27th June 2014
Ed Miliband: Pride shows Britain at its best 14
2:55 PM — Writing exclusively for PinkNews, Ed Miliband discusses why he thinks pride is still important, celebrates what has been done for LGBT rights, and goes on to say there is more to be done in combating discrimination.
Singapore: Pink Dot gay rally to deploy security for first time after increased opposition
1:06 PM — Organisers of Singapore’s annual gay rights rally are to deploy security personnel for the first time, amid fears that increased religious opposition might blight this year’s event.
Lord Mayor of London to give Sir Ian McKellen freedom of the city 2
11:24 AM — Sir Ian McKellen was welcomed by the Lord Mayor of London as guest of honour to a Pride in London gala dinner this week, as it was revealed that he would be given the freedom of the city.
Toronto holds international mass gay wedding to celebrate World Pride 2014 2
10:44 AM — 115 same-sex couples from across the world were married yesterday, in a free ceremony hosted in Toronto’s Casa Loma.
25th June 2014
NYC Pride resolves issue over bisexual exclusion
5:51 PM — The omission of a bisexual grand marshal at NYC Pride’s 2014 celebrations caused an outcry from bisexual activists in the US.
Demi Lovato: My grandfather came out as gay in the 1960s 1
3:21 PM — Demi Lovato has revealed for the first time that her grandfather was gay, and came out in the 1960s.
24th June 2014
Nick Clegg supports Pride in London campaign by saying: ‘#FreedomTo love who you choose’ 10
7:10 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is supporting Pride in London’s FreedomTo campaign.
Amnesty to march at Pride in London for LGBT people in Belarus
2:38 PM — Human rights charity Amnesty International has announced that it will march at Pride in London this weekend on behalf of LGBT people in Belarus.
US: United Airlines employees support diversity at Denver Pride 1
1:47 PM — Employees of United Airlines marched through Denver’s city streets on Sunday to take part in the city’s annual LGBT Pride Festival.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson won’t be attending Pride Parade 11
1:27 PM — Mayor Boris Johnson will not be attending this Saturday’s Pride in London Parade, officials say.
US: Boy Scouts to march in NYC Pride in historic first 1
11:47 AM — A group of gay and allied Boy Scouts will this year march in New York City Pride for the first time, in defiance of a ban on gay scouting leaders.
23rd June 2014
Canada: Tweet-powered Pride flag unveiled for WorldPride in Toronto 2
2:09 PM — The week-long WorldPride festival is under way in Toronto, with a special Twitter-powered Pride flag unveiled as part of the festivities.
Turkey: Trans Pride demonstrators vow to ‘keep on fighting’
12:56 PM — Protesters on Turkey’s 5th annual Trans Pride march, which has been hosted in Istanbul this week, have promised to “keep on fighting” against the country’s “corrupt regime”.
22nd June 2014
Dominican Cardinal: Gay US ambassador should ‘take his pride elsewhere’ 48
4:56 PM — A Catholic cardinal in the Dominican Republic has attacked the country's openly gay US ambassador, telling him to "take his pride elsewhere".
21st June 2014
US: Newly-out Democrat leads Maine Pride parade 2
7:38 PM — A Maine Democrat who came out as gay last year has marshalled the state's biggest Pride parade for the first time.
US: 16-year-old charged with assault over brutal attack at Detroit pride event
6:59 PM — A 16-year-old has appeared in court charged with assault, following a violent attack at Motor City Pride in Detroit.
US: New York party promoter banned from using phrase ‘NYC Pride’ 3
12:43 PM — A New York party promoter has been banned from using the phrase 'NYC Pride' in its advertising, following legal action from the city's pride parade organisers.
John Kerry: We must push back against violence and anti-gay laws globally 1
11:39 AM — US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the West needs to push back against the "global trend of rising violence and discrimination against LGBT persons."
20th June 2014
Conchita Wurst announced as headline act for Pride in London 12
11:32 PM — Organisers of Pride in London have announced that Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst will headline the festival.
UK: Gloucestershire police chief comes out during Pride event 6
2:24 PM — Gloucestershire's Chief Constable publicly came out at a Pride event this week, to cheers from the crowd.