6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
US: Texas officials cite Puerto Rico ruling in defence of same-sex marriage ban 5
4:27 PM — Texas officials have cited a Puerto Rican federal judge's decision to maintain a ban on equal marriage in their own defence over the issue.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.
US: Golfer Patrick Reed caught swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 2
2:56 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
US: Dallas voters approve nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees 2
12:05 PM — Dallas residents have voted overwhelmingly to include nondiscrimination protections for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity and expression" in the City Charter.
5th November 2014
Rose McGowan apologises after claiming gays ‘fought for right to wear speedos’ and take MDMA 103
10:05 PM — Actress Rose McGowan has apologised after claiming that gay people "fought for the right to stand on top of a float wearing an orange speedo" taking MDMA - but says she stands by her overall point.
Republican who thinks ‘gays should be discriminated against’ elected in Colorado 30
7:05 PM — A disgraced former Navy chaplain who claims that gay people deserve to be discriminated against has been elected in Colorado.
NYC pastor: Starbucks is flavoured with the semen of sodomites 163
6:13 PM — A New York pastor has warned that Starbucks coffees are flavoured with the "semen of sodomites".
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad sacked as CEO 3
5:22 PM — Tinder co-founder Sean Rad has announced that he has been ousted as the company's CEO.
Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne meeting with trans women to prepare for his new role 7
3:16 PM — British actor Eddie Redmayne has met with and spoken to members of the trans community to prepare for his role in an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Danish Girl.
Rose McGowan: Gays are ‘more misogynistic’ than straight men 178
2:09 PM — Actress Rose McGowan has claimed that gay people "fought for the right to stand on top of a float wearing an orange speedo" taking MDMA.
US: American Idol star Clay Aiken loses bid for congress 3
1:27 PM — Gay singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken has lost out on his election bid in North Carolina.
US: Mike Michaud loses bid to become first openly gay governor 2
11:46 AM — Democrat Mike Michaud has conceded defeat in his bid to become the first openly gay US governor.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria shouts down anti-gay subway preacher 6
10:53 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria stood up to a man who was preaching anti-gay hate on a New York City subway on Tuesday.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer makes history as first out Attorney General 1
10:30 AM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act made history this week, becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
US: Kansas ordered to stop enforcing gay marriage ban 3
12:31 AM — The US state of Kansas has been ordered by a federal judge to stop enforcing a ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying.
4th November 2014
The world’s second strongest man comes out as gay 19
4:50 PM — The world's second strongest man has come out as gay to an overwhelmingly positive response from fans and followers.
Jake Gyllenhaal: Brokeback Mountain ‘gave me the idea that movies can be important’ 7
12:50 PM — Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal has commented on the political significance of Brokeback Mountain, which he says gave him the idea that films can be "important."
Canada: Rumours of ‘injections to turn kids gay’ circulate in Burnaby municpal election 27
11:58 AM — Reports from Burnaby's municipal election in Canada have claimed that one party is circulating rumours that school children will be injected with a "serum" to turn them gay.
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 25
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.