11 June 2012
European Commission publishes new report on trans and intersex discrimination
The European Commission has published a new report into discrimination against transgender and intersex people around the EU.
8 June 2012
New guide for gay employees overseas published
Stonewall has released a new guide for global employers with gay staff working on overseas assignments.
30 May 2012
Ex-BP chief executive: Business is still intolerant of gays
Lord Browne, the gay former chief executive of oil giant BP, has said the business world is more intolerant of gays than legal, media or arts professions and that Britain must work 'overtime' to reverse the criminalisation of homosexuality globally.
20 May 2012
Kansas: School teacher compares homosexuality to murder
A middle-school teacher in Kansas has courted condemnation from students and gay rights activists after he wrote on his Facebook page that being gay was 'the same as murder.'
3 May 2012
Goldman Sachs lost clients due to pro-gay campaign, says CEO
Taking a stance in favour of equal marriage cost Goldman Sachs at least one client, the chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has said.
23 April 2012
Barclays unveils app for gay, bi and trans staff
Barclays has launched a new smartphone app to support its gay, bi and trans staff to keep them aware of news and events.
23 April 2012
Gay Police Association concern over Scottish forces’ badged Bibles offer
The Gay Police Association in Scotland and UNISON have expressed concern over an offer to the police forces of Scotland of free Bibles branded with each one's badge, saying they should not 'endorse a book containing text which condemns homosexuality'.
21 April 2012
Australia: Parliamentary Speaker denies allegations of sexually harassing a male employee
The Speaker of Australia's House of Representatives, Rt Hon Peter Slipper, has denied that he sexually harassed a male staff member and misused parliamentary public-funds known as Cabcharges.
19 April 2012
‘Out’ magazine lays off its entire editorial team
The US-based gay lifestyle 'Out,' will lay off its entire editorial staff with one month's severance as of tomorrow, Capital New York reports.
17 April 2012
Air Force Sergeant, discharged under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’, reinstated
In a case that is likely to have repercussions for gay veterans discharged under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, an Air Force Staff Sergeant, dismissed under the policy, will be reinstated to active duty at his former rank next month.
15 April 2012
Gay rights activists angry at Obama’s refusal to sign anti-discrimination order
LGBT activists have reacted angrily to President Obama's decision not to sign an executive order that would have outlawed workplace discrimination on the grounds of sexuality and gender identity.
15 April 2012
Lord Carey: Christians ‘vilified’ and ‘driven underground’ by British Courts
In a written submission to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the former archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has said that Christians are being "vilified" by British courts and "driven underground."
13 April 2012
Library of Congress employee sacked after “liking” pro-gay Facebook page
A gay auditor at the US Library of Congress, the largest library in the world, has sad that his pressing the "Like" button on a Facebook page that promoted gay adoption led to workplace harassment, discrimination, and eventually his sacking.
12 April 2012
Obama refuses to sign an anti-discrimination bill for LGBT employees
In a move that is likely to disappoint gay rights activists and liberal supporters alike, President Obama has decided not to sign an executive order that would ban discrimination by employers with federal contracts against LGBT employees.
11 April 2012
Irish minister to bring forward protections for gay teachers
Statements made by Ireland's Education Minister Ruairi Quinn at yesterdays ASTI Conference in Cork of his intention to bar discrimination against gay people that may prevent them taking up employment as teachers have been welcomed.
2 April 2012
Jobs: PinkNews.co.uk freelance reporters and editors
PinkNews.co.uk is looking for freelancers to join the books of the UK’s most-read LGBT publication.
13 March 2012
Former gay porn actor cleared to return to teaching
A former gay porn actor who was fired from his post as a substitute teacher in Florida when the school found out about his past has been cleared for reinstatement.
9 February 2012
Barclays and other banks top employers for gay Scots
The top four Scottish employers in Stonewall’s rankings this year are banks.
3 February 2012
Firm discriminated against gay lawyer with ‘batty boy’ friend
A London law firm has lost an appeal of a ruling that it discriminated against a gay barrister.
3 February 2012
22,500 thank JC Penney for hiring Ellen after anti-gay complaint
US retailer JC Penney is being thanked for hiring Ellen Degeneres after a group said she should be sacked because a lesbian spokesperson would lose them business.