18th December 2014
Emily Brothers: I don’t want to be ‘that transgender politician’ 3
11:37 AM — Labour party candidate Emily Brothers has said she doesn't want be labelled as a "transgender politician".
Amnesty report on ‘odious’ choices faced by trans people in Europe 5
11:14 AM — Amnesty International has released a report on gender recognition laws across Europe.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
17th December 2014
Martina Navratiolva marries long-term partner Julia Lemigova 2
2:22 PM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has married her partner Julia Lemigova in New York.
A third of teachers in Wales hear colleagues using homophobic language 4
12:26 PM — A new report by Stonewall Wales has found that a third of teachers have heard colleagues using homophobic language.
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 6
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
Church of England appoints first ever female bishop 23
10:19 AM — The Church of England has announced the name of its first ever female bishop as Reverend Libby Lane.
Irish same-sex marriage referendum to take place in May 13
10:09 AM — The Irish government has cleared the way for a referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in May 2015.
WATCH: Ian McKellen narrates trailer for film to tackle homophobia in sport
9:10 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has lent his voice to the trailer for the trailer of this short film, which aims to tackle the issue of homophobia in sport.
16th December 2014
UK: Teenager hanged herself because she was scared to tell her parents she might be gay 45
7:08 PM — The parents of a teenage girl in Greater Manchester have spoken of their loss after she hanged herself over fears of telling them she might be gay.
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 33
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Trans man parliamentary candidate calls for more diversity in Westminster
4:22 PM — The only transgender man currently standing for parliament has said parliament needs to be more diverse.
Portsmouth Pride to return in 2015 after 12-year absence 5
4:13 PM — After an absence of more than a decade, Pride is set to return to Portsmouth next year, organisers have announced.
PinkNews’ top 11 Jewish gay and lesbian icons
2:43 PM — As we prepare for the Chanukah festival to begin this evening, we figure now is best time to recount some of the most fabulous and influential Jewish gay personalities to date.
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.
Café manager shot dead in Sydney siege hailed as hero 58
12:41 PM — The parents of the 34-year-old Lindt café manager who was taken hostage and killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney have paid tribute to their son.
US swimming star comes out as gay: ‘I have accepted who I am’ 7
12:09 PM — A US swimming champion has come out as gay, describing himself as the "king of the double life", but saying "I have come to accept who I am".
Evangelical Alliance: Evangelicals are not ‘homophobic, judgmental women-haters’ 33
12:07 PM — Evangelical Christians have been caricatured into appearing as homophobic, a director of Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
Ireland: Cabinet discusses equal marriage referendum 42
11:06 AM — The Irish government is discussing the country’s same-sex marriage referendum at a meeting of the cabinet.
15th December 2014
Student gives excellent answer when school asks ‘how should we punish gays?’ 14
5:50 PM — When a school in Korea asked its students in a survey on how it should punish gay kids, one gave a strong answer which may surprise you.