25th May 2014
US: Jamaican rapper Queen Ifrica dropped from concert over homophobic lyrics 10
2:31 PM — A Jamaican rapper who was due to perform a show in New York has been dropped from the line-up, after protests over her homophobic lyrics.
23rd May 2014
US radio hosts fired after transphobic on-air comments 5
7:13 PM — Two radio hosts from upstate New York have been fired for mocking transgender people on their radio show.
Technician who wore mariachi outfit to work claims CNN fired him ‘for being gay’ 14
1:52 PM — A former CNN technician is suing the news channel for $60 million, claiming he was fired due to his sexual orientation.
4th May 2014
US: Oprah Winfrey attends wedding of same-sex couple at New York Public Library 1
5:09 PM — Oprah Winfrey attended the wedding of American TV couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, who have become the first same-sex couple to marry inside the New York Public Library.
2nd May 2014
LISTEN to this heart-warming story of how a 90-year-old mother reacts to her son coming out 8
3:28 PM — Rita Fischer’s reaction to her son, Jay, coming out is not only candid but utterly heart-warming.
29th April 2014
US: Man receives $450k settlement from New York over ‘gay entrapment’ arrest 12
10:03 PM — A man who was arrested for agreeing to have consensual sex with an undercover officer has reached a $250,000 out-of-court settlement with New York.
25th April 2014
Gay former Sesame Street actor Kevin Clash cleared of sex abuse charges 5
12:56 PM — Kevin Clash, the actor formerly behind the popular Sesame Street character Elmo for 28 years, has been cleared of all sex abuse charges.
23rd April 2014
New York: Suspects arrested for attacking gay man, leaving him with ripped eye socket 12
5:55 PM — Four men have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on a gay man in New York.
20th April 2014
US: New York pub banned from becoming gay bar 9
3:25 PM — A New York pub has been banned from re-branding into a gay bar by its landlord.
12th April 2014
US: NYC school blocks girl from taking transgender boyfriend to prom 115
10:41 PM — A New York school has blocked a girl from taking her transgender boyfriend to prom.
6th April 2014
‘Independence Day’ director shooting film about Stonewall riots 6
4:44 PM — The director of Independence Day Roland Emmerich has announced he is shooting a film about the Stonewall riots.
31st March 2014
US: Lesbian New York chef wins $1.6m payout from ‘homophobic’ boss
6:31 PM — A lesbian chef in New York has been awarded $1.6m (£961k), after suing her boss who told her to "marry a man and have children", and that gay people were "going to hell".
14th March 2014
US: Heineken joins boycott of NYC St Patrick’s parade over ban on gay groups 13
9:42 PM — Beer-maker Heineken has dropped its sponsorship of New York's St Patrick's Day parade, as a group of gay veterans will not be allowed to march.
NYC: Deaths from AIDS-related illnesses falls to 609
5:11 PM — Officials say the number of people dying from AIDS-related illnesses in New York City has fallen, but it still stands at a very high figure.
7th March 2014
NYC: 50 people failed to help as homophobe attacked gay couple 63
8:32 PM — A homophobic attack on a gay couple celebrating their anniversary in New York was witnessed by over 50 people, who all failed to intervene.
6th March 2014
NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack 1
2:46 PM — Police in New York City have released an image of a suspect they are looking to trace in connection with a violent homophobic assault on a gay couple.
4th March 2014
Boston Mayor appears hopeful for agreement between St Patrick’s Day organisers and gay veterans
4:53 PM — The Mayor of Boston has continued pushing for a group of gay veterans to be allowed to march in the St Patrick's Day parade in his city, and appeared hopeful that the group would be able to strike a deal with organisers.
3rd March 2014
New York Mayor joins equality march as main St Patrick’s Day parade bans gays 5
8:40 PM — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday joined a pro-gay St Patrick's Day march, due to the state's main parade banning gay groups.
15th February 2014
‘Shocking’ homophobic children’s birthday response was completely made up 36
10:00 PM — A homophobic letter from a parent to a same-sex couple was a hoax. The reaction it created was real enough.
14th February 2014
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4:31 PM — This Valentine’s Day why not go the extra mile, literally, with Hotels.com. Forget the chocolates, flowers and local restaurants, the ultimate way to say 'I love you' is a romantic trip for two.