19th February 2015
Gay couple allowed to marry in Texas under one-time order
5:08 PM — A gay couples in the US state of Texas have been allowed to marry despite a state-wide ban on same-sex marriage.
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 45
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
Scottish Tory leader debuts broadcast featuring same-sex partner 1
3:00 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has released a broadcast for the party featuring her same-sex partner.
Children’s book asks what to do if ‘I Think I’m a Poof’ 15
1:05 PM — A new adult children's book seeks to start a conversation about the lack of diverse characters in storytelling for children, called 'I think I'm a Poof'.
Judge rules that florist discriminated unlawfully by refusing same-sex wedding 24
10:31 AM — A US judge this week ruled that a florist which refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was in violation of the state of Washington's anti-discrimination laws.
18th February 2015
Krispy Kreme bins ‘KKK Wednesdays’ children’s promotion 27
11:47 AM — Krispy Kreme has apologised after a branch launched a promotion called 'KKK Wednesdays'.
Colin Farrell ‘kicked the sh*t out of’ homophobes who called his brother names 12
11:25 AM — Not only is Colin Farrell a strong advocate of same-sex marriage, his brother has recalled how he would defend him when homophobes called him names.
17th February 2015
Church of England urges all Christians to vote in general election 39
6:43 PM — The Church of England has urged all Christians in the UK to vote in the upcoming general election.
Swedish hotel accused of refusing access to gay couples 21
4:33 PM — A hotel in Sweden has been accused of refusing access to gay couples, and lying to say they were "closed for refurbishment", when same-sex couples enquired.
Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy 1
3:57 PM — An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online 'alias' to borrow books from the library or register for exams.
Victim of Egyptian bathhouse raid attempts suicide 4
12:31 PM — One of 26 men who were arrested in a bathhouse in Egypt, and accused of “debauchery”, has attempted suicide.
All schools urged by MPs to teach Sex and Relationship Education 16
12:01 AM — Every primary and secondary school should have to teach Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) and Sex and Relationship Education (SRE), the Education Committee has said.
16th February 2015
Interview: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt on why the charity is going trans inclusive 42
9:14 PM — As Stonewall England and Wales announced plans to begin lobbying on trans issues, PinkNews caught up with CEO Ruth Hunt to talk about the reasons why, and why now.
Second Tokyo district to recognise gay relationships 1
5:37 PM — A second district in Tokyo has announced that it will recognise same-sex relationships.
New Zealand gay rights activist Robin Duff dies 2
4:27 PM — A renowned New Zealand gay rights and education activist Robin Duff died this morning.
Stonewall announces it will now campaign for trans rights too 79
10:30 AM — In an historic move, equality charity Stonewall has announced that it will begin lobbying on trans issues.
Uber customer: Drivers gave me a low rating because I’m gay 17
10:14 AM — An Uber customer from London has said drivers from the cab firm Uber have given him a bad rating because he is gay.
13th February 2015
Main party leaders respond to calls for inclusive SRE in all schools 3
6:46 PM — The three main political party leaders in the UK have responded to a campaign calling for LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE).
WATCH: Stephen Fry and Cuba Gooding Jr share a kiss at the BAFTAs 6
6:19 PM — Stephen Fry seemed to be slightly surprised on Sunday night at the BAFTAs, after Cuba Gooding Jr stole a cheeky kiss.
Alan Turing’s nephew: ‘I’m not sure his Royal Pardon added a great deal’ 8
3:39 PM — One of Alan Turing's last surviving relatives has spoken in an interview to say that he isn't sure that a posthumous pardon "added a great deal", but did praise it for drawing attention to others convicted under a gross indecency law.