Stickers recently posted around Tower Hamlets in east London read: ‘Arise and warn. Gay free zone. Verily Allah is severe in punishment’.
The US state of Arizona is pushing to cut health benefits for gay and lesbian domestic partners.
Four women and six men were arrested yesterday in Chicago after they held a five-hour demonstration at the Cook County marriage licence office. The protest was sparked when two of the women were refused a marriage licence.
Speculation over Blaine’s sexuality has come to an end with Ryan Murphy, the creator of Glee, confirming that Blaine is gay – not, as recent reports have suggested, bisexual.
This year’s gay pride parade in Hungary’s capital, Budapest, has been banned by the city’s police. The gay organisation in charge of the parade, which was set to take place on 18 June, plan to dispute the ban in court.
American tycoon and possible 2012 presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has vowed to oppose gay marriage in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.