4 August 2011
Another MP condemns religious rights motion
Another MP has withdrawn his name from a motion supporting proposals to give religious homophobes the right to 'reasonable accomodation' in the workplace.
27 July 2011
A third of US workers have health benefits for gay partners
Around a third of workers in the US have access to health benefits for gay partners, research shows.
11 July 2011
US city to reimburse gay workers for unfair tax
A Massachusetts city will become the first to pay gay public workers more than their straight colleagues because gay workers are subject to more federal tax.
7 July 2011
Appeals court rules that Pentagon must stop enforcing gay military ban
A US appeals court has ordered the US government to stop enforcing the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT) ban on gay men and women openly serving in the military.
1 July 2011
US pilot says sorry for anti-gay rant
A US pilot has apologised after a mid-flight homophobic rant was accidentally broadcast to air traffic control.
29 June 2011
Man who accused Louis Walsh of sexual assault set to be charged with extortion
The man who accused X Factor judge Louis Walsh of sexually assaulting him in a Dublin bar will reportedly be charged with extortion and wasting police time.
28 June 2011
Lesbian elected as vice-president of Unison
The union Unison has elected a lesbian as vice-president.
24 June 2011
US pilot escapes sacking over homophobic rant
A pilot for Southwest Airlines was briefly suspended, then reinstated, over an anti-gay rant accidentally broadcast to air traffic control.
20 June 2011
Hotel workers win compensation over anti-gay bullying
Two hotel workers who were mocked and called gay by their boss have won their claims for discrimination.
16 June 2011
New York Starbucks staff accused of mistreating gay employee
Starbucks says it is investigating claims that an employee was mistreated by co-workers because he is gay.
20 May 2011
Gay LAPD sergeant wins $1m in discrimination case
An openly gay Los Angeles Police Department sergeant has been awarded $1.16 million (£700,000) after winning his case for discrimination.
18 April 2011
Irish trans woman wins £30,000 for discrimination
An Irish trans woman has been awarded 35,000 euros (£30,000) after an equality tribunal ruled she was discriminated against on the grounds of gender and disability.
18 April 2011
Gay stable-boy sexually harassed female manager
A female manager has won £12,300 in damages after she was groped and harassed by a gay stable-boy.
15 April 2011
BBC editor sacked for ‘gay harassment’ of colleague
A former BBC picture editor is suing the corporation after he was sacked for sexually harassing a male colleague.
6 April 2011
Court backs Wal-Mart sacking of anti-gay Christian worker
A court has backed US retail giant Wal-Mart for sacking an anti-gay worker who claimed she was a victim of discrimination for being a Christian.
4 April 2011
Lesbian PC wins discrimination case
A lesbian policewoman has won her case for sexual orientation discrimination against her sergeant.
4 April 2011
Marc Jacobs president ‘made staff look at gay porn’
The president of fashion label Marc Jacobs is being sued by its former chief operating officer.
28 March 2011
Maryland House approves transgender protections bill
The Maryland House has approved a bill to give transgender people more legal protection.
23 March 2011
Homophobia widespread in Northern Ireland workplaces
Homophobia is endemic in Northern Ireland workplaces, a report from a gay rights organisation says.
18 March 2011
Gay Police Association loses funding
The Gay Police Association is to lose its funding after a government decision to stop supporting police staff diversity groups.