26th February 2015
PinkNews to host interactive election debate chaired by Evan Davis
6:47 PM — Ahead of this May's general election, PinkNews is proud to announce it will host a debate to take place in March which will be streamed on YouTube.
25th February 2015
LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015: Number of kids adopted by LGBT couples has tripled 1
6:20 PM — Charities are ready to come together for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015.
Ellen Page: I immediately felt like a new person when I came out
5:35 PM — Hollywood actress Ellen Page has said she "immediately felt like a new person" after she came out as gay.
Obama administration redefines ‘spouse’ to include gay couples 2
4:19 PM — Gay married couples will now be included in the definition of the word "spouse" used by the Obama administration.
Scottish wedding venue denies telling gay couple: ‘We can’t allow people like you here’ 24
2:58 PM — A Scottish wedding venue owner has refuted claims that she told a gay couple: "We can’t allow people like you here", after they enquired about marrying there.
Queensland government plans to reintroduce civil partnerships 5
1:53 PM — The Attorney General of the Australian state of Queensland has said she has been briefed on how to reintroduce civil partnerships.
Gay couple say wedding venue told them: ‘We can’t allow people like you here’ 52
12:24 PM — A couple in Scotland have been told by a wedding venue: "We can't allow people like you here."
Journalist behind Cairo ‘gay bath house’ raid faces defamation charges 17
9:52 AM — A journalist who led a "sting" on 26 men she accused of "perversions" for attending what she said was a gay bath house in Cairo now faces court herself charged with defamation.
London police appeal for information in violent homophobic attempted robbery 2
9:27 AM — Police in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea are appealing for witnesses and information in a violent attempted robbery.
24th February 2015
Britain becomes first country to approve three-person babies 16
9:24 PM — The UK has become the first country to approve a law to allow babies to be created from the DNA of three people.
PROUD study finds PrEP reduces risk of HIV infection by 86% 104
8:58 PM — A study into the effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the UK has found that the risk of HIV infection was reduced by 86%.
Catholic Church voices support for DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 36
6:21 PM — The Catholic Church has voiced its support for a ‘conscience clause’ bill in Northern Ireland that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
Google bans explicit photos from public Blogger sites 7
5:49 PM — Users of the Google blogging platform Blogger, have been warned that they must remove explicit photos from their pages.
Anti-gay preacher: The LGBT community is trying to ‘shut down’ my ‘dialogue’ 82
4:12 PM — A homophobic preacher who is the subject of a petition to ban him from speaking at a London university has accused the LGBT community of attempting to "shut down" his "dialogue".
Man who allegedly served in Auschwitz charged with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder 9
1:04 PM — A 94-year-old man who allegedly served in Auschwitz, now faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder.
High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed 30
12:41 PM — A High Court judge has granted permission for a legal case against the British Government for its refusal to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, to proceed.
Apple announces emoji featuring a range of same-sex couples and families 3
10:48 AM — Apple has unveiled a range of new emojis which include same-sex couples and families, and a number of different skin tones.
23rd February 2015
Texas Attorney General attempts to void ‘medically fragile’ gay couple’s marriage 5
9:22 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Texas has attempted to declare void the marriage of a gay couple granted a licence on medical grounds.
Joan Rivers misses out on ‘In Memoriam’ Oscars tribute 8
9:09 AM — The Oscars have been criticised by some for failing to include Joan Rivers in its customary 'In Memoriam' tributes.
Imitation Game director: A gay sex scene wouldn’t have enriched Turing’s character 25
8:50 AM — The director of 'The Imitation Game' is the latest to hit back at critics who have suggested that it downplayed Alan Turing's sexuality.