5th December 2014
Baseball player calls reporter a ‘prick’ for asking why he opposes equal marriage 29
3:47 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter - who has recorded political adverts opposing same-sex marriage - labelled a reporter a "prick" for asking about them.
Pastor who wants to ‘stone homos’ by Christmas to receive coal instead of presents 10
1:14 PM — A pastor who claims AIDS could be wiped out by Christmas if "homos" were stoned to death is on Santa's naughty list this year...
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘honoured’ to have anti-discrimination bill named after him 2
11:50 AM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he is 'honoured' to have an Alabama bill which would outlaw anti-gay employment discrimination named after him.
Rapper reignites feud with Perez Hilton: ‘You’re still a faggot, lol’ 36
10:52 AM — A rapper who last year had a long-standing Twitter feud with gay blogger Perez Hilton has reignited the fight, telling him: "You will always be a faggot."
Michael Sam kisses his boyfriend as he collects GQ Man of the Year Award 1
10:33 AM — The first openly gay player in the NFL was last night honoured with the GQ Man of the Year Award, and celebrated by kissing his boyfriend.
LGBT-inclusive shows ‘Transparent’ and ‘Normal Heart’ among Writers Guild nominees
10:13 AM — Several LGBT-inclusive shows have been announced as nominees in the Writers Guild competition.
4th December 2014
US: Louisiana asks US Supreme Court to rule in same-sex marriage
5:03 PM — In an unusual move, the US state of Louisiana has asked the Supreme Court to hear arguments around a same-sex marriage lawsuit, before a federal appeals court has ruled.
US officials refuse to lift gay blood ban 49
10:44 AM — The US Food and Drug Administration will not lift the lifetime ban preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
US: Same-sex marriages could begin to take place in Florida soon 2
9:15 AM — After a federal appeals court refused to extend a stay preventing same-sex couples from marrying in Florida, the first weddings could take place from the new year.
3rd December 2014
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage rules out run for President 3
7:46 PM — The first Republican Senator to support same-sex marriage has decided not to run for President in 2016.
Former ‘God Hates Fags’ church member travels to Jamaica to help homeless gays 8
7:05 PM — A former member of the notoriously homophobic Westboro Baptist Church is reaching out to Jamaica's oppressed gay community.
Anderson Cooper undergoes emergency surgery 8
6:30 PM — Anderson Cooper has revealed that he was forced to undergo emergency surgery earlier in the week.
Arizona pastor: We could cure AIDS by Christmas if we stone homos to death 115
4:01 PM — A Christian pastor has claimed that the world could be cured of AIDS "by Christmas" if "homos" were stoned to death.
US: Trans veterans have gender and name information updated on discharge documents 2
3:17 PM — Two trans US veterans have had their names and genders updated on their discharge documents for the first time.
US: Trans student awarded $75,000 after school stopped her using female toilets 2
1:56 PM — A trans student in Maine has been awarded a settlement of $75,000, after a long-running discrimination case against her school.
2nd December 2014
US: Major League Baseball umpire comes out as gay 2
5:53 PM — A Major League Baseball umpire has come out as gay and continued umpiring becoming the first active, out gay umpire in the sport.
1st December 2014
US: Minnesota newspaper runs anti-transgender ad from listed hate group 21
6:29 PM — A Minnesota newspaper has run a second full-page advert from a listed hate group, attacking rights for transgender people.
Watch: Russian TV falls for spoof video of 11-year-old who loves gay porn 15
6:05 PM — A Russian TV station has fallen for a satirical video of an 11-year-old's parents putting gay porn on his wall.
Russia: Removed Steve Jobs memorial ‘up for auction’ 5
5:13 PM — A memorial to Steve Jobs in Russia, that was torn down when Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay, has been put up for auction.