23rd May 2014
US: Philadelphia mayor to perform same-sex weddings 1
12:01 AM — As of Friday, the Mayor in the US city of Philadelphia will perform same-sex weddings at City Hall.
22nd May 2014
US: White House gathering officially launches Harvey Milk stamps 1
11:26 PM — A gathering took place at the White House on Thursday to officially launch a range of stamps featuring late gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
Eight of the most homophobic things UKIP candidates and supporters have said 19
10:01 PM — As many took to the polls at the European and local elections today, PinkNews took some time to reminisce on the top eight most homophobic things said by UKIP supporters and candidates over recent years.
Lady Gaga asks Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst to support her on tour 16
8:10 PM — Lady Gaga has asked Eurovision Song Contest Winner Conchita Wurst along for her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour, according to reports.
US: Only two states now have unchallenged same-sex marriage bans 1
8:02 PM — As Montana same-sex couples have challenged a same-sex marriage ban there, only two states in the US now have same-sex marriage bans unchallenged in court.
Video: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson goes on new homophobic rant 12
7:53 PM — TV personality Phil Robertson has gone on another homophobic rant, after causing controversy last year by making anti-gay comments in an interview with GQ.
Study claims that the presence of bad smells make people more opposed to gay marriage 12
7:40 PM — The results of a new study have claimed that the presence of disgusting smells cause people to hold more conservative views, including being more likely to oppose same-sex marriage.
Watch: Cornetto ad shows unlikely pairing in lesbian love story 3
5:52 PM — Ice cream brand Cornetto explores an unlikely pairing between a lines umpire and a tennis star in a sweet advert.
Harvey Milk Day celebrates birthday of late gay rights activist 2
4:47 PM — Today marks Harvey Milk Day, a celebration of the life of murdered gay rights activists.
Oscar winning actress: ‘It is repugnant to even ask whether gay people should have equal rights’ 22
3:20 PM — Greek American Oscar winning actress Olympia Dukakis has spoken in support of equality, saying it is "offensive and repugnant" to even ask whether LGBT people should have equal rights.
London’s Manbar regains entertainment licence following noise complaint
1:51 PM — A bar in London's Soho has regained its entertainment licence, after it lost an appeal at a noise complaint hearing.
Church patriarch: ‘God sent Balkan floods because Conchita Wurst is too wild’ 57
12:20 PM — The patriarchs of the Serbian Orthodox church and of Montenegro have blamed devastating floods in the Balkans on Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, saying "God sent the rains as a reminder that people should not join the wild side."
21st May 2014
US: Four couples challenge Montana’s ban on same-sex marriage 1
7:50 PM — Four Montana couples filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday.
Poll finds that 55% of Americans approve of same-sex marriage 2
7:37 PM — According to a new poll, support for same-sex marriage in the US is at its highest ever at 55%.
US: Gay couples flock to register to marry after judge deems Pennsylvania ban unconstitutional 1
7:12 PM — Gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Pennsylvania have rushed to obtain marriage licences, as a judge struck down its same-sex marriage ban.
Church of Scotland edges closer to allowing gay ministers with General Assembly vote 4
6:51 PM — The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has voted in favour of a proposal which could eventually lead to the ordination of ministers in civil partnerships.
Boy Scouts of America lowers age limit for programs, affecting openly gay youth members 9
5:37 PM — In a move which will impact on openly gay youth members over the age of 18, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has reduced its age of eligibility for youth programs down from 21.
Facebook admits ‘mistake’ in suspending user for lesbian kiss photo 8
11:34 AM — Amid a controversy after an Italian user was blocked for uploading a photo of a lesbian kiss, Facebook has admitted it made a "mistake".
20th May 2014
US: Pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban struck down 3
7:42 PM — In a ruling made on Tuesday a federal judge deemed Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
US: Pennsylvania counties ready to issue same-sex marriage licences if court rules in favour
6:58 PM — Counties in the US state of Pennsylvania have announced they are ready to immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the state, should a ruling, expected today, allow it.