26th January 2015
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 16
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
10th January 2015
US: Court smacks down Idaho Governor’s bid to halt same-sex weddings 7
6:45 PM — A court has denied a bid by the Governor of Idaho to halt same-sex weddings - months after couples started marrying.
9th January 2015
Bishop who performed exorcism over same-sex marriage to bless Arizona legislature 40
6:40 PM — A bishop who tried to exorcise the Governor of Illinois over his support for same-sex marriage will open the new session of Arizona's state legislature.
3rd January 2015
US: Idaho governor claims same-sex weddings ‘increase crime’ 54
12:16 PM — Idaho's Governor has launched a court appeal to try and re-ban same-sex marriage, three months after weddings started.
14th November 2014
US: Students derail Q&A with homophobic Governor Rick Perry to ask about gay sex 9
12:39 PM — Students hijacked a Q&A with homophobic Texas governor Rick Perry at their college this week - to ask him about anal sex.
25th October 2014
US: Sarah Palin endorses independent over Republican for Alaska governor 6
4:09 PM — Sarah Palin appears to be at odds with the Republican party - after she backed an independent candidate for Governor of Alaska.
20th October 2014
Texas Attorney General: I can’t say if I’d have defended interracial marriage ban 11
5:37 PM — Republican Greg Abbott - who defends a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas because 'it's the law' - has refused to say whether he'd feel the same way about a ban on interracial marriage.
13th October 2014
US: Same-sex weddings to begin in Alaska, Sarah Palin’s home state 10
12:09 PM — A judge has struck down a same-sex marriage ban in Alaska, the home state of Republican Sarah Palin.
5th October 2014
Michelle Obama endorses openly gay Maine candidate Mike Michaud 1
3:56 PM — Michelle Obama has given her endorsement to an openly gay politician running to become the governor of Maine, Mike Michaud.
1st October 2014
US: Governor of California signs law to boost gay business owners 2
5:48 PM — Californian Governor Jerry Brown has signed a law expanding protections and opportunities for LGBT business owners.
24th September 2014
US: Democrat Mike Michaud on course to become first out governor 6
2:24 PM — Democratic congressman Mike Michaud could be on course to become the first out governor in the history of the United States.
5th September 2014
US: Anti-gay former Virginia Governor found guilty of corruption 9
11:51 AM — Virginia's anti-gay former governor has been found guilty of multiple corruption charges.
3rd September 2014
Former Utah Governor: Equal marriage in 50 states is ‘inevitable’ 8
7:16 PM — A former Governor of Utah has claimed that same-sex marriage across all 50 states is "inevitable".
2nd September 2014
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 6
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.
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.
Hawaii governor: I lost my re-election bid because I legalised same-sex marriage 19
11:28 AM — The Governor of Hawaii has claimed his opponents coordinated to defeat his re-election campaign, because he introduced same-sex marriage.
28th August 2014
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
27th August 2014
US: Anti-gay former governor living with a priest who had sex with a man 6
3:41 PM — A former anti-gay governor in Virginia is living with a Catholic priest who was caught having sex with a man in 2002.
25th August 2014
US: Indiana governor rebuked by judge for ‘contradicting himself’ on same-sex marriage 1
12:38 PM — A judge has rebuked Indiana's governor for ordering his government not to recognise same-sex marriages, after claiming he didn't have "authority to enforce" a marriage ban.
21st August 2014
US: New York governor pushes for state to outlaw trans discrimination 2
10:35 PM — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people.