Philip Hammond renewed his opposition to the coalition's gay marriage plans last night, as the coalition contemplates expanding civil partnerships to heterosexual couples.
The new Archbishop of Canterbury plans to sit down for a face-to-face meeting with gay activist Peter Tatchell in what could mark a distinct break with the Anglican Church's past approach to the issue.
Cardinal Keith O'Brien has signalled he made homosexual advances towards young men, in an extraordinary statement which confirmed he would now withdraw from public life.
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Bitter Tory infighting will come to a head later, when the coalition's gay marriage bill is debated in the Commons for the first time.
Conservative infighting over the coalition's gay marriage reforms is deepening, as Tory MPs defying David Cameron are told they risk alienating voters.
Heterosexuals are doing more to undermine marriage than anyone.
Local Conservative party chiefs are descending on Downing Street as the party faces a major split on gay marriage.
The coalition's gay marriage bill is unfair to heterosexual couples, a prominent gay rights campaigner has claimed.
MPs are being urged to consider what would happen if a gay king or queen had a child through artificial insemination or adoption.
Police are facing a growing chorus of criticism over visits to the homes of gay men with historic convictions who are being told they must put their DNA on the sex offender's database.
A "quadruple lock" will safeguard religious organisations from legal challenges after the legalisation of gay marriage, the culture secretary has pledged.
BNP leader Nick Griffin has escape criminal charges for encouraging supporters to demonstrate outside the home of a gay couple barred from a B&B by its Christian owners.
Conservative students at Oxford university have started a campaign for the same rights as gay people and ethnic minorities after claims they are being persecuted on campus.
A gay couple who were targeted for mob action by Nick Griffin have lashed out at the BNP leader, amid a police investigation into the incident.
Scotland will become the first part of the UK to introduce gay marriage legislation, the Scottish government announced today.
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The Scottish Cabinet ruled out a referendum on same-sex marriage yesterday, despite strong criticism from opponents.
The Scottish Cabinet will meet today to discuss same-sex marriage, despite a firestorm of controversy around them.
The fight for gay equality won a boost today after Nick Clegg revealed he will push for same-sex marriages in church.
Religious groups keen to hold gay marriages in their churches are meeting with Labour today to organise how to force the government's hand on the issue.
One of the biggest gay pride celebrations in the world is in danger of turning into a shambles, amid recrimination between organisers and the mayor's office.
Downing Street has bowed to ministerial opposition to its plans to legalise gay marriage by giving all MPs a free vote.
Any attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child is futile and cruel and abusive – an outright ban is needed.