2nd October 2014
US: Florida County Hillsborough votes to include gay rights civil protections 1
12:54 PM — Hillsborough County commissioners have voted unanimously to expand human rights ordinance to outlaw workplace and public accommodations discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Texas Attorney General: I oppose equal marriage because I’ve had a wife for 33 years 33
10:50 AM — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has claimed he opposes same-sex marriage because he's been married to his wife for 33 years.
1st October 2014
A shocking number of LGBT people have been murdered in Brazil 9
4:07 PM — At least 216 LGBT people have been murdered in Brazil so far this year.
Brazil: LGBT group launches website listing political candidates who support gay rights
1:29 PM — In the lead up to the Brazilian Presidential election this month, an LGBT group has launched a campaign website to promote awareness of candidates who publicly support gay rights.
Actor Mark Ruffalo withdraws support for Brazilian Presidential hopeful over gay rights 14
10:56 AM — Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo has pulled support for Marina Silva, the Brazilian presidential hopeful who recently dropped a "mistaken" pledge to defend same-sex marriage.
30th September 2014
US: Man shoots gay couple with BB gun 14
10:34 PM — A 43-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with shooting a gay couple with a BB gun after going on a homophobic tirade in a bar Thursday night.
US: New York transgender college student attacked at local bar
10:25 PM — A transgender State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo student was assaulted early Saturday morning after leaving a bar with friends.
US: Delaware school board member opposes LGBT curriculum 5
8:49 PM — A Delaware school board member has opposed a high school health curriculum that would include the definitions of transgender, bisexual, and gay.
US: Trans candidate runs for Wyoming House of Representatives
7:16 PM — Larissa Sneider, a transgender woman from Evanston, Wyoming, recently secured a Democratic nomination to run for the Wyoming House of Representatives.
US: Gay couple attacked by three women with toddlers while riding bikes in California 7
4:09 PM — A gay couple have said they were attacked in Long Beach, California on Saturday while riding their bicycles.
Former gay porn star admits killing and chopping up lover 18
3:48 PM — A Canadian former porn star man has admitted killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures.
US: Arizona school denies lesbian couple homecoming bid for queen and queen 1
1:21 PM — Students at a school in Arizona have banded together in support of a lesbian couple who were denied the opportunity to be nominated as homecoming queen and queen.
29th September 2014
US: Maryland trans anti-discrimination bill goes into effect 1
11:12 PM — The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Fairness for All Marylanders Act (FAMA), which will go into effect Wednesday.
US: St Louis challenges Missouri same-sex marriage ban
10:04 PM — The Jackson County Circuit Court heard testimony Monday from the assistant attorney general and the St Louis City Counselor on the validity of Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban.
Canada: Teacher pleads guilty to professional misconduct with student 32
9:24 PM — A Toronto teacher pleaded guilty on Friday to professional misconduct after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
US: Minnesota newspaper comes under fire for anti-transgender ad 6
6:54 PM — Minnesota’s Star Tribune is receiving criticism for running a full-page anti-transgender ad in Sunday's paper.
Michele Bachmann: Same-sex marriage is ‘boring’ 19
6:27 PM — Michele Bachmann has said that she thinks that same-sex marriage is "not an issue" and is "boring."
Mexico: 30,000 people attend anti-gay marriage rally 11
6:10 PM — A huge anti-gay rally was held this week in Mexico, to protest the decision of a state to legalise same-sex marriage.
Christian pastor’s heartfelt promise ‘if I have gay children I’ll love them’ goes viral 12
12:20 PM — A blog post made by a Christian pastor in which he promises to love his children regardless of their sexuality has gone viral.
Brazil: Presidential hopeful says gay people ‘need psychological care’ 18
11:36 AM — A Presidential candidate in Brazil overshadowed a live television debate on Sunday with an extended homophobic rant, saying gay people "need psychological care" and should be kept "well away."