30th January 2015
Bill introduced in US Congress to protect LGBT rights around the world 14
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.
28th January 2015
US: 7% of LGBT people oppose equal marriage 27
6:14 PM — Seven percent of people who identify as LGBT are opposed to same-sex marriage.
26th January 2015
US: Police officer under investigation for writing about ‘faggots’ and ‘fudgepackers’ on Facebook 9
6:43 PM — A police officer in the US state of Arkansas was investigated after posting "fudgepackers" and "faggots" comments on Facebook about sports team fans.
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 16
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
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.
17th January 2015
US Attorney General: I will urge Supreme Court to strike down marriage bans 2
11:43 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that his office will urge the Supreme Court to rule in favour of marriage equality, when it hears a same-sex marriage case shortly.
14th January 2015
US: Mitt Romney ‘likely’ to run for President in 2016 9
7:56 PM — Failed Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is reportedly considering running for President again in 2016.
10th January 2015
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.
6th January 2015
‘Pride’ director defends removal of gay references from DVD cover 21
10:32 AM — The director of the film 'Pride' has said he "understands" why all gay references were removed from the DVD cover for its US release.
2nd January 2015
US: DVD cover for ‘Pride’ removes all references to homosexuality 41
8:46 PM — The cover for the American DVD release of Pride has removed all mention of homosexuality.
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.
30th December 2014
Trans teen publishes heartbreaking suicide note: ‘This life isn’t worth living’ 78
6:35 PM — A trans teenager from the US state of Ohio has published a heart-wrenching suicide note online before taking her own life.
24th December 2014
US: Gambia stripped of special trade status over anti-gay law 19
3:10 PM — The US has stripped Gambia of its special trade status, after the country introduced an anti-gay law.
Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops 11
11:53 AM — A surreal study has attempted to find whether same-sex couples live closer to tobacco shops than straight people.
15th December 2014
Anti-gay activist complains bakeries won’t make ‘gay marriage is wrong’ cake 78
12:29 PM — An anti-gay activist has complained he was rejected by bakeries when he tried to buy a cake with the words 'gay marriage is wrong' on top.
14th December 2014
US officials have ‘no plans’ to lift ban on gay men giving blood 12
2:56 PM — The Food and Drug Administration has "no plans" to further discuss the possibility of lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
7th December 2014
US: Alaska gay couple get death threats as sign declares town a ‘fag free zone’ 20
4:51 PM — An Alaska gay couple are being targeted by homophobes, who have vandalised their property and declared the town a "fag free zone".
6th December 2014
US court: Hate preacher Scott Lively should stand trial for crimes against humanity 29
12:30 PM — An appeals court has refused to dismiss a case against homophobic pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity.
3rd December 2014
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage rules out run for President 3
7:46 PM — The first Republican Senator to support same-sex marriage has decided not to run for President in 2016.
1st December 2014
Obama: No one should be left behind in the fight against AIDS
11:35 AM — In a statement on World AIDS Day, US President Barack Obama has called for renewed action against HIV.