appointed a new chair to its anti-discrimination panel, pledging to tackle the issue head on.
UK: Tory activists attempting to unseat gay MP Nigel Evans 19
1:02 PM — Nigel Evans has decried the "whiff of homophobia" in his constituency, which has lead to a Tory grassroots campaign to unseat him.
22nd June 2014
UK: Everton bans fan from matches indefinitely over homophobic, racist tweets 5
2:55 PM — Everton Football Club has banned a fan from attending its matches indefinitely, over a series of homophobic and racist tweets.
London: Gay vicar defies Church to marry same-sex partner 19
1:55 PM — A popular London vicar has married his same-sex partner, in defiance of the Church of England's gay marriage ban.
UK: First gay clergy to marry ‘fired’ by Bishop 24
11:52 AM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK has had his permission to operate revoked by a Bishop.
21st June 2014
Tristram Hunt: Textbooks that teach homosexuality is a choice are ‘dangerous’ and ‘backward’ 43
5:30 PM — Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has attacked the use of "dangerous" textbooks in British schools that teach homosexuality is a choice.
UK: Christian B&B owner ‘delighted’ with judge’s call for more religious freedom 81
3:34 PM — A Christian B&B owner who went to court after turning away a gay couple says she is "delighted" the judge who ruled in her case has called for more religious freedom protections.
20th June 2014
TUC: Jersey should hurry up and introduce same-sex marriage 1
6:18 PM — The Trade Union Congress has called on Jersey to catch up with England and Wales, by introducing same-sex marriage.
UK: Gloucestershire police chief comes out during Pride event 6
2:24 PM — Gloucestershire's Chief Constable publicly came out at a Pride event this week, to cheers from the crowd.
Baroness Hale: Christians should have more legal protection for anti-gay beliefs 188
1:36 PM — A Supreme Court judge who ruled against Christian B&B owners for declining service to a gay couple has said Christians need to have more 'religious freedom' protections.
UK: 30 schools using textbooks that teach homosexuality is a choice 76
12:25 PM — 30 schools across the UK are using textbooks which teach that AIDS can be avoided through religion, and that homosexuality is a choice.
19th June 2014
Green MP Caroline Lucas: The government must end the ‘draconian’ rules on gay men giving blood 5
5:26 PM — Caroline Lucas says she's disappointed at the government for rejecting calls to end the ban against gay men donating blood within 12 months of having sex.