2nd September 2014
US: Michael Sam reportedly in talks to join the Dallas Cowboys 4
11:12 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam could be joining the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.
US: Public school district cut ties with Gordon College over anti-gay stance
10:21 PM — A Massachusetts public school district has cut ties with Gordon College after the college demanded an exemption from LGBT anti-discrimination laws.
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 1
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 4
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.
NFL player: ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam being a free agent 3
5:16 PM — An NFL player posted to Twitter that ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam not getting picked up by another NFL team.
29th August 2014
Photos: Photo campaign documents LGBT love across the United States
10:51 PM — Two photographers are traveling across the United States to photograph, interview, and video LGBT couples and families for a project called Love Is Love.
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
US: Missouri fire department can’t extend same-sex partner benefits 1
8:49 PM — A Missouri fire department won't consider extending same-sex partner benefits because the state constitution won’t allow it.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 19
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.
US: Detroit couple claims their mail carrier won’t deliver mail because they are gay 2
9:08 PM — A Detroit same-sex couple believes they aren't reciving mail because their mail carrier learned they are gay.
Watch: Dolly Parton takes the ALS ice bucket challenge 5
7:52 PM — Country singer and LGBT supporter Dolly Parton is the latest LGBT-friendly celebrity to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
US: Oregon federal court says NOM can’t defend the state’s marriage ban 1
6:38 PM — A federal appeals court in Oregon dismissed the National Organisation for Marriage's effort to appeal a ruling allowing same-sex marriage in the state.
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
27th August 2014
US: Florida Supreme Court asked to rule on same-sex marriage
11:00 PM — The state Supreme Court in Florida is being asked to decide the constitutionality of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: dotHIV provides domains to raise money for HIV research and prevention
9:26 PM — A Berlin-based organisation is using digital innovation to raise money for HIV and AIDS research and prevention.
US: Anti-gay former governor living with a priest who had sex with a man 6
3:41 PM — A former anti-gay governor in Virginia is living with a Catholic priest who was caught having sex with a man in 2002.
26th August 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Questioning teen needs “male companions” 24
9:06 PM — On a recent episode of The 700 Club, a viewer wrote to anti-gay televangelist Pat Robertson asking for advice regarding her 13-year-old stepson who has “crushes on boys.”
US: Cincinnati to cover transition-related procedures under health insurance 1
8:00 PM — Medically necessary transition-related procedures will be covered under Cincinnati, Ohio's health insurance starting next year.
US: Study shows health insurance disparities faced by LGBT community
6:20 PM — A newly released study shows US LGBT adults are more likely to lack health insurance coverage than their non-LGBT counterparts.
Jim Parsons and other notable LGBT winners at the 66th Primetime Emmys
5:05 PM — Out actor Jim Parsons took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.