12th September 2014
‘God Loves Gays’ at Westboro and 6 other LGBT stories you might have missed this week
5:56 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Canada: Devil statue with giant erection appears in Vancouver 21
5:30 PM — A giant statue of Satan with a large erection has appeared in Vancouver, and no-one knows where it came from.
11th September 2014
US: Supreme Court adds same-sex marriage cases to September agenda 4
9:33 PM — The United States Supreme Court officially added same-sex marriage cases to their September agenda on Wednesday.
Brazil: Gay teen found murdered with a broken neck and a mouth full of paper 11
3:43 PM — Police in Brazil are investigating whether the death of an 18-year-old was the result of a homophobic hate crime.
10th September 2014
US: House panel rejects LGBT veterans’ benefits bill 4
11:15 PM — A US House of Representatives panel has rejected a bill that would have ensured that same-sex spouses of veterans receive benefits regardless of the state they live in.
7th September 2014
Watch: Homophobe lost for words when interviewer brings up anti-gay tweets 99
5:12 PM — A Toronto school trustee who claimed that Pride is a "freak show" and that "homosexism" is ruining Canada has refused to answer any questions about his statements in a bizarre interview.
4th September 2014
US: A Day With HIV photo campaign looks to spread awareness
11:06 PM — A photo campaign is encouraging people impacted by HIV to take a photo of their everyday lives on Tuesday, September 9.
US: Wisconsin and Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional 1
9:47 PM — A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.
US: Plaques to honour LGBT heroes riddled with spelling errors 9
7:42 PM — Bronze plaques placed in San Francisco's Castro district to honour the lives of 20 LGBT heroes are riddled with spelling errors.
US: NOM president to attend anti-gay training session in France 13
5:55 PM — The president and co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage will travel to France next week to participate in an anti-gay conference and training session.
US: Duke University debuts new LGBT-inclusive college application
5:10 PM — Duke University will debut a new LGBT-inclusive application this fall, making it the fourth college or university in the US to provide such an application.
Ricky Martin planning to have a baby girl by 2015 1
3:07 PM — Pop icon Ricky Martin has revealed that he plans to add a baby girl to his family in 2015.
Bahamas pride weekend cut short following death threats 1
1:59 PM — Pride weekend in the Bahamas was cut short after a series of death threats.
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.