29th September 2014
US: TV hosts fired for being homophobes compare themselves to ISIS beheading victims 22
12:08 PM — A pair of TV hosts who were fired when it emerged they were anti-gay activists have compared themselves to victims of ISIS.
US: Most Utahns now realise same-sex marriage wouldn’t affect their families 1
8:51 AM — A poll released today has found that, along with an even spit on the issue of same-sex marriage, a majority of voters in the state of Utah said legalising it wouldn't affect their families.
28th September 2014
The gay apocalypse and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:16 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Louisiana church evicts Alcoholics Anonymous group, blames gay marriage 10
5:22 PM — A Louisiana church has blamed same-sex marriage for its decision to kick out an AA group.
NOM co-founder Maggie Gallagher: Duck Dynasty responsible for drop in equal marriage support 17
4:51 PM — Maggie Gallagher, the co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage, has claimed that reality show Duck Dynasty is responsible for a drop in support for marriage equality.
US: Anti-gay conference picks Ted Cruz as top choice for President 3
3:37 PM — Texas senator Ted Cruz has been picked as the most popular potential Presidential candidate at the anti-gay Values Voter Summit.
US: Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star backs nephew in run for Congress 3
2:49 PM — Homophobic Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has voices support for his nephew, who is running for Congress.
US: California governor signs law outlawing ‘gay panic’ legal defense 8
2:16 PM — The Governor of California has signed a law outlawing the use of the so-called 'gay panic' defense.
US: Supreme Court meeting tomorrow to consider same-sex marriage cases 1
12:46 PM — The Supreme Court is set to meet tomorrow to discuss taking up one of several pending cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans.
27th September 2014
One Direction singer Liam Payne goes shooting with anti-gay Duck Dynasty stars 21
6:16 PM — One Direction singer Liam Payne has gone on a shooting trip with the anti-gay stars of Duck Dynasty.
Barney Frank: Transgender people don’t have rights legislation because they wouldn’t help lobby 67
5:51 PM — Retired congressman Barney Frank has attacked the head of the Human Rights Campaign for apologising to trans groups, and claimed trans people are only excluded from rights legislation because they wouldn't help lobby for it.
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 3
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
12 facts about bisexual people, according to the internet 1
5:05 PM — To celebrate Bisexual Visibility Week, some bi people took to Twitter to break down some very basic facts about bisexuality.
Obama spokesperson: UN resolution reaffirms LGBT rights as ‘fundamental freedoms’
3:40 PM — An advisor to President Barack Obama has welcomed the passage of a UN Human Rights Council resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
US: ‘Traditional marriage’ group funding campaigns to stop gay Republicans getting elected 6
2:14 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage is funding a campaign to block the election of the only openly gay Republican candidates - despite claiming to only oppose same-sex marriage.
Watch: Sarah Palin gets White House address wrong in speech to anti-gay conference 26
1:47 PM — Republican Sarah Palin managed to get the address of the White House wrong in her speech to an anti-gay group.
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 5
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.
Watch: Drag queens release ‘That’s Not My Name’ parody over Facebook controversy 5
12:23 PM — A group of drag queens have responded to Facebook's decision to ban users not using 'real names' by releasing a parody clip.
Departing US Attorney General: Government will still back same-sex marriage to Supreme Court
11:41 AM — Departing US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed the Obama administration will continue to support same-sex marriage in court after he leaves.
26th September 2014
US: Walmart sued for not providing health benefits to same-sex spouse
8:06 PM — Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of an employee who was denied benefits for her same-sex spouse.