20th December 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican Michele Bachmann leaves Congress 15
6:30 PM — Notoriously homophobic Republican Michele Bachmann has finished her final term in Congress.
16th December 2014
Jeb Bush, who called same-sex marriage ‘a distraction’, hints at 2016 presidential run 14
5:47 PM — Jeb Bush, who has a dubious record on LGBT rights, has announced he will "actively explore" a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
8th December 2014
US: Michigan Republicans pass bill permitting discrimination against gays 24
3:47 PM — Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives have passed a bill that would permit religious people to discriminate on the grounds of sexuality.
3rd December 2014
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage rules out run for President 3
7:46 PM — The first Republican Senator to support same-sex marriage has decided not to run for President in 2016.
19th November 2014
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 21
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
14th November 2014
Republican who said gays ‘should be discriminated against': I am being discriminated against 30
4:14 PM — A newly-elected Republican state congressman, who thinks that gay people deserve to be discriminated against, claims he is being "attacked" for his religious views.
US: Students derail Q&A with homophobic Governor Rick Perry to ask about gay sex 9
12:39 PM — Students hijacked a Q&A with homophobic Texas governor Rick Perry at their college this week - to ask him about anal sex.
12th November 2014
Watch: Fox host Megyn Kelly makes awkward slip introducing anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee 3
5:08 PM — Fox host Megyn Kelly has apologised after she accidentally introduced anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee as "F**kabee".
10th November 2014
Did sexual harassment claims cost gay Republican Carl DeMaio an election victory? 2
1:51 PM — A spokesperson for Republican Carl DeMaio has claimed that allegations of sexual harassment against the candidate contributed to his election loss.
9th November 2014
Senator Rob Portman: Republican party will eventually support same-sex marriage 11
3:37 PM — Republican Senator Rob Portman has said he is "glad" he made the decision to back equal marriage - and thinks his party will join him eventually.
8th November 2014
US: Gay Republican Carl DeMaio loses election after sexual harassment claims 3
2:42 PM — Gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio has lost his bid for congress by a tiny margin, after being accused of sexually harassing male staffers.
7th November 2014
US: Clay Aiken making reality series about failed bid for congress 4
1:42 PM — Gay American Idol singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken bombed at the polls this week - but he will star in his own documentary series instead.
5th November 2014
Republican who thinks ‘gays should be discriminated against’ elected in Colorado 30
7:05 PM — A disgraced former Navy chaplain who claims that gay people deserve to be discriminated against has been elected in Colorado.
US: American Idol star Clay Aiken loses bid for congress 3
1:27 PM — Gay singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken has lost out on his election bid in North Carolina.
3rd November 2014
US: Republican Carl DeMaio hit with more sexual harassment claims 2
1:07 PM — Republican Carl DeMaio - who was on track to become the party's first ever openly gay congressman - has been hit with allegations of sexual harassment from a second man.
1st November 2014
Baseball star Torii Hunter endorses Republican to ‘keep marriage between a man and a woman’ 11
1:28 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter has cited opposition to same-sex marriage as a reason to back an Arkansas Republican candidate.
27th October 2014
Bush’s former Solicitor General: We’re past the point of no return on equal marriage 2
3:54 PM — Former US Solicitor General Ted Olson has said that the US is past the 'point of no return' on same-sex marriage.
26th October 2014
Republican: Traditional states should break away and form new country called ‘Reagan’ 20
1:20 PM — A former Presidential advisor says southern States opposed to same-sex marriage should break away from the US - and form a new country called Reagan.
25th October 2014
US: Sarah Palin endorses independent over Republican for Alaska governor 6
4:09 PM — Sarah Palin appears to be at odds with the Republican party - after she backed an independent candidate for Governor of Alaska.
US: ‘No charges’ against gay Republican accused of sexually harassing male staffer 2
2:37 PM — No criminal charges will be filed against a Republican candidate who has been accused of sexually harassing and groping a male staff member.