21st January 2015
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
20th January 2015
US: Couple in Florida gay marriage lawsuit to attend State of the Union address 1
5:50 PM — A gay couple who were the first to marry in the US state of Florida when the law changed, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.
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.
28th December 2014
President Obama wears princess tiara 10
1:43 PM — US President Barack Obama has been snapped wearing a sparkly tiara, while meeting a girl scout troop.
24th December 2014
US: Gambia stripped of special trade status over anti-gay law 19
3:10 PM — The US has stripped Gambia of its special trade status, after the country introduced an anti-gay law.
12th December 2014
Obama and Harry Styles ‘had sex’ tabloid turns out to be photoshopped
5:01 PM — A tabloid newspaper cover from the US which claimed to state that President Obama and Harry Styles "had sex". has been revealed to be a convincing photoshop job.
Someone actually asked Harry Styles about hoax claims he had sex with Obama 4
4:57 PM — Harry Styles has responded to the hoax claim that he is in a secret relationship with US President Barack Obama.
Hoax of US tabloid claims Obama ‘had sex with Harry Styles’ 20
9:49 AM — A hoax cover of a US supermarket tabloid made the bizarre claim that US President Barack Obama "hid [his] gay lifestyle to become President", and that he had an affair with another man.
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.