13th October 2014
US: Republican Mike Huckabee says equal marriage is a ‘betrayal of our constitution’ 13
1:49 PM — Former Arkansas Governor Mark Huckabee has told Republican party members to "grow a spine" and oppose equal marriage legislation, which he says betrays the constitution.
US embassy condemns Kyrgyzstan’s anti-gay ‘propaganda’ bill 3
1:04 PM — The United States embassy has condemned Kyrgyzstan for approving a bill which aims to outlaw gay “propaganda."
US: Same-sex weddings to begin in Alaska, Sarah Palin’s home state 10
12:09 PM — A judge has struck down a same-sex marriage ban in Alaska, the home state of Republican Sarah Palin.
Philippines: US marine detained over murder of trans woman in Olongapo 9
10:57 AM — A US marine has been detained over the murder of a transgender woman found in the city of Olongapo.
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
Texas Attorney General: Banning same-sex marriage reduces number of unwed mothers 46
2:29 PM — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has bizarrely claimed that banning same-sex marriage reduces the number of unwed mothers.
US: Protests disrupt gay Republican’s fundraiser over sexual harassment claims
12:51 PM — A group of protesters attempted to disrupt a fundraiser for gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio, who is accused of sexually harassing a male staffer.
US: National Organisation for Marriage threatens to cut ties with Republican party 29
12:08 PM — The anti-gay National Organisation for Marriage has threatened to throw its weight behind a third party, unless Republicans do more to oppose gay rights.
11th October 2014
Watch: Amazing gay parody of Disney ‘Bears’ documentary 3
5:14 PM — A pair of filmmakers have released a gay-themed parody of Disney's 'Bears' nature documentary.
US radio host calls for ‘civil disobedience’ against same-sex marriage 24
4:56 PM — Right-wing radio host Linda Harvey has called for people to rise up in "civil disobedience" against same-sex marriage.
Domain ‘.gay’ up for auction, after community application rejected 4
3:15 PM — The '.gay' domain has been put up for auction, after a community group's bid for control of the name failed.
Duck Dynasty star: You can’t get STIs from ‘Biblically correct’ sex 15
2:33 PM — Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed that it is impossible to get a sexually transmitted infection from 'Biblically correct' sex.
US: Idaho clerk begins marrying same-sex couples
2:19 PM — Same-sex couples have begun to marry in some parts of Idaho, after a court overturned the state's marriage ban.
US: First same-sex couples marry in North Carolina after marriage ban struck down
12:53 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in North Carolina, after a judge struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Gay Republican Carl DeMaio hit with sexual harassment claims 5
11:27 AM — Republican Carl DeMaio, who was on course to become his party's first openly gay congressman, has been accused of sexually harassing a male staffer.
10th October 2014
US: First gay couple weds in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s home state 7
7:30 PM — The first same-sex weddings have taken place in the home state of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Against Me! singer debuts transgender documentary series
5:56 PM — Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace has launched an online web documentary about her transition to female.
US: First marriage licence issued to gay couple in Kansas 1
4:44 PM — A court office in the US state of Kansas has become the first to issue a marriage licence to a same-sex couple.
US: Utah Republican attempting to change law to call same-sex marriages ‘pairages’ 19
4:35 PM — A Utah Republican is attempting to change the word for same-sex marriage to 'pairage' - to keep them distinct from straight couples.