11th October 2014
US: First same-sex couples marry in North Carolina after marriage ban struck down
12:53 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in North Carolina, after a judge struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Gay Republican Carl DeMaio hit with sexual harassment claims 5
11:27 AM — Republican Carl DeMaio, who was on course to become his party's first openly gay congressman, has been accused of sexually harassing a male staffer.
10th October 2014
US: First gay couple weds in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s home state 7
7:30 PM — The first same-sex weddings have taken place in the home state of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Against Me! singer debuts transgender documentary series
5:56 PM — Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace has launched an online web documentary about her transition to female.
US: First marriage licence issued to gay couple in Kansas 1
4:44 PM — A court office in the US state of Kansas has become the first to issue a marriage licence to a same-sex couple.
US: Utah Republican attempting to change law to call same-sex marriages ‘pairages’ 19
4:35 PM — A Utah Republican is attempting to change the word for same-sex marriage to 'pairage' - to keep them distinct from straight couples.
Russian teen ‘afraid to go home’ after US exchange scheme axed over gays 23
3:15 PM — A Russian teenager who came to the US on an exchange is afraid to return to his country, due to its anti-gay laws.
US: Chris Christie says equal marriage should not be ‘imposed from the Supreme Court’ 17
2:48 PM — Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said each US State “should have the ability to decide on their own” whether to make same-sex marriage legal.
WATCH: Trailer unveiled for gay rights documentary secretly filmed at Russia Olympics 5
2:10 PM — The first trailer has been released for a gay rights documentary secretly filmed at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.
Watch: Mean Girls star records hilarious Sam Smith gay hookup parody 7
12:26 PM — Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese has recorded a parody of a Sam Smith song, about trying to get a gay one-night-stand to leave.
US: Republican Mike Huckabee threatens to ‘become independent’ over equal marriage 6
11:45 AM — Former Arkansas Governor Mark Huckabee has said he is "utterly exasperated" with Republicans for abdicating on same-sex marriage.
Have you ever wanted a gay Las Vegas wedding? Now is your chance
10:00 AM — Have you ever felt disappointed that you couldn't go and have a shotgun wedding in Vegas? Well get on a plane because now you can.
9th October 2014
Texas radio station tweets gay porn 9
4:24 PM — Texas radio station tweets graphic gay porn images instead of what should have been a live traffic report
WATCH: Tyra Banks puts homophobic ‘Next Top Model’ contestant in his place 43
3:40 PM — Have you ever wanted to see Tyra Banks put a homophobe in their place on television? Well look no further.
US: California man arrested over ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist
12:41 PM — A 38-year-old Californian man has been arrested for the death of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
US: Nevada Senator proposes on live TV 1
12:19 PM — The Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson celebrated the legalisation of same-sex marriage in his state by proposing to his partner immediately after the ban was overturned. Same-sex marriage was legalised in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, when the Court rejected the argument that same-sex marriages devalued the traditional marriage or lead to out of wedlock births. […]
8th October 2014
US: Anti-gay marriage group proposes ‘straights only’ civil unions 27
5:50 PM — An anti-gay marriage group in the US has proposed the idea of a new form of union only open to straight couples.
US: Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks same-sex marriage ruling in two states 10
5:22 PM — A Supreme Court Justice has temporarily blocked a ruling which meant same-sex couples could marry in Idaho and Nevada.
Transparent star: I understand frustration with male actor playing trans woman 4
4:02 PM — Amy Landecker has addressed "frustration" with the casting of Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender woman.
Watch: Facebook VP apologises to drag queens for ‘real name’ row 2
1:41 PM — Facebook's Vice President Josh Blankenship has apologised to drag queens targeted by the social network's 'real name' policy.