19th February 2014
Exclusive: 70% of gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable 160
11:52 AM — New research exclusively published by PinkNews.co.uk shows 70% of young gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable and exciting.
18th February 2014
Rugby star apologises for ‘faggot’ joke 25
6:40 PM — Welsh rugby union player Tom Isaacs has apologised after saying a rugby analyst looked “like a faggot”.
Edward Snowden pips gay cycling champion to the post for Glasgow Uni rector title 3
5:59 PM — Gay former cycling champion Graeme Obree and gay Scottish Episcopal Rev Kelvin Holdsworth both lost out in the contest to become the new rector of Glasgow University.
South Africa: Court hears alleged killers of gay night club owner used crystal meth
5:23 PM — Three men accused of killing a gay night club owner took crystal meth, a South African court hears.
AB Fab and Rocky Horror star dies aged 67 2
3:57 PM — Christopher Malcolm, best known for playing the long suffering gay divorced husband of Edina Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous, has died.
Gay cycling champion hopes to beat Edward Snowdon in becoming Glasgow University rector
2:34 PM — Retired cycling champion Graeme Obree is standing for the post of student rector at Glasgow University.
Tom Daley’s Splash! faces axe after audience slump 17
1:15 PM — Tom Daley fans may have to contend with seeing less of him on Saturday nights, following reports Splash! is facing the axe.
Two members of Pussy Riot arrested in Sochi
11:28 AM — Two members of the protest group Pussy Riot say they have been arrested in Sochi.
17th February 2014
London: Police urge vigilance after Soho robbery
6:33 PM — Police are appealing for witnesses following a violent robbery in Soho during the early hours on Valentine's Day.
Poll: 76% of NFL players ‘comfortable’ in showering around a gay teammate 9
5:42 PM — A poll by ESPN claims 86% of NFL players surveyed would accept having an openly gay teammate - and that 76% would be comfortable showering around them.
Gay MTV presenter dies suddenly, aged 28
4:41 PM — Matthew Santos, co-host of MTV Canada’s 1 Girl 5 Gays, has died
Chelsea Clinton: LGBT rights remain ‘unfinished business of the 21st century’ 5
4:03 PM — Chelsea Clinton says the battle for LGBT rights still has a long way to go.
Obama applauds gay Missouri football player Michael Sam for coming out 2
2:20 PM — President Barack Obama has praised University of Missouri football player Michael Sam for announcing he is gay ahead of a critical moment in his career.
Campaign against LGBT sexual exploitation to be launched in Brighton 2
1:19 PM — A new campaign aimed at tackling sexual exploitation in the LGBT community is being launched in Brighton next month.
How can the Church of England be ‘welcoming’ when it bans priests from marrying gay people? 14
12:20 PM — A Church of England decision to reiterate its ban on clergy from marrying same-sex couples has angered LGBT Christian campaigners.
Italian transgender former MP arrested over rainbow protest in Sochi 7
11:18 AM — A transgender Italian politician and LGBT campaigner has reportedly been arrested in Sochi for demonstrating against Russia’s anti-gay laws.
Obama tells Ugandan President: Signing anti-gay law would be a huge step backwards 12
10:45 AM — President Barack Obama has warned Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni not to sign the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
13th February 2014
UK: Over 100 MPs and peers write to Uganda’s President urging him to amend anti-gay bill 9
7:30 PM — More than one hundred MPs and peers have signed an open letter to President Yoweri Museveni, calling on him to amend Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
Court orders Texas to recognise marriages of trans people 2
6:29 PM — A district court has ruled that Texas must recognise the marriages of trans people.
New York and Boston mayors plan to boycott St Patrick’s Day parades over ban on gay marchers 38
5:21 PM — The mayors of New York and Boston both plan to snub St Patrick's Day parades in their respective cities because organisers continue to ban gay people from marching.