7th February 2015
US: Florida bill would make it illegal for transgender people to use public toilets 35
3:12 PM — A bill has been submitted in Florida that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public toilets.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria announces engagement
1:29 PM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria has announced her engagement to partner Chelsea Fairless.
Rosie O’Donnell splits from wife, quits The View 8
11:31 AM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has again quit talk show The View, after she split from her wife.
6th February 2015
Bruce Jenner’s mother confirms trans speculation 10
11:50 PM — Bruce Jenner's mother Esther, has opened up about rumours that the Olympian is to announce their transition to female.
US radio host: Katy Perry is flirting with Satanism 9
7:48 PM — A US radio host has attacked Katy Perry's performance of I Kissed a Girl at the Super Bowl - claiming she is "flirting with Satanism".
Transgender reporter: We need Bruce Jenner to come out 5
7:17 PM — One of the only transgender reporters in the US has urged former Olympian Bruce Jenner to weigh in on rumours about their gender.
US: Barack Obama to appoint LGBT rights envoy 14
1:07 PM — Barack Obama is to create a new envoy role within the State Department, to promote LGBT rights around the world.
Policeman played ‘Dude Looks Like a Lady’ while questioning trans woman 3
11:49 AM — A police detective has been given a warning for playing the song 'Dude Looks Like a Lady' while interrogating a homeless transgender woman.
Lance Bass: Bloggers like Perez Hilton ‘bullied’ me into coming out 20
10:52 AM — N Sync star Lance Bass has opened up about his coming out story, saying he was "bullied" by "bloggers like Perez Hilton" into coming out.
5th February 2015
Perez Hilton evicted from Celebrity Big Brother 16
11:34 AM — Perez Hilton has become the seventh housemate to leave the Celebrity Big Brother house.
4th February 2015
First glimpse of Glee’s Coach Beiste as a trans man 1
11:12 PM — The first photograph of Coach Beiste, played by Dot Marie Jones, as a trans man has been published in the USA.
Nancy Reagan refused to help Rock Hudson get AIDS treatment 16
7:46 PM — Former First Lady Nancy Reagan ignored a request to help Rock Hudson secure a pioneering AIDS treatment just weeks before he died, it has been revealed.
US: Transgender news reporter returns to airwaves 3
6:35 PM — A legendary Los Angeles news reporter has made history - by returning to work after transitioning to female.
Trans children’s sense of gender is indistinguishable from cis children 14
2:08 PM — A study has found that trans children's sense of their gender is as firmly held as other children's.
John Legend cancels apperance at Brunei-owned hotel over anti-gay laws 7
1:25 PM — John Legend has pulled out of a planned appearance at a Brunei-owned hotel, over an ongoing boycott of the country over anti-gay laws.
Azealia Banks: If I am a homophobe, so what? I make more money than you 98
12:47 PM — Rapper Azaelia Banks has mocked people who label her a homophobe - because she makes more money.
The LGBT guide to Las Vegas
12:15 PM — There's no denying that Las Vegas is one of the top LGBT friendly destinations that the US has to offer.
Churches refuse funeral for gay man, hand his husband anti-gay leaflets 22
12:06 PM — A man in Arkansas who is organising his husband's funeral has been turned away from churches and other venues.
3rd February 2015
Obama urged to raise Brunei’s anti-gay laws in trade deal talks 6
7:34 PM — President Obama has been urged to raise the subject of LGBT rights in trade talks with Brunei.
Male nurses admit having sex in front of a 99-year-old in their care 16
7:31 PM — Two male nurses who had sex whilst caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim have pleaded guilty to a felony charge of inflicting mental suffering on an elder.