President Obama is hosting a pride event at the White House 1
8:19 AM — US President Barack Obama is set to host a pride event at the White House next month.
27th May 2015
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 2
12:21 PM — The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, has praised Ireland for passing same-sex marriage - and called other parts of the world to catch up.
26th May 2015
Obama’s response to this 5-year-old gay marriage campaigner is amazing 7
3:43 PM — President Obama recently joined the world of Twitter, and in one of his first tweets made the day of a 5-year-old advocate of same-sex marriage.
21st May 2015
Obama’s openly gay envoy for LGBT rights is going to Uganda 16
2:38 PM — Barack Obama's recently-appointed special envoy for LGBT rights is heading to Uganda - where homosexuality is illegal.
1st May 2015
Nigerian bishop: Obama shouldn’t make aid conditional on acceptance of ‘anti-life’ gay values 28
10:30 AM — A Nigerian bishop has complained that the US shouldn't make foreign aid contributions conditional on "accepting anti-life values", such as gay rights.
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
Openly trans soldier serving in US Army despite ban 3
5:14 PM — A transgender soldier has spoken up about continuing to serve in the US military - despite a blanket ban on trans service personnel.
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
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.
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.
22nd March 2015
Anti-gay Senator Ted Cruz to launch Presidential campaign tomorrow 10
4:41 PM — Anti-gay Republican Ted Cruz is expected to formally launch his Presidential campaign tomorrow.
17th March 2015
Watch: Michelle Obama throws amazing shapes with Ellen DeGeneres 3
11:06 PM — Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres have demonstrated their love of dance - and the whole world seems impressed.
13th March 2015
Gay TV host fired for comparing Michelle Obama to ‘Planet of the Apes’ 34
5:35 PM — An openly gay Univision host has been sacked, after making racist comments about First Lady Michelle Obama.
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.
25th February 2015
Obama administration redefines ‘spouse’ to include gay couples 2
4:19 PM — Gay married couples will now be included in the definition of the word "spouse" used by the Obama administration.
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.
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
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.