29th September 2014
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.
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
25th September 2014
Stonewall discontinues ‘Bigot of the Year’ for 2014 awards 38
6:24 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has dropped its 'Bigot of the Year' category for its 2014 Stonewall Awards ceremony.
Gay teen says he was forced to wear ‘gaytard’ name tag by his boss 13
5:30 PM — A gay teenager from the US state of South Dakota has said he was made to wear a name badge reading "gaytard" by his boss.
Despite anti-gay rants, Duck Dynasty computer game to get international release 5
4:41 PM — The controversial television reality series Duck Dynasty will soon branch out into the world of gaming, despite a history of anti-gay remarks from one of the show's most prominent stars.
Judge prepares to hear arguments in challenge to Missouri gay marriage ban
3:38 PM — A judge in Kansas City is set to hear arguments in a case challenging the state of Missouri's same-sex marriage ban.
Three arrested following violent Philadelphia assault on a gay couple 3
2:44 PM — Three people have been charged in connection with an attack on a gay couple which took place in Philadelphia, and have all been released on bail.
Re-imagined gay Cinderella story opens at London LGBT theatre
1:22 PM — A new season at the Above the Stag theatre in London's Vauxhall has launched with a gay re-imagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella.
TV station retracts gay ‘list of shame’ featuring Daniel Radcliffe 8
11:06 AM — A TV station which published a gay "list of shame" featuring straight actors Daniel Radcliffe and Cameron Diaz has retracted the article and apologised for any offence caused.
Coronation Street to introduce gay vicar in ‘modern relationship’ storyline 15
10:44 AM — Coronation Street is set to introduce a gay vicar character into Weatherfield.
International Olympic Committee adds anti-discrimination clause to host city contract 10
10:08 AM — Following an international controversy surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has added an anti-discrimination clause to its host city contract.
Canada: Teacher suspended for sticking ‘I’m gay’ sign on student’s back 19
8:46 AM — A secondary school teacher from Langley, British Columbia, has been suspended for sticking a sign on a student's back saying "I'm gay".
24th September 2014
World Bank urged to ensure no LGBT discrimination before issuing £54m loan to Uganda 5
3:01 PM — The World Bank has been warned against proceeding with a $90 million (£54 million) loan to Uganda without taking steps to ensure gay people and women are not discriminated against.
Study finds that guys with bigger bellies make better lovers 30
12:25 PM — A study has claimed that men who have larger stomachs last longer in bed, and are generally better lovers than those without.
Australia: Gay asylum seekers relocated to Papua New Guinea, where it is illegal to be gay 10
10:57 AM — Gay asylum seekers who had originally tried to seek refuge in Australia, may be relocated to Papua New Guinea, where homosexuality is illegal.