13th November 2014
Canada: Vancouver School Board taken to court for gender-neutral pronoun policy 22
12:01 PM — The Vancouver School Board has been taken to court by angered parents petitioning to quash a policy which provides more support to transgender students.
12th November 2014
Video games company ‘creates fake game’ to help a lesbian couple get engaged 7
1:16 PM — Video game developer Bioware created an intricate fake video game - all to help one gamer propose to her girlfriend.
Watch: Ex-gay Christian yells he will not carry a purse because he now likes ‘women, women, women’ 71
11:38 AM — A bizarre video in which a Christian claims he has been "delivered" from homosexuality by the power of prayer has gone viral.
Zachary Quinto: ‘Tremendous complacency’ has led to a rise in HIV infections 13
10:29 AM — Actor Zachary Quinto has criticised the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards AIDS.
11th November 2014
Marcus Bachmann defends ex-gay therapy clinics as ‘safe places’ 21
11:17 AM — Marcus Bachmann has defended a clinic he ran which supported ex-gay therapy, saying it created a "safe place" for gay people.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.
Venezuelan woman takes home crown at world transgender pageant 5
12:08 PM — A 22-year-old Venezuelan woman has taken home the crown in the world's biggest beauty pageant for trans women.
7th November 2014
Trans model Lea T becomes the new face of Redken 4
5:35 PM — Openly trans model and LGBT rights activist Lea T has become the new face of premium haircare line Redken.
US: Golfer Patrick Reed apologises for swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 4
1:00 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, has apologised after he was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
US: Trans woman hospitalised after punched and kicked to near death 9
12:49 PM — A trans woman from Ohio had to have two life-saving surgeries after she was attacked in broad daylight this week by at least three men.
6th November 2014
US: Golfer Patrick Reed caught swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 2
2:56 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
US: Dallas voters approve nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees 2
12:05 PM — Dallas residents have voted overwhelmingly to include nondiscrimination protections for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity and expression" in the City Charter.
5th November 2014
Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne meeting with trans women to prepare for his new role 7
3:16 PM — British actor Eddie Redmayne has met with and spoken to members of the trans community to prepare for his role in an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Danish Girl.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria shouts down anti-gay subway preacher 6
10:53 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria stood up to a man who was preaching anti-gay hate on a New York City subway on Tuesday.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer makes history as first out Attorney General 1
10:30 AM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act made history this week, becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
4th November 2014
Jake Gyllenhaal: Brokeback Mountain ‘gave me the idea that movies can be important’ 7
12:50 PM — Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal has commented on the political significance of Brokeback Mountain, which he says gave him the idea that films can be "important."
Canada: Rumours of ‘injections to turn kids gay’ circulate in Burnaby municpal election 27
11:58 AM — Reports from Burnaby's municipal election in Canada have claimed that one party is circulating rumours that school children will be injected with a "serum" to turn them gay.
3rd November 2014
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
1st November 2014
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.
31st October 2014
US: West Hollywood to design AIDS monument honouring those who lost their lives
4:13 PM — The local council for the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles has hired an artist to design an AIDS memorial to remember the more than 650,000 Americans who lost their lives throughout the epidemic.