Tags: LGBT rights
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017
The High Court has ruled that same-sex marriages which are entered into in England do not need to be recognised in Northern Ireland.
Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The NSS has called on the government to consider banning so-called gay conversion 'therapies' after a Liverpool church encouraged LGBT+ people to starve themselves for long periods.
Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 2017
DUP leader Arlene Foster has said her party will retain Northern Ireland's restrictions on abortion and same-sex marriage, despite growing pressure for reform.
Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017
The National Secular Society's Executive Director, Keith Porteous Wood, has criticised Church of England leaders for their record on gay rights after they spoke out on the subject.
Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017
Indonesia's police are to launch a new crackdown on gay people, following a brutal public caning and the mass arrest of 140 gay men at a party.
Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2016
Former BBC presenter Iain Lee has said he is "flabbergasted" after the BBC Trust ruled his interview with a Christian campaigner was a "serious breach" of editorial guidelines.
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2015
In an historic case the US Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that same-sex couples have a legal right to marriage.
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2015
A Bishop stripped a Church of England clergyman of the licence needed to take a hospital chaplaincy job because he is in a same-sex marriage.
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2015
A California lawyer has proposed a "Sodomite Suppression Act" and warned of "God's just wrath" should the state of California not put homosexuals to death.
Posted: Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Sheikh Haitham al-Haddad, who once said "godless homosexuals" engaged in a "criminal act", is to be hosted by the University of Westminster Islamic Society.
Head of Russian Orthodox Church says secularization in Europe has reached “apocalyptic dimensions,” calls for “Christian values”
Posted: Tue, 25 Nov 2014
Patriarch Kirill said Europe has abandoned its "Christian identity" and that the "process of secularization" has reached "apocalyptic dimensions".
Posted: Wed, 09 Jul 2014
A Northern Ireland bakery run by devout Christians could face legal action after it refused to make a cake with a slogan that supported gay marriage.
Posted: Wed, 23 Apr 2014
The Christian Legal Centre (CLC) is launching yet another attempt to gain privileges for Christians in the workplace – and calling on David Cameron to put his supposed "evangelical Christianity" into action over the case.
Posted: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
The Bishop of Portsmouth, Philip Egan, has said in an interview that Catholic politicians who voted for same-sex marriage should be denied Communion.
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2014
The Christian Legal Centre and the Core Issues Trust are claiming that a Court of Appeal decision today over the banning of an advertisement on London buses is "an important victory" – even though the ban remains in place for the time being.
CofE General Synod member Andrea Minichiello Williams urges Jamaica to keep law that criminalises homosexuality
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2013
Church of England General Synod member, Andrea Minichiello Williams, has urged the Jamaican Government to keep the law that criminalises homosexuality and carries a potential penalty of ten years hard labour.
Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2013
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the owners of a guest house after they had been found guilty of discrimination against a gay couple who wanted to stay in a double room.
Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2013
The Christian owner of a bed and breakfast who was found guilty of discrimination after she refused a double room to a gay couple has lost her latest appeal.
Posted: Thu, 30 May 2013
The refusal of Baroness Warsi, the "Minister for Faith and Communities" to steer the flagship same-sex marriage bill through the House of Lords was condemned today by the National Secular Society.
Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
A Muslim radio station in Leeds has been fined £4,000 by the media regulator Ofcom after one of its presenters said that homosexuals should be tortured and beaten up.