6th January 2015
Congratulations! All gay couples in Florida can now marry 5
5:00 AM — After several months of confusion, all same-sex couples in the US state of Florida can finally marry.
5th January 2015
Congratulations! First same-sex couples marry in Florida 4
7:48 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Miami-Dade County, Florida, ahead of a legal deadline bringing equal marriage across the state.
US: Utah police investigating vicious homophobic attack 1
6:29 PM — Police could pursue hate crime charges, after an attack on two gay men in Salt Lake City.
Ellen Page: ‘F**k that’ to Queen for giving MBE to anti-gay politician 87
4:10 PM — Actress Ellen Page has sworn at the Queen, for giving an honour to a homophobic DUP politician.
US: Anti-gay Texas Republican launches bid for House Speaker 6
1:35 PM — An anti-gay Republican has announced that he plans to run to become the Speaker in the House of Representatives.
Jeb Bush: Same-sex marriage should be up to states to decide 18
12:20 PM — Republican Jeb Bush has claimed that same-sex marriage should be left to states to decide.
4th January 2015
Kid Rock: Rap-rock music is pretty gay, go f*** yourself if you’re offended 10
5:49 PM — Singer Kid Rock has claimed that the rap-rock genre of music is "pretty gay" - and told critics of his language choice to "go f*** themselves"
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.
US: Mike Huckabee quits Fox News ahead of rumoured Presidential run 10
4:50 PM — Republican Mike Huckabee - who once blamed a school massacre on gay people - has stepped away from his show on Fox News, ahead of a rumoured run for President.
US: 74-year-old veteran is first to receive gender surgery on Medicare
4:00 PM — A 74-year-old transgender Army veteran has become the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery on a government Medicare plan.
My Chemical Romance guitarist dedicates song to transgender teen Leelah Acorn 2
3:35 PM — The lead guitarist of My Chemical Romance has dedicated a song to the memory of teenager Leelah Alcorn, after she took her own life.
CBS Films ‘looking into’ why homosexuality was removed from ‘Pride’ DVD cover 14
1:19 PM — CBS Films has said it will look into why all reference to homosexuality was removed from the American DVD release of Pride.
Are you ‘highsexual’? Reddit invents new sexuality for ‘temporarily gay’ pot smokers 13
1:01 PM — Users of internet hub Reddit have invented a new sexuality - for people who get 'a bit gay' when they take drugs.
3rd January 2015
US: Court rejects lawsuit from firefighters ‘forced’ to drive truck in Pride parade 15
7:39 PM — The Rhode Island Supreme Court has rejected a case from two Catholic firefighters, who claim they were 'forced' to drive their fire engine in a Pride parade.
Leelah Alcorn’s blog and suicide note deleted from Tumblr 14
4:17 PM — The blog of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has been deleted - removing a suicide note that she had left on the website.
US: Anti-gay marriage group’s lonely Twitter feed shows how far they’ve sunk 27
3:07 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage - once the primary opponent to same-sex marriage in America - can now only find a handful of people to agree with it.
Desperate Housewives star retracts claim that gay stereotypes are like blackface 5
2:00 PM — Desperate Housewives star Tuc Watkins has retracted his claims that stereotypical gay characters are like blackface.
US: Idaho governor claims same-sex weddings ‘increase crime’ 54
12:16 PM — Idaho's Governor has launched a court appeal to try and re-ban same-sex marriage, three months after weddings started.
2nd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s funeral postponed after ‘threats’ against family 13
11:25 PM — The funeral for a transgender teenager who killed herself last week has been postponed after her family received threats.
US: DVD cover for ‘Pride’ removes all references to homosexuality 41
8:46 PM — The cover for the American DVD release of Pride has removed all mention of homosexuality.