1st July 2015
Texans try to ban LGBT-friendly children’s books from library 8
8:09 PM — Texas parents are attempting to have two LGBT-friendly children's books removed from their local library
27th June 2015
Photos: Crowds go wild at Berlin Pride 6
4:31 PM — One of the largest Pride celebrations in Europe took place in Berlin today.
5th June 2015
Staff say Human Rights Campaign is ‘sexist’ and ‘exclusionary’ 3
4:13 PM — A report has revealed "serious problems" with staff treatment at the Human Rights Campaign.
2nd June 2015
Trans health official says India more progressive than the US
3:47 PM — Amruta Alpesh Soni says her experiences of trying to get a US visa has shown her how progressive India is.
31st May 2015
This gay veteran had a ‘ton of fun’ in the Korean War 2
2:44 PM — A veteran speaks about being a gay solider during the Korean War in the 1950s.
14th April 2015
Michele Bachmann is now claiming Obama has literally caused the apocalypse 30
6:51 PM — Former Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is claiming that claims God is punishing Americans with Barack Obama's Presidency - and that "End Times" are now imminent.
24th September 2014
US: Democrat Mike Michaud on course to become first out governor 6
2:24 PM — Democratic congressman Mike Michaud could be on course to become the first out governor in the history of the United States.
29th August 2014
Photos: Photo campaign documents LGBT love across the United States
10:51 PM — Two photographers are traveling across the United States to photograph, interview, and video LGBT couples and families for a project called Love Is Love.
18th May 2014
US: Obama nominates gay man as ambassador to Vietnam 6
12:52 PM — Barack Obama has nominated a gay diplomat to be the US ambassador to Vietnam, the first appointment of a gay US ambassador in Asia.
22nd January 2014
US: Catholic school president resigns after ‘firing’ vice principal for being in a same-sex marriage 14
2:47 PM — The president of a Catholic school in Seattle has resigned following lengthy protests over the decision to fire the former vice principal for marrying his same sex partner.
30th December 2013
Michelle Obama to newly out TV host: ‘You continue to make us all proud’ 1
7:04 PM — The US First Lady Michelle Obama has tweeted her support for a TV host who publicly revealed that she is gay this week.
4th October 2013
US: Pennsylvania Governor compares same-sex marriage to incest 4
5:22 PM — The Governor of Pennsylvania has restated his opposition to same-sex marriage by comparing it to incest.
3rd October 2013
US Vice President cancels speech at LGBT event due to government shutdown 3
5:21 PM — US Vice President Joe Biden has cancelled a planned appearance with gay rights group the Human Rights Campaign, because of issues surrounding the current government shutdown in the country.
Grandfather’s letter to homophobic daughter who disowned gay son goes viral 55
1:17 PM — A letter in which a grandfather denounces his daughter's decision to disown her gay son has gone viral after being posted online. In the letter, which has accumulated over 10,000 'likes' on Facebook, the unnamed grandfather tells his daughter Christine that the only "shame" in the family is her decision to kick her son out of home after he came out.
US: Equal marriage bill to be introduced in Pennsylvania 1
12:35 PM — Two state lawmakers from Philadelphia are to introduce a bill to legalise same-sex marriage in the US state of Pennsylvania. Brian Sims and Steve McCarter, both Democrat members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, will formally announce the introduction of the Pennslyvania Marriage Equality Act during news conference at 10am local time (3pm BST).
7th September 2013
US: Anti-gay group announces end of three year boycott of retailer over pro gay rights stance 18
7:37 PM — An adamantly anti-gay group in the US has announced it is to end its three year boycott of American retailer Home Depot over the company's positive stance on LGBT rights.
6th September 2013
US: Columnist says accepting gays in the Boy Scouts of America will descend it into ‘darkness of sin’ 13
1:30 PM — A columnist for the conservative World Net Daily website has attacked the vote taken earlier this year by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) who voted to allow openly gay scout members for the first time.
President Obama set to meet Russian gay rights activist today 1
12:28 PM — US President Barack Obama is today set to meet Russian LGBT activist while attending the G20 summit that is currently taking place in Russia.
4th September 2013
US: Survey reveals that 68% of Ohio voters support discrimination protections for gay employees 2
6:08 PM — Amid debate around a US Senate bill that would extend discrimination protections to LGBT people in the workplace a survey has found overwhelming support for the measure among Ohio voters.
US county clerk: I’m ‘on the right side of history’ by defying state ban on equal marriage 1
11:05 AM — A county clerk who is defying Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples has said he is only doing what is right.