21st May 2015
Pittsburgh Pride faces protests for booking ‘white rapper’ Iggy Azalea 2
11:33 AM — A pride festival in Pittsburgh is under fire from radical campaigners, after it booked white rapper Iggy Azalea to perform.
2nd April 2015
Judge throws out Pittburgh trans man’s discrimination case 4
2:03 PM — A trans man sued the University of Pittsburgh for banning him from using the men's toilets.
22nd October 2014
US: 19-year-old faces hearing after resisting ‘violent’ police arrest at Pride 1
3:28 PM — A 19-year-old charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting a "violent" arrest during Pittsburgh Pride is to face a hearing today.
30th September 2014
US: Man shoots gay couple with BB gun 14
10:34 PM — A 43-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with shooting a gay couple with a BB gun after going on a homophobic tirade in a bar Thursday night.
19th July 2014
US: Attorney claims new evidence vindicates police officer accused of making ‘violent’ Pride arrest 1
1:14 PM — The attorney of a police officer accused of making a violent arrest at a Pride parade claims he will be fully vindicated by an investigation.
15th July 2014
US: Pansexual college student fundraises tuition after being cut off by family
9:01 PM — A pansexual student at the University of Pittsburgh is crowdfunding her tuition expenses after being cut off by her family because of her sexual orientation.
10th July 2014
US: The What Is Butch? Campaign brings all-butch fashion to a Pennsylvania runway
8:28 PM — The What Is Butch? Campaign, an all-butch lesbian fashion show, will be displaying in Pittsburgh this Friday.
16th June 2014
US: Officer suspended from active duty after violent Pittsburgh pride arrest 69
7:53 PM — A police officer has been suspended from active duty, after a clip of a violent arrest at Pittsburgh Pride surfaced online.
US: Pittsburgh Mayor presides over 19 same-sex weddings
2:28 PM — The mayor of the city of Pittsburgh officiated at the weddings of 19 couples at the weekend.
4th June 2014
Yelp removes fake sex-reviews of restaurant which ‘does not serve fags’ 2
7:02 PM — Review site Yelp, has defended its policy meaning false accounts of gay sexual encounters are removed from venues which discriminate against gay people.
28th May 2014
US: Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass wedding at Pride 3
10:00 PM — The Mayor of Pittsburgh has announced he plans to marry up to 20 same-sex couples at Pride next month, to celebrate marriage equality in Pennsylvania.
US: Pittsburgh Mayor ‘thrilled’ to officiate at same-sex weddings 1
2:26 PM — The mayor of Pittsburgh has said he is "thrilled" at the idea of officiating at same-sex weddings, and will begin doing so in June.
6th August 2013
US: Pittsburgh mayor marries same-sex couple issued marriage licence by sued county clerk
4:41 PM — A Pittsburgh-area mayor has officiated at the wedding of a gay couple who were issued their marriage licence by a county clerk who is being sued by the state's Health Department for refusing to stop giving out the licences to same-sex couples.