4th September 2014
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
3rd September 2014
US: New York St Patrick’s Day parade ends ban on gay groups 14
5:12 PM — New York's St Patrick's Day parade will allow gay groups to march next year for the first time.
2nd September 2014
US: Michael Sam reportedly in talks to join the Dallas Cowboys 7
11:12 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam could be joining the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.
US: Public school district cut ties with Gordon College over anti-gay stance 2
10:21 PM — A Massachusetts public school district has cut ties with Gordon College after the college demanded an exemption from LGBT anti-discrimination laws.
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 6
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.
NFL player: ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam being a free agent 3
5:16 PM — An NFL player posted to Twitter that ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam not getting picked up by another NFL team.
Sam Smith reveals the man who inspired his hit album… was straight 34
5:14 PM — Singer Sam Smith says the inspiration behind his first album is a straight man who he fell in love with.
Lance bass gets engaged to his boyfriend for a second time 4
3:26 PM — N*SYNC star Lance Bass has proposed to his boyfriend for the second time, after their first engagement in September 2013 was called off.
UK: Bail hearing for Jamaican bisexual asylum seeker 2
1:29 PM — A bisexual asylum seeker who is fighting deportation to Jamaica will have a bail hearing on Thursday, campaigners say.
1st September 2014
US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life 33
4:05 PM — A 17-year-old transgender boy in Pennsylvania has taken his own life.
Video: Twins come out to their parents at the same time 8
12:35 PM — A pair of twins have released a video of them coming out to their parents at the same time.
31st August 2014
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
30th August 2014
Rufus Wainwright: I’m glad I don’t have more gay fans, gay men have terrible taste in music 115
12:57 PM — Rufus Wainwright has said that he is glad that he doesn't have a large gay fanbase.
29th August 2014
Photos: Photo campaign documents LGBT love across the United States
10:51 PM — Two photographers are traveling across the United States to photograph, interview, and video LGBT couples and families for a project called Love Is Love.
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
US: Missouri fire department can’t extend same-sex partner benefits 1
8:49 PM — A Missouri fire department won't consider extending same-sex partner benefits because the state constitution won’t allow it.
US: Florida courts forced to decide on same-sex marriage
4:13 PM — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s request that two same-sex marriage cases be delayed, until a US Supreme Court Ruling was issued on the matter, was denied by a Miami-based appeals court.
Canadian Olympic luger aims to tackle homophobia through pride 1
12:41 PM — A Canadian out Olympic luger who came out earlier this year has said he wants to tackle homophobia in sport through participating in conversations throughout pride.
28th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox apologises for reading letter by a trans inmate convicted of rape 24
10:24 PM — Actress and activist Laverne Cox recently apologised for participating in a video in which she read a letter by convicted rapist Synthia China Blast.