US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 16
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
30th August 2014
US: Former Florida governor attacks incumbent for fighting same-sex marriage
1:47 PM — Former Florida governor Charlie Crist has attacked incumbent governor Rick Scott, for allowing the state to fight against same-sex marriage.
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.
25th August 2014
US: Florida church that opposes same-sex marriage drops polling station after complaints 1
2:07 PM — A church in Florida that campaigns against same-sex marriage will no longer operate as a polling station, after complaints that it could influence voters.
22nd August 2014
US: Gay Democrats urge Florida not to appeal against ruling to allow gay marriages
7:06 PM — Gay Democrats in the US state of Florida have urged Attorney General Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Scott not to appeal against a ruling which struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
21st August 2014
US: Federal judge rules Florida’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional
9:33 PM — A federal judge has today declared Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
US: Florida city requires contractors to offer family benefits to same-sex couples
7:15 PM — The city of West Palm Beach in the US state of Florida will now require contractors who do business with the city amounting to $50,000 (£30,150) or more to offer equal family benefits to employees, including those in same-sex relationships.
13th August 2014
US: Orlando outlaws discrimination againt trans people 1
2:45 PM — Orlando has extended its anti-discrimination laws to cover transgender people.
8th August 2014
Florida asks Supreme Court to decide in gay marriage cases 2
5:51 PM — The US state of Florida has asked for no further rulings to be made on its same-sex marriage ban, until the US Supreme Court makes a broader decision.
US: Church cancels man’s funeral over same-sex marriage 32
3:02 PM — A church has cancelled a man's funeral after discovering that he was gay and married.
6th August 2014
US: Florida’s same-sex marriage ban struck down for a fourth time
4:29 PM — A fourth Florida county judge has found the state's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
American pastor: God should drop a nuclear bomb on the US because we have gay ambassadors 28
12:26 PM — Pastor Rick Scarborough has claimed that God would be justified in destroying the US due to the fact that it now has openly gay ambassadors.
4th August 2014
US: A third Florida county rules the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional 1
10:17 PM — A third Florida circuit court judge ruled on Monday that the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.
31st July 2014
US: Florida police arrest man for burning trans woman to death
11:40 AM — Florida police have arrested and charged a man for the violent murder of a trans woman in June.
29th July 2014
US: Former Florida Governor promises to ban LGBT discrimination if elected
10:32 PM — Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced last Tuesday that he will sign five executive orders benefiting the LGBT community on his first day back in office if he’s elected in November.
28th July 2014
US: Florida man arrested for illegally towing cars at Gay Days festival
10:13 PM — The owner of a Florida tow truck company is facing charges of illegally towing vehicles that belonged to participants in Orlando's Gay Days events in June.
US: Florida couple ask judge to fast track ruling on same-sex marriage
5:56 PM — A couple in the US state of Florida have asked for a judge to fast track a ruling on same-sex marriage.
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: Florida man stabbed during gay hookup in cemetery 22
12:18 PM — A Florida man was stabbed five times during sex, while hooking up with a man in a cemetery.
US: Miami judge overturns Florida’s same-sex marriage ban 1
12:04 AM — A Miami judge has overturned Florida's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that impacts Miami-Dade County.