23rd February 2015
US: Diplomat Randy Berry appointed as first LGBT rights envoy 11
5:08 PM — A senior diplomat has been appointed as the United States' first envoy for LGBT rights.
Hate preacher Scott Lively: It would take a miracle to stop same-sex marriage in the US 46
2:40 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively has conceded that it would take a "miracle" to stop equal marriage in the United States.
20th February 2015
US: First openly bisexual governor sworn in
11:20 AM — The first governor of a US state to openly identify as LGBT has officially taken up her office.
18th February 2015
Iowa could become the third US state to ban gay conversion therapy 40
12:55 PM — Iowa could be the third US state to outlaw gay conversion therapy now a bill to ban it has advanced.
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.
13th February 2015
US: Oregon to get nation’s first openly bisexual governor 2
9:20 PM — The state of Oregon will soon have the first openly bisexual governor in US history.
Joe Biden gives shout out to his old ‘butt buddy’ 8
4:59 PM — Gaffe-prone Vice President Joe Biden is looking for an old "butt buddy".
US military finally gives go-ahead for Chelsea Manning gender transition 3
12:27 PM — The US military has finally approved Chelsea Manning for access to hormone therapy, according to reports.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
7th February 2015
Rosie O’Donnell splits from wife, quits The View 8
11:31 AM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has again quit talk show The View, after she split from her wife.
3rd February 2015
Obama urged to raise Brunei’s anti-gay laws in trade deal talks 6
7:34 PM — President Obama has been urged to raise the subject of LGBT rights in trade talks with Brunei.
1st February 2015
New York pastor: Justin Bieber is transgender 85
2:30 PM — A New York pastor has claimed that pop singer Justin Bieber is actually transgender, and regrets "cutting off" his breasts.
30th January 2015
Bill introduced in US Congress to protect LGBT rights around the world 15
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.