2nd October 2014
Elton John and David Furnish to be honoured by Human Rights Campaign 3
9:27 AM — Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are set to be honoured by LGBT rights organisation the Human Rights Campaign.
British metal band Judas Priest told not to make gay references during Russian gig 7
8:52 AM — Legendary British metal band Judas Priest, and its out frontman have spoken out about being told not to make any references to gay rights during a gig in St Petersburg.
1st October 2014
Gay couple told they can’t move into a flat because they are not a ‘regular couple’ 107
5:15 PM — A gay couple looking to find a flat share in London got a shock when they were turned down by prospective flatmates for not being "a regular couple".
London gay arts festival GFEST announces 2014 programme
3:39 PM — The new GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2014 full programme details have been announced and will showcase new visual and performance art works and films from Monday the 10th to Saturday the 22nd November.
Poll finds that same-sex marriage was most popular Tory policy 5
1:55 PM — A new poll has found that more of the British public perceive that the only Conservative policy which has been "good for Britain" is the introduction of same-sex marriage, than think it was bad.
Why are Grindr and Hornet users being auto-redirected to William Hill? 3
12:07 PM — Gay apps like Grindr and Hornet have been criticised by users for auto-redirecting to the William Hill app in the iTunes app store.
US censors accused of homophobia over ‘Pride’ film rating 16
9:41 AM — American censors have been accused of 'outrageous homophobia' over the age rating of film 'Pride'.
30th September 2014
Princess Diana nearly accidentally outed George Michael to a young Prince Harry 6
4:34 PM — Princess Diana came close to accidentally revealing that George Michael is gay before he publicly came out, according to a former royal aide's autobiography.
Nicky Morgan: Homophobic bullying in schools is ‘intolerable and we will stamp it out’ 20
3:49 PM — Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan, who voted against same-sex marriage, has spoken at the Tory Conference to say homophobic bullying in schools is "intolerable", and that the Government will do more to "stamp it out".
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
29th September 2014
Labour MEP questions Commission’s commitment to international LGBT rights. 1
5:12 PM — The Labour MEP for London will today call on the International Cooperation and Development Commissioner designate Nevan Mimica to renew efforts to tackle LGBT issues internationally.
US: Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking up gay marriage cases 1
4:32 PM — All of the Supreme Court justices will today meet privately today in order to discuss whether they should take up cases challenging state same-sex marriage bans.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban case due back in court
1:09 PM — A lawuit challenging the US state of Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is set to resume on Monday.
UK: 16% of people still think gay sex should be illegal 65
10:10 AM — Almost a sixth of British people think gay sex should be illegal, according to a new survey.
US: Most Utahns now realise same-sex marriage wouldn’t affect their families 1
8:51 AM — A poll released today has found that, along with an even spit on the issue of same-sex marriage, a majority of voters in the state of Utah said legalising it wouldn't affect their families.
26th September 2014
Comic legend John Waters brings stand-up show to London for one night only 1
5:36 PM — Legendary director and comedian John Waters will return to London in November, in a new stand-up show accompanying his new book 'Carsick'.
Interview: Entrepreneur Mark Pearson on surrogacy, diversity and working with Gordon Ramsey 1
5:01 PM — Successful online entrepreneur and star of Channel 4's 'Secret Millionaire', Mark Pearson recently caught up with PinkNews to talk about his surrogacy experience in LA, being gay in a kitchen run by Gordon Ramsey and selling his business for £55m.
Azerbaijan: Local news coverage of gay engagement forces couple to go into hiding 1
10:44 AM — After local news outlets reported that a gay couple in Azerbaijan got engaged, they were forced to go into hiding because of the threat of homophobia.
India: Disabled trans woman dies after being pushed from a moving train
10:25 AM — A 22-year-old trans woman has died after being pushed from a moving train by a group of young people.
US: Judge takes up challenge to same-sex marriage ban in Missouri
9:45 AM — A judge has taken up a case brought by ten same-sex couples challenging the state of Missouri's ban on recognising the marriages of gay and lesbian couples performed out of state.