20th April 2015
Court smacks down petition to stop Houston LGBT rights law 9
1:52 PM — A court has upheld an equal rights ordinance in Houston, Texas - after rejecting a legal challenge from anti-gay activists.
8th April 2015
City votes to abolish laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination 19
2:24 PM — The city of Springfield, Missouri has voted to repeal a law that protects LGBT people from discrimination.
6th April 2015
Watch: Indiana Home Shopping spoof pokes fun at state’s ‘religious freedom’ law 4
6:39 PM — Funny or Die has released a skit poking fun at Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law permitting businesses to refuse service to gay people.
Californians counter proposed ‘Biblical’ anti-gay law with ‘Shellfish Suppression Act’ 23
3:40 PM — Californians have responded to a Christian activist's proposal for a law that would punish homosexuality with death - by calling for a ban on shellfish.
Rihanna rallies against Indiana’s ‘bulls**t’ anti-gay law during concert 4
1:45 PM — Rihanna has spoken out against Indiana's controversial 'religious freedom' law that allows businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
2nd April 2015
Feature: What do LGBT people in Indiana think of ‘Boycott Indiana’? 13
7:03 PM — After calls to boycott Indiana over the state's 'religious freedom' law, Skylar Baker-Jordan looks at what LGBT people in the state actually think.
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.
Indiana takeaway owners: We won’t serve pizza to same-sex weddings 47
6:23 PM — The owners of a pizza shop in Indiana have said they intend to use the state's new 'religious freedom' law to refuse to serve same-sex weddings.
31st March 2015
Indiana Governor: We will ‘fix’ religious freedom law even though it doesn’t discriminate 28
5:13 PM — The Governor of Indiana has continued to defend his state's new religious freedom law which has been accused of allowing businesses to discriminate against gay people, saying those claims are "completely false".
Indiana politicians claim ‘religious freedom’ bill doesn’t discriminate against LGBT people 13
9:52 AM — Politicians in the US state of Indiana have continued to deny that a bill to protect religious freedom was intended to legalise discrimination, including against LGBT people.
29th March 2015
Watch: Spoof Indiana tourist board ad mocks anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 6
3:21 PM — A spoof advert has mocked Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law - which allows business owners to refuse to serve gay people.
Indiana governor wants to ‘clarify’ religious freedom law, but rules out protecting gays 197
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.
28th March 2015
Listen: Indiana restaurant owner pledges to refuse service to gays 90
1:46 PM — A restaurant owner in Indiana has said he plans to use the state's new anti-gay law to refuse service to gay people.
27th March 2015
San Francisco mayor bans trips to Indiana over anti-gay law 6
6:50 PM — The Mayor of San Francisco has banned all city-funded trips to the state of Indiana, after it enacted an anti-gay law.
21st March 2015
This Republican wants to ban all toilets that aren’t male or female 61
4:51 PM — A Republican legislator in the state of Missouri is attempting to put an outright ban on toilets that aren't male or female.
20th March 2015
Barney Frank: Anti-gay lawmakers in the closet have ‘no right to privacy’ 15
7:34 PM — The first openly gay congressman in US history has lambasted homophobic lawmakers who remain in the closet - and said they should be "exposed".
13th March 2015
European court: Turkey can’t force trans people to be sterilised 9
1:49 PM — Europe's top human rights court has ruled against the Turkish government - finding that it cannot make sterilisation a requirement for gender reassignment.
9th March 2015
Trans woman takes selfies in men’s toilets to protest bathroom ban law 10
8:28 PM — A trans woman has started posting pictures of herself in men's bathrooms - to highlight a law that bans her from using the women's.
7th March 2015
Politician’s gay son speaks out against his dad’s anti-gay bill 20
12:48 PM — A Texas Republican's own son has spoken out to condemn a bill which would abolish protections for LGBT workers.