22nd September 2014
Israeli gay club promoter criticised for mock Islamic State execution poster 24
11:19 AM — A popular gay events promoter in Israel has been strongly criticised for using images appearing to mimic recent Islamic State beheading videos.
19th September 2014
Out former soldier James Wharton to apologise for ‘shut down gay saunas’ comments 46
5:27 PM — Out former soldier James Wharton will apologise for controversial comments he made earlier this year, when he called for gay saunas to be shut down.
Alex Salmond to quit as First Minister following referendum result 35
4:25 PM — The First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, has announced that he will quit, following last night's independence referendum.
Oxford councillor claims Rupert Everett sought police protection against ‘PinkNews mafia’ 35
1:52 PM — A councillor and Oxford academic has alleged that PinkNews has a "mafia", and that gay actor Rupert Everett needed police protection after he was placed on its "hit list".
Chile: Clothing brand inexplicably removes ad containing gay kiss and sparks parody 2
11:15 AM — A Chilean clothing company, after promoting an ad featuring a same-sex kiss, has removed it, and replaced it with a toned-down version.
US: Catholic high school coach linked to homophobic beating resigns 29
8:57 AM — A Catholic high school assistant coach has resigned over his part in an attack which injured two gay men.
18th September 2014
Watch: ISIS fighter warns that ‘gays and paedophiles’ teach in ‘infidel’ schools 13
8:42 PM — A video featuring a fighter allegedly with ISIS, the Islamic State, who warns against gays, drug dealers and paedophiles teaching in "infidel countries."
US: Tennessee man buys billboard saying gays are ‘an abomination’ 7
8:25 PM — A man in the US state of Tennessee has organised a billboard in his state which quotes a bible passage which calls homosexuality "an abomination".
Archbishop of Canterbury: I have doubted God in lots of different ways 13
7:54 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said he has doubted God in "lots of different ways".
Homophobic preacher gets drowned out by students at US university 143
6:51 PM — This homophobic preacher visited the campus of the James Madison University in the US state of Virginia two days ago, and probably didn't expect to receive the reception he did.
Watch: t.A.T.u. singer doesn’t mind lesbians, but ‘won’t accept’ gay men 61
6:28 PM — A singer from Russian duo t.A.T.u. has in a bizarre turn of events condemned gay men in a recent interview.
Ben Whishaw cast as lead in new BBC gay spy drama 9
4:07 PM — Out film actor Ben Whishaw has been cast as the lead in an upcoming BBC spy drama 'London Spy'.
This is how Grindr users will vote on Scottish independence 6
3:08 PM — A Tumblr user has polled 655 Grindr users to ascertain how they will vote in today's Scottish independence referendum.
PinkNews.scot launched to mark Scottish independence vote 14
1:45 PM — As Scottish voters take to the polling booths to decide on independence today, PinkNews has launched a new domain bringing together all Scottish content on the site.
PinkNews joins campaign urging for compulsory, inclusive sex education 4
12:18 PM — PinkNews has joined with a coalition of LGBT organisations and campaigners writing to political leaders in the UK to highlight a need for compulsory LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all schools.
Facebook rebuffs drag performers over ‘real name’ crackdown 4
12:04 PM — Despite refusing to change its policy on "real names", Facebook has agreed to temporarily reinstate some drag performers' profiles.
Australian Football League calls off Brunei sponsorship deal 4
11:25 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL) has called off a controversial sponsorship deal with the state-owned Royal Brunei Airlines, over the introduction of a law to allow gay people to be stoned to death.
17th September 2014
PHOTOS: French rugby stars strip off for 15th Dieux du Stade calendar 10
7:12 PM — As the 15th annual Dieux du Stade calendar celebrates its 15th birthday, the new front cover featuring Morgan Parra has been unveiled.
US: Immigration recommends Ugandan gay rights activist for asylum 1
4:40 PM — Immigration officials in the US have advised that a leading Ugandan gay rights activist should be granted asylum.
Australia: Norfolk Island may introduce same-sex marriage this year 2
10:15 AM — Norfolk Island in Australia, could legalise same-sex marriage this year, as plans to introduce legislation have been lodged.