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23 February 2009Victory for lesbian mother after Michigan court refused to hear custody case 2 A family court cannot refuse to hear a child custody case simply because it involves children whose parents are lesbians, the Michigan State Court of Appeals has ruled.
23 February 2009Video: Thank you, you commie, homo-loving sons of guns 1 Sean Penn directly challenged homophobia in his acceptance speech at the Academy Awards last night.
23 February 2009Elton John raises millions for AIDS foundation at Oscars party 1 Singer Sir Elton John and has partner David Furnish hosted their annual fundraiser for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in Los Angeles last night.
23 February 2009Hawaii civil unions bill faces opposition from ‘family’ groups + Legislation granting rights to same-sex couples will be considered by a Hawaii state Senate committee tomorrow.
23 February 2009Gay marriage is inevitable, Sean Penn tells world’s press after Oscar win 6 Actor Sean Penn spoke up for same-sex marriage both in his Oscars acceptance speech and in remarks to the press after he collected his award.
23 February 2009Best actor Oscar for Sean Penn as gay politician Harvey Milk + A biopic of one of the most famous American gays of the 20th century has won two Oscars.
20 February 2009Utah politician sacked from committee after homophobic comments 6 A senior Utah Republican state Senator has been removed from the Judiciary Committee after he claimed "radical gays" are the greatest threat to America.
20 February 2009US state moves to grant workplace protection to LGBT people + The state Senate of North Dakota has passed legislation that will bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in matters of employment.
20 February 2009US President’s aide was investigated for homosexuality by Hoover’s FBI 1 The US Federal Bureau of Investigation suspected one of President Lyndon B Johnson's closest aides was gay, it has emerged.
20 February 2009Wisconsin will face challenge to domestic partnerships from ‘family’ groups + The Governor of the US state of Wisconsin has announced plans to introduce domestic partnerships.
19 February 2009Gay Portland Mayor’s former lover poses for naked photo shoot 3 The former lover of gay Portland Mayor Sam Adams has posed naked for front cover photos for Unzipped magazine.
19 February 2009Utah Senator brands gays the ‘greatest threat to America’ 16 Senator Chris Buttars has revealed homophobic attitudes in a new documentary. The senator compared gays to Muslim fundamentalists and claimed that they have no morals.
19 February 2009Hip-hop star Kanye West claims to have reinvented the word ‘gay’ 11 Rapper Kanye West has claimed that the word 'gay' should not be an insult.
19 February 2009God Hates Fags preacher will be denied entry says UK Border Agency 45 Two American fundamentalist Christians have been excluded from entering the UK after they threatened to protest in Basingstoke.
18 February 2009Georgia court tells gay dad he cannnot “expose” kids to homosexuals 12 A gay man in the US state of Georgia is disputing a child custody agreement restriction which prohibits him from "exposing his children to his homosexual partners and friends."
18 February 2009Lesbian entertainer to perform at prestigious White House event + A comedian who publicly came out last year has been asked to appear at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
18 February 2009San Diego firefighers win damages in Pride case 6 Four firefighters from California have been awarded damages of $34,000 (£23,000) after a jury agreed they were sexually harassed at a Pride parade they were compelled to take part in.
17 February 2009Republican politician tries to ban gay couples from adopting in Kentucky 3 A state Senator in Kentucky has introduced a bill that will ban "co-habiting" couples from adoption.
17 February 2009Utah battle for gay rights turns ugly with homophobic ad campaign 18 Gay people are the same as "druggies and hookers," according to full page adverts carried by major newspapers in Utah over the weekend.
17 February 2009‘Family’ group accuses gay politicians of personal interest over partner benefits + Two gay politicians in Colorado have dismissed suggestions they are trying to introduce benefits for the partners of same-sex couples of state employees for their own gain.