14th November 2014
US: Alabama anti-discrimination bill named in honour of Apple boss Tim Cook 1
6:16 PM — A bill that would protect LGBT people from discrimination in employment has been named after Apple CEO Tim Cook in his home state of Alabama.
10th November 2014
Sir Elton John attacks Russia’s anti-gay laws during St Petersburg concert 13
5:13 PM — Sir Elton John laid into Russia's 'gay propaganda' law during a concert in St Petersburg.
One Directon’s Louis Tomlinson shows support for Tim Cook with rainbow Apple t-shirt 6
5:02 PM — One Direction star Louis Tomlinson showed his support for Apple's newly-out CEO this weekend, when he was spotted wearing a t-shirt with the company's old rainbow logo.
2nd November 2014
Ellen DeGeneres turns straight, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
31st October 2014
Top business leaders praise Tim Cook for coming out 1
6:27 PM — A number of top CEOs have praised Apple boss Tim Cook's decision to come out as gay.
Here’s a picture of all of the openly gay CEOs in top US companies 1
2:15 PM — Here is a picture of all the openly gay CEOs from across the thousand biggest companies in the US.
US: Ted Cruz says Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a ‘personal decision’ to be gay 20
11:56 AM — Texas senator Ted Cruz has reacted to Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay by calling it a "personal decision."
30th October 2014
Politician: Ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from Russia because he could have ‘AIDS’ or ‘Ebola’ 73
6:12 PM — A homophobic lawmaker is now calling for a lifetime travel ban on Apple CEO Tim Cook, who came out publicly as gay on Thursday morning.
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.
18th August 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge: The 7 best videos
5:25 PM — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm - we look at some of the best videos so far.
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.
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.
27th June 2014
US: News anchor outs Apple CEO during live discussion 1
5:21 PM — A CNBC news anchor outed Apple CEO Tim Cook during a live panel discussion, despite him never publicly addressing his sexuality.
16th May 2014
US: No openly gay CEOs in top 1000 companies 3
9:01 PM — There are no openly gay CEOs across the 1000 biggest US companies, according to the New York Times.
19th December 2013
Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘Today we have an opportunity to eliminate discrimination of the LGBT community’ 6
8:25 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday gave an impassioned speech about equality after picking up a lifetime achievement award.
15th November 2013
US: Apple currently removing offensive definition of ‘gay’ from dictionary service 7
3:43 PM — Following outcry after a student discovered an offensive definition of the word “gay” in Apple's MacBook dictionary, the company now appears to be rolling out new versions of the service in an attempt to rectify the issue.
12th November 2013
US: Student asks Apple to change dictionary defining gay as ‘foolish and stupid’ 16
11:52 AM — A student in Sudbury, Massachusetts, has launched a campaign asking Apple to remove an offensive definition of the word "gay" from its online dictionary service.
4th November 2013
Obama: Congress needs to ban LGBT discrimination in the workplace 6
1:21 PM — Ahead of a key vote, President Barack Obama has called on the US Congress to pass a law protecting workers against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on US Congress to ban LGBT discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has written an editorial in the Wall Street Journal urging US senators to support the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA).
11th April 2013
Frank Ocean named most powerful LGBT figure in US music 10
5:10 PM — Frank Ocean has been named the most powerful LGBT figure in America’s music industry.