Obama says his best week ever was ‘marrying Michelle’
2:35 PM — US President Barack Obama has answered a question about whether the week same-sex marriage was legalised was the best week ever to say it was "gratifying".
29th June 2015
Bobby Jindal: Obama only backed gay marriage for popularity 24
11:41 AM — Adamantly anti-gay Republican Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has lashed out at President Obama and Hillary Clinton, saying they only backed same-sex marriage because of opinion polls.
26th June 2015
Double rainbow appears over the White House after SCOTUS ruling 7
5:55 PM — Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled that all Americans, including same-sex couples, have a constitutional right to marriage, a double rainbow appeared over the White House.
President Obama calls lead gay marriage plaintiff: ‘We are really proud of you’ 2
5:14 PM — President Barack Obama has called lead plaintiff in the SCOTUS same-sex marriage case Jim Obergefell to congratulate him on today's landmark ruling.
Obama: Today’s gay marriage ruling will strengthen America and change the world 4
4:52 PM — President Obama has given an emotional statement celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling in favour of same-sex marriage.
Obama: Today is a great step forward for equality, love wins 1
3:20 PM — President Obama has weighed in on today's Supreme Court ruling which found that marriage is a constitutional right for same-sex couples in America.
Trans activist who heckled Obama: There is no Pride until immigrants are free 17
12:31 PM — A trans activist who heckled President Obama at a Pride reception has claimed there "is no Pride" for LGBT people until the government stops deporting immigrants.
25th June 2015
‘You’re in my house!’ Obama shuts down heckler at White House Pride event 107
12:47 AM — Barack Obama has hit back at a heckler during a White House reception for LGBT Pride Month.
18th June 2015
Joe Biden will decide if he is running for President ‘by August’
8:25 PM — Vice President Joe Biden will either announce he is running for President or rule himself out before August, sources say.
12th June 2015
Scott Lively: Obama ‘orchestrated’ Ukraine conflict over Russia’s anti-gay laws 49
3:00 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively has claimed that Barack Obama orchestrated the conflict in Ukraine - because of Russia's gay propaganda law.
30th May 2015
Blogger who claimed Obama is gay Charles Johnson gets banned from Twitter 23
12:02 PM — A Twitter troll who has claimed that President Obama is gay has been banned from the site.
29th May 2015
President Obama is hosting a pride event at the White House 16
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.