15th September 2014
US: Facebook agrees to meet with drag performers about “real name” policy 4
10:35 PM — Supervisors at Facebook have come to a brief cease-fire with drag performers, agreeing to meet with a handful to discuss their policy requiring users to use legal names on profiles.
US: Indiana court stays ruling on same-sex marriage 1
9:37 PM — Same-sex marriages in Indiana are being postponed as a federal appeals court stays a decision that ruled Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
US: Increased support for marriage equality in North Carolina 4
8:14 PM — A recent poll conducted in North Carolina shows that support for marriage equality in North Carolina is on the rise.
US: Wisconsin school district bans gender-identity based bullying 1
6:03 PM — A Green Bay Wisconsin school district recently banned bullying based on gender identity.
14th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s brother running to succeed him 7
7:12 PM — The brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is in the running to succeed him, after the anti-gay politcian dropped his re-election bid over health concerns.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
US: Judge rules Arizona must recognise man’s marriage to deceased spouse 2
9:30 PM — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Arizona, despite it's ban on same-sex marriage, will have to provide benefits to a gay man who lost his husband to cancer last month.
US: The Catholic League refuses to participate in NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade 18
9:24 PM — Thursday, The Catholic League announced it would not participate in the 2015 St Patrick’s Day Parade because parade organisers aren’t allowing an anti-abortion group to march.
US: NOM appeals reversal of Oregon marriage ban 1
7:23 PM — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) sought an appeal Wednesday to a federal court ruling that overturned Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban.
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford drops re-election bid 10
6:28 PM — Toronto's anti-gay mayor Rob Ford has dropped his re-election bid after being hospitalised with a tumour.
‘God Loves Gays’ at Westboro and 6 other LGBT stories you might have missed this week
5:56 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Canada: Devil statue with giant erection appears in Vancouver 24
5:30 PM — A giant statue of Satan with a large erection has appeared in Vancouver, and no-one knows where it came from.
11th September 2014
US: Supreme Court adds same-sex marriage cases to September agenda 4
9:33 PM — The United States Supreme Court officially added same-sex marriage cases to their September agenda on Wednesday.
Brazil: Gay teen found murdered with a broken neck and a mouth full of paper 11
3:43 PM — Police in Brazil are investigating whether the death of an 18-year-old was the result of a homophobic hate crime.
10th September 2014
US: House panel rejects LGBT veterans’ benefits bill 4
11:15 PM — A US House of Representatives panel has rejected a bill that would have ensured that same-sex spouses of veterans receive benefits regardless of the state they live in.
7th September 2014
Watch: Homophobe lost for words when interviewer brings up anti-gay tweets 104
5:12 PM — A Toronto school trustee who claimed that Pride is a "freak show" and that "homosexism" is ruining Canada has refused to answer any questions about his statements in a bizarre interview.
4th September 2014
US: A Day With HIV photo campaign looks to spread awareness
11:06 PM — A photo campaign is encouraging people impacted by HIV to take a photo of their everyday lives on Tuesday, September 9.
US: Wisconsin and Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional 1
9:47 PM — A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.
US: Plaques to honour LGBT heroes riddled with spelling errors 9
7:42 PM — Bronze plaques placed in San Francisco's Castro district to honour the lives of 20 LGBT heroes are riddled with spelling errors.
US: NOM president to attend anti-gay training session in France 16
5:55 PM — The president and co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage will travel to France next week to participate in an anti-gay conference and training session.