10th October 2014
US: Utah Republican attempting to change law to call same-sex marriages ‘pairages’ 19
4:35 PM — A Utah Republican is attempting to change the word for same-sex marriage to 'pairage' - to keep them distinct from straight couples.
Russian teen ‘afraid to go home’ after US exchange scheme axed over gays 23
3:15 PM — A Russian teenager who came to the US on an exchange is afraid to return to his country, due to its anti-gay laws.
9th October 2014
US: Nevada Senator proposes on live TV 1
12:19 PM — The Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson celebrated the legalisation of same-sex marriage in his state by proposing to his partner immediately after the ban was overturned. Same-sex marriage was legalised in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, when the Court rejected the argument that same-sex marriages devalued the traditional marriage or lead to out of wedlock births. […]
5th October 2014
Michelle Obama endorses openly gay Maine candidate Mike Michaud 1
3:56 PM — Michelle Obama has given her endorsement to an openly gay politician running to become the governor of Maine, Mike Michaud.
US: Christian group finishes 40-day ‘fast’ to stop same-sex marriage 22
12:18 PM — A Christian group has concluded a 40-day 'fast' - during which members could still eat food - aimed at halting same-sex marriage in the US.
3rd October 2014
US: Gay couple who had wedding ruined by homophobe given ‘do-over’ ceremony 7
3:26 PM — A gay couple who had their wedding ruined by a homophobic heckler have been gifted a second chance to hold their dream ceremony.
1st October 2014
Russia scraps US exchange scheme after teen placed with gay family 25
5:11 PM — Russia has scrapped a long-running high school exchange scheme with the US, after a Russian teen was placed with a gay couple.
29th September 2014
US: Radio host who claimed gays are a crime against nature upset he’s labelled ‘anti-gay’ 15
3:37 PM — A radio host who called homosexuality a "crime against nature" has complained that he has been labelled anti-gay.
US: Cincinnati groups submit plans to tackle gay teen homlessness
3:35 PM — A coalition of Cincinnati organisations are seeking approval for plans to tackle the problem of homelessness among LGBT youths across the US.
US: Three arrested over New York anti-gay shooting 1
12:53 PM — Three people who hurled anti-gay slurs at and shot a person in New York have been arrested.
Canada: Young Liberals call to end gay blood donation ban
11:27 AM — The youth of the Canadian Liberal Party are campaigning to lift a ban on men from donating blood, if they have had sex with other men in the past 5 years.
27th September 2014
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 5
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.
26th September 2014
US: Government makes history by filing first transgender discrimination cases
6:26 PM — The US Government has made history by filing its first two trans-related gender discrimination cases.
UN: Human Rights Council to vote on LGBT resolution 1
6:16 PM — The United Nations' Human Rights Council is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that addresses violence and discrimination directed at LGBT people around the globe.
Watch: US-wide equal marriage ad launched ahead of Supreme Court meeting 4
2:27 PM — A new TV advert pushing for marriage equality in all 50 states is set to air across the US this week.
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
25th September 2014
DNC political director: ‘Coming out was an advantage for me in my job’
3:43 PM — At only 36, Raul Alvillar — national political director of the Democratic National Committee and an openly gay man — has built an impressive resume with the Democratic Party.
24th September 2014
US: Democrat Mike Michaud on course to become first out governor 6
2:24 PM — Democratic congressman Mike Michaud could be on course to become the first out governor in the history of the United States.
22nd September 2014
Barack Obama: LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated 4
7:48 PM — Barack Obama has spoken about sexual assault within the LGBT community.
21st September 2014
Watch: US inaugural poet pens stunning tribute to marriage equality 3
5:14 PM — The US inaugural poet has penned a special work in tribute to same-sex marriage.