17th May 2015
President Obama: I will never stop fighting for LGBT rights 22
4:13 PM — Speaking on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), President Obama has said "there is so much more to do".
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.
27th April 2015
President Obama pokes fun at anti-gay Indiana pizzeria – and himself 3
2:21 PM — In his annual speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, Barack Obama joked about his relationship with Joe Biden.
9th April 2015
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
11th February 2015
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.
3rd February 2015
Obama urged to raise Brunei’s anti-gay laws in trade deal talks 6
7:34 PM — President Obama has been urged to raise the subject of LGBT rights in trade talks with Brunei.
Obama commends Robbie Rogers for ‘inspiring a whole lot of people around the world’ 4
4:02 PM — President Barack Obama has commended out gay footballer Robbie Rogers for "inspiring a whole lot of folks around the world."
30th January 2015
Bill introduced in US Congress to protect LGBT rights around the world 15
9:37 AM — A bill was introduced on Thursday in the US houses of Congress which seeks to promote the rights of LGBT people around the globe.
27th January 2015
HRC urges Obama to take tough action against anti-gay Gambian leaders 3
7:16 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has joined 13 other human rights groups in urging the Obama Administration to take additional action against anti-gay Gambian leaders.
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.
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.
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.
15th September 2014
Radio hosts compare ISIS beheadings to same-sex marriage 23
4:26 PM — Christian radio hosts have compared beheading carried out by ISIS to same-sex marriage.
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.
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.
7th August 2014
US: President Obama glosses over LGBT rights at Africa Leaders Summit 13
8:22 PM — President Barack Obama did not directly address LGBT rights during his closing remarks for the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
1st August 2014
US: Gay Ghanaian man granted asylum 1
7:45 PM — Wednesday, a federal immigration court granted asylum to Amidu Fredrick Sinayor.
30th July 2014
HRC and Human Rights First produce report into LGBT rights across Africa, ahead of White House summit 6
2:45 PM — A joint report by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Human Rights First has outlined the state of anti-gay legislation across 54 African nations, ahead of meetings between President Obama and government leaders from across the continent.