8th March 2013
US: Parents of Tyler Clementi demand apology from anti-gay group for speech referring to their son’s suicide
3:55 PM — The parents of Tyler Clementi, the teenager who committed suicide in 2010, have demanded an apology from an anti-equal marriage advocacy group, the spokeswoman for which recently referred to his death during a speech.
22nd February 2012
Trial begins in Tyler Clementi suicide case
1:18 PM — Jury selection begins today for trial of a student who viewed US student Tyler Clementi's gay acts with another man over a webcam days before his suicide.
6th May 2011
Second student in Tyler Clementi suicide case to appear in court
2:19 PM — The second student implicated in a gay US teenager's suicide is to make her first court appearance today. Molly Wei, 19, was charged with invasion of privacy after allegedly watching a secret recording of Tyler Clementi having sex with another man.
4th February 2013
US: University unveils memorial centre plan for gay student suicide victim Tyler Clementi
2:47 PM — A university in New Jersey plans to create a centre named after Tyler Clementi, the gay student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to spy on him kissing another man.
23rd March 2012
Dharun Ravi denies responsibility for suicide of gay room-mate Tyler Clementi
9:57 PM — In his first interview since being convicted on fifteen charges last week, Dharun Ravi has denied acting out of homophobic hatred, and has said that he never felt uncomfortable with Tyler Clementi’s sexuality.
16th March 2012
Tyler Clementi’s room-mate guilty on hate crime charges
5:56 PM — A jury has found a New Jersey university student who watched Tyler Clementi kissing another man in their room days before he killed himself guilty of 15 charges.
1st June 2011
Harvey Milk’s nephew to kick off this weekend’s Pittsburgh gay pride rally
2:29 PM — Stuart Milk, nephew of Harvey Milk, will speak on Friday at the Pride Advocacy Rally which kicks off this year's Pittsburgh Pride festival in Pennsylvania.
1st November 2010
Students deny putting roommate’s gay sex session online
3:22 PM — Two US students accused of invading the privacy of a friend who committed suicide say they did not broadcast his gay sex session online. Dharun Ravi of Plainsboro, New Jersey, and Molly W Wei of Princeton, both 18, were accused of secretly recording Mr Ravi's roommate Tyler Clementi having sex with a man.
6th October 2010
Student accused over gay suicide is ‘innocent’
1:37 PM — One of the Rutgers students accused of broadcasting images of gay teenager Tyler Clementi having sex is innocent, her lawyers say. Molly Wei, 18, was arrested last week alongside Dharun Ravi, also 18.
5th October 2010
Daniel Radcliffe ‘heartbroken’ by gay teen suicides
10:57 AM — Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe has said he is "heartbroken" after hearing about a spate of suicides among young gay American men. The straight star has become known as a gay rights advocate, having recently appeared in a television ad to combat homophobia.
26th September 2013
US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard’s death with ‘Honouring LGBT Youth’ weekend
4:10 PM — Washington National Cathedral has announced that it will mark the fifteenth anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder with a weekend of events to honour LGBT youth who have suffered bullying, discrimination and violence.
1st April 2013
US: Gay student begins Mount Everest challenge in support of Trevor Project
7:16 PM — An American student is well on his way to becoming the first openly gay mountaineer to conquer the highest peak on each continent.
16th January 2013
LGBT museum planned for Washington DC
7:37 PM — A gay couple have announced their intentions to open an LGBT American history museum in the US capital city of Washington DC.
27th August 2012
Parents of suicide teenager leave church over anti-gay teachings
1:41 PM — The parents of Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide in 2010 after finding out that his roommate had filmed a sexual encounter he had, have left their church due to its views on gay rights.
19th June 2012
Gay rights activists decry Dharun Ravi’s early release from jail
10:37 PM — Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student who was sentenced to 30 days for spying on his gay roommate, who later killed himself, has been released from prison ten days early -- a move that has prompted sharp criticism from local gay rights activists.
29th May 2012
Dharun Ravi apologises for spying on gay roommate
11:26 PM — The student who was convicted of using his webcam to spy on his gay roommate during an intimate encounter with another man, and sentenced to 30 days imprisonment, has apologised for the first time.
21st May 2012
Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days over filming roommate’s gay kiss
7:50 PM — A US student who was convicted of using a webcam to secretly film his room-mate sharing a gay kiss, who eventually committed suicide, has been sentenced to 30 days in prison.
19th May 2012
50 Cent is 100% for gay marriage but not gay men that touch ‘your little buns’ in elevators
4:03 PM — The rapper 50 Cent has told a magazine that he is backing President Barack Obama's personal support of equal marriage for same sex couples, but argues that organisations should be created to protect the rights of heterosexual men, who might be at risk of gay men touching them up in an elevator.
26th December 2011
The top USA LGBT stories of 2011
11:01 AM — We've already brought you the weirdest and most unexpected stories of 2011 as well as the most important UK stories of 2011, now we bring you the most important stories from the USA.
14th December 2011
Parents of gay US suicide teenager launch charitable foundation in his name
2:09 PM — The parents of a gay teenager who killed himself last year have launched an anti-bullying foundation named in his honour.