21st May 2015
Obama’s openly gay envoy for LGBT rights is going to Uganda 15
2:38 PM — Barack Obama's recently-appointed special envoy for LGBT rights is heading to Uganda - where homosexuality is illegal.
27th April 2015
President Obama pokes fun at anti-gay Indiana pizzeria – and himself 3
2:21 PM — In his annual speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, Barack Obama joked about his relationship with Joe Biden.
14th April 2015
Michele Bachmann is now claiming Obama has literally caused the apocalypse 30
6:51 PM — Former Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is claiming that claims God is punishing Americans with Barack Obama's Presidency - and that "End Times" are now imminent.
13th April 2015
Photographer ‘planned’ photo of Obama firing a rainbow in Jamaica 1
6:59 PM — White House photographer Pete Souza has spoken about snapping a poignant photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica, where homosexuality is illegal.
11th April 2015
Can Barack Obama shoot rainbows out of his hands? 2
4:38 PM — A well-angled photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica has gone viral.
9th April 2015
The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom 17
4:07 PM — In a symbol of solidarity with the LGBT community, the Obama administration has unveiled a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House.
White House’s first gay male social secretary to leave
11:32 AM — Jeremy Bernard was the first man and the first gay person to hold the role.
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
8th April 2015
Obama’s Executive Order outlawing workplace discriminiaton comes into effect 3
7:57 PM — An Executive Order signed by President Barack Obama that outlaws anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors has come into effect.
7th March 2015
Obama files legal brief calling for equal marriage in all 50 states 12
11:41 AM — Barack Obama's Attorney General has filed a powerful legal brief with the Supreme Court, urging them to strike down all bans on same-sex marriage.
1st March 2015
Barack Obama pays emotional tribute to departing pro-gay Attorney General 1
6:23 PM — Barack Obama has praised outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder - who was one of the strongest pro-gay voices in his cabinet.
22nd February 2015
Former SNL comedian: Obama is an Islamic jihadist who supports gay marriage 37
4:04 PM — Former Saturday Night Live actress-turned Tea Party activist Victoria Jackson has claimed that Barack Obama is an "Islamic jihadist" who supports same-sex marriage.
15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
11th February 2015
Barack Obama: I didn’t lie about opposing same-sex marriage 8
7:56 PM — Barack Obama has denied claims that he mislead people into believing he opposed same-sex marriage.
10th February 2015
Obama lied about opposing same-sex marriage, claims his former strategist 29
3:33 PM — US president Barack Obama lied about opposing same-sex marriage during the 2008 presidential election, his former political strategist claims in his new book.
6th February 2015
US: Barack Obama to appoint LGBT rights envoy 14
1:07 PM — Barack Obama is to create a new envoy role within the State Department, to promote LGBT rights around the world.
3rd February 2015
Obama urged to raise Brunei’s anti-gay laws in trade deal talks 6
7:34 PM — President Obama has been urged to raise the subject of LGBT rights in trade talks with Brunei.
Obama commends Robbie Rogers for ‘inspiring a whole lot of people around the world’ 4
4:02 PM — President Barack Obama has commended out gay footballer Robbie Rogers for "inspiring a whole lot of folks around the world."
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.
27th January 2015
HRC urges Obama to take tough action against anti-gay Gambian leaders 3
7:16 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has joined 13 other human rights groups in urging the Obama Administration to take additional action against anti-gay Gambian leaders.