6th October 2014
US: Supreme Court decision could allow gay couples to marry in 11 new states 26
3:14 PM — A decision by the US Supreme Court today to reject seven pending appeals in lawsuits to allow gays to marry could allow same-sex couples to marry in as many as eleven new states.
US: Owners of bakery which refused lesbian wedding may go bankrupt after $150,000 fine 63
1:55 PM — Now facing a fine of up to $150,000, the owners of a bakery which refused to provide a cake for a lesbian wedding may go bankrupt.
US: Alaska attorneys say equal marriage ban violates a ‘fundamental right’ 3
12:13 PM — Attorneys for a group of gay couples challenging Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage have refuted a claim that it does not violate the rights of any couples.
Gillian Anderson: I owed it to my late lesbian lover not to hide our relationship 16
8:41 AM — Years after speaking out about having a relationship with a woman who later died of a brain tumour, actress Gillian Anderson has said she thought she owed it to her to not keep their relationship a secret.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Mormon church hits out at gay bar for ‘dress like a Mormon’ party 374
5:35 PM — The LDS church has hit out at a Salt Lake City gay bar for throwing a Mormon-themed party.
US: Court orders Missouri to recognise same-sex marriages from out of state
2:13 PM — A Missouri court has ordered the state to begin recognition of same-sex marriages conducted out-of-state.
US: Human Rights Campaign fires back at anti-gay group head who branded them ‘imperialists’ 5
12:51 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has launched an attack on NOM President Brian Brown, after he branded them "imperialists" who "export" same-sex marriage.
US: Christian group finishes 40-day ‘fast’ to stop same-sex marriage 22
12:18 PM — A Christian group has concluded a 40-day 'fast' - during which members could still eat food - aimed at halting same-sex marriage in the US.
4th October 2014
US: Los Angeles transgender woman shot dead 2
7:33 PM — Police have appealed for help after a Los Angeles transgender woman was shot dead.
Watch: Laverne Cox unveils first trailer for transgender documentary 2
1:32 PM — Laverne Cox has unveiled the first trailer for her long-awaited documentary exploring transgender issues.
Supreme Court justice: Same-sex marriage case will be heard ‘soon’ 10
11:28 AM — Justice Antonin Scalia has hinted that the Supreme Court intends to take up a same-sex marriage case "soon".
3rd October 2014
US: Nick News special will focus on the lives of gay kids 1
10:37 PM — An upcoming edition of Nickelodeon's kids' news program, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, will explore the lives of gay children.
Scott Wiener: ‘After 30 years of prevention efforts, we clearly need to do more’ 10
8:24 PM — Last month, San Francisco politician Scott Wiener became one of the first US politicians to confirm his use of Truvada as PrEP to reduce his risk of HIV infection.
Former ex-gay activist: ‘Gay cure’ movement will be dead in 10 years 15
8:06 PM — A former 'ex-gay' activist has predicted that the 'gay cure' movement will be dead within a decade.
God TV founder resigns over ‘moral failure’ 18
6:04 PM — The founder of Christian broadcasting network God TV has stepped down - over an undisclosed 'moral failure' in his private life.
Canada: 8-year-old transgender girl says she is repeatedly bullied by school parent 31
4:19 PM — In Winnipeg, the parents of a transgender girl have said their whole family are the target of transphobic bullying at their local school, and the school division isn't doing enough to stop it.
US: Gay couple who had wedding ruined by homophobe given ‘do-over’ ceremony 7
3:26 PM — A gay couple who had their wedding ruined by a homophobic heckler have been gifted a second chance to hold their dream ceremony.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
US: Comedian Aries Spears targets ‘gay lisp’ joke at Michael Sam 5
1:58 PM — Comedian Aries Spears took a shot at Michael Sam recently, using the out NFL player as the punchline to a joke about gay people having stereotypical lisps.