28th February 2015
Jeb Bush reaffirms opposition to same-sex marriage 8
1:00 PM — Rumoured Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage - after claims he would soften his approach.
Zachary Quinto: I’m not a fan of marriage, gay or straight 16
12:42 PM — Zachary Quinto has revealed that he is "not a huge fanatic" of the concept of marriage.
27th February 2015
George Takei, Zachary Quinto lead tributes to Leonard Nimoy 14
5:49 PM — Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away, aged 83.
FBI kept 250-page file on ‘God Hates Fags’ hate preacher 9
3:47 PM — The FBI has revealed that it kept an extensive file on hate preacher Fred Phelps, the man behind the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
Dean of St Paul’s warns Church of England over ‘toxic’ views on gays 18
3:21 PM — The Dean of St Paul's Cathedral has warned the Church of England it is seen as "toxic or oppressive" due to ongoing disagreements about gay people.
Madonna on age jokes: No-one would dare say that about being gay 104
12:37 PM — Madonna has attacked jibes about her age - claiming people wouldn't dare make "degrading remarks" about sexuality.
Facebook introduces ‘infinite’ gender options 5
12:05 PM — Facebook has rolled out an update allowing users to choose from an infinite number of gender options.
26th February 2015
Texas bill would make it a crime NOT to discriminate against trans people 212
3:03 PM — Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle has proposed a bill that would make it illegal to allow a trans person to use the correct toilet.
YouGov: Two thirds of public say pardon men convicted of gross indecency 16
2:39 PM — Two in three voters believe the UK Government should pardon all men convicted of gross indecency under anti-gay laws, a YouGov poll shows.
Over 148,000 sign petition against anti-gay Northern Ireland conscience clause bill 10
1:01 PM — More than 148,000 people have signed a petition against a Northern Ireland DUP-backed “conscience clause” bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
North Carolina allows magistrates to opt-out of performing same-sex marriages 13
12:19 PM — The North Carolina state Senate voted yesterday to allow government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Albert Kennedy Trust: Around a quarter of homeless young people are LGBT 4
11:53 AM — Around a quarter of homeless young people are #LGBT, a report by Albert Kennedy Trust shows.
Coming out as a Tory by Ivan Massow 43
10:33 AM — Conservative London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow writes for PinkNews on why sexuality should no longer determine which political party LGBT voters support.
25th February 2015
Former baseball player Jason Burch comes out as gay 4
7:16 PM — Jason Burch, a former Minor League baseball player, has come out as gay.
Hate group publishes creepy map to the offices of LGBT charities 29
2:25 PM — The American Family Association has published a map directing people to the offices of LGBT charities - branding them 'anti-Christian bigots'.
Police investigating the death of young Somali trans woman in Canada
1:38 PM — Sumaya Ysl, a popular member of Toronto's LGBT community, was found dead on 22 February. Police are not treating her death as suspicious.
New Zealand: Banks and police stations vandalised by ‘pinkwashing’ activists 70
1:38 PM — Banks and police stations in New Zealand have been vandalised by queer activists - just days after a Pride-themed cash machine was targeted.
Watch: Michael Sam baffles reporter with fake Game of Thrones wedding plans 12
12:39 PM — American football star Michael Sam has mocked a showbiz reporter - by giving him fake wedding details based on Game of Thrones.
24th February 2015
Peter Tatchell recalls the dirtiest, most violent and anti-gay by-election in modern British history 39
3:41 PM — It's 32 years since the Bermondsey by-election, dubbed one of the most homophobic elections ever to be held in Britain, Peter Tatchell looks back at the events.
Swiss legislative committee backs same-sex marriage 19
1:56 PM — A Swiss legislative committee has overwhelmingly recommended that the country extends marriage rights to same-sex couples.