15th December 2014
Trans Labour candidate writes Sun column to respond to ‘joke’ about her 10
3:16 PM — Labour candidate Emily Brothers has written a response to Rod Liddle in the Sun.
India: Government proposes benefits for trans children 2
2:15 PM — The Indian government has outlined plans for helping families support trans children.
Chelsea Manning’s relatives claim she was ‘tortured’ by US military 6
12:45 PM — British relatives of US whistleblower Chelsea Manning have made claims that she was "tortured" by US authorities.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
14th December 2014
What UKIP’s founder thinks of Farage, and 6 other stories you’ll want to read
8:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
This is what happened when a guy with cerebral palsy took a trip to a gay bar 49
6:13 PM — A man with cerebral palsy has opened up about his first trip to a gay bar.
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
Gay skier: Olympic committee ‘didn’t stand up for human rights’ at Sochi Olympics 10
1:46 PM — Openly gay skier Anja Paerson has claimed the International Olympic Committee failed to stand up for human rights when it allowed the Winter Olympic Games to be held in Russia.
13th December 2014
Transgender Green candidate: There’s a woeful lack of trans politicians 20
6:50 PM — A transgender parliamentary candidate for the Green Party has spoken about the challenges of running for office.
Benjy the gay bull to arrive at sanctuary, after being saved from slaughter
1:51 PM — A gay bull who was rescued from slaughter by the co-creator of the Simpsons will arrive at an animal sanctuary this weekend.
17,000 call on The Sun to apologise for ‘joke’ about blind transgender candidate 14
1:19 PM — Over 17,000 people have signed a petition calling on The Sun to apologise for publishing a column asking how a blind, transgender Labour candidate knew “she was the wrong sex”.
12th December 2014
Magazine apologises to 30-stone man disqualified from Mr Gay UK 4
3:25 PM — A magazine has apologised to a 30-stone man who was disqualified from the Mr Gay UK competition on a technicality.
Dan Savage: Republican Michele Bachmann’s husband is a ‘closet case’ 39
2:58 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has claimed that his 'gaydar' tells him the husband of anti-gay Republican Michele Bachmann is a 'closet case'.
West London Synagogue celebrates religious same-sex weddings 16
2:04 PM — West London Synagogue has carried out its first same-sex weddings since the final regulations governing ceremonies came into place.
Hate group want to amend US Constitution to ‘outlaw’ trans people 11
1:30 PM — American anti-LGBT group Family Research Council have suggested a constitutional amendment to ban legal recognition of trans people.
Sun columnist apologises for ‘joke’ about blind transgender Labour candidate 13
12:46 PM — Sun columnist Rod Liddle has apologised for asking how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 3
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
US Docu-series commissioned about transgender parenting 2
9:27 AM — A television series has been commissioned by a US network about transgender parenting.
11th December 2014
Pope Francis: Parents must support gay children 88
6:00 PM — Pope Francis says the Catholic Church must help parents to stand by their gay children – but that same-sex marriage “never crossed the minds” of bishops when they gathered at the Vatican in October.
Gambian President attends rally with protesters declaring: ‘Homosexuality is forbidden in Islam’ 29
5:15 PM — The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has attended a mass rally against homosexuality in the country’s capital Banjul.