22nd November 2014
US: Gay rights pioneer arrested over sex abuse allegations
12:25 PM — A high-profile Democratic gay rights campaigner has been arrested over allegations he sexually abused a 15-year-old.
21st November 2014
US public: Gay legal rights = good, gays kissing = bad 24
5:35 PM — A study has found that people are more supportive of gay rights than they are of same-sex public displays of affection.
Woman claiming to be Michael Phelps’ girlfriend physically sick from media saying she is ‘a man’ 3
3:51 PM — The woman who claims to be dating Michael Phelps, and who came out as intersex yesterday has said she has been vomiting from press coverage her including the usage of male pronouns.
100,000-strong petition calls for TLC to cancel ’19 Kids and Counting’ over homophobia 14
12:57 PM — Over 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the cancellation of family reality show 19 Kids and Counting, over the family's ties to listed hate groups.
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes marries same-sex partner 6
11:27 AM — Sean Hayes, who starred in long-running gay sitcom Will & Grace, has married his same-sex partner.
US: Two country music stars come out as gay in ‘solidarity’ 21
8:06 AM — After one US country star came out as gay yesterday, another decided it would be a good act of solidarity to do the same.
20th November 2014
US Supreme Court refuses to block equal marriage in South Carolina 9
5:47 PM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in South Carolina.
WATCH: MTV to premier Laverne Cox in ‘The T Word’
5:45 PM — MTV is set to premier a programme hosted by Laverne Cox, which will put a spotlight on issues faced by transgender young people.
WATCH: Enrique Iglesias & David Hasselhoff talk about friends affected by HIV
5:17 PM — Enrique Iglesias and Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff are raising awareness of HIV by speaking about their own experiences of losing friends to the virus before successful treatment became available.
The Birdcage director Mike Nichols dies aged 83 2
4:33 PM — Major award-winning director Mike Nichols famed for directing The Birdcage has died, aged 83.
Woman who says she is girlfriend of Michael Phelps reveals she was born intersex 5
2:18 PM — A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that she was born intersex.
US: Judge overturns Montana gay marriage ban: ‘The time has come’ 5
9:24 AM — A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the US state of Montana's ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying, saying: "The time has come".
19th November 2014
US: Funding for anti-gay group NOM plummets by 50 percent 5
8:29 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has seen its funding drop by half in just one year, according to tax filings.
US: First same-sex marriage licence issued in South Carolina
4:51 PM — A judge in a South Carolina county has issued the first same-sex marriage licence in the state.
NBA’s first out gay player Jason Collins retires
4:27 PM — Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, has announced his retirement from professional basketball.
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 20
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 18
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
18th November 2014
Brooke Shields was ‘smitten’ with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her 3
5:08 PM — Brooke Shields says she was "smitten" with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her.
US: Christian homeless shelter refuses married gay couples because they are ‘inappropriate’ 33
1:25 PM — A privately owned Christian homeless shelter in Missouri has announced it will not provide food or shelter to married same-sex couples due to "biblical standards."