23rd September 2014
US poll: Drop in support for same-sex marriage may be ‘anomaly’ 10
8:42 AM — Analysts have warned that a new survey which found that support for same-sex marriage had dropped by five percentile points may just ben an "anomaly".
US: District judge rules Louisiana gay marriage ban is unconstitutional 1
8:24 AM — A district judge in the US state of Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
22nd September 2014
US: New report states bisexuals suffer higher rates of discrimination 17
9:02 PM — A report released Monday finds that bisexuals, who make up more than 50% of the LGBT community, are more vulnerable to poverty, discrimination, and poor mental and physical states than their gay and lesbian counterparts.
Barack Obama: LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated 4
7:48 PM — Barack Obama has spoken about sexual assault within the LGBT community.
US: Overlooked research could lead to possible HIV vaccine for infants
7:10 PM — After examining decades-old data from clinical trials, researchers at Duke University announced last week that they may have a breakthrough on an HIV vaccine for infants.
US: Pennsylvania hate crime bill could pass this week 19
6:05 PM — A Pennsylvania hate crime law that will offer more protections to gay people could pass through the state's legislature this week.
Update: ‘Real Name Police’ Twitter account targeting drag artists gets suspended
6:04 PM — A Twitter account named the 'Real Name Police' which targeted drag performers on Facebook, calling on followers to report accounts to the social networking site which do not use legal names, has now been suspended.
‘Real Name Police’ targets ‘pervert’ drag performers on Facebook
5:51 PM — A Twitter account named the 'Real Name Police' has targeted drag performers on Facebook, calling on followers to report accounts to the social networking site which do not use legal names.
US: Second Supreme Court justice performs same-sex wedding 4
5:16 PM — A second Supreme Court justice has performed a same-sex wedding.
21st September 2014
Grindr can predict elections, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
6:41 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Watch: US inaugural poet pens stunning tribute to marriage equality 3
5:14 PM — The US inaugural poet has penned a special work in tribute to same-sex marriage.
Anti-gay Cardinal who claimed homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ could be demoted 19
4:53 PM — A notoriously homophobic Catholic cardinal who claims that being gay is "intrinsically evil" could be removed from his senior position in the Church.
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
US: Virginia House votes to hire lawyers to fight equal marriage, after Attorney General refuses 8
2:31 PM — The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to spend taxpayers' money hiring private lawyers to fight against same-sex marriage, after the state's Attorney General refused to.
US: Texas refuses to recognise woman’s surname because she married same-sex partner 3
2:04 PM — A woman has been denied a driver's license in Texas, because the state refuses to recognise she took her partner's name when they married.
US: Republican candidate breaks ranks to back discharge petition for anti-discrimination bill 1
12:36 PM — An out Republican congressional candidate has broken ranks with his party to support a discharge petition for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
John Travolta’s alleged former lover ‘tried to settle lawsuit’ for $10 million 1
12:03 PM — A man who claims to be John Travolta's former lover has allegedly offered to settle legal action with the star - for $10 million.
Study: Ending the gay blood ban could help save a million lives 3
11:47 AM — A report has claimed that ending the blanket ban on gay men donating blood in the US could potentially save over a million lives.
20th September 2014
US: Utah ad companies ban ‘controversial’ God Loves Gays billboards 19
6:56 PM — Two Utah ad companies have refused to allow billboards claiming that "God Loves Gays".
Neil Patrick Harris: I married husband so our kids understand our family 1
6:39 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has opened up about his wedding to husband David Burtka earlier this month.