15th September 2014
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.
US: Trans girl crowned homecoming queen in Colorado 6
5:47 PM — A transgender teenager has been crowned homecoming queen at her Colorado high school.
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world 31
5:25 PM — A conference of anti-gay groups in Moscow has called for lobbyists to attempt to introduce 'gay propaganda' laws across the world.
US: Idaho has spent over $70,000 defending ban on same-sex marriage 6
4:35 PM — Idaho's attempts to defend its same-sex marriage ban have cost taxpayers over $70,000 so far.
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
30 Rock star marries same-sex partner 2
2:11 PM — 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson has married his partner in an intimate LA ceremony.
US: School bans Chick-fil-A food over anti-gay donations 3
1:47 PM — A California school has banned food from the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A over its anti-gay stance.
Orange is the New Black writer files for divorce from husband, after coming out as lesbian
12:45 PM — Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli is divorcing her husband, after coming out as a lesbian.
New York: Radio hosts fired for calling trans people ‘nut jobs’ return to airwaves 8
11:41 AM — A pair of radio hosts who were fired for making transphobic comments have been given a new show just four months later.
13th September 2014
US: Smithsonian’s LGBT collection could add signs from Westboro Baptist Church 10
4:19 PM — The Smithsonian museum's new LGBT history collection could add materials from anti-gay groups.
San Francisco supervisor backs drag queens over Facebook ‘stage name’ bans 1
3:39 PM — A San Francisco supervisor has called on Facebook to meet with drag artists who are protesting the website's ban on stage names.
US: Survey finds homophobia is still rife in Hollywood 10
3:19 PM — A study has found that over half of LGBT actors think directors are less likely to hire people because of their sexuality.
US widower: I’m ecstatic that Arizona court finally recognised my same-sex marriage 1
11:30 AM — An Arizona widower has celebrated after a court finally recognised his marriage to his deceased spouse.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
US: Judge rules Arizona must recognise man’s marriage to deceased spouse 2
9:30 PM — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Arizona, despite it's ban on same-sex marriage, will have to provide benefits to a gay man who lost his husband to cancer last month.
US: The Catholic League refuses to participate in NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade 16
9:24 PM — Thursday, The Catholic League announced it would not participate in the 2015 St Patrick’s Day Parade because parade organisers aren’t allowing an anti-abortion group to march.
US: Teen could face jail over photo of Jesus statue ‘blowjob’ 39
7:36 PM — A teenager in Pennsylvania is facing criminal charges, after he posted a photo to Facebook staged to look like a statue of Jesus was giving him a blowjob.