11th August 2014
London: Police appeal for information following violent homophobic train attack 10
1:31 PM — Police are seeking a suspect in a homophobic attack on a train in London during which a man was punched and kicked.
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis comes out in support of former manager Maloney’s transition 6
1:03 PM — Former boxing star Lennox Lewis has thrown his support behind former manager Kellie Maloney's announcement that she is transitioning, and will undergo gender reassignment surgery.
10th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you should have read this week 6
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Pro-gay marriage Hawaii Governor loses seat in primary 18
6:17 PM — Despite backing from President Obama, Hawaii's Governor Neil Abercrombie, a strong supporter of same-sex marriage, has been defeated in his re-election bid.
James Franco reveals first photo of himself as ex-gay activist 223
5:38 PM — Hollywood actor James Franco has revealed the first photo of himself as ex-gay activist Michael Glatze in an upcoming film.
The internet reacts positively to boxing star Moloney’s transition 30
4:57 PM — There have been a range of reactions to manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney's announcement that she is trangender.
Channel Islands equal marriage groups receive ‘positive response’ from churches 6
4:30 PM — Equal marriage groups in the Channel Islands have said they have received a "positive response so far" when speaking to local church leaders.
Somerset man accused of beating his wife after she came out as gay
3:59 PM — A Somerset man has appeared in court after allegedly assaulting his wife after she told him she was gay.
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
Boxing legend and former UKIP candidate Maloney comes out as transgender 101
10:47 AM — Boxing legend, manager of Lennox Lewis and UKIP candidate, formerly known as Frank Maloney, has come out as trangender.
9th August 2014
Thousands converge on Cleveland, Ohio for 9th Gay Games 5
8:04 PM — Thousands are heading for Cleveland, Ohio, for the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games.
Daniel Radcliffe: ‘I can’t get enough of going nude on film’ 34
7:17 PM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that he "can't get enough" of going nude on film.
Ian McKellen helps this man propose to his boyfriend 10
6:37 PM — Sir Ian McKellen helped this man propose to his boyfriend in a YouTube video.
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
US: Virginia Attorney General asks Supreme Court to rule in gay marriage case 4
12:52 PM — The Attorney General of the US state of Virginia has asked the US Supreme Court to review lower court rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans.
Pride parade held in Uganda following invalidation of anti-gay law 7
12:09 PM — A pride parade has taken place in Uganda, one week after a court struck down a highly controversial anti-gay law.
Christian wedding boutique refuses dresses for lesbian couple 22
11:14 AM — A Christian wedding boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, has found itself amid a controversy for refusing to serve a lesbian couple.
8th August 2014
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.
Baptist Minister: ‘Most people’ don’t want the history of gay marriage taught to their kids 53
6:37 PM — A Baptist Minister from Stratford upon Avon has said "most people" don't want their children to be taught about gay marriage.