14th March 2014
US: Boston Beer Company drops sponsorship of St Patrick’s Day Parade over gay veteran ban 7
2:59 PM — The Boston Beer Company has dropped its sponsorship of the South Boston Saint Patrick's Day Parade over a ban on gay veterans.
US: South Carolina hopeful attacks Republican Senator Lindsey Graham for being ‘ambiguously gay’ 3
2:11 PM — South Carolina hopeful Dave Feliciano has labelled the current GOP Senator Lindsey Graham "ambiguously gay" as part of his campaign for the senate seat.
US: Republican donors push for bill banning anti-gay workplace discrimination 1
1:28 PM — A group of Republican donors and former GOP lawmakers have joined a gay rights coalition to push the US House to vote for a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
US suspends some aid to Uganda over anti-gay law 2
12:53 PM — The United States has suspended some aid to Uganda's ministry of health as a response to the country's passing of anti-gay laws.
Norway: Group of 10 youths sentenced after luring and attacking gay man with fake dating profile 9
12:14 PM — Ten 20-year-olds in Norway have been sentenced with community service and fined a collective equivalent of £10,200 after they lured a middle-aged gay man with a fake dating profile and then attacked him with a baseball bat and BB-gun.
BBC panel show denies censoring debate about Islam and homosexuality 8
11:34 AM — The BBC has denied accusations of censorship after it dropped a planned debate about homesexuality in Islam from a BBC3 politics show.
Nigerian Justice Minister: Anti-gay law ‘prevents citizens from taking the law into their own hands’ 8
11:11 AM — Nigerian Justice Minister Mohammed Adoke has described a law banning same-sex marriage and further criminalising homosexuality in the country as a "win-win situation," saying it protects gay people from mob violence.
13th March 2014
US: Arizona couples to challenge same-sex marriage ban
10:15 PM — Gay and lesbian couples in Arizona have filed a lawsuit to challenge the state's ban of same-sex marriage.
US: Former Surgeon General urges lifting ban on trans people in the military
9:52 PM — A report backed by the former US Surgeon General has urged the lifting of a ban on transgender people serving in the military.
US: Kentucky governor hires private law firm to fight same-sex marriage ruling 4
9:20 PM — The Kentucky governor has hired a private law firm to appeal a ruling that found the state must begin to recognise same-sex marriages, after the Attorney General declined to contest it.
European Parliament calls for sanctions against Uganda and Nigeria over anti-gay laws 6
5:35 PM — The European Parliament has adopted a resolution condemning homophobic laws in Nigeria and Uganda.
12th March 2014
US: Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia watch the most gay porn 7
10:03 PM — Three conservative southern states have surprisingly topped the rankings for gay porn viewership in the US.
Zimbabwe: Gay rights activists arrested in police raid at hotel
5:40 PM — Two gay rights campaigners in Zimbabwe have been arrested for allegedly convening a public meeting without authorisation.
Anyone looking for love and marriage will relate to this moving video 17
5:30 PM — This video, shown at the end of Sydney Mardi Gras 2014, depicts the story of a gay man searching for love.
Brazilian footballer: It’s not ok for gay men to live together – but I’m not homophobic 19
4:21 PM — A Brazilian footballer, who says it’s not “ok” for gay people to live together, claims he’s not homophobic.
Orange pledges to offer support for gay employees based in Uganda 3
4:07 PM — Orange telecoms has pledged to support any LGBT employees working in Uganda on the back of an anti-gay law passed last month in the country.
European Parliament adopts new data protection laws for LGBT people 7
3:13 PM — The European Parliament today adopted new data protection laws which will protect private information relating to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Bayern Munich to face fine after taunting Arsenal fans with ‘Gay Gunners’ banner 5
1:24 PM — German football club Bayern Munich is set to face disciplinary action by UEFA after fans unfurled a homophobic banner during a clash against Arsenal.
Australian psychologist fights for the right to ban gay sex 33
11:15 AM — An Australian psychologist says he will fight for the right to criminalise gay sex and to discriminate against gay people, having been disciplined for his views.
11th March 2014
Christian radio host: Disney is ‘evil’ for trying to make kids gay with ‘satanic’ Frozen 18
10:17 PM — A Christian radio host has claimed that Disney is attempting to indoctrinate children into homosexuality and bestiality through animated film Frozen.