13th August 2014
US: Deceased teen’s tissue donation rejected because he was gay 6
11:06 PM — A deceased teen's organs have been partially rejected for donation because he was gay.
US: Neil Patrick Harris talks about sleeping with women before coming out 5
9:35 PM — Actor and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris recently talked to Glamour about his sexual exploits with women before coming out as gay.
US: Video shows transgender woman attacked in a NYC subway station 40
8:56 PM — An unidentified transgender woman was attacked in a New York City subway station recently, and the attack was caught on film.
US: New York Police search for suspects in anti-gay attack
7:45 PM — The New York Police Department is looking for two suspects in connection with an anti-gay attack.
US: Camp Aranu’tiq provides trans youth a safe, accepting summer camp experience
5:17 PM — A non-traditional summer camp is making a difference for transgender and gender-variant children who are often barred from the experience of summer camp.
12th August 2014
US: New study cites benefits of same-sex marriage for all of Michigan
11:01 PM — Lifting the current stayed ruling on same-sex marriage in Michigan would generate an estimated $53.2 million in spending to the state’s economy, according to a new study.
US: Ex-wife of anti-gay Texas group leader left him for a woman 9
10:38 PM — Only a few months before Texas politician Jonathan Saenz became president of anti-gay group Texas Values, his wife left him for a woman.
US: ACLU threatens to sue US Military over Chelsea Manning’s lack of treatment
9:06 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to several top military official Monday, stating they will sue the US Military if Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria continues to go untreated.
US: Montana mayor rejects anti-discrimination legislation 3
8:52 PM — The Billings City Council in Montana has rejected an ordinance to ban discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
US: New Jersey court ruling recognises the significance of LGBT parental rights
7:21 PM — Last week a New Jersey appellate court ruling recognised that a parent with no biological or legal ties to a child may still be entitled to custodial rights as a 'Psychological Parent'.
Photos: Gay couple takes Doctor Who themed engagement photos 13
6:49 PM — Devoted Doctor Who fans decided to queer the series for their engagement photos. And the results are fabulous.
US: Attorneys want Indiana’s federal appeals court to overturn same-sex marriage ruling
5:56 PM — After a judge ruling last month striking down the same-sex marriage ban, the Indiana attorney's general office wants a federal appeals court to overturn the decision.
Photos: AIDS Memorial Quilt on display in New York City
4:56 PM — A portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt is in New York City for a two-day public display.
Designer creates lesbian-themed emojis
3:36 PM — One US-based designer noticed important images missing from the average smartphone library: lesbian themed emojis.
11th August 2014
US: Delaware school suspends all summer reading after lesbian-themed book causes controversy 4
10:43 PM — A high school in Delaware has eliminated summer reading for incoming freshmen because one of the books on the reading list featured a lesbian main character.
US: George Takei helps Boy Scouts-inspired web series secure funding
9:09 PM — Actor and activist George Takei has helped Camp Abercorn, a web series based partly on the anti-gay policies of the Boy Scouts of America, meet its fundraising goal.
US: Kentucky transgender couple share their unique path to family 5
7:35 PM — A Kentucky transgender couple is sharing their unique path to creating a biological family.
Gay Canadians still face an inequality which may surprise you 49
2:44 PM — The Commonwealth Games drew attention to human rights violations against LGBT people in many member nations, but it may surprise you to know that Canada, known for having taken steps forward for LGBT equality, still discriminates against its gay citizens.
9th August 2014
Gay Games adverts attempt to reclaim the phrase ‘that’s so gay’ 5
10:26 AM — The 2014 Gay Games kick off today in Cleveland, Ohio. And the ads for the event are pretty gay.
8th August 2014
US: Tennessee judge will not grant same-sex couple’s divorce 8
10:59 PM — A Tennessee judge has decided that two men who were married in Iowa cannot be granted a divorce because the state doesn’t recognize their marriage.