7th June 2014
US: Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban struck down 2
12:29 AM — A federal judge has struck down the US state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
6th June 2014
DOMA plaintiff Edith Windsor hopes that same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024 8
7:26 PM — Edith Windsor, a plaintiff in the Supreme Court lawsuit which struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last year, has said she thinks same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024.
Poll: US voters split on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right 4
7:13 PM — A new poll has found that voters in the US are evenly divided on whether or not same-sex couples have the right to marry under the US Constitution.
Tony Perkins: First Christian bakers will be made to serve gays, then sent to concentration camps 58
6:48 PM — Tony Perkins, the president of the anti-gay Family Research Council has spoken on the radio to compare a Christian baker who was told to serve everyone, regardless of sexuality, to sending Christians to concentration camps.
Video: ’7 Bible quotes in support of same sex relationships’ 69
5:49 PM — A vlogger has released a YouTube video featuring an openly gay Christian speaker and LGBT activist, which puts forward seven interpretations of Bible quotes in support of same-sex relationships.
Washington DC Pride will feature US military color guard for the first time 1
5:33 PM — For the first time in its history, this year the pride parade in Washington DC will feature the US military color guard.
Canada: Over half of senior students at Catholic school wear pro-gay rainbow socks to graduate 6
4:59 PM — At a Catholic school graduation in Canada, over half of students made a statement in support of their school's gay-straight alliance, by wearing rainbow socks.
LGBT legal support organisation fights for charitable status at tribunal 2
3:19 PM — Leading LGBT legal organisation The Human Dignity Trust is fighting to be recognised as a charity at a tribunal today, and states that the Charity Commission "fundamentally misunderstands" its work.
5th June 2014
US: Openly gay Republican advances in race for California House seat 5
7:34 PM — Openly gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio was selected by voters as one of the top two in a blanket primary to represent California's 52nd congressional district.
ILGA-Europe condemns Slovak amendment banning same-sex marriage 2
7:22 PM — ILGA-Europe has condemned the Parliament of Slovakia for passing a constitutional amendment ruling out same-sex marriage becoming law in the near future.
US: Washington state clarifies that health benefits must be offered to gay spouses
7:09 PM — The US state of Washington has released a letter reminding companies that health benefits must be provided to same-sex married couples.
Watch what happens when a gay couple are made to leave a restaurant for kissing 34
6:52 PM — This hidden camera show has explored what happens when a gay couple is abused or asked to leave a restaurant for making a public display of affection - and there is definitely a mixed bag of reactions.
The most gay-friendly city in the US might not be the one you’d expect 3
6:22 PM — A list of the most gay-friendly cities in the US is out, and the one that took the top spot might not be what you were expecting.
Communities Minister: Wedding stationer refusing gay couples is like a B&B turning away black people 9
5:17 PM — Communities Minister Stephen Williams has commented on the case of a wedding stationer which refused to provide her services to a gay couple because she is a Jehovah's Witness, to say it is similar to people being turned away from B&Bs for being black or Irish.
University College London Hospital unblocks access to PinkNews on public wifi 3
4:14 PM — The University College London Hospital (UCLH) has removed a block on patients, guests and staff accessing PinkNews, and other LGBT news sites, saying it had not been aware that such websites were blocked.
University College London Hospital wifi firewall blocks access to PinkNews using ‘sexuality’ category 9
12:03 PM — The University College London Hospital wifi firewall blocks access to LGBT news sites such as PinkNews, based on a category called "sexuality sites".
4th June 2014
US: Mississippi’s largest city rejects anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 1
7:32 PM — Mississippi's largest city, Jackson, has rejected a "religious freedom" law which allows businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.
US: Two-thirds of same-sex marriage licences in Minnesotan county are for North Dakotans
7:17 PM — Almost two-thirds of same-sex marriage licences in a Minnesota county bordering North Dakota, were issued to same-sex couples with at least one resident of the North Dakota.
Judge denies anti-gay group’s request to join gay marriage ban defence
7:04 PM — A judge in Miami has denied a request by the anti-gay legal organisation Liberty Counsel, to join the defence of the state of Florida's ban on same-sex marriage.
Yelp removes fake sex-reviews of restaurant which ‘does not serve fags’ 2
7:02 PM — Review site Yelp, has defended its policy meaning false accounts of gay sexual encounters are removed from venues which discriminate against gay people.