21st January 2015
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.
NHS England agrees to stop referring people to ‘gay cure’ therapy 13
12:15 PM — Staff of the NHS in England have been instructed not to facilitate access to gay "cure" therapy.
Colin Farrell: I support same-sex marriage in Ireland ‘with every fibre of my being’ 15
10:50 AM — Hollywood actor Colin Farrell has reiterated strong support for same-sex marriage in Ireland, saying he supports it "with every fibre of my being".
17th January 2015
Lord Cashman: When my husband was dying I contemplated suicide 5
11:19 AM — Speaking in the House of Lords this week, Lord Cashman said when his partner was dying of cancer, the peer contemplated killing himself.
16th January 2015
Pope Francis: Same-sex marriage ‘disfigures God’s plan for creation’ 243
5:56 PM — Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage, saying those who support it are attempting "redefine the very institution of marriage".
Mail columnist compares his opposition to Stephen Fry’s engagement to Charlie Hebdo shootings 64
4:22 PM — A Daily Mail columnist has compared his own opposition to Stephen Fry's engagement to opposition to Charlie Hebdo magazine's opposition to organised religion.
Kiss-in protest to take place at Vienna café where lesbians kicked out for kissing 6
3:21 PM — A kiss-in protest is set to take place today at a Vienna café where a lesbian couple were kicked out after they shared a kiss.
Camden’s Black Cap may shrink in proposed redevelopment 8
12:33 PM — Iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap may face a drastic downsizing if proposed redevelopments go ahead.