24th October 2014
Philippines: Activists to hold ‘Day of Outrage’ over murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude
12:23 PM — Activists in the Philippines say the media attention of Jennifer Laude's murder signals "a slow movement towards bringing transgender issues to the mainstream," and are set to campaign today to push for justice.
23rd October 2014
US: Veteran wins approval to be buried with her wife 1
3:50 PM — An Idaho woman who filed a lawsuit to be buried with her late wife in the state's Veterans Cemetery has won her case, after the constitutional same-sex marriage ban was struck down this month.
Watch: Televangelist Pat Robertson says gay people are ‘terrorists’ 54
11:43 AM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that "terrorist" same-sex couples are forcing Christians to marry them or else face jail.
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
22nd October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder ‘unaware’ victim was trans 32
5:28 PM — A US marine formally charged with murder was initially "unaware" she was trans, a witness has told the Senate.
US: 19-year-old faces hearing after resisting ‘violent’ police arrest at Pride 1
3:28 PM — A 19-year-old charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting a "violent" arrest during Pittsburgh Pride is to face a hearing today.
Michael Sam cut from Dallas Cowboys practice squad 3
12:04 PM — Out NFL player Michael Sam has been cut from the practice team of the Dallas Cowboys.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder moved to Filipino headquarters
11:47 AM — The US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman has been moved to the Philippines' military headquarters, although still remains under United States custody.
US: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore banned from shooting gay rights film in Catholic school 7
11:11 AM — Ellen Page and Julianne Moore have been told they can no longer shoot on location at a New York Catholic Boys school for their upcoming gay rights drama, Freeheld.
21st October 2014
Report documents widespread anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica 21
7:00 PM — A report by Human Rights Watch has documented widespread discrimination against Jamaica’s LGBT community.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder fails to appear for investigation 7
2:49 PM — The Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines has said it is "disappointed" the US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman had failed to appear for today's preliminary investigation.
US: South Carolina candidate calls gay couples ‘Gremlins’ who will destroy society 18
1:42 PM — The Republican candidate for South Carolina Anthony Culler has invoked the movie "Gremlins" to describe same-sex couples, saying they are not "cute and cuddly" but seek to destroy our way of life.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman urges suspect US marine to face investigation 1
12:27 PM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has called on the formally charged US marine to face the investigation on the killing.
Trans military personnel from 18 countries gather to end US military ban 4
11:13 AM — Transgender military personnel from 18 countries across the world gathered on Monday to discuss whether the US military could join them.
20th October 2014
Influential megachurch pastor clarifies his support for ‘traditional’ marriage 11
12:43 PM — The pastor at a global megachurch has clarified his belief in "traditional" marriage after apparently signalling a shift in stance towards same-sex marriage.
19th October 2014
Pope: The Church should not fear change, God is not afraid of new things 56
2:51 PM — Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church should not be afraid of change - after plans to welcome homosexuals were scrapped.
17th October 2014
Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally says ‘gay-bashing was built into scripts’ 34
4:30 PM — Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally has explained how the iconic show managed to "slip in under the radar" on gay representation, but also why stereotypes may have helped "gay-bashing."
Brazil: Serial killer suspect confesses to ’39 murders’ of gays, women, and homeless people 4
11:25 AM — A security guard in Brazil has confessed to killing at least 39 people “out of anger,” including gay people, homeless people, and women.
Model Andreja Pejić: ‘My transition has allowed me to achieve my biggest dreams’ 2
11:00 AM — Transgender model Andreja Pejić has said she feels more like herself than ever since coming out, and is now hoping to fall in love and experience motherhood.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman makes plans to attend funeral
10:42 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman is planning to go to the Philippines to attend her funeral.