19 October 2012
Poll claims 3.4% of US adults identify as LGBT
The research was conducted by both Gallup and the Williams Institute and was based on interviews with more than 121,000 people.
20 September 2012
US: Philadelphia affordable housing for elderly LGBT people gets the go ahead
Organisers of a new, affordable housing project aimed at elderly LGBT people in Philadelphia, have received approval at a state, federal and local level..
6 August 2012
Poll: Gay men take twice as many holidays
A new poll suggested gay men take double the national average number of holidays each year.
26 July 2012
Target releases a gay-friendly ad
US retailer Target has been praised for advertising depicting a gay male couple on their wedding day.
3 May 2012
Goldman Sachs lost clients due to pro-gay campaign, says CEO
Taking a stance in favour of equal marriage cost Goldman Sachs at least one client, the chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has said.
20 March 2012
‘Married man’ rule for gay pensioners addressed in marriage consultation
The government consultation on equal marriage rights for gay couples is expected to address the current working of the state pension scheme, in which male and female civil partners are treated as married men.
8 March 2012
Gaydar seeks investment for ‘global growth ambitions’
The parent company for international gay dating site Gaydar.co.uk is seeking a 'significant cash investment' to fund its 'ambition for global growth'.
9 February 2012
Barclays and other banks top employers for gay Scots
The top four Scottish employers in Stonewall’s rankings this year are banks.
30 December 2011
US study highlights DOMA tax problems for married gays
A study has said gay couples in the US can pay thousands of dollars more in tax each year than similar straight couples, because the federal government does not allow married gay couples to file tax returns together.
13 December 2011
High Court challenge of Northern Ireland’s gay adoption rules begins
A human rights body in Northern Ireland has begun arguments at the country's High Court to reverse the ban on unmarried couples adopting children.
26 September 2011
Transgender woman says she has been left ‘half man’ by NHS surgery refusal
A transgender woman from Burnley has accused the NHS of leaving her "half man, half woman" by refusing to pay for her breast surgery.
23 September 2011
Obama administration opposes full severance pay for sacked gay troops
Although the ban on openly gay troops was lifted on Tuesday, the Obama administration was arguing in court yesterday against a lawsuit which seeks full severance pay for those sacked under the law.
16 September 2011
Welsh clerics to consider pensions for gay partners
The Church in Wales is to consider giving pensions to the partners of gay clergy.
14 September 2011
Elton John sues over unpaid charity date
Sir Elton John has issued a banker with a writ for £700,000 after the man allegedly to failed to pay up after winning a charity date with the star.
7 September 2011
Court says Arizona must continue paying benefits to gay government workers
A court has ruled that the US state of Arizona must continue to pay spouse health benefits to gay and lesbian government workers.
5 September 2011
Gay millionaire faces one of the UK’s most expensive divorces
A millionaire hedge fund manager who recently came out as gay is facing one of the UK's most expensive divorces.
25 August 2011
Tim Cook succeeds Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple
Tim Cook, appointed chief executive of Apple today, following the resignation of Steve Jobs, has in the past been described as the “most powerful gay man in Silicon Valley.”
Although Mr Cook has never spoken publicly about his sexuality, he has long been described as gay and has never denied the claims.
27 July 2011
A third of US workers have health benefits for gay partners
Around a third of workers in the US have access to health benefits for gay partners, research shows.
11 July 2011
US city to reimburse gay workers for unfair tax
A Massachusetts city will become the first to pay gay public workers more than their straight colleagues because gay workers are subject to more federal tax.
5 June 2011
Home Depot won’t cave in to anti-gay boycott by the American Family Association
US retailer Home Depot has said that it will not cave into a boycott by the homophobic American Family Association (AFA) who object to the chain's pro-equality workplace policies.