31st March 2014
Amazon commissions new trans-based TV series ‘Transparent’ 5
7:35 PM — Amazon Instant Video has commissioned a 10-episode series of 'Transparent', a new trans-based drama-comedy series.
US: Lesbian New York chef wins $1.6m payout from ‘homophobic’ boss
6:31 PM — A lesbian chef in New York has been awarded $1.6m (£961k), after suing her boss who told her to "marry a man and have children", and that gay people were "going to hell".
US: Dead man allegedly rejected as tissue donor ‘because he was gay’ 2
4:57 PM — A Pittsburgh man who died earlier this month was allegedly deemed not suitable as a tissue donor because he was gay, it has been alleged.
US: Son of homophobic Duck Dynasty patriarch says father was really about ‘God’s love’ 7
4:38 PM — Willie Robertson, the son of the homophobic Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, has defended his father's anti-gay comments made last year, saying they were about "forgiveness, ultimately."
US: Newsweek’s new co-owner believes in ‘gay cure’ therapies 16
4:16 PM — The new co-owner of iconic magazine Newsweek believes in 'gay cure' therapies, it has emerged.
US: Texas school accused of discrimination for turning away three-year-old with lesbian parents 1
4:00 PM — A lesbian couple in Texas have said their three-year-old son was turned away from a Montessori private school because of the director's religious beliefs.
Three Mozilla board of directors resign following appointment of anti-gay marriage CEO 8
2:40 PM — Three members of the Mozilla board of directors stood down this weekend following the appointment the company's new chief executive, Brendan Eich, who financially backed efforts to ban equal marriage in California.
RuPaul: I am more committed to trans equality after ‘transphobic’ shemale joke 2
2:28 PM — RuPaul has said he is more committed to trans equality after complaints about a 'shemale' segment on RuPaul's Drag Race.
Cameron Diaz reveals she has felt ‘sexually attracted’ towards women
2:11 PM — US Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz has revealed her attraction towards women, saying she believes all women are "sexually attracted" to one another at some point.
Ricky Gervais hits back at anti-equal marriage Twitter trolls: ‘You can’t take equality too far’ 4
12:43 PM — Ricky Gervais has hit back at anti-equal marriage trolls on Twitter, showing his support for the historic enactment of England and Wales same-sex marriage laws on Saturday.
US: Department of Justice announces nationwide police ‘transgender training’ 8
12:42 PM — The US Department of Justice has announced a scheme to will provide training on transgender issues to police forces nationwide.
US poll finds gay people viewed more favourably than Evangelical Christians 5
12:13 PM — A new poll commissioned by the Human Rights Campaign on Thursday has found has found that Americans voters view gay people more favourably than Evangelical Christians.
30th March 2014
Firefox employees call for CEO to resign over anti-gay marriage stance 53
11:58 AM — Multiple employees at Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox web browser, have openly called for the resignation of the new chief executive after it was found he financially backed efforts to ban equal marriage in California.
28th March 2014
Sally Field: Raising a gay son ‘one of the greatest privileges of my life’ 10
9:03 PM — Actress Sally Field has written a heartfelt letter about raising her gay son Sam, in support of legal efforts to prevent US states passing anti-gay laws.
US: Small town vice mayor in big trouble over accidental Fred Phelps endorsement 7
8:17 PM — The Vice Mayor of this Arizona town found himself amid a huge controversy this week, after accidentally endorsing the late founder of the 'God Hates Fags' Westboro Baptist Church.
US Attorney General confirms federal recognition of Michigan same-sex marriages
3:06 PM — The US Attorney General has confirmed that in the eyes of the federal Government, the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples in Michigan will be recognised.
27th March 2014
US: Oregon mother allegedly murdered 4-year-old son because she thought he was gay 36
10:03 PM — An Oregon mother has been accused of killing her four year old son because she thought he was gay, .
US: Florida lesbian couple challenge for right to divorce 1
9:36 PM — A lesbian couple are attempting to be granted a divorce in Florida, despite the state not recognising same-sex marriage.
US: World Vision offers to refund donations after reinstating gay staff ban 11
8:32 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Christian charity World Vision has confirmed that they are willing to refund donations to anyone who donated before a ban on married gay staff was put back in place.
Former NFL player vows to crack down on locker room issues for gay players
6:50 PM — A former NFL player has vowed to tackle issues faced in the locker room by gay players, and said in his career, he played alongside various openly gay players.