19th October 2014
US: Anti-gay group spent $690,000 on a failed lawsuit against the IRS 7
3:22 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has been denied a reimbursement of $690,000 in legal fees, after a failed lawsuit against the IRS.
6th October 2014
HIV diagnoses among gay men hit record high, despite overall decline 31
4:54 PM — The number of HIV diagnoses is still increasing for gay men - despite an overall drop across the UK.
Legal fund launched for Ray Cole, gay British man jailed in Morocco 3
2:58 PM — The family of a gay British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' have launched a legal fund to help fight his case.
4th October 2014
Judge, who upheld ‘blasphemy’ verdict against gay newspaper, dies aged 96 19
1:07 PM — A High Court judge who famously upheld a verdict of "blasphemous libel" against a gay magazine has passed away, aged 96.
26th September 2014
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
24th September 2014
US: Black pastors’ coalition to file 80 legal briefs opposing same-sex marriage 13
6:29 PM — A coalition of black pastors plans to file 80 legal briefs in same-sex marriage lawsuits across the US.
21st September 2014
John Travolta’s alleged former lover ‘tried to settle lawsuit’ for $10 million 1
12:03 PM — A man who claims to be John Travolta's former lover has allegedly offered to settle legal action with the star - for $10 million.
20th September 2014
US: Court puts Colorado same-sex marriage appeal ‘on hold’ ahead of Supreme Court meeting 5
3:41 PM — A federal appeals court has put a marriage ban appeal from Colorado on hold, ahead of the Supreme Court's planned meeting later this month.
12th September 2014
Drag queens condemn Facebook for ‘real name’ crackdown 13
6:56 PM — Facebook has been condemned by a number of drag queens for banning users who don't use their real name on their profiles.
8th September 2014
Israel: Woman granted divorce 14 years after husband cheated on her with a man
1:30 PM — An Israeli woman has finally been granted a divorce from her husband - 14 years after he cheated on her with a man.
1st September 2014
Denmark: Landmark gender recognition law comes into effect 2
5:34 PM — A Danish law that makes it easier for transgender people to have their gender legally recognised has come into effect, but has caused controversy among trans activists.
17th August 2014
US: Legal challenge to Houston equal rights law gets January court date 2
5:35 PM — A court challenge to Houston's equal rights ordinance will be heard in January.
5th August 2014
US: Court rejects another appeal from Pennsylvania clerk who won’t stop fighting equal marriage 16
4:23 PM — A court has denied yet another attempt by a Pennsylvania clerk to appeal a ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
26th July 2014
US: Appeals court to hear Indiana and Wisconsin marriage ban cases next month 1
1:35 PM — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear same-sex marriage cases from the states of Indiana and Wisconsin on August 26, it has been announced.
19th July 2014
US: Florida Governor dodges questions about same-sex marriage while Attorney General fights it 5
5:22 PM — Florida Governor Rick Scott has repeatedly dodged questions about same-sex marriage, while Attorney General Pam Bondi attempts to halt marriages by filing an appeal.
US: Supreme Court rules that Utah does not have to recognise same-sex marriages yet 1
1:51 PM — The US Supreme Court has ruled that Utah does not have to immediately recognise over 1000 same-sex marriages conducted in the state.
16th July 2014
Macedonia: Parliament approves constitutional same-sex marriage ban 15
6:06 PM — The Macedonian Assembly has approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
11th July 2014
Clifford Chance celebrates commitment to LGBT equality and diversity at Pride and beyond
12:50 PM — Leading law firm Clifford Chance celebrates its commitment to equality and diversity, from supporting Pride to working with its LGBT network Arcus.
7th July 2014
Hong Kong: Trans man to legally challenge new transgender marriage law
11:35 AM — A trans man in Hong Kong has launched a legal challenge against a new law that would ban him from marrying unless he undergoes surgery.
5th July 2014
US: California gender recognition law comes into effect 2
12:37 PM — A new California law which makes it easier for trans people to change their legal name and gender has come into effect.