10th July 2014
Canada: Toronto Mayor fresh out of rehab refuses to applaud WorldPride organisers 16
11:40 AM — Toronto’s controversial mayor has once again come under fire in a council meeting, after he refused to join a standing ovation to praise the organisers of WorldPride Toronto.
Dominica Prime Minister: ‘We will never accept same-sex marriage’ 28
11:00 AM — The Prime Minister of Dominica has ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
9th July 2014
US: Ohio same-sex couple denied family public pool passes 6
10:56 PM — An Ohio same-sex couple was denied family passes at a public pool due to city ordinance wording that states "a family pass must be issued to a mother and father."
US: Republican governor tells the Indiana government not to recognise same-sex marriages 1
10:35 PM — Mike Pence, Indiana’s governor and potential presidential hopeful for 2016, has instructed Indiana state agencies not to recognise same-sex marriages performed in the state since the state’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional.
US: Utah will ask the US Supreme Court to rule on state’s same-sex marriage ban 1
9:42 PM — The Utah Attorney General's Office will appeal the 10th Circuit Court's decision upholding same-sex marriage directly to the United States Supreme Court.
Pornhub asks users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked by Germany’ 4
2:47 PM — Pornhub has pleaded with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men "getting f**ked" by Germans in the World Cup.
8th July 2014
US: Several LGBT rights groups withdraw support of ENDA 6
10:18 PM — The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and The American Civil Liberties Union announced their withdrawal of support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) on Tuesday in two separate statements.
US: Out-of-state couples struggle to marry in Illinois 1
9:04 PM — Couples traveling across the border to marry in Illinois are finding themselves unable to, due to a provision written into the Illinois marriage law.
US: Ellen DeGeneres announces plans for her new lifestyle brand 1
8:56 PM — Ellen DeGeneres has announced her latest venture: a lifestyle brand.
US: Rosie O’Donnell is returning to The View
8:27 PM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has made a deal to return to The View, TMZ reports.
7th July 2014
US: Missouri county will not be defending state’s ban on same-sex marriage 3
10:47 PM — Missouri's Jackson County will not fight a lawsuit challenging Missouri’s current ban on same-sex marriage.
US: Veteran files suit challenging Idaho law preventing her from being buried with her wife 5
9:34 PM — An Idaho woman filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a state law that prohibits her from being buried in the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery with her late wife.
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.
Canada: Ice hockey player arrested for grabbing policeman’s bum 10
3:15 PM — A Canadian ice hockey star has apologised, after he was arrested for grabbing a policeman's bum.
5th July 2014
Canada: British trans woman files human rights complaint over detention in men’s prison 18
2:33 PM — A British trans woman has filed a human rights complaint, after she was detained in a men's prison in Canada.
4th July 2014
Photos of gay dads welcoming newborn baby into the world go viral 84
4:57 PM — An emotional set of photos showing a gay couple welcoming their baby into the world has gone viral.
3rd July 2014
US: Colorado officials ask court to declare same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional 1
9:20 PM — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
US: Videos surface of violent attack in Atlanta 1
9:17 PM — Video of a violent attack involving a transgender woman in Atlanta has surfaced on video sharing app Vine, reports The Georgia Voice.
US: Arguments heard in Florida same-sex marriage case
6:07 PM — Attorneys for six same-sex Florida couples, the state of Florida, and supporters of the state's current same-sex marriage ban met in court Wednesday in a lawsuit that looks to bring equal marriage to the state.
2nd July 2014
US: Researcher pleads not guilty in HIV vaccine fraud case
10:55 PM — Dong-Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University scientist, pleaded not guilty Tuesday regarding charges that he falsified research for an HIV vaccine to secure large amounts of federal funding.