10th April 2014
Durex posts #EarthHour thank you featuring gay kiss following complaints over lack of same-sex couples
1:15 PM — Condom company Durex has posted a thank you ad featuring a gay kiss following an 'Earth Hour' campaign which was criticised by some for not featuring a same-sex couple.
9th April 2014
US: Catholic church fires ‘gifted’ gay musician for marrying his partner 67
10:07 PM — A 'gifted' gay musician who worked in Catholic churches for over 30 years has been fired, because he married his same-sex partner.
Chile: Gay man dies of injuries after homophobic attack 10
9:26 PM — A gay Chilean man who was left comatose by a homophobic attack has died of his injuries.
TV host: Honey Maid is ‘incurring the wrath’ of straight people by making pro-gay video 8
8:57 PM — A TV host has warned cracker manufacturer Honey Maid that they are 'incurring the wrath' of straight people by making a pro-gay viral video.
Watch: Mormon couple defies church to back same-sex marriage in ad campaign 13
7:43 PM — A Mormon couple has featured in a political advertising campaign in favour of same-sex marriage, against the teachings of their church.
8th April 2014
Prince George has a playdate with gay couple’s baby in New Zealand 11
10:44 PM — The son of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge has a playdate with the daughter of a gay couple.
President Zuma: South Africa ‘respects’ Uganda’s new anti-gay law 78
10:18 PM — South African President Jacob Zuma has said that his country 'respects' Uganda's new anti-gay law, and refused to condemn it.
Australia: Major sports bodies unite to wipe out homophobia 3
9:51 PM — All of Australia's major sporting bodies will later today commit to policies to clamp down on homophobia in sport.
Gay US scout leader defies sacking: ‘I will remain in my post’ 5
9:25 PM — A gay scout leader who was sacked by the Boy Scouts of America has said he will remain in his post, with the support of his church.
US: University medical centre asks gay students ‘would you prefer to be straight?’ 12
8:54 PM — A health survey conducted by the University of Kentucky's medical centre asked students if they would prefer to be straight.
San Marino: Governors to consider recognising overseas same-sex marriages 4
8:32 PM — The government of San Marino is to consider recognising same-sex marriages from other countries.
Home Office protest to take place over deportation of Nigerian lesbian asylum seeker 1
5:27 PM — A protest against the deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker to Nigeria will take place on Friday outside the Home Office in central London.
Church of Norway votes against allowing priests to marry gay couples 39
1:17 PM — The Church of Norway has voted not to allow same-sex couples to be married by its priests in a close run vote.
Prime Minister of Georgia calls for constitutional same-sex marriage ban 8
12:53 PM — The Prime Minister of Georgia recently introduced an amendment calling for same-sex marriage to be banned in the country's constitution.
Pope urges ‘sexual responsibility and chastity’ in order to fight HIV 28
12:18 PM — Pope Francis has praised church workers in Africa who promote chastity as a key way to prevent the spread of HIV.
7th April 2014
US radio presenter: Homeless gay teens have only themselves to blame 137
9:50 PM — Christian radio host Linda Harvey has claimed that gay teenagers have only themselves to blame if they end up homeless.
US: University cancels comedy show after lawmaker accuses it of ‘recruiting’ lesbians 10
9:24 PM — A Republican state senator in South Carolina has accused a one-woman comedy play of 'recruiting' lesbians, forcing a performance to be cancelled.
New ‘hetero pride’ campaign launches in Italy 44
7:15 PM — A heterosexual pride organisation has launched in Italy, and plans to hold its first gathering next month.
Writer at lesbian dating app Dattch blasts OKCupid for campaign against anti-gay marriage Firefox CEO 70
6:28 PM — A journalist at Dattch, the dating app aimed specifically at lesbian and bisexual women, says the CEO of Firefox should not have lost his job over his anti-equal marriage stance.
Four gay Egyptians sentenced to years in prison for holding ‘deviant parties’ 10
3:36 PM — A court in Egypt has used a law banning "debauchery" to sentence for gay men to jail sentences of up to eight years.