30th November 2014
Huge rise in number of gay Russians seeking asylum in the US 20
6:07 PM — The number of gay Russians seeking asylum in the United States has nearly tripled in just two years.
28th November 2014
US: FDA ‘to consider’ relaxing gay blood ban 1
5:03 PM — The Food and Drug Administration will meet next week to consider recommendations to lift the permanent ban on gay men giving blood.
US: Pro-gay Supreme Court justice undergoes heart surgery 8
4:32 PM — The most pro-gay member of the Supreme Court has been discharged from hospital, after undergoing heart surgery.
26th November 2014
US: Arkansas and Mississippi overturn bans on same-sex marriage 1
11:52 AM — Judges in two states have separately struck down bans on same-sex marriage on the same day.
24th November 2014
Lesbian couple’s road name changed to ‘Fagits Live Here’ on Google Maps 7
6:37 PM — A lesbian couple are outraged after the name of their road was changed on Google Maps - to "Fagits Live Here".
US: Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns 1
6:04 PM — US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, who has pushed forward equal benefits for gay people serving in the military, has announced his resignation.
12th November 2014
Watch: Ex-gay Christian yells he will not carry a purse because he now likes ‘women, women, women’ 72
11:38 AM — A bizarre video in which a Christian claims he has been "delivered" from homosexuality by the power of prayer has gone viral.
7th November 2014
US: Court fully strikes down Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban 4
4:39 PM — A court has struck down the remaining parts of Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage.
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
US: Mike Michaud loses bid to become first openly gay governor 2
11:46 AM — Democrat Mike Michaud has conceded defeat in his bid to become the first openly gay US governor.
1st November 2014
US: Six magistrates choose to quit their jobs, blame same-sex marriage 22
4:12 PM — A total of six magistrates in North Carolina have chosen to quit their jobs since same-sex marriage came into law.
31st October 2014
US: West Hollywood to design AIDS monument honouring those who lost their lives
4:13 PM — The local council for the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles has hired an artist to design an AIDS memorial to remember the more than 650,000 Americans who lost their lives throughout the epidemic.
27th October 2014
US: Methodist pastor who performed gay wedding ‘refrocked’ after winning appeal 2
2:32 PM — A Methodist pastor who was defrocked for officiating his son's same-sex wedding has been reinstated.
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
26th October 2014
Fiancé of murdered Filipino trans woman ‘rushed to hospital’ 3
5:55 PM — The German fiancé of a transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines has reportedly been rushed to hospital.
US: Federal government recognises equal marriage in 6 more states 1
4:29 PM — The US Attorney General has announced that the federal government will recognise same-sex marriage in six more states - bringing the total to 32.
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
Sir Elton John: Too many gays don’t seem to care about HIV 16
1:34 PM — Sir Elton John has criticised parts of the gay community for failing to join the fight against HIV.
24th October 2014
US: Republican accused of plagiarising anti-gay speech 17
12:49 PM — A Republican candidate has been accused of plagiarising a state congress speech opposing same-sex marriage.
Philippines: Activists to hold ‘Day of Outrage’ over murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude
12:23 PM — Activists in the Philippines say the media attention of Jennifer Laude's murder signals "a slow movement towards bringing transgender issues to the mainstream," and are set to campaign today to push for justice.