2nd January 2015
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
Leelah Alcorn’s mother refuses to use female pronouns: ‘He was a good boy’ 74
10:59 AM — Despite Leelah Alcorn's tragic suicide, her mother continues to refuse to use appropriate pronouns in an interview, saying: "We don't support that."
Judge rules that same-sex marriage licenses must be issued across Florida 10
12:42 AM — A US District Judge has ordered for marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples across all counties within Florida.
1st January 2015
US groceries chain extends benefits to married gay couples 6
7:42 PM — US grocery chain Publix has extended its employee insurance benefits to all legally married couples, including same-sex couples.
US: Florida clerks to stop all courthouse weddings to avoid marrying gay couples 15
6:58 PM — A number of clerks in the US state of Florida may stop performing courthouse weddings in order to avoid marrying same-sex couples.
Amber Rose praises Brad and Angelina for accepting John Jolie-Pitt’s self identification
3:58 PM — Model and actress Amber Rose has commended Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for allowing their child John to self-identify.
Over 50,000 sign petition to have Leelah Alcorn’s correct name on tombstone 19
3:16 PM — A petition with over 50,000 signatures has been started to have trans teenager Leelah Alcorn's correct name displayed on her tombstone.
US: Two Florida counties given green light for same-sex marriage
9:24 AM — A judge in the US state of Florida has ordered two counties to begin issuing same-sex marriage licences from next week.
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.
California: Suspected HIV infection on porn set sparks health alert 3
12:08 PM — California officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex.
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.
Glee to introduce out gay quarterback 21
5:06 PM — Popular TV show 'Glee' is to introduce a gay quarterback to its cast for its final season.
Teenager arrested in murder of trans woman 9
2:30 PM — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the killing of a trans woman in California.
US: Florida Attorney General asks for ‘clarification’ on same-sex marriage 20
12:13 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Florida has asked for "appropriate clarification" on whether a ruling on same-sex marriage applies state-wide.
29th December 2014
Study: Same-sex couples are less likely to divorce 13
1:07 PM — Same-sex couples are more likely to have stable, long-lasting relationships than straight couples, according to a new study.
US: Florida Republican who fought against equal marriage named ‘Loser of the Year’ 15
12:22 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who led a costly crusade against same-sex marriage - has been named 'Loser of the Year'.
Brokeback Mountain author: I wish I’d never written that story 89
12:04 PM — The author of the original Brokeback Mountain story has claimed she wishes it had never been written.
28th December 2014
Bisexual Kim Jong-un orgy scene cut from ‘The Interview’? 3
5:46 PM — Sony Pictures reportedly cut parts of a scene featuring a bisexual orgy out of the released version of The Interview.
US: Maura Healey to make history as first openly gay state Attorney General
2:34 PM — Massachusetts Democrat Maura Healey is set to make history as the first openly gay Attorney General in the US.
President Obama wears princess tiara 10
1:43 PM — US President Barack Obama has been snapped wearing a sparkly tiara, while meeting a girl scout troop.