1st October 2014
US: Governor of California signs law to boost gay business owners
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 3
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.
8th July 2014
Does international aid help or hinder LGBT people in foreign countries? 8
12:58 PM — International aid donor groups host discussion about the effectiveness of aid for LGBT rights in developing countries.
1st July 2014
US: University System of Georgia to recognise same-sex spouses in retirement plans
5:35 PM — The University System of Georgia has extended the tax benefits in its retirement plan to same-sex spouses of employees, despite the state’s continued ban on same-sex marriage.
29th June 2014
US: Empire State Building lights up rainbow ahead of New York Pride parade
1:14 PM — The Empire State Building lit up in rainbow this week, in honour of today's New York Pride parade.
27th June 2014
US: IRS pays $50,000 to anti-gay group NOM to settle lawsuit 3
2:00 PM — The IRS will pay $50,000 in damages to the anti-National Organisation for Marriage, to settle a lawsuit over the leak of the group's donor details.
23rd June 2014
Uganda claims that US sanctions will harm ‘the most vulnerable people’ 20
4:52 PM — Uganda has warned that “regrettable” US sanctions over a recently introduced anti-gay law, may harm “the most vulnerable people” in the country.
20th June 2014
Rick Santorum: Same-sex marriage hurts the economy by destroying families 12
4:28 PM — Failed Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has claimed that same-sex marriage would hurt the economy.
15th June 2014
Singapore: Government condemns Goldman Sachs for holding LGBT dinner 84
2:28 PM — A Singapore government minister has condemned Goldman Sachs for holding an LGBT networking event in the country.
12th June 2014
LGBT tourism expected to be worth $202 billion in 2014 3
6:27 PM — The estimate comes as the World Travel Market, an annual business event focused around tourism, announces its decision to increase focus on the LGBT tourist market.
3rd June 2014
US: Pharmaceutical company Bayer sued after denying benefits to gay widower 1
3:04 PM — Pharmaceutical corporation Bayer is facing a lawsuit after refusing to pay out survivor benefits to a gay widower.
7th May 2014
Gay former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers pleads guilty to drug charges 3
11:20 AM — Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has pleaded guilty to drug possession, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.