17th May 2015
Gambian President condemned by US for threat to slit gay mens’ throats 23
5:16 PM — The US National Security Advisor has condemned comments made about Gambian President Yahya Jammeh about slitting the throats of gay men.
14th May 2015
Girl Scouts under fire for allowing transgender girls to join 21
8:02 PM — The Girl Scouts of America is under fire - for allowing trans girls to join for the first time ever.
5th May 2015
Watch: This baseball crowd’s reaction to a gay couple on the kiss cam may surprise you 4
9:50 AM — A gay couple kissed on the kiss cam for the first time at this baseball stadium at the weekend, and you may be surprised at the reaction from the crowd.
23rd April 2015
Watch: Proud parents on raising their brave transgender 5-year-old 4
6:25 PM — The parents of a five-year-old transgender child in America have spoken of their pride and acceptance of their son's 'brave' battle to live his life as a boy.
Proposed law in California would fine trans people $4,000 for going to the toilet 13
4:24 PM — A new law proposed in California could see transgender people faced with a $4,000 fine for using public toilets that don't match their biological sex at birth.
13th April 2015
President of Chile signs civil unions bill into law 5
5:44 PM — The President of Chile has given her approval to a bill that will introduce civil unions for same-sex couples.
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.