13th December 2014
Financial Times names out Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Person of the Year’
5:17 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named Person of the Year by the Financial Times, after he came out as gay.
10th December 2014
Controversial gay Abercrombie & Fitch CEO steps down 30
5:07 PM — The openly gay CEO of clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch, Mike Jeffries, has announced he is retiring.
17th November 2014
Bank stops asking for your mother’s maiden name in case you have two dads 7
1:51 PM — The Royal Bank of Scotland could stop asking customers for their mother's maiden name - because a lot of people have two dads.
14th November 2014
Brighton Pride safe ‘until 2020′ under new license 2
1:44 PM — Brighton Pride is secure until 2020, after the council granted a six-year license for the LGBT event.
12th November 2014
Same-sex marriage ‘worth $2.5bn’ to US economy 4
5:59 PM — Same-sex marriage could be worth as much as $2.5 billion to the US economy annually, according to research.
10th November 2014
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
5th November 2014
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad sacked as CEO 3
5:22 PM — Tinder co-founder Sean Rad has announced that he has been ousted as the company's CEO.
31st October 2014
Top business leaders praise Tim Cook for coming out 1
6:27 PM — A number of top CEOs have praised Apple boss Tim Cook's decision to come out as gay.
Here’s a picture of all of the openly gay CEOs in top US companies 1
2:15 PM — Here is a picture of all the openly gay CEOs from across the thousand biggest companies in the US.
8th October 2014
Anti-gay Ugandan President to visit London for investment summit 32
11:56 AM — Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni is planning to visit London later this month for a investment summit.
1st October 2014
US: Governor of California signs law to boost gay business owners 2
5:48 PM — Californian Governor Jerry Brown has signed a law expanding protections and opportunities for LGBT business owners.
27th September 2014
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 5
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.
26th September 2014
Interview: Entrepreneur Mark Pearson on surrogacy, diversity and working with Gordon Ramsey 1
5:01 PM — Successful online entrepreneur and star of Channel 4's 'Secret Millionaire', Mark Pearson recently caught up with PinkNews to talk about his surrogacy experience in LA, being gay in a kitchen run by Gordon Ramsey and selling his business for £55m.
24th September 2014
World Bank urged to ensure no LGBT discrimination before issuing £54m loan to Uganda 5
3:01 PM — The World Bank has been warned against proceeding with a $90 million (£54 million) loan to Uganda without taking steps to ensure gay people and women are not discriminated against.
15th August 2014
Wall Street welcomes first openly gay bank CEO on New York Stock Exchange 1
12:05 PM — The financial industry has welcomed the first openly gay CEO of a bank trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
13th August 2014
Companies boycotted by anti-gay group NOM are weirdly profitable 17
2:20 PM — Companies boycotted by the National Organisation for Marriage are three times more profitable than the market average, despite the group's claim that its boycotts cause 'global' harm.
5th August 2014
Feature: Investing with Pride
3:42 PM — In recent years, the gay community has been increasingly vocal about boycotting companies that don’t promote gay rights.
28th July 2014
Sweden resumes financial aid to Uganda 8
2:56 PM — Sweden has resumed financial aid provisions to Uganda after six-month suspension in response to anti-gay law passed in February.
17th July 2014
US: Struggling anti-gay NOM launches boycott against JPMorgan Chase 3
2:37 PM — The anti-gay National Organization for Marriage is urging supporters to boycott international mega-bank JPMorgan Chase, following claims that the bank asked employees if they were “an ally of the LGBT community”.
16th July 2014
US: Launch of $2 million venture capital fund to boost LGBT entrepreneurs 5
6:38 PM — A Boston-based crowd-funding firm is raising $2 million to drive early-stage investment in companies led by LGBT entrepreneurs.