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16 October 2009Lesbian barred from school yearbook for wearing a tux 27 A lesbian student in Mississippi is challenging her school's decision to bar her from the yearbook for wearing a tuxedo.
15 October 2009DC man sentenced to 180 days for beating that led to gay man’s death 15 A Washington DC man who assaulted a gay man who later died from his injuries has been jailed for 180 days.
15 October 2009Anti-gay groups asked to prove how gay marriage threatens traditional unions 23 A judge presiding over a legal challenge to California's gay marriage ban has asked anti-gay groups to prove how it affects heterosexual marriage.
15 October 2009‘Homophobic’ reggae star meets with gay groups 6 Buju Banton, the Jamaican reggae artist who has been accused of homophobia, has met with gay groups to hear their concerns.
13 October 2009Police name second suspect in New York homophobic attack 3 Police investigating the homophobic beating of a New York man have named the second suspect they are looking for.
13 October 2009New York’s court of appeal to hear gay rights challenges 2 The court of appeal in New York is to hear two cases brought by gay rights opponents today.
13 October 2009Chicago teacher accused of racist and homophobic language 2 Students at a Chicago school are calling for one of their teachers to be fired after he allegedly used racist and homophobic language in an assembly.
13 October 2009Uruguay approves bill to allow trans people to change names and gender 5 Trans men and women in Uruguay will soon be permitted to legally change their name and gender under a new bill passed by the government.
13 October 2009New York gay man in coma after ‘hate crime’ beating 8 A gay man is currently in a medically-induced coma after being attacked by two men in the street in New York.
12 October 2009Schwarzenegger signs bills to recognise Harvey Milk and out-of-state gay marriages 15 Arnold Schwarzenegger, the governor of California, has signed bills to introduce Harvey Milk Day in the state and to recognise gay marriages performed in other states.
12 October 2009Americans favour civil partnerships but don’t want gay marriage 38 Support for civil partnerships for gay couples is rising in America - but gay marriage is still a contentious issue, a survey has found.
12 October 2009Gay group attacks Mickey Rourke over homophobic slur 23 Actor Mickey Rourke has said he "doesn't give a f**k" about calling a journalist a faggot.
11 October 2009Video: Obama pledges the end of ‘Don’t ask Don’t tell” ban on openly gay military 14 Last night, US President Barak Obama pledged to gay rights campaigners that he would end the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy that bans gay people from being open about their sexuality while serving in the military.
9 October 2009Gay marriage bill looks likely in Washington DC 6 A Washington DC councilman has introduced a bill that will legalise gay marriage in the district.
9 October 2009US House approves Matthew Shepard hate crimes bill 8 The US House has agreed to approve a bill that would include LGBT people in federal hate crime laws.
9 October 2009Women make up disproportionate amount of gay military firings 4 Pentagon figures have shown that woman make up a disproportionate number of those being fired under the US military gay ban.
9 October 2009Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize 15 US president Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize just nine months into his term.
8 October 2009Lady Gaga to join gay rights march 4 Singer Lady Gaga is to join a gay rights march in Washington DC this weekend.
8 October 2009Schwarzenegger may veto Harvey Milk Day bill 15 California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger may veto a bill proposing a special day of commemoration for gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
7 October 2009Mary Cheney pregnant with second child 1 Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of former US vice-president Dick Cheney, is pregnant with her second child.