Salvation Army bans gay people from serving as officers unless celibate
2:02 PM — An internal document circulated by the Salvation Army bans gay people from serving as officers, unless they remain celibate.
WATCH: Robbie Rogers talks about ‘super awkward’ sex with a guy for the first time
1:32 PM — Out US football star Robbie Rogers has spoken in an interview about being proud to have come out as gay, and the first time he slept with a guy.
US: Anti-gay pastor arrested for sexually harassing a man 2
12:59 PM — Pastor Gaylard Williams of anti-gay Praise Cathedral Church of God in Indiana has been arrested for sexually harassing a man at a lake.
This twice-divorced Florida politician is trying to stall same-sex weddings 5
11:43 AM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who has divorced two husbands - has made a desperate attempt to halt impending same-sex weddings.
Duck Dynasty son ‘doesn’t know’ if being gay is a choice 2
11:20 AM — Willie Robertson, son of "homophobic" Phil, has said he is still trying to work out if being gay is a choice.
18th December 2014
Tim Cook donates ‘substantial’ amount to gay rights in Southern states
5:47 PM — Apple's CEO Tim Cook has donated a "substantial" amount of money towards promoting gay rights in southern US states.
US: Anti-vaccine group claims vaccines can turn children gay 16
1:11 PM — An American anti-vaccine group is claiming that parents who vaccinate their children face the possibility of their children becoming gay.
US: Florida grants first divorce to gay couple 1
12:57 PM — A same-sex couple has been granted a divorce for the first time in the US state of Florida.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
17th December 2014
US radio host: Gays will die out because ‘they don’t reproduce’ 62
6:04 PM — A US radio host has claimed that gay people will soon die out because "they can't reproduce".
Martina Navratiolva marries long-term partner Julia Lemigova 2
2:22 PM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has married her partner Julia Lemigova in New York.
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 6
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 29
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Jeb Bush, who called same-sex marriage ‘a distraction’, hints at 2016 presidential run 14
5:47 PM — Jeb Bush, who has a dubious record on LGBT rights, has announced he will "actively explore" a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Family Research Council ‘doesn’t know’ if gays should be executed 12
5:26 PM — A representative of US hate group Family Research Council has said he doesn’t know whether gay people should be executed. In a segment on the group’s radio station, Craig James spoke to a caller who suggested gay people who sued anti-gay businesses should be put to death. Mr James said: “I don’t know about the […]
Boston St Patrick’s Day parade reverses ban on gay veterans 5
2:27 PM — The organisers of Boston's St Patrick's Day parade have allowed a group of LGBT veterans to march.
US swimming star comes out as gay: ‘I have accepted who I am’ 6
12:09 PM — A US swimming champion has come out as gay, describing himself as the "king of the double life", but saying "I have come to accept who I am".
15th December 2014
Sony bosses branded American Hustle director a ‘loon’ for ‘feeling up’ transgender niece 1
5:24 PM — Leaked emails from Sony Pictures have revealed that executives branded American Hustle director David O Russell a "loon" over allegations he "felt up" his transgender niece.
Catholic League attacks ‘homosexual’ Tom Ford over penis pendants 50
4:55 PM — The anti-gay Catholic League has mocked gay designer Tom Ford for launching a range of penis-themed pendants in the shape of a cross.
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.