10th April 2015
Brazillian politician: Let patients choose between gay and straight donor blood 6
11:55 AM — A Congressman in Brazil has come under fire for suggesting that hospital patients should be allowed the choice to reject "gay" blood.
20th March 2015
Barney Frank: Anti-gay lawmakers in the closet have ‘no right to privacy’ 15
7:34 PM — The first openly gay congressman in US history has lambasted homophobic lawmakers who remain in the closet - and said they should be "exposed".
18th March 2015
Republican Aaron Schock resigns from Congress after controversy over male companion 21
5:43 PM — Republican Aaron Schock has announced that he intends to resign from Congress - after coming under fire for not disclosing a male companion on a trip.
Texas lawmakers just broke a record they really shouldn’t be proud of 46
12:27 PM — Texas lawmakers appear to have broken a record that they really shouldn't be proud of.
11th March 2015
Republicans invite listed anti-gay hate group to testify to Congress 21
7:07 PM — An anti-gay hate group that regularly compares gay rights to the Holocaust has been invited to testify to Congress on 'religious freedom'.
8th March 2015
Aide to anti-gay Republican congressman arrested for child sex crimes 7
5:45 PM — A staffer to anti-gay Republican Tim Huelskamp has been arrested and charged with child sex crimes.
29th January 2015
Republican congressman: ‘Homosexual rights are not human rights’ 104
6:29 PM — A Republican congressman has been condemned for saying that he does "not construe homosexual rights as human rights."
20th December 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican Michele Bachmann leaves Congress 15
6:30 PM — Notoriously homophobic Republican Michele Bachmann has finished her final term in Congress.
5th December 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘honoured’ to have anti-discrimination bill named after him 2
11:50 AM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he is 'honoured' to have an Alabama bill which would outlaw anti-gay employment discrimination named after him.
19th November 2014
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 21
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
8th November 2014
US: Gay Republican Carl DeMaio loses election after sexual harassment claims 3
2:42 PM — Gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio has lost his bid for congress by a tiny margin, after being accused of sexually harassing male staffers.
7th November 2014
US: Clay Aiken making reality series about failed bid for congress 4
1:42 PM — Gay American Idol singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken bombed at the polls this week - but he will star in his own documentary series instead.
24th October 2014
Republican congressman: No gays will go to heaven 38
5:32 PM — Republican congressman Steve King has claimed that no gay people will go to heaven.
12th October 2014
US: Protests disrupt gay Republican’s fundraiser over sexual harassment claims
12:51 PM — A group of protesters attempted to disrupt a fundraiser for gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio, who is accused of sexually harassing a male staffer.
29th September 2014
US lawmakers: FCC should ban the filtering of gay websites in schools 1
2:21 PM — A group of US lawmakers have called on the Federal Communications Commission to ban schools and libraries from filtering LGBT-themed websites.
19th September 2014
Clay Aiken: Your nude pics deserved to be leaked 25
10:41 PM — Openly-gay North Carolina Congressional hopeful Clay Aiken spoke out this week regarding celebrity nude picture leaks.
27th August 2014
US: Transgender woman concedes Oklahoma House District 88 4
8:36 PM — Retired Oklahoma City police officer and US Army veteran Paula Sophia conceded the race for District 88 in Oklahoma’s House of Representatives. An out transgendered woman Sophia trailed Jason Dunnington by 22 votes.
21st August 2014
US: Anonymous Capitol Hill staffer makes transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles 1
8:19 PM — An anonymous user with an IP address from the US House of Representatives repeatedly made transphobic edits to Wikipedia articles over past days before being banned by the site.
13th August 2014
US: Wisconsin Republican who backs Uganda’s anti-gay law wins primary 5
11:26 AM — A Wisconsin Republican who supports Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act has won a primary, securing the party's nomination to the House of Representatives.
25th July 2014
US: House Representative minimises religious exemption in ENDA 2
8:17 PM — Congressman Jared Polis, an out gay sponsor for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), minimised the religious exemption in the bill earlier this week without an official announcement.