19th November 2014
US: First same-sex marriage licence issued in South Carolina
4:51 PM — A judge in a South Carolina county has issued the first same-sex marriage licence in the state.
NBA’s first out gay player Jason Collins retires
4:27 PM — Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, has announced his retirement from professional basketball.
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 20
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 18
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
18th November 2014
Brooke Shields was ‘smitten’ with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her 3
5:08 PM — Brooke Shields says she was "smitten" with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her.
US: Christian homeless shelter refuses married gay couples because they are ‘inappropriate’ 33
1:25 PM — A privately owned Christian homeless shelter in Missouri has announced it will not provide food or shelter to married same-sex couples due to "biblical standards."
US rapper Mykki Blanco posts ‘love letter’ to Russia’s LGBT community following raid at concert
11:41 AM — US rapper Mykki Blanco has penned a letter in solidarity with Russia's underground LGBT community after he was forced to change venue due to a police raid.
17th November 2014
Catholic Cardinal ‘will refuse communion’ to politicians who voted for same-sex marriage 45
7:26 PM — Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has said he would refuse communion to any politician who voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
Gay NFL star Michael Sam lands GQ ‘Man of the Year’ 5
6:22 PM — Gay American football star Michael Sam has been picked as one of six 'Men of the Year' cover stars by GQ magazine.
US: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says gay marriage supporters want to ‘redefine everything’ 28
11:45 AM — Dr Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon who compared gay people to paedophiles, has said same-sex marriage supporters should not try to "redefine everything for anybody else."
16th November 2014
US: Mass wedding planned in Kansas for first day of full marriage equality 3
7:51 PM — A mass wedding is set to take place in Wichita tomorrow, on the first day that same-sex marriages can begin across the state of Kansas.
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Barack Obama appoints new LGBT Liaison
6:06 PM — Barack Obama has appointed a Democratic activist to the role of LGBT Liaison within the White House.
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
US: Noth Carolina man dies after being set on fire by gay hook-up 7
1:27 PM — A man from North Carolina has passed away, after he was set on fire by a man he met in a gay club.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
Deadline passes for ‘prophecy’ that Vladimir Putin will out Obama 31
4:46 PM — A pastor who claimed that Vladimir Putin will 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man is insisting that his prophecy has come true.
Neil Patrick Harris and husband star in first joint ad campaign 7
4:02 PM — Newlyweds Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka will star in one of the first major ad campaigns featuring a married same-sex couple.