31st August 2014
US: Oakland Pride causes controversy over ‘ban’ on leather groups 15
3:51 PM — A Pride parade in Oakland, California has drawn controversy, after organisers allegedly discouraged leather groups from attending.
22nd August 2014
US: Police appeal for help finding man after San Francisco killing 1
6:40 PM — Police have appealed for help finding a person of interest, after a gay activist was killed in San Francisco.
20th August 2014
US: Memorial to be held for gay activist killed in San Francisco attack
1:13 PM — A memorial is to be held for a gay activist who died after an attack earlier this month in San Francisco.
19th August 2014
US: First out trans police officer joins San Francisco’s force 1
8:40 PM — Officer Mikayla Connell became the first out transgender person to graduate from the San Francisco Police Academy last Friday.
29th July 2014
US: Study shows decline of ‘gay neighbourhoods’ 7
2:59 PM — A new study by the University of British Columbia has found that areas traditionally known as ‘gay neighbourhoods’ are in decline.
19th July 2014
Anti-gay Archbishop: Homophobia isn’t ‘truly unjust’ because sexual behaviour is a choice 53
11:49 AM — An anti-gay Catholic Archbishop has claimed that homophobia doesn't count as "truly unjust discrimination" because it is based on "sexual behaviour".
10th July 2014
Fox News reporter mocks Pride-goers: ‘Are you sure you don’t like girls?’ 9
6:49 PM — A presenter on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News programme 'The O'Reilly Factor', mocked revellers at San Francisco Pride, asking men if they are "sure they don't like girls."
9th July 2014
Video: Terrible Fox News report from Pride parade strangely similar to parody 3
4:09 PM — Fox News sent a journalist to ask redundant questions at San Francisco Pride last week.
8th July 2014
Video: Apple celebrates ‘unwavering commitment’ to equality and diversity 3
4:36 PM — Computer giant Apple has produced a video celebrating its ongoing commitment to equality and diversity.
Former NFL player comes out, cites Jason Collins and Michael Sam as inspiration
4:10 PM — A former NFL player has come out as gay, citing “athletes like Jason Collins, Michael Sam, and Brian Sims” for giving him the strength to accept his sexuality alongside his identity as an athlete.
4th July 2014
Video: Uber celebrates Pride by marrying 8 gay and straight couples
3:17 PM — Transport firm Uber has celebrated the anniversary of marriage equality in California by providing free weddings to eight couples, gay and straight.
30th June 2014
US: Apple CEO Tim Cook marches in San Francisco Pride parade 1
11:36 AM — Apple CEO Tim Cook marched in the San Francisco Pride parade yesterday.
29th June 2014
US: Six arrested after protesting ‘prison-themed’ Pride party 25
9:39 PM — At least six people were arrested in San Francisco on Saturday, after protesting outside a 'prison-themed' Pride party.
18th June 2014
US: Catholic Archbishop part of secret lobbying group aiming to ‘save traditional marriage’ 34
6:30 PM — Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone is part of a new secret group aiming to 'save traditional marriage'.
5th June 2014
The most gay-friendly city in the US might not be the one you’d expect 3
6:22 PM — A list of the most gay-friendly cities in the US is out, and the one that took the top spot might not be what you were expecting.
28th May 2014
American Family Association to boycott Postal Service over Harvey Milk stamps 35
8:16 PM — The American Family Association is attempting to boycott the US Postal Service, over a stamp honouring gay rights hero Harvey Milk.
25th May 2014
US: Legendary drag bar Trannyshack will change name to T-Shack 3
12:51 PM — San Francisco drag bar Trannyshack has announced that it will change its name to T-Shack.
22nd May 2014
Harvey Milk Day celebrates birthday of late gay rights activist 2
4:47 PM — Today marks Harvey Milk Day, a celebration of the life of murdered gay rights activists.
18th May 2014
US: Catholic school bans girl from yearbook, because she wore a tuxedo to prom 27
5:24 PM — A Catholic school has banned a girl from appearing in her yearbook, after she wore a tuxedo instead of a dress to prom.
14th April 2014
US: White House ceremony to launch stamp in honour of gay rights hero Harvey Milk 1
8:19 PM — The White House will hold a ceremony next month to launch a stamp in honour of assassinated gay rights hero Harvey Milk.