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.
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
20th September 2014
US: Court puts Colorado same-sex marriage appeal ‘on hold’ ahead of Supreme Court meeting 5
3:41 PM — A federal appeals court has put a marriage ban appeal from Colorado on hold, ahead of the Supreme Court's planned meeting later this month.
US poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage drops to historic low 9
11:40 AM — A new poll has found that the number of people opposed to same-sex marriage has dropped to a record low.
17th September 2014
US: Tennessee billboard claims gay sex is an ‘abomination’ 20
7:19 PM — A Tennsesse man has erected a billboard claiming that gay sex is an "abomination".
US: Photo ID rules could leave 24,000 trans people unable to vote
12:08 PM — A report has raised concerns that that strict photo ID requirements could leave 24,000 transgender people unable to vote in November's midterm elections.
15th September 2014
Clinton adviser: Gay rights will be Obama’s greatest legacy 26
5:20 PM — A former adviser to Bill Clinton has claimed that gay rights will be Obama's biggest legacy.
Radio hosts compare ISIS beheadings to same-sex marriage 23
4:26 PM — Christian radio hosts have compared beheading carried out by ISIS to same-sex marriage.
14th September 2014
US: School bans Chick-fil-A food over anti-gay donations 3
1:47 PM — A California school has banned food from the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A over its anti-gay stance.
12th September 2014
US: Teen could face jail over photo of Jesus statue ‘blowjob’ 39
7:36 PM — A teenager in Pennsylvania is facing criminal charges, after he posted a photo to Facebook staged to look like a statue of Jesus was giving him a blowjob.
6th September 2014
US: 32 states call on Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage 1
11:41 AM — A majority of US states have called on the Supreme Court to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, across two separate legal briefs.
2nd September 2014
US: Farm fined $13,000 for refusing gay weddings to stop hosting all ceremonies 11
3:12 PM — A New York state farm which was previously fined for refusing to host a same-sex wedding has now said no couples will be allowed to get married there.
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".