8th September 2014
New York Gay Men’s Chorus opens Joan Rivers funeral
5:05 PM — As a host of stars gathered to mourn the late comedian Joan Rivers, the New York Gay Men's Chorus and Hugh Jackman were among those to perform.
Submit your questions for Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt 14
1:40 PM — Stonewall Chief Executive Ruth Hunt has agreed to take part in a Q&A with PinkNews readers - so submit your questions.
US: Lesbian couple marry after 72 years together 20
12:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Iowa have married, after being together for 72 years.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan urges football clubs to support rainbow laces 11
4:58 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan has said urged football clubs to show their support for Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
UK: Paramedic who pretended to be gay jailed for raping women 3
4:44 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been jailed for 12 years.
Bollywood star: The UK must stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad 24
12:23 PM — A Bollywood star has called on the UK to do more to stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad.
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.
Russian blogger accused of starting a ‘gay terrorist underworld’ by security services 8
9:39 AM — A Russian blogger says he was accused of creating a "gay terrorist underworld", by security services.
US: Arizona man fighting same-sex marriage ban dies 5
9:07 AM — A man in the US state of Arizona who had asked a judge to recognise his marriage due to terminal illness, has died.
Preview: RED HOT calendar tackles ‘desexualisation’ of gingers 30
8:40 AM — Images from the newest RED HOT calendar have been released, which aims to dispel the "desexualisation" of gingers.
4th September 2014
Joan Rivers dies in New York aged 81 32
8:19 PM — US comedian Joan Rivers died today at age 81 after being rushed into hospital last week.
US: Senior GOP spokesman comes out as gay 15
5:19 PM — A former senior spokesman for the US Republican Party has come out as gay in an editorial published on Thursday.
Watch: TV host accidentally ask Downton Abbey star if he has gay sex for roles 22
4:55 PM — Good Morning Britain host Susanna Reid caused hysterics this morning on the show, as she accidentally implied that a Downton Abbey actor had sex with men to be cast in Hollywood roles.
Tory MP to introduce motion to stop discrimination against gay men donating blood 23
3:53 PM — Conservative MP Michael Fabricant will next month introduce legislation calling for an end to discrimination against men who have sex with men giving blood.
Sky Sports reporter finds support in footballers after coming out as gay 29
11:11 AM — A Sky Sports reporter has said he has received messages of support from many footballers and managers after coming out as gay in a magazine interview.
Gay marriage supporters to appeal ruling upholding Louisiana ban 1
9:33 AM — Advocates of same-sex marriage are planning to appeal against a ruling which upheld the US state of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage.
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
Anti-gay Ugandan Speaker dropped from London conference 24
8:28 AM — The homophobic Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament has been dropped from an event taking place in London this month, following complaints by human rights campaigners.
3rd September 2014
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson condemns ‘lesbo’ tweets as ‘unacceptable’ 30
4:55 PM — The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland Ruth Davidson, has responded to homophobic comments on social media during a debate on independence last night to say she hopes young people know they shouldn't accept hate.