21st September 2014
US: Virginia House votes to hire lawyers to fight equal marriage, after Attorney General refuses 4
2:31 PM — The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to spend taxpayers' money hiring private lawyers to fight against same-sex marriage, after the state's Attorney General refused to.
13th September 2014
US widower: I’m ecstatic that Arizona court finally recognised my same-sex marriage 1
11:30 AM — An Arizona widower has celebrated after a court finally recognised his marriage to his deceased spouse.
8th September 2014
Israel: Woman granted divorce 14 years after husband cheated on her with a man
1:30 PM — An Israeli woman has finally been granted a divorce from her husband - 14 years after he cheated on her with a man.
5th September 2014
US: San Diego judge bans man from using Grindr 5
5:01 PM — A judge has banned a man from using Grindr, because he is accused of intentionally spreading HIV.
3rd September 2014
US: Louisiana judge upholds ban on same-sex marriage 22
6:59 PM — A federal judge in Louisiana has dismissed a court challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.
29th August 2014
Switzerland: Gay couple recognised as parents in landmark ruling 1
2:53 PM — In the first ruling of its kind in Switzerland, a gay couple have been legally recognised as the parents of a child.
24th August 2014
US: St Louis police officer suspended for anti-gay ‘sodomite’ rant 21
2:00 PM — A St Louis police officer has been suspended, after a video emerged of him condemning "sickening" sodomites.
20th August 2014
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry appears in court for mugshot over abuse of power charge 7
12:43 PM — Notoriously anti-gay Texas governor Rick Perry had his mugshot taken in an Austin courthouse yesterday, after being indicted on an abuse of power charge.
18th August 2014
Family Research Council: Judges should be abolished if they keep ruling in favour of equal marriage 21
12:27 PM — The Family Research Council has called for the abolition of the judiciary, because 'unelected judges' keep ruling in favour of same-sex marriage.
6th August 2014
US: Federal court hearing marriage ban appeals from four states at once 1
11:00 AM — A federal appeals court will today hear appeals from four states at once against rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
3rd August 2014
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon: Striking down of Uganda’s anti-gay law is ‘great step forward’
12:30 PM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the striking down of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality act, hailing it as a "great step forward".
Ugandan President: Foreign pressure had ‘nothing to do’ with striking down of anti-gay law 10
12:13 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has denied that a court's decision to strike down the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act was related to diplomatic pressure.
1st August 2014
Activists celebrate striking down of Uganda’s anti-gay law 17
3:22 PM — Activists have celebrated a court ruling invalidating Uganda's anti-gay law.
Uganda: Court strikes down ‘illegally passed’ anti-gay law 15
11:55 AM — Uganda's notorious anti-gay law has been struck down by a court, who ruled that it was passed illegally.
26th July 2014
US: Petition urges Florida Attorney General to stop ‘wasting resources’ by fighting same-sex marriage 5
2:13 PM — Over 7000 people signed a petition calling on Florida Attorney General to stop wasting resources fighting against same-sex marriage.
US: Appeals court to hear Indiana and Wisconsin marriage ban cases next month 1
1:35 PM — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear same-sex marriage cases from the states of Indiana and Wisconsin on August 26, it has been announced.
24th July 2014
US: Colorado same-sex marriage ban struck down
12:40 PM — Colorado's same-sex marriage ban has been declared unconstitutional by a judge.
21st July 2014
Court rules that Jobcentre ‘discriminated’ by disclosing former gender of trans claimants 6
5:25 PM — A trans woman arguing for the right to not have her trans status disclosed to the Jobcentre has won a legal battle against the Department of Work and Pensions.
18th July 2014
Turkey: Highest court makes first acknowledgment of homophobic speech as hate crime 3
4:00 PM — Turkey’s highest court has ruled that calling members of the LGBT community “perverts” constitutes hate speech, in what is reportedly its first acknowledgement of homophobia as a hate crime.
X Factor judge Simon Cowell to respond in court to ‘gay’ claims
12:05 PM — A spokesman for Simon Cowell says he plans to make a statement in court "as soon as possible", after a trial heard claims that the music producer is gay.