9th September 2014
EA to issue fix for ban on the word ‘gay’ in Sims 4 character names 6
12:20 PM — Electronic Arts (EA) has said it will issue a fix for an issue which prevents users of the Sims 4 from using gay, lesbian and bisexual name references in character names.
First gay clergy member to marry in UK sues Church of England after sacking 41
12:04 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has begun legal proceedings against the Church of England.
US: Democrats call for end of gay blood ban 7
10:59 AM — Democrats in the US have called for the Obama administration to end a ban on gay men donating blood, tissue and organs.
Finland: Tom of Finland stamps are best selling ever 12
9:55 AM — A range of Tom of Finland stamps has launched in Finland to commemorate the “proud homoeroticism” of the influential gay artist, and has been the best selling in the country's history.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
8th September 2014
US: City Council to consider allowing same-sex domestic partner benefits 2
7:04 PM — The City Council in Winston-Salem is to consider whether or not to allow benefits to the domestic partners of same-sex couples.
US: Federal appeals court to hear three states’ gay marriage cases 1
6:35 PM — A federal appeals court will today hear arguments on the same-sex marriage bans in three US states - Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada.
New York Gay Men’s Chorus opens Joan Rivers funeral
5:05 PM — As a host of stars gathered to mourn the late comedian Joan Rivers, the New York Gay Men's Chorus and Hugh Jackman were among those to perform.
Submit your questions for Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt 14
1:40 PM — Stonewall Chief Executive Ruth Hunt has agreed to take part in a Q&A with PinkNews readers - so here is your chance to submit your questions.
US: Lesbian couple marry after 72 years together 20
12:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Iowa have married, after being together for 72 years.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan urges football clubs to support rainbow laces 11
4:58 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan has said urged football clubs to show their support for Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
UK: Paramedic who pretended to be gay jailed for raping women 3
4:44 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been jailed for 12 years.
Bollywood star: The UK must stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad 24
12:23 PM — A Bollywood star has called on the UK to do more to stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad.
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.
Russian blogger accused of starting a ‘gay terrorist underworld’ by security services 8
9:39 AM — A Russian blogger says he was accused of creating a "gay terrorist underworld", by security services.
US: Arizona man fighting same-sex marriage ban dies 5
9:07 AM — A man in the US state of Arizona who had asked a judge to recognise his marriage due to terminal illness, has died.
Preview: RED HOT calendar tackles ‘desexualisation’ of gingers 38
8:40 AM — Images from the newest RED HOT calendar have been released, which aims to dispel the "desexualisation" of gingers.
4th September 2014
Joan Rivers dies in New York aged 81 32
8:19 PM — US comedian Joan Rivers died today at age 81 after being rushed into hospital last week.
US: Senior GOP spokesman comes out as gay 15
5:19 PM — A former senior spokesman for the US Republican Party has come out as gay in an editorial published on Thursday.