23rd September 2014
People across the world mark Bi Visibility Day 9
1:15 PM — Organisations and individuals are today celebrating Bi Visibility Day, an initiative created to celebrate bisexuality and diversity within the LGBT community.
Watch: t.A.T.u. singer apologise for saying she ‘condemns’ gays… kind of 45
11:41 AM — One member of Russian band t.A.T.u. has now apparently apologised for saying that she "would condemn" her son if he was gay, on a recent talk show.
London protest planned against Gambian anti-gay law 6
10:16 AM — A protest has been planned for Wednesday against a new Gambian law which would make “aggravated homosexuality” publishable by life imprisonment.
Children’s nurse sacked for tweeting that Rihanna looks like ‘a borderline lesbian’ 12
9:43 AM — A children's nurse was sacked for posting offensive comments about gay people, Islam and disabled people on social media.
Croatia: Former prison island deemed ‘perfect’ for gay tourists 14
8:55 AM — A former prison island compared to the US's Guantanamo Bay, has been recommended for use by gay tourists, as they could be there "without anyone bothering them."
US poll: Drop in support for same-sex marriage may be ‘anomaly’ 10
8:42 AM — Analysts have warned that a new survey which found that support for same-sex marriage had dropped by five percentile points may just ben an "anomaly".
US: District judge rules Louisiana gay marriage ban is unconstitutional 1
8:24 AM — A district judge in the US state of Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
22nd September 2014
Egyptian men due in court after arrest for ‘gay marriage’ video
6:39 PM — Men arrested for taking part in a mock same-sex wedding in Egypt are due in court on Tuesday.
Update: ‘Real Name Police’ Twitter account targeting drag artists gets suspended
6:04 PM — A Twitter account named the 'Real Name Police' which targeted drag performers on Facebook, calling on followers to report accounts to the social networking site which do not use legal names, has now been suspended.
‘Real Name Police’ targets ‘pervert’ drag performers on Facebook
5:51 PM — A Twitter account named the 'Real Name Police' has targeted drag performers on Facebook, calling on followers to report accounts to the social networking site which do not use legal names.
Qatar may lose 2022 World Cup over temperature concerns 6
4:48 PM — Following multiple campaigns to have the 2022 World Cup removed from Qatar due to the country's anti-gay laws, the competition may not take place there, over temperature concerns.
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3:50 PM — PinkNews is currently welcoming applications for our journalism work experience scheme based at our London office.
Study aims to find prevalence of homophobia in New Zealand sports 1
12:41 PM — A study has been launched into the prevalence of homophobia in sports in New Zealand, and how the country compares to the rest of the world.
Israeli gay club promoter criticised for mock Islamic State execution poster 24
11:19 AM — A popular gay events promoter in Israel has been strongly criticised for using images appearing to mimic recent Islamic State beheading videos.
19th September 2014
Out former soldier James Wharton to apologise for ‘shut down gay saunas’ comments 51
5:27 PM — Out former soldier James Wharton will apologise for controversial comments he made earlier this year, when he called for gay saunas to be shut down.
Alex Salmond to quit as First Minister following referendum result 35
4:25 PM — The First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, has announced that he will quit, following last night's independence referendum.
Oxford councillor claims Rupert Everett sought police protection against ‘PinkNews mafia’ 35
1:52 PM — A councillor and Oxford academic has alleged that PinkNews has a "mafia", and that gay actor Rupert Everett needed police protection after he was placed on its "hit list".
Chile: Clothing brand inexplicably removes ad containing gay kiss and sparks parody 2
11:15 AM — A Chilean clothing company, after promoting an ad featuring a same-sex kiss, has removed it, and replaced it with a toned-down version.
US: Catholic high school coach linked to homophobic beating resigns 29
8:57 AM — A Catholic high school assistant coach has resigned over his part in an attack which injured two gay men.
18th September 2014
Watch: ISIS fighter warns that ‘gays and paedophiles’ teach in ‘infidel’ schools 15
8:42 PM — A video featuring a fighter allegedly with ISIS, the Islamic State, who warns against gays, drug dealers and paedophiles teaching in "infidel countries."