23rd January 2015
Australia: NSW’s first out gay MP Paul O’Grady dies aged 54 1
3:53 PM — The first out gay MP in New South Wales Paul O'Grady, has died aged 54.
Britain flies flags at half-mast for anti-gay late Saudi King 31
1:48 PM — Tributes have been paid to the late King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who has died, with flags being flown at half mast on UK Government buildings in tribute.
Bakery which refused to make ‘God hates gays’ cake faces lawsuit 40
12:01 PM — A bakery in the US state of Colorado faces a lawsuit after refusing to make a cake saying "God hates gays".
Amazon makes all ‘Transparent’ episodes free for one day only
11:22 AM — Amazon Prime is to make all episodes of its hit series 'Transparent' free for one day only.
Can you guess which of these images TfL claimed did not contain ‘nudity or semi-nudity’ 20
11:14 AM — Amid a controversy over a banned poster for a production of Kevin Elyot's play 'My NIght with Reg', Transport for London (TfL) has deemed some ads featuring almost naked men appropriate, and others not.
22nd January 2015
PHOTO: James Franco kisses Zachary Quinto in ex-gay biopic ‘Michael’ 8
10:20 PM — The first photo of James Franco and Zachary Quinto sharing a kiss has been revealed from the upcoming ex-gay biopic 'Michael'.
Congratulations! Tory MP Mike Freer and partner Angelo convert their civil partnership to marriage 3
6:50 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer and his civil partner Angelo Crolla today celebrated as they converted their civil partnership to marriage.
Lithuanian MP slammed for saying gay group would face Charlie Hebdo style massacre 26
6:33 PM — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have condemned comments by a Lithuanian MP who warned a gay group that they may face a massacre similar to events which recently took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
WATCH: What would it be like if guys acted the same in real life as they do on gay apps? 10
1:11 PM — Gay dating app Jack'd, has released a video which comically asks the question of what it would be like if guys acted the way they do on gay apps.
Russell T Davies: ‘There isn’t enough male nudity on TV’ 33
10:33 AM — Speaking as his new show Cucumber launches on Channel 4, Russell T Davies argues that there isn't enough male nudity on television in the UK.
Homophobic graffiti targets lesbian couple and child days after their house was flooded 5
10:12 AM — A lesbian couple and their teenage daughter in Tasmania were targeted by hateful homophobic graffiti just days after evacuating their home due to flooding.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
‘My Night with Reg’ poster banned by TfL didn’t display nude bum 24
5:32 PM — A poster for the revival of Kevin Elyot's play 'My Night with Reg' which was banned from appearing at London Underground stations for featuring male nudity did not even contain a full bare bottom, it has been revealed.
Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho writes open letter to ‘classist gimp’ Chris Bryant MP 4
11:50 AM — Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho has responded to an incident earlier this week in which Labour MP Chris Bryant was called a "classist gimp" by singer James Blunt.
Macedonia bans same-sex marriages and civil unions 6
10:45 AM — The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has moved to ban same-sex marriage, as well as making it extremely difficult for any future legislation to allow same-sex civil unions to pass.
This Republican Governor’s attempt to put-down Obama failed miserably 14
10:31 AM — As US President Barack Obama took to the stage to make his State of the Union address, this Republican Governor attempted a harsh put down. Unlucky for him it backfired.
SNP to host UK’s ‘largest ever’ LGBT conference 15
9:26 AM — The Scottish National Party (SNP) is set to host what it calls the UK's "largest ever" LGBT conference hosted by a political party.
Robbie Rogers: It is ‘insane’ to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 7
9:09 AM — Out gay footballer Robbie Rogers has spoken out about upcoming World Cups in Qatar and Russia, saying it is "insane" that they are being held there, given their poor records on LGBT rights.
20th January 2015
US: Couple in Florida gay marriage lawsuit to attend State of the Union address 1
5:50 PM — A gay couple who were the first to marry in the US state of Florida when the law changed, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.
This huge crowd gathered to see gay men be thrown to their deaths 35
4:05 PM — Last week PinkNews reported that the Islamic State (ISIS) had released shocking images showing the execution of two men for being gay. Some of the images are too disturbing to be reproduced on PinkNews, even with a warning.