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.
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.
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.
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.
4th September 2014
Joan Rivers dies in New York aged 81 32
8:19 PM — US comedian Joan Rivers died today at age 81 after being rushed into hospital last week.
18th August 2014
Uganda: Anti-gay organisation lays off all staff after losing US aid 11
6:11 PM — An anti-gay organisation in Uganda which lost its US funding earlier this year has had to lay off all of its paid staff.
13th August 2014
Republican Congressman: Obama is ‘obsessed’ with promoting gay rights 7
12:33 PM — A Republican congressman has claimed that Barack Obama is 'obsessed' with promoting gay rights.
11th August 2014
Video: President Obama makes welcome address at 9th Gay Games 4
5:01 PM — President Obama has made a welcome address by video at the 9th annual gay games in Cleveland Ohio.
Pastor: Vladimir Putin will out Obama within 100 days 25
11:40 AM — A pastor has claimed that Vladimir Putin is planning to 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man.
6th August 2014
Barack Obama meets with Ugandan President after anti-gay law struck down 8
1:46 PM — Barack Obama has met with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, days after the country's anti-gay law was struck down.
30th July 2014
Obama urged to fight for LGBT rights in Africa 6
4:33 PM — Two human rights groups have urged President Obama to bring up LGBT rights when he attends the U.S-Africa Leaders Summit next week.
21st July 2014
US: Leading LGBT family group applauds Obama for signing anti-discrimination order
4:55 PM — A group standing up for the rights of LGBT families has commended US President Barack Obama for signing an order ensuring that LGBT employees of federal contractors are not discriminated against.
US: Groups celebrate Executive Order banning anti-gay workplace discrimination
4:15 PM — Groups have praised Barack Obama for today signing an Executive Order banning anti-gay workplace discrimination.
US: Obama signs Executive Order banning anti-gay workplace discrimination 9
3:49 PM — Barack Obama has today signed an Executive Order banning workplace discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.