17th December 2014
Church of England to announce name of first female bishop 1
9:51 AM — The Church of England looks set, in an historic move, to appoint its first female bishop.
WATCH: Ian McKellen narrates trailer for film to tackle homophobia in sport
9:10 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has lent his voice to the trailer for the trailer of this short film, which aims to tackle the issue of homophobia in sport.
16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 33
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Commons Speaker calls for LGBT equality at Chanukah celebration 3
5:57 PM — The Speaker of the House of Commons has called for LGBT rights at a Chanukah celebration in Parliament this evening.
Northern Ireland is now the only place in the UK where gays can’t marry 49
4:39 PM — As the first same-sex wedding ceremonies took place in Scotland today, and many others gave notice to marry on New Year's Eve, Northern Ireland became the only place in the UK where gay and lesbian couples can't tie the knot.
PinkNews’ top 11 Jewish gay and lesbian icons
2:43 PM — As we prepare for the Chanukah festival to begin this evening, we figure now is best time to recount some of the most fabulous and influential Jewish gay personalities to date.
Conchita Wurst among top global search terms of 2014 1
12:49 PM — Austria's Eurovision winning drag star Conchita Wurst has apparently attracted a lot of attention this year - appearing as one of the world's most Googled terms.
US swimming star comes out as gay: ‘I have accepted who I am’ 14
12:09 PM — A US swimming champion has come out as gay, describing himself as the "king of the double life", but saying "I have come to accept who I am".
Nick Clegg approves of face-sitting protests and says porn ban has gone ‘too far’ 12
10:48 AM — The Deputy Prime Minister has offered his backing to protests against a new ban on UK porn production, during which demonstrators sat on each others' faces.
15th December 2014
Russian politician stalks local gay clubs to crack down on ‘gay sex on stage’ 18
6:06 PM — A Russian politician has spearheaded a raid on a gay club allegedly because a number of parents said their teenagers were trapped inside.
Student gives excellent answer when school asks ‘how should we punish gays?’ 14
5:50 PM — When a school in Korea asked its students in a survey on how it should punish gay kids, one gave a strong answer which may surprise you.
Mail criticises Nicky Morgan for meeting naked rowers at PinkNews Awards 14
4:03 PM — Nicky Morgan has been criticised by the Daily Mail for attending the PinkNews Awards 2014 and presenting an award to the Warwick Rowers.
Meet the gay football team stripping off for good causes 24
3:31 PM — Meet the Yorkshire Terriers, a gay football team to become the latest to strip off in a bid to raise funds for charity.
Spain: Gay couple hospitalised after ‘Neo-Nazi’ attack 2
11:55 AM — A gay couple in Madrid were attacked by a group for "Neo-Nazis" on Friday, and one of them hospitalised.
US: Pastor gets death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
10:45 AM — A pastor in the US state of Kansas has said she won't give in to death threats she has received for officiating at same-sex marriages in the state.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
French far-right party leader accused of appointing ‘gay lobby’ 12
10:05 AM — The leader of France's far-right Front National party has been accused of appointing a "gay lobby" to surround herself.
12th December 2014
Obama and Harry Styles ‘had sex’ tabloid turns out to be photoshopped
5:01 PM — A tabloid newspaper cover from the US which claimed to state that President Obama and Harry Styles "had sex". has been revealed to be a convincing photoshop job.
‘Face sitting’ protest takes place at Parliament against porn ban 11
4:45 PM — A protest took place at Westminster today against new rules which ban the depiction of certain sex acts on porn produced in the UK.
Ex-gay poster boy: My homosexuality is a ‘beautiful gift from God’ 29
4:03 PM — A man who, as a child, appeared on a number of 'Ex-gay' adverts, has said him being gay is a "beautiful gift from God".