2nd April 2015
Son of Arkansas governor: I’m happy my dad’s not signing ‘religious freedom’ bill 9
5:37 PM — The son of the Governor of Arkansas has praised his father for taking his advice and refusing to sign a bill to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
1st April 2015
Governor of Arkansas: My own son signed petition telling me not to sign anti-gay law 12
7:45 PM — The Republican Governor of Arkansas has said his own son signed a petition calling on him not to sign a bill to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
31st March 2015
Indiana Governor brands opponents of anti-gay religious freedom bill ‘intolerant’ 26
2:03 PM — The Governor of Indiana, who last week signed a bill into law which makes it legal for religious businesses to discriminate against LGBT people, has accused its opponents of "intolerance".
30th March 2015
‘F**k You, Indiana’ – Music Man parody targets state’s ‘religious freedom’ law 15
6:10 PM — A new parody of Broadway song 'Gary, Indiana' takes aim at Indiana's new anti-gay law, which allows businesses to refuse service to gay people.
29th March 2015
Indiana governor wants to ‘clarify’ religious freedom law, but rules out protecting gays 198
12:24 PM — The Governor of Indiana Mike Pence has called for legislation to "clarify" a religious freedom law which gives people the right to refuse to serve gay people.
23rd February 2015
Cher attacks Arkansas governor for allowing law permitting anti-gay discrimination 25
12:19 PM — Cher has hit out at the Governor of Arkansas, for allowing an anti-gay bill to pass into law.
20th February 2015
US: First openly bisexual governor sworn in
11:20 AM — The first governor of a US state to openly identify as LGBT has officially taken up her office.
15th February 2015
US: Arkansas governor won’t veto bill permitting discrimination against gays 14
3:29 PM — The Governor of Arkansas has said he will not veto a bill which blocks anti-discrimination laws from protecting LGBT people.
13th February 2015
US: Oregon to get nation’s first openly bisexual governor 2
9:20 PM — The state of Oregon will soon have the first openly bisexual governor in US history.
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.