US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 11
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".
1st September 2014
US: Gender non-conforming teen to sue DMV after being told to ‘look like a boy’ for license photo 32
7:36 PM — A gender non-conforming teen applying who was told to "look more like a boy” for their driver's license photo plans to file a federal lawsuit.
US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life 20
4:05 PM — A 17-year-old transgender boy in Pennsylvania has taken his own life.
X-Men director Bryan Singer denies new sex abuse claims 11
2:36 PM — The New York Police Department is investigating a new sex abuse allegation against X-Men director Bryan Singer.
US: Attorney who fought ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ dies in road accident 1
1:48 PM — One of the attorneys who was part of a team which successfully challenged the US Military ban on gay and lesbian people serving, 'don't ask don't tell', has died in a road traffic accident.
US: Michael Sam now a free agent after Rams cut 2
11:34 AM — Michael Sam has failed to be signed by another NFL team, following his cut by the St Louis Rams.
Study attributes 75% lesbian obesity to ‘athletic low self-esteem’ 8
8:30 AM — A US study into why 75% of lesbians are obese or overweight, has reached its fourth year of funding, and recommends that athletic programmes should be more inclusive of lesbians.
31st August 2014
Banned lesbian lizards, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Robert Mugabe: I prefer Chinese aid, because they don’t want Africa to ‘embrace homosexuality’ 33
4:10 PM — President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has said he dislikes taking international aid money from the West, because it comes with pressure to "embrace" homosexuality.
US: Oakland Pride causes controversy over ‘ban’ on leather groups 14
3:51 PM — A Pride parade in Oakland, California has drawn controversy, after organisers allegedly discouraged leather groups from attending.
Former Suffolk dance teacher ‘shot dead’ by ex-lover, who was also his son-in-law 3
2:59 PM — A former Suffolk dance teacher has been shot dead by his former lover, according to reports.
St Louis Rams coach: We weren’t the right place for Michael Sam 7
2:19 PM — St Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has admitted that his team wasn't the "right place" for out football star Michael Sam.
US: Tributes paid to LGBT activist gunned down days before wedding 7
1:56 PM — Tributes have been paid to a Minneapolis LGBT activist who was gunned down this month, shortly before he was set to marry his same-sex partner.
Michael Sam: I know I can play at the highest level, but life isn’t easy
1:07 PM — Michael Sam has spoken out after being dropped from the roster of the St Louis Rams.
Watch: Sydney Convicts win gay rugby world cup 1
11:42 AM — The Sydney Convicts have stormed to victory in the Bingham cup.
30th August 2014
St Louis Rams drop gay NFL player Michael Sam 13
9:26 PM — Michael Sam, the first out player in the history of NFL, has been cut from the roster of the St Louis Rams.
Video: Trailer released for Amazon’s transgender drama series 3
5:12 PM — A trailer has been released for Amazon's new trans-based drama series, Transparent.
Mississippi man: I was raped during ‘gay cure’ sessions 11
4:43 PM — A Mississippi man is claiming that he was repeatedly raped as a teen to try and 'cure' his homosexuality .
Georgia teen: I recorded family’s homophobic coming out reaction ‘for my own protection’ 6
4:08 PM — A teenager who recorded his family's homophobic reaction to him coming out has said that he was recording the video for his own protection.
Video: Same-sex couples react to anti-gay marriage ads 4
2:47 PM — A new video has been released of gay men reacting to homophobic 'pro-marriage' adverts.