11th December 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for Golden Globe for ‘The Imitation Game’ 1
5:20 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actor, for his performance as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'.
10th December 2014
Grindr users name Hillary Clinton ‘Ally of the Year’ 8
7:42 PM — Users of gay hookup app Grindr have voted Hillary Clinton 'Ally of the Year'.
‘The Flash’ is about to get its first gay supervillain 21
6:06 PM — Hit superhero television series 'The Flash' is to feature its first gay supervillain, and the actor playing him said it is a "huge step forward."
Controversial gay Abercrombie & Fitch CEO steps down 30
5:07 PM — The openly gay CEO of clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch, Mike Jeffries, has announced he is retiring.
Virginia school board votes against trans students bathroom rights 12
2:28 PM — A US school board has voted to ban trans students from using the appropriate toilets and changing rooms.
Illinois music director suing church that fired him for getting engaged 4
12:22 PM — An Illinois music director is suing the Catholic church, after he was sacked for announcing his intention to marry his male partner.
9th December 2014
New York allows trans people to change their birth certificate without surgery 1
12:36 PM — New York City Council has passed a bill allowing trans people to change the gender on their birth certificate without providing proof of surgery.
WATCH: YouTube star Connor Franta comes out as gay 31
11:51 AM — YouTuber Connor Franta has come out as gay in an emotional video on his channel.
ACLU files motion to have Kansas same-sex married couples recognised for benefits 1
8:48 AM — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a request for a preliminary injunction, which would stop officials from denying benefits to same-sex married couples.
8th December 2014
Pastor: Gays should live in houses where the toilets don’t work 68
6:25 PM — A Christian pastor has made the bizarre claim that people who support same-sex marriage should move to houses where the plumbing doesn't work.
US: Michigan Republicans pass bill permitting discrimination against gays 24
3:47 PM — Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives have passed a bill that would permit religious people to discriminate on the grounds of sexuality.
US: Tampa prepares same-sex weddings ads ahead of legal deadline 3
2:41 PM — Tampa Bay is ready to promote itself as a gay wedding venue - before same-sex marriage is even legal in Florida.
Salvation Army: Homophobia claims are a ‘myth’ 48
1:30 PM — The Salvation Army has dismissed claims that it has a poor record on LGBT rights.
7th December 2014
US: Alaska gay couple get death threats as sign declares town a ‘fag free zone’ 20
4:51 PM — An Alaska gay couple are being targeted by homophobes, who have vandalised their property and declared the town a "fag free zone".
6th December 2014
Kansas minister: I get death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
1:02 PM — One of the first ministers in Kansas to perform same-sex weddings has revealed that she is getting frequent death threats.
US court: Hate preacher Scott Lively should stand trial for crimes against humanity 29
12:30 PM — An appeals court has refused to dismiss a case against homophobic pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity.
US: Transgender woman shot dead in LA ‘while knocking on door for help’ 9
11:57 AM — A transgender woman has been shot and killed in Los Angeles, while pounding on the door of a house seeking help.
5th December 2014
12-year-old cheerleader takes his own life after anti-gay bullying 90
7:54 PM — A 12-year-old male cheerleader has taken his own life after horrific homophobic bullying.
Sam Smith nominated for six 2015 Grammys 15
6:42 PM — Out gay singer Sam Smith has been nominated for six Grammys for the 2015 honours.
US: Congress kills the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 11
6:28 PM — The final attempt to pass a law outlawing discrimination against LGBT people in employment has failed.