20th May 2015
Bobby Jindal vows to force through ‘religious freedom’ law with executive order 10
9:25 AM — Just hours after a bill to protect "religious freedom" failed in Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal said he would force through a measure to protect it using an Executive Order.
9th May 2015
Lawyer still wants California to vote on his ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ 15
12:55 PM — A lawyer in California has threatened to force a ballot on a proposed law that would punish homosexuality with death.
8th May 2015
Australian MP: Gay panic murder defence must be abolished 14
1:51 PM — A MP in Australia has demanded that the so-called gay panic defence for murder be abolished, after the retrial of a man responsible for a fatal attack.
24th April 2015
Court rules that Kenyan government can’t block gay rights groups 3
7:28 PM — Kenya's High Court has ruled that the government can no longer block LGBT groups from formally registering their organisations.
23rd April 2015
Proposed law in California would fine trans people $4,000 for going to the toilet 13
4:24 PM — A new law proposed in California could see transgender people faced with a $4,000 fine for using public toilets that don't match their biological sex at birth.
21st April 2015
Activist buys up website domains of Republicans who voted for Indiana’s anti-gay law 1
7:19 PM — A tech-savvy rights activist has bought up domains related to politicians in Indiana who voted through the state's anti-gay law.
LGBT asylum group welcomes Labour’s pledge to reform system 2
5:23 PM — A charity that supports gay and lesbian asylum seekers has welcomed the Labour party's pledge to reform the system for people seeking asylum - despite the party's "atrocious" record.
Proposed law in Uganda could be used to shut down all pro-gay charities 3
2:30 PM — A new law has been drafted in Uganda that could be used to ban all pro-gay charities and LGBT rights groups.
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.