27th March 2015
Hacker tricks straight guys on Tinder into flirting with eachother 9
2:59 PM — A computer programmer has designed an exploit to that uses hook-up app Tinder to trick straight men into flirting with eachother.
13th March 2015
Out Apple CEO Tim Cook: I offered part of my liver to dying Steve Jobs
3:22 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly offered to donate part of his liver to the company's former head Steve Jobs when he was dying from cancer.
7th March 2015
Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook team up for same-sex marriage case 27
12:26 PM — A number of corporate rivals have put their differences aside to sign a joint legal brief, calling on the US Supreme Court to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
4th March 2015
Lib Dems most likely to tweet about LGBT issues, UKIP about Top Gear 6
1:57 PM — According to an analytics study, Liberal Democrat supporters are the most likely to post online about LGBT issues.
2nd March 2015
Tinder’s premium service will charge older people more 28
4:12 PM — Tinder has announced plans for a new premium service - which will charge a higher subscription to people who are over the age of 28.
27th February 2015
Facebook introduces ‘infinite’ gender options 5
12:05 PM — Facebook has rolled out an update allowing users to choose from an infinite number of gender options.
16th February 2015
Tim Cook: Sacrificing cyber privacy could have dire consequences for gays 35
4:45 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned that allowing internet privacy to be eroded could have "dire consequences" for gay people.
11th February 2015
PinkNews launches new PinkNews.lgbt domain 4
6:40 PM — PinkNews has become one of the first organisations on the internet to launch a .lgbt domain, PinkNews.lgbt.
13th December 2014
Financial Times names out Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Person of the Year’
5:17 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named Person of the Year by the Financial Times, after he came out as gay.
16th November 2014
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
30th October 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I am proud to be gay’ 17
11:48 AM — Apple boss Tim Cook has spoken publicly on his sexuality for the first time, revealing he is "proud to be gay."
28th October 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook hits out at home state for being ‘too slow’ on gay equality 8
12:51 PM — Apple boss Tim Cook has hit out at his home state of Alabama, for lagging behind the majority of the US on issues of LGBT equality.
17th October 2014
Facebook still locking drag queen accounts despite axing ‘real name’ policy 9
5:59 PM — Facebook is still locking the accounts of a number of drag queens - despite pledging to axe a policy requiring people to use their 'real name' on the website.
1st October 2014
Facebook agrees to drop ‘real name’ policy which banned drag queens 24
8:01 PM — Facebook has agreed to make changes to the way it works, after locking the accounts of a number of drag queens because they weren't using their "legal names".
13th September 2014
San Francisco supervisor backs drag queens over Facebook ‘stage name’ bans 1
3:39 PM — A San Francisco supervisor has called on Facebook to meet with drag artists who are protesting the website's ban on stage names.
1st September 2014
Study: Seeing homophobia on Facebook ‘hurts mental wellbeing’ 9
3:05 PM — A study has found that being exposed to homophobic Facebook comments has a negative impact on people's mental wellbeing.
29th August 2014
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
28th July 2014
Christian mom tells the world she discovered hardcore gay porn on her son’s phone 121
12:12 PM — A writer for one of the largest Christian websites in the US has given her account of finding hardcore porn on her son's phone, but also takes the opportunity to call homosexuality "not real sexuality", and not "normal".
9th July 2014
Use of homophobic slurs on Reddit in ‘sharp decline’ 4
6:56 PM — The use of homophobic slurs on Reddit have sharply declined, according to a study.
US: White House hosts first summit on LGBT technological innovation
5:57 PM — The White House has this week hosted its first LGBT Innovation Summit, to bring together cutting-edge technological development with gay rights activism.