22nd November 2014
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
21st November 2014
Conservatives ‘disown’ comments by former candidate attacking ‘mincing puffs’ at pride 10
8:07 PM — Tory councillors in Ashton-under-Lyne have laid into the party's former deputy chair, after he ranted about "puffs mincing around" at Pride parades.
Strictly Come Dancing to feature same-sex dance couple 10
6:58 PM — The first same-sex dance couple will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.
US public: Gay legal rights = good, gays kissing = bad 24
5:35 PM — A study has found that people are more supportive of gay rights than they are of same-sex public displays of affection.
Tory deputy chair: Pride march is ‘a bunch of puffs mincing across town’ 104
4:00 PM — The deputy chairman of a local Conservative branch has attacked a Pride parade as "a bunch of puffs mincing across Ashton".
Comment: We still have more work to do to tackle transphobic violence 5
3:31 PM — Labour councillor Osh Gantly, currently the only openly transgender elected politician in the UK, writes for PinkNews.co.uk for the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.
Wigan Athletic loses sponsors over appointment of manager in ‘homophobic texts’ row 11
11:54 AM — Wigan Athletic football club has been dropped by two sponsors, after it appointed a new manager who is under investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
US: Two country music stars come out as gay in ‘solidarity’ 21
8:06 AM — After one US country star came out as gay yesterday, another decided it would be a good act of solidarity to do the same.
20th November 2014
US Supreme Court refuses to block equal marriage in South Carolina 9
5:47 PM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in South Carolina.
WATCH: MTV to premier Laverne Cox in ‘The T Word’
5:45 PM — MTV is set to premier a programme hosted by Laverne Cox, which will put a spotlight on issues faced by transgender young people.
WATCH: The gay ‘cat porn’ intended to promote safe sex 1
4:56 PM — Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December, a bizarre new way to promote safer sex has been launched in the form of cartoon cat porn.
Australian MP comes out as gay, makes case for equal marriage 7
3:17 PM — A senior Australian politician has come out as gay in a moving speech to MPs.
Woman who says she is girlfriend of Michael Phelps reveals she was born intersex 5
2:18 PM — A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that she was born intersex.
TDoR: 226 trans people have been killed in the past year 8
1:51 PM — Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and a project monitoring anti-trans killings has noted that 226 trans people have been killed in the past year.
Poll: Almost 9 out of 10 parents support sex education for all schools 5
11:38 AM — A YouGov poll for Young people’s charity Brook has found an overwhelming majority of parents believe Sex & Relationships Education should be taught in all schools.
Transgender Day of Remembrance held to remember all killed by transphobic violence 12
9:39 AM — Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is taking place today with vigils and memorial events around the world.
19th November 2014
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 6
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
NBA’s first out gay player Jason Collins retires
4:27 PM — Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, has announced his retirement from professional basketball.
Stonewall CEO: ‘I know of gay footballers in the Premier League’ 12
3:52 PM — There are Premier League footballers who are gay but are too afraid to come out publicly, Ruth Hunt, the chief executive of gay rights charity Stonewall says.