3rd November 2014
New Zealand: Justice Minister to push for expunging ‘grossly wrong’ historical gay sex convictions 4
11:34 AM — New Zealand Justice Minister Amy Adams has said wiping historical gay sex convictions "would be a good thing to do."
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
Russian actor who called for gays to be put in ovens blacklisted from Estonia 1
11:07 AM — Estonia has become the third country to ban the Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin after he made anti-gay comments, following Latvia and Ukraine.
2nd November 2014
Ellen DeGeneres turns straight, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
UKIP candidate posts map claiming people from London are ‘cosmopolitan poofters’ 47
5:27 PM — A UKIP politician who is set to run for parliament next year is under fire, after he posted a comedy map on his Facebook page referring to people from London as 'cosmopolitan poofters'.
Liberal Democrats ‘more submissive’ during sex 11
4:31 PM — Liberal Democrats are seen as more likely to be submissive during sex, according to research.
Sol Campbell: I nearly quit football over gay rumours and racism 3
3:45 PM — Former England footballer Sol Campbell has revealed that he nearly quit the sport over rumours about his sexuality and jibes about his race.
Pictures: Here’s everyone who won at the PinkNews awards 2
2:43 PM — The second annual PinkNews Awards took place this week. We break down the winners.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Gay codebreaker Alan Turing should be on a banknote 4
11:57 AM — Benedict Cumberbatch has called for gay codebreaking hero Alan Turing to be put on a banknote.
Sir Ian McKellen slams England manager who thinks he’s never met a gay player 8
11:31 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has rebuked England manager Roy Hodgson, after he claimed he didn't know any players who might come out as gay.
1st November 2014
Funeral held for transgender woman murdered by husband in Australia 4
5:41 PM — An Indonesian transgender woman who was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own husband has finally been laid to rest.
Scotland: Rights groups call for recognition of legal third gender 3
3:44 PM — The Equality Network and Scottish Transgender Alliance have launched a campaign calling for the creation of a legal third gender in Scotland.
Baseball star Torii Hunter endorses Republican to ‘keep marriage between a man and a woman’ 11
1:28 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter has cited opposition to same-sex marriage as a reason to back an Arkansas Republican candidate.
Red Cross drops volunteer who held one-man protest against same-sex marriage 34
12:35 PM — The British Red Cross has dismissed a Wakefield volunteer who held a one-man protest on the day same-sex weddings began.
Conchita Wurst to perform for the United Nations next week 1
11:39 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst will perform for the United Nations, it has been announced.
31st October 2014
Neil Patrick Harris wins Halloween with adorable family costumes 25
10:47 PM — We recap the out actor's adorable tradition of family-themed Halloween costumes.
Russia 2018 World Cup logo announced despite calls for boycott over anti-gay law 11
6:16 PM — Despite calls for the competition to be removed from Russia due to the country's anti-gay laws, the 2018 FIFA World Cup logo has been announced.
WATCH: Nicky Morgan presents PinkNews Award to the naked rowers 1
5:18 PM — Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities this week attended the second annual PinkNews Awards and presented an award to the naked rowers.
US: West Hollywood to design AIDS monument honouring those who lost their lives
4:13 PM — The local council for the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles has hired an artist to design an AIDS memorial to remember the more than 650,000 Americans who lost their lives throughout the epidemic.
Bishop of Oxford: I want to be able to affirm gay relationships 14
3:47 PM — The Bishop of Oxford has said he wants to be able to affirm gay relationships - but is "unconvinced" by same-sex marriage.