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.
10th January 2015
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.
4th January 2015
US: Mike Huckabee quits Fox News ahead of rumoured Presidential run 10
4:50 PM — Republican Mike Huckabee - who once blamed a school massacre on gay people - has stepped away from his show on Fox News, ahead of a rumoured run for President.
US: 74-year-old veteran is first to receive gender surgery on Medicare
4:00 PM — A 74-year-old transgender Army veteran has become the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery on a government Medicare plan.
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.
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.
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.
26th November 2014
Gay rights pioneer ‘takes leave’ from Human Rights Campaign after sex abuse arrest 2
5:50 PM — A gay rights pioneer who co-founded the Human Rights Campaign is taking a "leave of absence" from the group, after he was arrested over sex abuse claims.
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.
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.
6th November 2014
Putin named ‘most powerful person in the world’ for a second time 19
3:28 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named the most powerful person in the world for a second year in a row.
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
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.