20th December 2014
US: Army veteran avoids prison sentence after brutal attack on gay couple 18
4:21 PM — An Army veteran who beat a gay couple at a Pride parade in Austin, Texas will not face a prison sentence.
15th December 2014
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.
12th December 2014
US: Texas judge refuses bid to allow same-sex marriage in time for Christmas 2
5:29 PM — An appeal to allow same-sex marriage in Texas in time for Christmas has failed, after a judge refused to lift the ban.
25th November 2014
US: Texas couples ask judge to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately
9:41 AM — Two couples in the US state of Texas have asked a federal judge to rule to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately.
24th November 2014
US: Texas couples file appeal for same-sex marriage ‘in time for Christmas’
7:02 PM — Couples in Texas have filed an appeal which could allow same-sex marriages to begin in the state immediately.
19th November 2014
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 18
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
14th November 2014
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.
10th November 2014
US: No hate crime charge for man caught on camera attacking ‘queers’ 7
7:15 PM — A man who was caught on camera attacking "queers" in Dallas Fort Worth airport is facing two minor misdemeanour charges.
27th October 2014
No, actor Paul Rudd didn’t help stop a gay-basher at a Dallas airport 3
8:19 PM — Anchorman star Paul Rudd is rumoured to be one of the people caught on video tackling a homophobe who lashed out at "queers" in a Dallas airport.
26th October 2014
US: Daughter of lesbian Houston mayor refused driver’s license because she has two mothers 7
5:23 PM — The daughter of the Mayor of Houston was refused a driver's license by the Texas Department of Public Safety - because she has two mothers.
20th October 2014
Texas Attorney General: I can’t say if I’d have defended interracial marriage ban 11
5:37 PM — Republican Greg Abbott - who defends a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas because 'it's the law' - has refused to say whether he'd feel the same way about a ban on interracial marriage.
12th October 2014
Texas Attorney General: Banning same-sex marriage reduces number of unwed mothers 46
2:29 PM — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has bizarrely claimed that banning same-sex marriage reduces the number of unwed mothers.
2nd October 2014
Texas Attorney General: I oppose equal marriage because I’ve had a wife for 33 years 33
10:50 AM — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has claimed he opposes same-sex marriage because he's been married to his wife for 33 years.
28th September 2014
US: Anti-gay conference picks Ted Cruz as top choice for President 3
3:37 PM — Texas senator Ted Cruz has been picked as the most popular potential Presidential candidate at the anti-gay Values Voter Summit.
24th September 2014
US: Houston mayor shortlisted for world’s best mayor 3
7:14 PM — Openly-gay Texas mayor, Annise Parker, has been shortlisted for the 2014 World Mayor Prize, an international contest for the world's best mayor.
21st September 2014
US: Texas refuses to recognise woman’s surname because she married same-sex partner 3
2:04 PM — A woman has been denied a driver's license in Texas, because the state refuses to recognise she took her partner's name when they married.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
19th September 2014
US: Transgender teens sweep homecoming court
9:48 PM — This week two transgender teenagers were voted by their peers as homecoming royalty.
US: Texas hotels refuse to host anti-gay Ugandan President for investor conference 9
12:21 PM — A number of Texas hotels have turned away the custom of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, over planned protests of his country's poor gay rights record.
2nd September 2014
US: Michael Sam reportedly in talks to join the Dallas Cowboys 7
11:12 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam could be joining the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.