22nd April 2015
DMV agrees to allow transgender teen to wear make up in her driving licence photo 2
3:37 PM — A settlement has been reached on behalf of Chase Culpepper, a trans teen who was told she should "look like a boy" for her photo.
Support for trans people on the rise in the US 5
12:23 PM — A survey has revealed a striking upswing of support for the trans community among Americans.
Andreja Pejic just became the first out trans model to be profiled by Vogue 1
11:06 AM — Model Andreja Pejic has become the first out trans person to be profiled by Vogue magazine.
21st April 2015
Chelsea Manning pleads for help to ‘keep appeal going’ amid growing legal bills
7:42 PM — Jailed whistleblower Chelsea Manning has pleaded for help to keep her appeal going - amid a number of mounting legal bills.
Activist buys up website domains of Republicans who voted for Indiana’s anti-gay law 1
7:19 PM — A tech-savvy rights activist has bought up domains related to politicians in Indiana who voted through the state's anti-gay law.
Gays will cause 900,000 abortions if they marry, lawyer claims 83
6:38 PM — US lawyer, Gene Schaerr, who failed to defend Utah’s ban on same-sex marriages last year, recently warned that gay weddings would be to blame for 900,000 abortions.
Restaurant with scantily-clad male waiters to open in Texas 19
4:41 PM — A restaurant is opening in the gay neighbourhood of Dallas which appears to be the gay equivalent of sleazy chain Hooters.
Mechanic who refused to serve gays revealed to be operating without a licence 69
3:29 PM — A mechanic who said he would never serve gay customers has been revealed to be operating without a business license.
America’s Got Talent star reveals he is HIV-positive 3
1:51 PM — America's Got Talent singer Branden James has revealed that he is HIV-positive.
Woman donates her life savings to anti-gay rally instead of buying a house 67
1:03 PM — A woman has donated money she planned to use for a down-payment on a family home to an anti-gay group.
US: Catholic College refuses permission for drag show 12
12:59 PM — A private university in New York has turned down a student group's application to organise a drag show.
20th April 2015
Bryan Cranston calls to ‘end this silliness’ over same-sex marriage bans 4
5:49 PM — Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston says he is a big supporter of gay rights.
Marco Rubio: Being gay is not a choice 9
4:58 PM — Presidential candidate Marco Rubio has said he doesn't believe being gay is a choice, but still doesn't believe in same-sex marriage.
Court smacks down petition to stop Houston LGBT rights law 9
1:52 PM — A court has upheld an equal rights ordinance in Houston, Texas - after rejecting a legal challenge from anti-gay activists.
New York Democrat to speak at hate group’s anti-gay rally 8
12:03 PM — A Democratic state senator from New York is to speak at a rally opposing same-sex marriage held by a listed hate group.
19th April 2015
Police investigate as man’s front door vandalised with the word ‘fag’ 5
4:19 PM — Eric Arthur woke up earlier this week to find that someone had vandalised his front door, labelling him a "fag".
Anti-gay marriage Governor Scott Walker: I’ve been to a same-sex wedding 11
2:58 PM — Despite opposing same-sex marriage, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has announced that he has actually attended the wedding of a gay couple.
WATCH: Hillary Clinton chats with gay dad in new campaign video
11:06 AM — Hillary Clinton has released a new short campaign video, in which she chats with a gay man who adopted a child who went on to pass all expectations.
18th April 2015
US radio host claims same-sex marriage has cost the US $225 billion 21
6:07 PM — A Christian lawyer from the US has claimed that "the damage of homosexuality" including same-sex marriage has cost his country $225 billion (£150 billion).
IBM urges Louisiana to scrap anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill 5
4:35 PM — Software giant IBM has expressed its disappointment at Louisiana House Bill 707, which aims to protect "religious freedom".