30th September 2014
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."
Canada: Young Liberals call to end gay blood donation ban
11:27 AM — The youth of the Canadian Liberal Party are campaigning to lift a ban on men from donating blood, if they have had sex with other men in the past 5 years.
26th September 2014
US: Walmart sued for not providing health benefits to same-sex spouse
8:06 PM — Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of an employee who was denied benefits for her same-sex spouse.
US: ACLU files a brief for same-sex Mississippi divorce case
7:46 PM — Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union is filing a brief with the state of Mississippi asking it to recognise a same-sex marriage in order to grant the couple a divorce.
US: Hundreds rally for LGBT hate crimes protection in Philadelphia 3
6:11 PM — Over 300 people gathered in Philadelphia for a rally calling for an expansion of Pennsylvania's hate crimes laws to include LGBT people.
Brazil: Gay politician assaulted with stone to the head 1
4:01 PM — A 25-year-old gay rights activist and politician in Brazil was assaulted with a stone to the head on Wednesday by an unknown man in a moving car.
Trinidad and Tobago: Prime Minister says gay rights is ‘not legally possible’ 77
11:01 AM — The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has gone on record to say the country is nowhere near ready to establish a referendum dealing with the decriminalisation of homosexuality and gay rights as "it is not legally possible."
25th September 2014
US: Washington Olympic Committee lacks LGBT membership
10:43 PM — An LGBT-supported organisation advocating for the 2024 Olympic Games to be held in Washington, DC is reportedly lacking LGBT members.
US: Philadelphia City Council introduces hate crimes legislation 1
9:33 PM — The Philadelphia City Council will vote Thursday on a city-wide measure that would add an amendment to the city's hate crimes code.
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees 3
9:31 PM — In an historic action Thursday, the federal government brought suits against two companies who have been accused of discriminating against transgender employees.