14th July 2014
David Jones who said same-sex households ‘unsafe’ for children, sacked as Welsh Secretary 6
6:08 PM — David Jones will no longer fill the role of Welsh Secretary following a Government reshuffle today.
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.
UK: Tory Associations warn Cameron, ‘same-sex marriage has led to a drop in membership’ 13
5:36 PM — Local Conservative associations have warned the Prime Minister that party support across constituencies is falling, thanks in part to the party’s position on same-sex marriage.
Head of abuse inquiry who said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’, steps down 15
2:00 PM — The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse inquiry, and one of the most vocal critics of the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage for England and Wales, has stepped down.
Glasgow: Teenage girls suffer brutal homophobic attack 11
1:46 PM — Two teenage girls suffered a brutal homophobic attack in Glasgow this weekend.
Peter Tatchell: David Cameron should speak out about homophobia before Commonwealth Games 7
1:21 PM — Peter Tatchell has called on David Cameron to speak out about homophobia in the Commonwealth, ahead of the Commonwealth Games next week.
Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker who was facing deportation will now be released 3
12:20 PM — A lesbian activist who was due to be deported to Uganda from the UK yesterday is to be released today.
Openly gay Hollyoaks star hits back at ‘homophobic’ abuse after football mix-up 19
11:16 AM — An openly gay Hollyoaks star has said that he received a large number of homophobic messages after it was mistakenly reported he was joining a football team.
UK: Home Office suspends worker over ‘interrogation’ of gay passport applicant 34
10:36 AM — The Home Office has ordered an investigation into allegations that a gay passport applicant was subject to invasive personal questions about his family life.
13th July 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury still ‘not convinced’ by arguments for same-sex marriage 43
6:01 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has rejected claims that he has personally changed his opinion on same-sex marriage, saying he is still "not convinced" by arguments for it.
Married gay canon: Church of England’s punishments are inconsistent and unfair 14
12:11 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK has said that the Church's treatment of him is inconsistent and unfair.
Jersey: First Pride rally held to protest derailing of same-sex marriage law 8
11:41 AM — Hundreds of people took to the streets of Jersey yesterday to protest the derailing of a proposed same-sex marriage law.
12th July 2014
Coronation Street star Amanda Barrie to marry female partner 3
8:09 PM — Former Coronation Street star Amanda Barrie has announced her engagement to her female partner.
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay 207
3:28 PM — Legendary Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out as gay.
Ireland: Church that sells bleach as HIV ‘cure’ holding event in Dublin 42
2:11 PM — A church that attempts to cure HIV with industrial strength bleach is holding an event in Dublin.
Ballroom dance champion: Banning same-sex couples would be discrimination 1
1:02 PM — A ballroom dance champion has spoken out against a proposed ban on same-sex couples dancing in mixed events.
GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup 3
11:55 AM — Rights groups have called on footballing body FIFA to apologise for failing to tackle the use of gay slurs at the World Cup.
Church of England dismisses Sir Elton John’s claim that Jesus would back gay rights 51
11:35 AM — The Church of England has dismissed Sir Elton John's assertion that Jesus would have been in favor of gay rights.
11th July 2014
Pastor who preaches that ‘being gay is a choice’ opens church in Kent 64
4:59 PM — A controversial church movement which denounces homosexuality as a "sinful impulse" has opened in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Police appeal for help finding two men after Birkenhead homophobic attack
4:48 PM — Police have appealed for help finding two men, after a homophobic attack on a teenager in Birkenhead.