23rd October 2014
Equalities Minister Nick Boles commends Jewish Masorti approval of same-sex marriage
4:56 PM — The Minister for Skills and Equalities Nick Boles has commended the Jewish Masorti for its announcement that it will now approve of same-sex marriages.
Video released of cattle-prod wielding attackers of Londoner they met on Grindr 5
2:09 PM — Police have issued new CCTV foota of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
Police: Man burgled by cattle prod-wielding assailants he met on Grindr 10
10:13 AM — Police have issued CCTV images of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
US: Gay rights group receives $3 million donation 2
9:55 AM — A gay rights group has received a $3 million donation from the estate one of the group's late founders.
US: Officials in three states refuse to perform same-sex marriages despite ruling 29
9:43 AM — Despite a ruling to strike down their same-sex marriage bans, officials in three US states are refusing to issue marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
Sodomy charges against two Ugandans dropped 6
8:21 AM — A court in Uganda has dropped sodomy charges against two LGBT Ugandans arrested in January.
22nd October 2014
US: Formerly defrocked pastor who married his gay son to go to appeal 9
11:47 AM — A Methodist pastor who was defrocked after he preceded over his gay son's wedding, but later re-ordained, will this week discover whether he can remain so.
21st October 2014
US: Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Wyoming 12
5:46 PM — Same-sex marriage has been legalised in the US state of Wyoming, after officials filed a notice saying they would not continue to defend a law banning it.
US: Wyoming set to allow same-sex marriages 1
4:14 PM — The US state of Wyoming is set to become the latest state to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Tory MP ‘offended’ by the idea of sex education being taught in schools 25
3:20 PM — A Tory MP has argued that the idea of sex education in school "offended" him, and that it should not be taught in schools.
X Factor contestant: Girls are put off dating me because my mum is gay 25
2:27 PM — A contestant on the current season of the X Factor has opened up about his mother coming out as gay when he was younger, and dealing with people who didn't understand.
Top London uni loses £22k sports funding over homophobic leaflets 46
10:30 AM — A leading accountancy company has cancelled £22,000 of funding to the London School of Economics (LSE) after its now disbanded rugby team handed out leaflets accused of being homophobic.
20th October 2014
Russian activist who nailed his testicles to floor has now cut off his ear lobe 25
6:08 PM — A Russian performance artist and activist who previously nailed his testicles to the cobbles in Moscow's Red Square, has now cut off his ear lobe atop the roof of a psychiatric institution.
Anti-gay group protests to ban straight shirtless boy band in stilettos 12
4:42 PM — An anti-gay group has protested to block a boy band from performing in Kyrgyzstan despite that it currently has no gay members.
Stephen Gately’s family to re-open investigation into his death 11
10:24 AM — The family of late Boyzone star Stephen Gately have announced they plan to hire a private investigator to look into the circumstances surrounding his death.
London: Bus driver tells gay couple to stop kissing or get off 66
8:30 AM — Transport for London are investigating after a gay couple said they were told to stop kissing or get off the bus after a homophobic rant by its driver.
17th October 2014
US: Federal government to recognise same-sex marriages in 7 new states 2
6:46 PM — The US federal government is set to recognise marriages between gay and lesbian couples in seven new states.
English Democrat chair celebrates ‘rumour’ that Diane Abbott has Ebola 29
5:08 PM — A regional chair of the English Democrats has made a post on Facebook celebrating a "rumour" that Labour MP Diane Abbott had contracted Ebola.
EXCLUSIVE Crime Minister: Police haven’t paid enough attention to homophobia and transphobia 22
4:50 PM — Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker has spoken to PinkNews about how he thinks hate crimes are under-reported, and that anti-gay and anti-trans crimes have "not been given the rigorous attention" they need by police.
Naked gay Orthodox priests strip off again for 2015 calendar 11
3:21 PM — The Orthodox Calendar has returned, with men who may or may not be Orthodox priests posing in compromising positions.