19th June 2014
US: Texas Governor stands by comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism 7
4:57 PM — The Governor of Texas has stood by comments he made comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, saying the comments "stand on their own."
18th June 2014
US: Texas denies same-sex couple parental rights to twin sons 13
1:21 PM — A Texas gay couple have been denied parental rights to their newborn twin sons, despite biologically fathering one each.
16th June 2014
US: Rick Perry distances himself from ‘homosexuality is like alcoholism’ comparison 7
3:17 PM — Rick Perry has backed away from his comparison between homosexuality and alcoholism, admitting he got "deflected" onto a "contentious issue".
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.
13th June 2014
Video: Anderson Cooper ridicules Texas Republican for endorsing ‘gay cure’ therapy 8
1:52 PM — News anchor Anderson Cooper has demolished the argument of a Texas Republican who claimed experts were divided on 'gay cure' therapy.
8th June 2014
US: Texas Republicans approve ‘gay cure’ therapy endorsement 11
1:38 PM — The Texas Republican party has adopted a state platform that endorses the use of therapy to 'cure' homosexuality.
7th June 2014
Gay Republican group ‘stop fighting’ endorsement of ‘gay cure’ therapy in Texas platform 15
4:37 PM — The Log Cabin Republicans group has said it will stop fighting attempts to introduce an endorsement of 'gay cure' therapy in the Texas Republican platform.
4th June 2014
US: Draft of Texas Republican platform endorses ‘gay cure’ therapy 6
9:18 PM — The first draft of the Texas GOP's new state platform includes a provision endorsing 'gay cure' therapy.
Yelp removes fake sex-reviews of restaurant which ‘does not serve fags’ 2
7:02 PM — Review site Yelp, has defended its policy meaning false accounts of gay sexual encounters are removed from venues which discriminate against gay people.
3rd June 2014
US: Church leader who called on gay people to ‘change’ says it’s not his ‘core message’ 7
12:41 PM — Church leader Joel Osteen, who previously called on gay people to change their sexuality, has claimed that being against homosexuality is not his 'core message'.
31st May 2014
US: Reviewers pretend ‘we don’t serve fags’ restaurant is a cruising hotspot 6
3:15 PM — Reviewers are mocking a restaurant accused of refusing to serve a gay couple, by reviewing it as if it were a gay cruising hotspot.
30th May 2014
Texas couple says waitress told them: ‘We don’t serve fags here’ 19
12:41 PM — A couple from the US state of Texas have said they were told "we don't serve fags here" whilst leaving a local restaurant.
29th May 2014
US: Two gay Republican groups banned from Texas state convention 26
8:17 PM — The Republican Party in Texas has banned two gay rights groups from putting up stands at the state convention, saying groups that promote gambling and marijuana legalisation are also banned.
US: Houston passes law to prevent LGBT employees from being fired 1
7:15 PM — Houston, the largest city in Texas, passed a non-discrimination ordinance on Wednesday. Yesterday, after hours of testimony, the Houston City Council passed an ordinance that bans discrimination of Houstonians on the basis of their race, sex, color, sexual orientation and gender identity, among other categories.
19th May 2014
US: Church claims that ‘men dressed as women’ can use female toilets 24
10:10 PM — A Houston church has put up a sign claiming that "men dressed as women" will use the female toilets if the city passes an equal rights ordinance.
16th May 2014
US: TV host who stormed off over gay kiss let male strippers on her show 28
10:20 PM — A talk show host who objects to gay kisses being shown on TV has previously been hoisted in the air by strippers on her morning show.
15th May 2014
US: Texas judge refuses to let state intervene in same-sex divorce case 2
3:47 PM — A Texas judge has refused to let the state intervene in the case of a same-sex couple attempting to get divorced.
4th May 2014
US: Salvation Army refuses to house homeless transgender woman because she hasn’t had surgery 7
9:16 PM — A Dallas woman who was left homeless last month has claimed the Salvation Army refused to house her because she is transgender, and hasn't had surgery.
25th April 2014
US: Trans teacher still banned from classroom, after being fired and reinstated 5
8:09 PM — A transgender teacher who was fired by a Texas school says she is being kept away from the classroom, despite officially being reinstated.
19th April 2014
US: Missing car of murdered lesbian couple recovered in Houston 1
9:06 PM — A car belonging to a lesbian couple who were found murdered next to a dumpster last month in Texas has been recovered.