Girl Scouts return $100,000 donation that ‘can’t be used to support transgender girls’ 11
9:04 AM — The Girl Scouts of Western Washington returned a huge donation after being told it could not be used to support transgender children.
1st June 2015
Christian university students propose LGBT protections 3
9:35 AM — Student government at Whitworth University, Washington, has passed a motion to protect LGBT staff members.
28th May 2015
Anti-gay hate group plans to open radio station in Washington DC 4
2:08 PM — A listed anti-LGBT hate group is planning to open a radio station in the heart of the US government.
30th April 2015
US and Cuban Gay Men’s Choruses to perform together in display of unity 1
2:42 PM — A Gay Men's Chorus from the US is set to travel to Cuba and perform with their Cuban counterparts.
17th April 2015
It has been 50 years since the first gay rights protest outside the White House 11
7:08 PM — It has been half a century since a historic picket outside the White House demanding gay rights.
9th April 2015
White House’s first gay male social secretary to leave
11:32 AM — Jeremy Bernard was the first man and the first gay person to hold the role.
21st February 2015
US: Florist who refused to serve same-sex wedding rejects legal settlement 103
3:51 PM — A florist in the state of Washington who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding has rejected a proposed legal settlement.
8th January 2015
US judge rules state can sue florist who refused gay couple 4
2:55 PM — A judge in Washington has ruled that the state can sue a florist who refused to provide a gay couple with flowers for their wedding.
3rd November 2014
Gay rights group honours rapper Macklemore 3
12:08 PM — US rap star Macklemore has been honoured by LGBT rights organisation the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
25th September 2014
US: Washington Olympic Committee lacks LGBT membership
10:43 PM — An LGBT-supported organisation advocating for the 2024 Olympic Games to be held in Washington, DC is reportedly lacking LGBT members.
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees 3
9:31 PM — In an historic action Thursday, the federal government brought suits against two companies who have been accused of discriminating against transgender employees.
US: Social justice group holds vigil in Washington
5:23 PM — Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter (BTWLM), a social justice campaign, will hold a vigil and make a call for peace in Washington, DC this Saturday.
19th September 2014
US: Church prohibits same-sex couple from receiving communion 50
11:01 PM — A same-sex couple was recently told by their Lewiston, Montana Catholic Church that they would no longer be able to receive communion due to their same-sex marriage held over a year ago.
24th August 2014
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
30th July 2014
US: Activists calling for LGBT inclusion in immigration reform stage sit-in
8:25 PM — A group of LGBT activists have staged a sit-in on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, saying they won't leave the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus until the caucus issues a statement urging President Obama to include LGBT populations in potential executive action on immigration.
24th July 2014
US: Washington state program gives at-risk groups access to PrEP for no cost
10:11 PM — The Washington State Department of Health has started a drug assistance program that helps state residents at risk of HIV infections pay for expensive daily pill that could reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
11th July 2014
US: Gay couple claims they were kicked out of a Washington cab for kissing 9
10:11 PM — A gay couple say they were kicked out of a Washington state taxi cab last weekend after the two shared a quick kiss.
28th June 2014
US: Washington state to convert most domestic partnerships to marriages on Monday 6
5:54 PM — Washington state will convert thousands of existing same-sex domestic partnerships into marriages on Monday.
22nd June 2014
US: Transgender priest to preach at Washington National Cathedral 4
3:47 PM — A transgender priest will make history today, becoming the first openly trans person to preach at the Washington National Cathedral.
20th June 2014
US: Less than 2000 people show up to NOM’s anti-gay rally 20
1:01 PM — NOM's anti-gay 'March for Marriage' rally was a dismal failure, with less than 2000 people turning up.