16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 33
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’ 8
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.
Chelsea Manning’s relatives claim she was ‘tortured’ by US military 6
12:45 PM — British relatives of US whistleblower Chelsea Manning have made claims that she was "tortured" by US authorities.
Anti-gay activist complains bakeries won’t make ‘gay marriage is wrong’ cake 78
12:29 PM — An anti-gay activist has complained he was rejected by bakeries when he tried to buy a cake with the words 'gay marriage is wrong' on top.
US: Pastor gets death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
10:45 AM — A pastor in the US state of Kansas has said she won't give in to death threats she has received for officiating at same-sex marriages in the state.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
14th December 2014
This is what happened when a guy with cerebral palsy took a trip to a gay bar 49
6:13 PM — A man with cerebral palsy has opened up about his first trip to a gay bar.
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
US officials have ‘no plans’ to lift ban on gay men giving blood 12
2:56 PM — The Food and Drug Administration has "no plans" to further discuss the possibility of lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
13th December 2014
Is this the weirdest protest against same-sex marriage ever? 31
5:56 PM — A pastor has protested against same-sex weddings - by dressing a horse up in a wedding gown.
Financial Times names out Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Person of the Year’
5:17 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named Person of the Year by the Financial Times, after he came out as gay.
Failed Massachusetts candidate: Homosexuality is worse than mass murder 38
2:27 PM — An anti-gay activist who ran to be the Governor of Massachusetts has claimed that homosexuality is worse than mass murder.
12th December 2014
‘Twins’ on ex-gay group’s billboard are actually the same man… and he’s gay 54
6:40 PM — An ex-gay group's billboard, which claims to feature identical twins with different sexualities, is actually two photos of the same gay man.