22nd January 2015
Lithuanian MP slammed for saying gay group would face Charlie Hebdo style massacre 26
6:33 PM — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have condemned comments by a Lithuanian MP who warned a gay group that they may face a massacre similar to events which recently took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
WATCH: What would it be like if guys acted the same in real life as they do on gay apps? 10
1:11 PM — Gay dating app Jack'd, has released a video which comically asks the question of what it would be like if guys acted the way they do on gay apps.
Russell T Davies: ‘There isn’t enough male nudity on TV’ 33
10:33 AM — Speaking as his new show Cucumber launches on Channel 4, Russell T Davies argues that there isn't enough male nudity on television in the UK.
Homophobic graffiti targets lesbian couple and child days after their house was flooded 5
10:12 AM — A lesbian couple and their teenage daughter in Tasmania were targeted by hateful homophobic graffiti just days after evacuating their home due to flooding.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
‘My Night with Reg’ poster banned by TfL didn’t display nude bum 24
5:32 PM — A poster for the revival of Kevin Elyot's play 'My Night with Reg' which was banned from appearing at London Underground stations for featuring male nudity did not even contain a full bare bottom, it has been revealed.
Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho writes open letter to ‘classist gimp’ Chris Bryant MP 4
11:50 AM — Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho has responded to an incident earlier this week in which Labour MP Chris Bryant was called a "classist gimp" by singer James Blunt.
Macedonia bans same-sex marriages and civil unions 6
10:45 AM — The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has moved to ban same-sex marriage, as well as making it extremely difficult for any future legislation to allow same-sex civil unions to pass.
This Republican Governor’s attempt to put-down Obama failed miserably 14
10:31 AM — As US President Barack Obama took to the stage to make his State of the Union address, this Republican Governor attempted a harsh put down. Unlucky for him it backfired.
SNP to host UK’s ‘largest ever’ LGBT conference 15
9:26 AM — The Scottish National Party (SNP) is set to host what it calls the UK's "largest ever" LGBT conference hosted by a political party.
Robbie Rogers: It is ‘insane’ to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 7
9:09 AM — Out gay footballer Robbie Rogers has spoken out about upcoming World Cups in Qatar and Russia, saying it is "insane" that they are being held there, given their poor records on LGBT rights.
20th January 2015
US: Couple in Florida gay marriage lawsuit to attend State of the Union address 1
5:50 PM — A gay couple who were the first to marry in the US state of Florida when the law changed, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.
This huge crowd gathered to see gay men be thrown to their deaths 35
4:05 PM — Last week PinkNews reported that the Islamic State (ISIS) had released shocking images showing the execution of two men for being gay. Some of the images are too disturbing to be reproduced on PinkNews, even with a warning.
Win a pair of VIP tickets to the Kaleidoscope Trust Annual Gala Dinner
1:42 PM — At the end of January, the Kaleidoscope Trust will hold its 2015 Annual Gala Dinner. Here is your chance to win a pair of tickets to go along!
Billy Crystal: I dislike gratuitous sex on TV, not just between gay people 46
11:15 AM — Billy Crystal has clarified comments he made earlier this week that modern gay storylines on TV shows are “pushing too far”.
90% of Irish Students Union to vote ‘yes’ on same-sex marriage 1
10:11 AM — Ahead of this May's Irish referendum on same-sex marriage, the country's Students Union has announced that 90% of students plan to vote to approve the measure.
Ex-Cardiff football recruiter breaks silence after anti-gay text allegations 5
9:56 AM — A former football boss who resigned after allegations of homophobic texts surfaced has broken his silence, saying "sometimes people do bad things".
19th January 2015
New Zealand: Campaign seeks to expunge historic gay sex convictions 2
4:54 PM — A campaign is under way to have historic gay sex convictions for men in New Zealand expunged.
Turkey’s first ever sheltered housing for trans women opens
4:07 PM — Turkey's first ever sheltered housing project for transgender women has opened in Istanbul.
Telegraph Boss renews campaign to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy in the UK 9
3:16 PM — The Executive Director of the Telegraph Media Group Lord Black, has said the NHS agreeing to stop referring patients to 'gay cure' therapy is a good first step, but vowed to have the practice banned in the UK.