12th May 2015
Top US high school wrestler comes out as gay 7
4:55 PM — A top high school wrestling champion in the US state of New Jersey has come out as gay.
4th May 2015
The US Supreme Court just rejected a challenge to New Jersey’s ‘gay cure’ ban 4
5:31 PM — The US Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the state of New Jersey's ban on performing 'gay cure' therapy on minors.
18th March 2015
Susan Sarandon supports her nephew over his former teacher’s anti-gay comments 3
11:30 AM — The Rocky Horror Picture Show star offered her support to her gay nephew on Facebook.
13th February 2015
New Jersey judge: Gay conversion therapy is consumer fraud 15
1:12 PM — Therapy to 'turn' gay people straight has been called consumer fraud by a New Jersey judge.
29th January 2015
Republican congressman: ‘Homosexual rights are not human rights’ 104
6:29 PM — A Republican congressman has been condemned for saying that he does "not construe homosexual rights as human rights."
30th September 2014
US: Teacher and symbol of trans movement dies 1
6:08 PM — A teacher who came to symbolise the trans rights movement in New Jersey has died aged 80.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
10th September 2014
US: House panel rejects LGBT veterans’ benefits bill 4
11:15 PM — A US House of Representatives panel has rejected a bill that would have ensured that same-sex spouses of veterans receive benefits regardless of the state they live in.
30th August 2014
US: New Jersey man suing Grindr for negligence after hooking up with 13-year-old 16
1:31 PM — A New Jersey man is suing Grindr, claiming the app's lack of age verification led him to hook up with a 13-year-old.
17th August 2014
US: 13-year-old trans girl banned from school unless she dresses as boy 49
5:59 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been banned from attending her own school, unless she dresses as a boy to do so.
13th August 2014
Republican Congressman: Obama is ‘obsessed’ with promoting gay rights 7
12:33 PM — A Republican congressman has claimed that Barack Obama is 'obsessed' with promoting gay rights.
12th August 2014
US: New Jersey court ruling recognises the significance of LGBT parental rights
7:21 PM — Last week a New Jersey appellate court ruling recognised that a parent with no biological or legal ties to a child may still be entitled to custodial rights as a 'Psychological Parent'.
3rd July 2014
US: Suspect in Seattle double gay murder spotted in New Jersey armed robbery
12:07 PM — The chief suspect in the murder of two gay men in Seattle last month has reportedly been recorded committing an armed robbery in his home state of New Jersey.
16th June 2014
US: Atlantic City targets gay tourists through a range of events 1
5:53 PM — Atlantic City is targeting gay tourists through a range of events taking place over the next few months.
14th June 2014
Chris Christie: Texas Governor was wrong to compare homosexuality to alcoholism 4
12:51 PM — Republican Chris Christie has rebuked Texas governor Rick Perry, for comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
24th May 2014
US: Same-sex couple to marry atop six-storey novelty giant elephant 2
2:08 PM — A six-storey novelty giant elephant will host its first same-sex wedding next month in New Jersey.
26th April 2014
US: Two trans people sue New Jersey police departments for ‘humiliation’ 2
5:04 PM — Two trans people are suing separate New Jersey police departments, both alleging that they were discriminated against.
12th April 2014
US: Rhode Island school apologises after guest speaker ‘warns’ kids about homosexuality 10
9:26 PM — The Principal of a Rhode Island school has apologised to parents for inviting a radio host to speak, after he ranted to children about homosexuality.
16th December 2013
US: New Jersey officials end push to codify equal marriage in law 2
4:11 PM — Officials in the US state of New Jersey have ended a campaign to have equal marriage written into state law through extra legislation.
15th December 2013
US: New Jersey Senate approves bill allowing trans people to obtain new birth certificates 1
1:14 PM — A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a bill which would allow the state's health department to re-issue birth certificates to trans or intersex people who have not undergone gender reassignment surgery.