26th August 2014
US: Hundreds queue up to hear same-sex marriage arguments in appeals court 3
4:28 PM — Hundreds of people have queued up outside a federal appeals court, with the hopes of hearing arguments for and against same-sex marriage in the US states of Wisconsin and Indiana.
US: Federal appeals court to hear arguments against Wisconsin and Indiana gay marriage bans
12:38 PM — A federal appeals court panel will today hear arguments in cases challenging the same-sex marriage bans in the states of Wisconsin and Indiana.
25th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox to speak at NYC transgender and gender fluid arts festival 1
11:04 PM — Laverne Cox and her twin brother, artist M. Lamar, will have their first joint speaking engagement at a New York City festival celebrating transgender and gender fluid artists.
Neil Patrick Harris accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge 2
10:15 PM — Coming off his run in the acclaimed Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Neil Patrick Harris recently accepted Ben Affleck's ice bucket challenge.
US: Poll finds well-being of LGBT people is lower than that of straight individuals 3
9:30 PM — A new poll has found that LGBT individuals rate lower on a well-being index than straight individuals.
US: AIDS Healthcare Foundation comes after PrEP in new ad campaign 10
8:23 PM — Last Friday, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the world’s largest HIV/AIDS healthcare organisations, announced it would be launching a full scale media campaign against the over emphasis of Truvada.
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
US: Study finds stressful life events are linked to cardiometabolic risk in LGB people 1
5:36 PM — A review of data from a national youth study has shown LGB youth are at significantly increased risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes due to stressful life events.
Matt Bomer to guest star on American Horror Story
4:13 PM — Actor Matt Bomer is set to appear in hit series American Horror Story, it has been revealed.
US: Minnesota hunting lodge pays for gay couple’s wedding after turning them away 64
3:24 PM — A Minnesota hunting lodge has apologised for refusing to hold a gay couple's wedding - by paying for their entire ceremony.
US: Florida church that opposes same-sex marriage drops polling station after complaints 1
2:07 PM — A church in Florida that campaigns against same-sex marriage will no longer operate as a polling station, after complaints that it could influence voters.
US: Indiana governor rebuked by judge for ‘contradicting himself’ on same-sex marriage 1
12:38 PM — A judge has rebuked Indiana's governor for ordering his government not to recognise same-sex marriages, after claiming he didn't have "authority to enforce" a marriage ban.
Channel 4 exec: Upcoming gay drama Cucumber ‘wouldn’t get made in US’ 11
11:07 AM — Channel 4 controller Jay Hunt has said that upcoming gay drama series Cucumber would not get made on an American network.
24th August 2014
Gay porn on CBeebies, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 7
6:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Out CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to appear in Marvel comics 1
5:00 PM — CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is set to join the Marvel comic universe.
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
Are hookup apps killing off gay saunas? 17
4:03 PM — Gay saunas across the US are facing an uncertain future, after an upswing in closures following the rise of hookup apps.
Video: Adam Hills continues spat with God Hates Fags church 11
3:27 PM — Adam Hills has continued his feud with the Westboro Baptist Church, labelling their God "a bit of a dick".
US: St Louis police officer suspended for anti-gay ‘sodomite’ rant 21
2:00 PM — A St Louis police officer has been suspended, after a video emerged of him condemning "sickening" sodomites.
23rd August 2014
US: Women’s college accepts trans students for the first time 2
4:20 PM — A women's college in the US state of California has accepted a female trans woman student for the first time.