26th September 2014
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
25th September 2014
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees 3
9:31 PM — In an historic action Thursday, the federal government brought suits against two companies who have been accused of discriminating against transgender employees.
16th September 2014
US: Florida Attorney General to fight to stop gay couples from divorcing 17
12:37 PM — As well as fighting to keep her state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Florida Attorney General has said she also intends to stop gay couples married out of state from divorcing.
10th September 2014
US: Florida judge cancels hearing on same-sex divorce
2:49 PM — A judge in the US state of Florida has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a divorce to a same-sex couple.
7th September 2014
Florida Attorney General: My opposition to same-sex marriage isn’t personal, I have many gay friends 47
12:06 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi has claimed that defending a ban on same-sex marriage doesn't make her a homophobe - because she has many gay friends.
5th September 2014
US: ‘Pro-gay’ Republican group endorses Florida governor opposed to same-sex marriage 16
4:28 PM — The Log Cabin Republicans of Miami have endorsed Florida Governor Rick Scott - despite his attorney general fighting same-sex marriage.
2nd September 2014
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
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.