8th January 2015
US radio host compares Paris shooting with sacking of anti-gay firefighter 19
12:30 PM — Conservative radio host Erik Erikson compared the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris with the sacking of a fire chief in Atlanta, Georgia.
PHOTOS: Harry Potter fan proposes to his boyfriend in the best place 3
12:22 PM — For some, where to pop the big question is a huge decision to make, but for this Harry Potter fan, the choice was clear.
7th January 2015
US: Democrats launch new push to finally repeal DOMA
7:46 PM — Democrats in the US Congress have launched a renewed push to repeal the remainder of the defunct anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act.
US: Virginia anti-gay bill would permit discrimination against gays 20
7:32 PM — A Virginia Republican has introduced a state bill that would give people the right to openly discriminate against people over "homosexual behaviour".
LGBT groups attack ‘downright irresponsible’ TV show about ‘ex-gay’ Mormons 14
7:12 PM — LGBT groups has laid into a documentary about gay Mormon men who have married women to try and live as heterosexuals.
Kristin Stewart holidays with a girl – so what? 21
5:11 PM — A number of tabloid newspapers are speculating about the sexuality of actress Kristen Stewart - after she was spotted on holiday with a woman.
Florida AG who fought against equality: ‘Best wishes’ to newlywed gays 16
4:48 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who led a crusade to block same-sex marriage - has given her "best wishes" to gay couples who have now married.
Archbishop tells employees they will be fired for supporting same-sex marriage 35
4:25 PM — The Archbishop of Miami has sent a letter to his employees telling them they could be fired for publicly supporting same-sex marriage.
Anti-gay group co-founder: Only God can stop same-sex marriage now 29
3:24 PM — The former head of the National Organisation for Marriage has claimed that it is up to God to stop the spread of marriage equality.
US firefighter sacked for comparing being gay to bestiality 32
12:26 PM — A fire chief in Atlanta, Georgia has been fired for anti-gay comments in a self-published book.
Adam Lambert: I’m not ‘replacing’ Freddie Mercury in Queen 11
11:56 AM — Adam Lambert has said he joined forces with Queen to keep Freddie Mercury's "memory alive" - not to replace him.
Catholic deacon writes touching blog about his trans daughter 2
11:49 AM — A Catholic deacon in the US has written about being the supportive parent of a trans child
Ruby Rose joins Orange is the New Black as new lesbian love interest
11:28 AM — Australian presenter Ruby Rose has signed up to appear as a lesbian "lust object" on Orange is the New Black.
6th January 2015
Bryan Singer and Michelle Clunie celebrate the birth of their baby son 3
4:20 PM — X-Men director Bryan Singer and Queer as Folk actress Michelle Clunie are celebrating the birth of their first child, a baby boy
Catholic bishops: Equal marriage in Florida ‘threatens religious liberty’ 44
12:03 PM — Florida’s Catholic bishops have blasted a federal judge’s decision to overturn a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
The Simpsons dubs Grindr one of ‘humanity’s achievements’ 3
10:53 AM — Popular cartoon series The Simpsons has named gay dating app Grindr alongside other important achievements of humanity.
‘Pride’ director defends removal of gay references from DVD cover 21
10:32 AM — The director of the film 'Pride' has said he "understands" why all gay references were removed from the DVD cover for its US release.
Congratulations! All gay couples in Florida can now marry 5
5:00 AM — After several months of confusion, all same-sex couples in the US state of Florida can finally marry.
5th January 2015
Congratulations! First same-sex couples marry in Florida 4
7:48 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Miami-Dade County, Florida, ahead of a legal deadline bringing equal marriage across the state.
US: Utah police investigating vicious homophobic attack 1
6:29 PM — Police could pursue hate crime charges, after an attack on two gay men in Salt Lake City.