8th January 2015
American Idol contestant comes out as trans
2:17 PM — Season 12 American Idol consetant Jaidah Christina Davila has come out as a trans woman.
Calls for gender recognition in Gibraltar
1:43 PM — Gibraltar's Equality Rights Group have called on the government to provide rights for trans people.
US writer blames Leelah Alcorn’s suicide on demonic possession 11
1:13 PM — Conservative Christian writer Gina Miller has blamed the suicide of Leelah Alcorn on demon possession.
Meet the real naked chefs in ‘Cooking with Bears’ 7
8:46 AM — A new art and cook-book claims to be the first of its kind dedicated to the world of bears.
7th January 2015
Kristin Stewart holidays with a girl – so what? 21
5:11 PM — A number of tabloid newspapers are speculating about the sexuality of actress Kristen Stewart - after she was spotted on holiday with a woman.
Florida AG who fought against equality: ‘Best wishes’ to newlywed gays 16
4:48 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who led a crusade to block same-sex marriage - has given her "best wishes" to gay couples who have now married.
Trans woman denied access to Western Wall in Jerusalem 12
2:35 PM — A trans woman was denied access to both the woman's and the men's section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Nepal to allow third gender on passports 3
12:54 PM — The Nepalese government is to issue passports with a third gender option for citizens who do not identify as male or female.
Catholic deacon writes touching blog about his trans daughter 2
11:49 AM — A Catholic deacon in the US has written about being the supportive parent of a trans child
6th January 2015
New sports editor: Daily Mail is a great place to be gay 28
7:14 PM — The Daily Mail has appointed Alex Kay-Jelski as its new Sports Editor, making him the first out gay journalist to edit the back pages of a daily British newspaper.
Chris Bryant: Voters don’t care if you are gay 8
5:40 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant says he’s “surprised” by claims that a number of gay Welsh Assembly Members are too afraid to come out over fears about what it could mean for their careers.
Bryan Singer and Michelle Clunie celebrate the birth of their baby son 3
4:20 PM — X-Men director Bryan Singer and Queer as Folk actress Michelle Clunie are celebrating the birth of their first child, a baby boy
Manchester: Gay couple turned away from JD Wetherspoon’s pub 50
3:12 PM — A gay man claims he and his partner were refused entry to a JD Wetherspoon’s pub in Manchester due to their sexual orientation.
London’s Manbar closes for the last time 13
1:55 PM — Manbar, the popular gay venue on Charing Cross Road, London, has ceased trading.
Comment: Now is the time to register to vote 23
12:53 PM — LGBT Labour National Secretary and Oxford City Councillor Tom Hayes writes for PinkNews of the importance of registering to vote in this year's general election.
Comment: Beyond gay marriage – the next goal 9
11:14 AM — Peter McGraith says the focus now should be on the lack of marriage equality in Northern Ireland.
5th January 2015
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
4th January 2015
Photos: London vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn 12
5:24 PM — A vigil was held in Trafalgar Square for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who took her own life last week.
US: 74-year-old veteran is first to receive gender surgery on Medicare
4:00 PM — A 74-year-old transgender Army veteran has become the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery on a government Medicare plan.
My Chemical Romance guitarist dedicates song to transgender teen Leelah Acorn 2
3:35 PM — The lead guitarist of My Chemical Romance has dedicated a song to the memory of teenager Leelah Alcorn, after she took her own life.