15th December 2014
US: Pastor gets death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
10:45 AM — A pastor in the US state of Kansas has said she won't give in to death threats she has received for officiating at same-sex marriages in the state.
12th December 2014
US: No tax breaks for Creationist theme park that won’t hire gays 57
5:49 PM — A Creationist theme park in Kentucky will not be getting tax breaks - as it refuses to hire gay people or non-Christians.
9th December 2014
ACLU files motion to have Kansas same-sex married couples recognised for benefits 1
8:48 AM — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a request for a preliminary injunction, which would stop officials from denying benefits to same-sex married couples.
6th December 2014
Kansas minister: I get death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
1:02 PM — One of the first ministers in Kansas to perform same-sex weddings has revealed that she is getting frequent death threats.
16th November 2014
US: Mass wedding planned in Kansas for first day of full marriage equality 3
7:51 PM — A mass wedding is set to take place in Wichita tomorrow, on the first day that same-sex marriages can begin across the state of Kansas.
14th November 2014
US: Pastors down the road from Westboro Baptist Church are ready to marry gay couples 14
3:25 PM — Several church pastors in Topeka are preparing to marry same-sex couples, just five minutes away from the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
9th November 2014
US: Court smacks down God Hates Fags church’s bizarre legal challenge 4
5:24 PM — A Kansas court has rejected an attempt by the Westboro Baptist Church to intervene in a same-sex marriage court case.
8th November 2014
US: Kansas asks Supreme Court to stop impending same-sex weddings 2
2:11 PM — The state of Kansas has asked the Supreme Court to halt same-sex weddings, which are due to begin statewide on Tuesday.
27th October 2014
The Westboro Baptist Church just filed a bizarre legal brief to halt equal marriage 42
6:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has filed a strange legal brief in the state of Kansas, demanding the right to challenge equal marriage.
10th October 2014
US: First gay couple weds in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s home state 7
7:30 PM — The first same-sex weddings have taken place in the home state of the Westboro Baptist Church.
US: First marriage licence issued to gay couple in Kansas 1
4:44 PM — A court office in the US state of Kansas has become the first to issue a marriage licence to a same-sex couple.
10th September 2014
God Loves Gays billboard unveiled in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown 3
5:23 PM — A 'God Loves Gays' billboard has been unveiled in the hometown of the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, after a crowdfunding campaign.
10th August 2014
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
7th August 2014
US: Kansas healthcare group opens PrEP-specific clinic
9:07 PM — A Kansas healthcare group has created a PrEP-specific clinic one day a week meant to expand access to PrEP drug Truvada.
5th August 2014
US: Second Kansas city bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity 1
6:51 PM — Monday evening, the city of Roeland Park became the second city in Kansas to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
16th July 2014
Video: Mother delivers moving speech defending trans daughter 7
1:32 PM — A mother has delivered a speech defending her transgender daughter.
31st May 2014
US: Kansas Democrat defects to Republicans over ‘homosexual agenda’ 11
1:30 PM — An anti-gay Kansas Democrat has announced she will defect to the Republicans, citing the "homosexual agenda" and Democratic "hostility" to her views.
25th May 2014
US: Topeka, home of ‘God Hates Fags’ church, passes gay equality laws 10
1:44 PM — Topeka, home of the Westboro Baptist Church, has passed equality laws banning anti-gay discrimination.
24th April 2014
Chelsea Manning: Hopefully my official name change will raise awareness that trans* people exist 1
3:24 PM — Jailed trans* whistleblower Chelsea Manning has released a statement in celebration of a judge ordering her name to officially be changed.
7th April 2014
US: Gay rights group opposes teachers’ tenure protection cut
11:55 AM — A leading gay rights group in the US state of Kansas has come out in opposition of a bill which could strip teachers of their tenure protection.