26th January 2015
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 5
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
Could Syriza bring same-sex marriage to Greece? 30
2:18 PM — The radical left-wing Syriza party has swept to power in Greece after a dramatic General Election victory - but does it bring hope to the country's gay community?
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 16
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
US: Judge stays Alabama same-sex marriage ruling for 14 days 3
10:48 AM — A federal judge has put a two week hold on a ruling which allowed same-sex marriages to take place in Alabama.
25th January 2015
The first Pagan same-sex wedding, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
6:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Alabama probate judges claim ruling doesn’t require them to marry gay couples 7
3:39 PM — Despite a court ruling striking down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban, probate judges in the state plan to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
US: Sarah Palin ‘seriously interested’ in running for President 82
1:57 PM — Sarah Palin has said that she is "seriously interested" in running for President in 2016.
US: Republican Ben Carson ‘jokes’ about poisoning same-sex wedding cakes 71
1:33 PM — Republican pundit Ben Carson has made a 'joke' about putting poison in the wedding cakes of same-sex couples.
British Army general set to come out as gay 17
12:47 PM — A British Army general could be about to make history, by coming out as gay.
Ireland: Gay blood ban ‘likely’ to be relaxed to 12 months 2
12:01 PM — Ireland is likely to relax its permanent ban on gay men giving blood.
UKIP General Secretary: If you love shemales, come to the UK 34
11:39 AM — Recordings have emerged of UKIP General Secretary Matthew Richardson using a slur to refer to transgender women.
24th January 2015
Q&A: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt answers readers’ questions 77
8:00 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has answered a series of questions posed by PinkNews readers.
UKIP suspends MEP over ‘extremely serious’ financial allegations 10
7:02 PM — The UK Independence Party has suspended its communities spokesman, over "extremely serious" alleged financial and employment irregularities.
UKIP Health spokesperson: People with HIV shouldn’t be banned from UK 4
5:05 PM — UKIP's health spokesperson has contradicted her party leader's claim that migrants with HIV should be banned from the UK.
Government apologises to anti-gay group over conference centre ban 39
1:00 PM — The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre has apologised to anti-gay group Christian Concern, after it was sued for cancelling the group's event booking.
US: Alabama judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 7
12:28 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has stuck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
23rd January 2015
Chile is set to approve gay civil unions 5
7:29 PM — Politicians in Chile earlier this week voted in favour of legalising same-sex civil unions.
Louise Mensch: F*ck the Queen and Cameron for paying tribute to Saudi king 37
6:21 PM — Former Tory MP Louise Mensch has tweeted angrily about tributes paid to the late king of Saudi Arabia, saying "F*CK HER" about the Queen and "F*CK YOU" to David Cameron.
Charges dropped against ‘monk’ who delivered leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles 61
5:28 PM — The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped charges against a man who delivered homophobic leaflets while dressed as a monk.