17th September 2014
US: Immigration recommends Ugandan gay rights activist for asylum 1
4:40 PM — Immigration officials in the US have advised that a leading Ugandan gay rights activist should be granted asylum.
One Direction singer Niall Horan laughs off gay rumours after Vine kiss clip 16
4:20 PM — One Direction singer Niall Horan has laughed off rumours about his sexuality, after a Vine clip appeared to show him getting intimate with another man.
US: Gay rights attorney honoured with $625,000 ‘genius grant’ 1
2:36 PM — A civil rights attorney who pioneered the cause of same-sex marriage in the US legal system has been honoured with a 'genius grant'.
Fox anchor Sean Hannity: Parents have a right to teach that being gay is ‘not normal’ 32
12:42 PM — Fox anchor Sean Hannity has claimed that parents have a right to teach their children that homosexuality is abnormal.
US: Photo ID rules could leave 24,000 trans people unable to vote
12:08 PM — A report has raised concerns that that strict photo ID requirements could leave 24,000 transgender people unable to vote in November's midterm elections.
16th September 2014
Symantec removes ‘Sexual Orientation’ firewall category following PinkNews report 3
4:39 PM — Firewall provider Symantec has again announced that it is removing a firewall category which blocks LGBT sites such as PinkNews, following complaints.
US: Florida Attorney General to fight to stop gay couples from divorcing 17
12:37 PM — As well as fighting to keep her state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Florida Attorney General has said she also intends to stop gay couples married out of state from divorcing.
US: Wisconsin gay marriage ban strike-down needs Supreme Court ruling 2
12:16 PM — A federal appeals court on Monday put on hold a ruling which struck down the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, waiting for the US Supreme Court to rule.
15th September 2014
US: Facebook agrees to meet with drag performers about “real name” policy 4
10:35 PM — Supervisors at Facebook have come to a brief cease-fire with drag performers, agreeing to meet with a handful to discuss their policy requiring users to use legal names on profiles.
US: Indiana court stays ruling on same-sex marriage 1
9:37 PM — Same-sex marriages in Indiana are being postponed as a federal appeals court stays a decision that ruled Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
US: Increased support for marriage equality in North Carolina 4
8:14 PM — A recent poll conducted in North Carolina shows that support for marriage equality in North Carolina is on the rise.
US: Wisconsin school district bans gender-identity based bullying 1
6:03 PM — A Green Bay Wisconsin school district recently banned bullying based on gender identity.
Clinton adviser: Gay rights will be Obama’s greatest legacy 26
5:20 PM — A former adviser to Bill Clinton has claimed that gay rights will be Obama's biggest legacy.
John Travolta: Gay affair rumours ‘just about people wanting money’ 17
4:55 PM — John Travolta has claimed that allegations he had a gay affair are just about "people wanting money".
Radio hosts compare ISIS beheadings to same-sex marriage 23
4:26 PM — Christian radio hosts have compared beheading carried out by ISIS to same-sex marriage.
Snoop Dogg under fire for labelling fan a ‘fag’ on Instagram 13
1:30 PM — Rapper Snoop Dogg is facing backlash after calling a fan a 'fag' on Instagram
Photos: Equal marriage runway a surprise hit at New York Fashion Week 2
1:16 PM — A fashion designer celebrated marriage equality during New York Fashion Week, with a runway show themed around same-sex marriage.
US: Minnesota Vikings reinstate coach after homophobia ban 1
8:57 AM — NFL team the Minnesota Vikings have reinstated a coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur.
14th September 2014
US: Ben & Jerry’s backs Supreme Court marriage equality brief 1
7:34 PM — Ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry's has backed a brief calling on the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality.
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.