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.
20th August 2014
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry appears in court for mugshot over abuse of power charge 7
12:43 PM — Notoriously anti-gay Texas governor Rick Perry had his mugshot taken in an Austin courthouse yesterday, after being indicted on an abuse of power charge.
18th August 2014
Bryan Fischer: A lesbian district attorney was to blame for Rick Perry’s indictment 16
4:04 PM — Adamantly homophobic US radio host Bryan Fischer has claimed that a lesbian district attorney was to blame for the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry over an abuse of power.
13th August 2014
Texas activist: People are fleeing states that have same-sex marriage 22
5:48 PM — A Texas activist has claimed that people are fleeing states that introduce same-sex marriage.
12th August 2014
US: Ex-wife of anti-gay Texas group leader left him for a woman 9
10:38 PM — Only a few months before Texas politician Jonathan Saenz became president of anti-gay group Texas Values, his wife left him for a woman.
Photos: Gay couple takes Doctor Who themed engagement photos 13
6:49 PM — Devoted Doctor Who fans decided to queer the series for their engagement photos. And the results are fabulous.
6th August 2014
US: Texas lawmakers compare same-sex marriage to paedophilia and incest in legal brief 10
11:02 PM — Sixty-three Texas lawmakers have signed a legal brief that compares same-sex marriage to paedophilia and incest.
US: Anti-equality activists suing Houston after petition to stall equality law failed
5:04 PM — Anti-equality activists are suing the city of Houston, after their petition to stall an equality law failed.
3rd August 2014
US: Attempt to stall Houston equality law may fail over ‘fraudulent’ signatures on petitions 1
3:24 PM — An attempt by church groups to trigger a ballot on Houston's equality law may be thrown out, after a large number of signatures on their petitions were declared invalid.
1st August 2014
US: Gay Ghanaian man granted asylum 1
7:45 PM — Wednesday, a federal immigration court granted asylum to Amidu Fredrick Sinayor.
30th July 2014
US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents 3
10:36 PM — A new, anonymous campaign is posting the names and addresses of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance opponents by releasing petitions submitted against the ordinance online.
29th July 2014
Texas Attorney General: It is in my state’s interest to ban same-sex marriage 48
6:23 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Texas has argued that the US Constitution allows the state to ban same-sex marriage.
28th July 2014
US: Child caregiver fired over “lifestyle choices” 17
8:52 PM — A gay child caregiver has been fired from his position at a Christian charity in Texas.
25th July 2014
US: Same-sex marriage would bring $181.6 million to Texas over 3 years
4:09 PM — A new study says legalising same-sex marriage in Texas would generate an estimated $181.6 million dollars (£107,000,000) for the state's economy and create over 1,500 new jobs over three years.