10th December 2014
Grindr users name Hillary Clinton ‘Ally of the Year’ 8
7:42 PM — Users of gay hookup app Grindr have voted Hillary Clinton 'Ally of the Year'.
5th December 2014
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
1st December 2014
Obama: No one should be left behind in the fight against AIDS
11:35 AM — In a statement on World AIDS Day, US President Barack Obama has called for renewed action against HIV.
24th November 2014
US: Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns 1
6:04 PM — US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, who has pushed forward equal benefits for gay people serving in the military, has announced his resignation.
23rd November 2014
Matthew Shepard’s mother: Bill Clinton got ‘bad advice’ when he signed anti-gay law DOMA 3
2:01 PM — The mother of murdered gay man Matthew Shepard has spoken in defence of former President Bill Clinton for signing anti-gay law DOMA.
16th November 2014
US: Barack Obama appoints new LGBT Liaison
6:06 PM — Barack Obama has appointed a Democratic activist to the role of LGBT Liaison within the White House.
8th November 2014
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
26th October 2014
US: Federal government recognises equal marriage in 6 more states 1
4:29 PM — The US Attorney General has announced that the federal government will recognise same-sex marriage in six more states - bringing the total to 32.
24th October 2014
Grindr users want to vote for Hillary, but hook up with JFK 5
8:26 PM — A majority of Grindr users would vote for Hillary Clinton if she runs for President - but users overwhelmingly agree John F Kennedy was the hottest President.
22nd October 2014
Pictures: Artist creates gay Putin and Obama exhibition 9
4:22 PM — A Danish artist has created an exhibition portraying Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama as a gay couple.
20th October 2014
Barack Obama: I think the Constitution guarantees equal marriage in 50 states 3
3:08 PM — Barack Obama has weighed in on ongoing legal battles surrounding same-sex marriage, to say he believes that equal marriage is a Constitutional right.
27th September 2014
Obama spokesperson: UN resolution reaffirms LGBT rights as ‘fundamental freedoms’
3:40 PM — An advisor to President Barack Obama has welcomed the passage of a UN Human Rights Council resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
Departing US Attorney General: Government will still back same-sex marriage to Supreme Court
11:41 AM — Departing US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed the Obama administration will continue to support same-sex marriage in court after he leaves.
26th September 2014
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
22nd September 2014
Barack Obama: LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated 4
7:48 PM — Barack Obama has spoken about sexual assault within the LGBT community.
19th September 2014
Obama sent Joan Rivers condolence note, after she called his wife a ‘tranny’ 15
6:28 PM — Joan Rivers' daughter says she received a handwritten note of condolence from President Barack Obama - just weeks after the comedian labelled his wife a "tranny".
18th September 2014
US: House Democrats seek vote on ENDA
9:34 PM — Wednesday, a discharge petition was filed by four US House Democrats in an attempt to force a vote of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act by the end of the congressional term.
15th September 2014
Clinton adviser: Gay rights will be Obama’s greatest legacy 26
5:20 PM — A former adviser to Bill Clinton has claimed that gay rights will be Obama's biggest legacy.
8th September 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: America needs a female president, then a gay one 31
6:51 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has claimed that the US should have a gay president after it elects a female one.
5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.