9th March 2014
US: Arkansas judge apologises for bigoted online comments including comparing gay sex to bestiality 15
1:34 PM — An Arkansas judge has issued an apology after posting a series of anonymous sexist, racist, and homophobic comments online, including saying that gay sex is just a “small step” away from sex with a dog.
US student tennis star Matt Dooley comes out as gay and speaks about attempted suicide 1
12:18 PM — US student tennis star Matt Dooley has come out as gay in an article where he speaks about his past struggles, including an attempt at suicide by swallowing a bottle of pills.
8th March 2014
US: Idaho protesters arrested and charged after trying to hold vigil
12:56 PM — Protesters have been arrested and charged with trespassing, after they attempted to hold an all-night vigil at the Idaho Statehouse.
7th March 2014
US: Indiana couples sue to overturn same-sex marriage ban 1
10:15 PM — Four couples in Indiana are attempting to overturn a state ban on same-sex marriage in a federal court case.
Trans woman sues for $2.5m after athletics event tells her to compete ‘as a man’ 26
9:46 PM — A trans woman is suing a fitness company for $2.5m, after being told she was not permitted to compete in a women's athletics competition.
Fox host: ‘Allowing gays makes the military like lab rats, which is why Putin invaded Ukraine’ 22
9:08 PM — A Fox News host said that allowing gays to openly serve has made the military "laboratory rats in some radical social experiment", and blamed Obama's 'pink crayon' policies for the current conflict in Ukraine.
NYC: 50 people failed to help as homophobe attacked gay couple 62
8:32 PM — A homophobic attack on a gay couple celebrating their anniversary in New York was witnessed by over 50 people, who all failed to intervene.
US: Decision expected on challenge to Michigan gay marriage ban within two weeks
7:59 PM — The presiding judge in a lawsuit challenging the US state of Michigan's ban on same-sex couples marrying, has said he expects to rule in the next two weeks.
Study: Soaring levels of HIV among gay black men in Atlanta 5
5:10 PM — A study shows the city of Atlanta has among one of the highest concentrations of young black gay men living with HIV in the US.
Gay-straight alliance advocates win partial victory in school ban battle 1
2:15 PM — Students who wish to form a gay-straight alliance club at their Florida school have won a partial victory in a lawsuit brought against the school board which banned them from doing so.
US: Final arguments in Michigan gay marriage ban lawsuit scheduled for Friday
2:03 PM — Final arguments for and against Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage will be heard on Friday following a week of passionate testimony from both sides.
Isaiah Washington returns to Grey’s Anatomy 7 years after being sacked for calling co-star a ‘faggot’ 5
1:40 PM — Isaiah Washington is to return to Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show for using the word “faggot”.
6th March 2014
US: Fox Sports channel charged with discrimination for firing anti-gay pundit 7
9:53 PM — Fox Sports Southwest has been charged with religious discrimination for firing a pundit over his anti-gay views.
US: Santa Fe elects first openly gay mayor 1
8:36 PM — Santa Fe has elected its first ever openly gay mayor, former state Democratic party chairman Javier Gonzales.
Watch this adorable four year old put 34% of Americans to shame with his support for gay marriage 19
8:05 PM — Four-year-old Logan teaches a lesson in acceptance to the 34% of Americans who still oppose same-sex marriage.
University of Illinois to consider adding gender reassignment to health insurance plan
7:19 PM — The University of Illinois will on Thursday vote on whether to add cover for gender reassignment cover to health insurance plans used by many students.
Two more Illinois counties begin issuing gay marriage licences
6:45 PM — Two more counties in the US state of Illinois have said they will begin issuing same-sex marriage licences to same-sex couples.
Lawyer cites changing beliefs and Salem witch hunt in Michigan gay marriage trial 2
5:16 PM — A lawyer in the US state of Michigan has drawn on some hard-hitting historical occurrences in challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack 1
2:46 PM — Police in New York City have released an image of a suspect they are looking to trace in connection with a violent homophobic assault on a gay couple.
Dalai Lama says gay marriage is ‘OK’ and anti-LGBT bullying is ‘wrong’ 36
2:04 PM — In a rare interview, the Dalai Lama has said that he thinks same-sex marriage is "OK", and voiced his disapproval at the bullying of LGBT people.