25th January 2015
Westlife singer Mark Feehily now sells coffee from a van 16
5:03 PM — Openly gay Westlife singer Mark Feehily has embarked on a new business venture - setting up his own catering van.
Student athletes tackle homophobia with ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign 4
3:01 PM — Student athletes at Duke University are taking part in a powerful campaign to challenge homophobia, transphobia, and other prejudice.
UKIP General Secretary: If you love shemales, come to the UK 33
11:39 AM — Recordings have emerged of UKIP General Secretary Matthew Richardson using a slur to refer to transgender women.
23rd January 2015
Transgender worker ‘sacked’ for using female toilets 10
2:56 PM — A trans woman has alleged she was sacked by an employer because she refused to stop using the women's toilets.
Green Party LGBTIQ group condemns candidate after transgender row 90
12:52 PM — The Green Party's LGBTIQ group has spoken out against one of the party's candidates, after he made a number of controversial comments about trans people.
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.
22nd January 2015
Green candidate apologises for offending trans people 31
5:25 PM — Green Party candidate Rupert Read has apologised "unreservedly" to anyone offended by his tweets about trans people.
Catholics and Evangelicals join forces to ‘fight’ same-sex marriage 78
4:48 PM — US Catholic and Evangelical leaders are to publish a statement about the "threat" of same-sex marriage.
Only 13 US states give trans students the right to use the correct toilet 12
4:23 PM — Across the United States, the issue of education rights for trans students is becoming a bigger issue
Green Party candidate accused of transphobia 51
1:42 PM — Cambridge Green Party parliamentary candidate Rupert Read has been accused of allying with anti-trans feminists.
WATCH: What would it be like if guys acted the same in real life as they do on gay apps? 9
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.
North Carolina Democratic candidate calls trans opponent a ‘man’ 3
11:23 AM — A candidate to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party has apologised for calling her trans opponent a 'man'.
Sacked trans police officer sues US city 3
10:54 AM — Trans woman Francesca Quaranta is suing a Connecticut city for firing her after she came out as trans.
21st January 2015
Republican site: Michael Sam and his ‘boy toy’ should go to Iraq and challenge ISIS 24
5:39 PM — A popular Republican website has claimed that NFL player Michael Sam and his fiancé should go to Iraq and confront ISIS.
Actor tells Indian trans community: ‘Don’t get offended’
4:36 PM — An transgender actor from controversial Tamil film 'I' has spoken out, telling trans protesters to not be offended.
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 6
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.
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
20th January 2015
Hammersmith and Fulham deny plans to close domestic violence shelter
5:00 PM — Hammersmith and Fulham council have clarified their plans regarding London's only domestic violence shelter for gay and bisexual men.
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.