18th December 2014
Tim Cook donates ‘substantial’ amount to gay rights in Southern states
5:47 PM — Apple's CEO Tim Cook has donated a "substantial" amount of money towards promoting gay rights in southern US states.
26th November 2014
US: Arkansas and Mississippi overturn bans on same-sex marriage 1
11:52 AM — Judges in two states have separately struck down bans on same-sex marriage on the same day.
16th November 2014
Mississippi church leaders: Christian gay rights ad is ‘misleading and dangerous’ 25
3:39 PM — Church leaders in southern states are pushing back against a new advert which makes a Christian argument for gay rights.
9th November 2014
Watch: TV ad pushing gay rights for Christians in Southern states 8
12:36 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has launched a TV ad expressly targeting Christians in Southern states.
26th September 2014
US: ACLU files a brief for same-sex Mississippi divorce case
7:46 PM — Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union is filing a brief with the state of Mississippi asking it to recognise a same-sex marriage in order to grant the couple a divorce.
30th August 2014
Mississippi man: I was raped during ‘gay cure’ sessions 12
4:43 PM — A Mississippi man is claiming that he was repeatedly raped as a teen to try and 'cure' his homosexuality .
13th August 2014
US: Mississippi gay couples to record out of state marriages in pro-equality statement
7:07 PM — Same-sex couples across the US state of Mississippi will today record their marriages performed out of state in a statement for legal protections across the state.
16th July 2014
US: First ever Mississippi mayor states support for equal marriage 7
6:35 PM — The first ever mayor in the US state of Mississippi has declared his support for same-sex marriage.
6th July 2014
US: Mississippi law legalising anti-gay discrimination now in effect 26
5:59 PM — A Mississippi law that legalises anti-gay discrimination on the grounds of 'religious freedom' has come into effect.
14th June 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican Senator jokes about doing ‘indecent things’ with animals 3
2:36 PM — A Republican Senator who opposes gay rights has joked about doing 'indecent things' with animals as a child.
5th June 2014
Watch what happens when a gay couple are made to leave a restaurant for kissing 34
6:52 PM — This hidden camera show has explored what happens when a gay couple is abused or asked to leave a restaurant for making a public display of affection - and there is definitely a mixed bag of reactions.
4th June 2014
US: Mississippi’s largest city rejects anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 1
7:32 PM — Mississippi's largest city, Jackson, has rejected a "religious freedom" law which allows businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.
28th April 2014
AFA: Shops who display ‘We Don’t Discriminate’ stickers are bullying Christians 156
7:52 PM — The American Family Association has claimed that by pledging not to discriminate against their customers, Mississippi businesses are 'bullying' Christians.
26th April 2014
US: Human Rights Campaign launches $8.5m initiative in deep south states 3
7:41 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has launched a massive $8.5m (£5m) gay rights initiative across Misssisippi, Alabama, and Arkansas.
25th April 2014
US: Mississippi business owners declare support for equal treatment of gay people
8:58 PM — Hundreds of Mississippi business owners have declared their support for the equal treatment of gay and lesbian customers.
13th April 2014
US: Mississippi shops resist ‘religious freedom’ law with ‘we don’t discriminate’ stickers 15
2:30 PM — Hundreds of Mississippi shops and businesses are protesting against the state's new 'religious freedom' law, with window stickers assuring customers they would never use it to refuse them service.
4th April 2014
US: Governor of Mississippi signs law legalising anti-gay discrimination 11
1:33 PM — The Governor of the US state of Mississippi has signed into law a bill which could allow anti-gay discrimination by religious business owners.
3rd April 2014
Mississippi Governor pledges to sign law legalising anti-gay discrimination 7
5:08 PM — The Governor of the US state of Mississippi has indicated that he will sign into law a bill which could legalise discrimination against gay people.
2nd April 2014
US: Mississippi passes bill to legalise anti-gay discrimination 17
7:36 PM — The US state of Mississippi on Tuesday quietly passed a bill which would legalise discrimination against gay and lesbian people based on religious belief.
12th March 2014
US: Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia watch the most gay porn 10
10:03 PM — Three conservative southern states have surprisingly topped the rankings for gay porn viewership in the US.