17th March 2015
DC bill against gay conversion therapy becomes law 3
1:14 PM — Washington DC has become the third jurisdiction to ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy in the US.
30th January 2015
Bill introduced in US Congress to protect LGBT rights around the world 15
9:37 AM — A bill was introduced on Thursday in the US houses of Congress which seeks to promote the rights of LGBT people around the globe.
28th January 2015
Gay couple buy JebBushForPresident.com, and won’t give it up 8
5:37 PM — A gay couple have bought the domain JebBushForPresident.com, and have said they will not give it up, as they intend to use it to launch a site to inform the public about issues faced by LGBT people.
18th January 2015
Precious director: Homophobia is ‘rampant’ among African-Americans 28
4:23 PM — The director of Oscar-winning film Precious has attacked homophobia running "rampant" in the black community.
31st December 2014
The top 9 US LGBT stories of 2014 1
3:32 PM — As readers get ready for New Year celebrations, we count down the nine top stories from the US on PinkNews this year.
1st November 2014
US: Six magistrates choose to quit their jobs, blame same-sex marriage 22
4:12 PM — A total of six magistrates in North Carolina have chosen to quit their jobs since same-sex marriage came into law.
27th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
17th October 2014
US: Federal government to recognise same-sex marriages in 7 new states 2
6:46 PM — The US federal government is set to recognise marriages between gay and lesbian couples in seven new states.
18th September 2014
Homophobic preacher gets drowned out by students at US university 157
6:51 PM — This homophobic preacher visited the campus of the James Madison University in the US state of Virginia two days ago, and probably didn't expect to receive the reception he did.
17th September 2014
US: Photo ID rules could leave 24,000 trans people unable to vote
12:08 PM — A report has raised concerns that that strict photo ID requirements could leave 24,000 transgender people unable to vote in November's midterm elections.
9th September 2014
US: Democrats call for end of gay blood ban 7
10:59 AM — Democrats in the US have called for the Obama administration to end a ban on gay men donating blood, tissue and organs.
2nd September 2014
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
8th August 2014
US: Author of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill unseated in primary 3
4:50 PM — A Republican Senator who authored a controversial anti-gay bill in Tennessee has been unseated in a primary.
US: Baptist church leader arrested after trying to have sex with dog 36
1:54 PM — A Baptist church leader has been arrested after attempting to solicit sex with a dog.
2nd August 2014
US: Fox pundit who compared homosexuality to paedophiles could run for President 32
2:40 PM — A Fox pundit who claims equal marriage is a "Marxist plot" has revealed that he is considering running for President.
26th July 2014
US: National Organisation for Marriage most popular in Ethiopia 15
5:51 PM — The Facebook page for the National Organisation for Marriage is more popular with Ethiopians than Americans.
22nd July 2014
US: Georgia seeks to have lawsuit challenging gay marriage ban thrown out 4
12:39 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Georgia has asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.
8th July 2014
US: Episcopal churches go to court over $500 million in property over gay priests 5
6:04 PM — Several dozen Episcopal churches in the US state of South Carolina are suing the national church over the introduction of gay priests, stating that they should be able to retain property when they leave the church.
2nd July 2014
US: Florida same-sex marriage ban to face legal test 2
12:18 PM — The US state of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will face a legal test today.
1st July 2014
US: Study finds employers discriminate in favour of straight applicants 6
5:16 PM — A study conducted by the Equal Rights Centre and Freedom to Work concludes that employers favour applications from straight applicants.