17th September 2014
US: Immigration recommends Ugandan gay rights activist for asylum 1
4:40 PM — Immigration officials in the US have advised that a leading Ugandan gay rights activist should be granted asylum.
Australia: Norfolk Island may introduce same-sex marriage this year 2
10:15 AM — Norfolk Island in Australia, could legalise same-sex marriage this year, as plans to introduce legislation have been lodged.
16th September 2014
Alex Salmond: I am delighted a majority of LGBT voters support independence 85
6:56 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said he is "delighted" at the results of a PinkNews poll which found that 54% of the Scottish LGBT community intends to vote Yes in Thursday's independence referendum.
London men strip off for calendar in aid of LGBT forum 5
6:25 PM — The 2015 'Brief Moments' calendar has launched, and aims to raise money for an LGBT forum in the London Borough of Sutton.
Dean of St Albans shortlisted to become first out Bishop 21
5:54 PM — The Dean of St Albans, Dr Jeffrey John, who is the Church of England's most senior out cleric, has now been shortlisted to become a Diocesan Bishop.
Symantec removes ‘Sexual Orientation’ firewall category following PinkNews report 3
4:39 PM — Firewall provider Symantec has again announced that it is removing a firewall category which blocks LGBT sites such as PinkNews, following complaints.
UK: Man won’t face charges over ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 22
3:44 PM — A man who was reported to police for posting homophobic leaflets through peoples' doors will not face charges, local police have confirmed.
Homophobia investigation into Rugby League star dropped 6
2:22 PM — An investigation into a Rugby League star who was accused for a second time of using homophobic language, has been dropped due to "insufficient evidence".
US: Florida Attorney General to fight to stop gay couples from divorcing 17
12:37 PM — As well as fighting to keep her state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Florida Attorney General has said she also intends to stop gay couples married out of state from divorcing.
US: Wisconsin gay marriage ban strike-down needs Supreme Court ruling 2
12:16 PM — A federal appeals court on Monday put on hold a ruling which struck down the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, waiting for the US Supreme Court to rule.
Australia: Victoria to erase historic consensual gay sex convictions 1
11:40 AM — Gay citizens of the Australian state of Victoria convicted for consensual homosexual acts will soon have their criminal records erased.
15th September 2014
Mayor of Paris: I am delighted that two thousand gay couples have married here 8
6:02 PM — The Mayor of Paris has celebrated the 2000th same-sex marriage having taken place in her city, saying she is "delighted".
Rugby League star accused for a second time of homophobia wants situation dealt with 17
5:20 PM — The Rugby League star who is being investigated for allegedly using a homophobic slur against another player, following a suspension for the same thing, has addressed the incident.
MEPs condemn Belgrade attack on gay rights activist 3
4:51 PM — MEPs have condemned an attack on a tourist in Belgrade who was visiting an LGBT rights conference.
Semi-pro footballer: ‘Every club I’ve been at has known I’m gay’ 1
3:55 PM — A semi-professional footballer who publicly came out as gay in January, has said every club he has been at has known that he is gay.
US: Minnesota Vikings reinstate coach after homophobia ban 1
8:57 AM — NFL team the Minnesota Vikings have reinstated a coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur.
12th September 2014
US: Indiana recognises second out-of-state same-sex marriage
5:45 PM — The US state of Indiana has agreed to recognise a second out-of-state same-sex marriage.
Demand for Rainbow Laces passes 100,000 4
5:14 PM — With just over 48 hours to go until the football fixtures will kick off this weekend, the demand for rainbow laces had passed 100,000 requests.
Watch: Straight guy get emotional after gay teen was disowned by family 4
4:48 PM — A straight YouTuber has been moved to tears after defending a gay teenager who was kicked out after he came out as gay to his parents.
Man who was electrocuted to ‘cure’ him of being gay to meet World Health Organisation 1
4:06 PM — A man may have taken a step closer to having the practice of gay “cure” therapy banned in China, as he has secured a meeting with the World Health Organisation (WHO).