7th September 2014
Florida Attorney General: My opposition to same-sex marriage isn’t personal, I have many gay friends 47
12:06 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi has claimed that defending a ban on same-sex marriage doesn't make her a homophobe - because she has many gay friends.
Survey: Nearly half of gay police officers experience homophobia at work 8
11:26 AM — Almost half of gay police officers have experienced homophobia at work, according to a new survey.
6th September 2014
US: Lesbian teacher fired by Catholic school for getting pregnant 6
1:44 PM — A teacher has been fired by a Catholic school, because she is expecting a child with her wife.
Billie Jean King: Sexuality is still an issue for athletes 1
11:21 AM — Tennis legend Billie Jean King has warned that sexuality is still an issue for athletes.
5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.
3rd September 2014
Julie Bindel: All women should try being a lesbian 50
4:35 PM — Feminist writer Julie Bindel has claimed that all women should 'try' lesbianism.
TUC: Austerity is causing LGBT services to suffer 9
3:56 PM — The Trades Union Congress has warned that government austerity is causing harm to voluntary and community-focussed LGBT organisations.
1st September 2014
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources 9
6:03 PM — A new website has launched which aims to provide educators with support when teaching about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
Study: Seeing homophobia on Facebook ‘hurts mental wellbeing’ 9
3:05 PM — A study has found that being exposed to homophobic Facebook comments has a negative impact on people's mental wellbeing.
31st August 2014
Banned lesbian lizards, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
30th August 2014
Georgia teen: I recorded family’s homophobic coming out reaction ‘for my own protection’ 6
4:08 PM — A teenager who recorded his family's homophobic reaction to him coming out has said that he was recording the video for his own protection.
US: New Jersey man suing Grindr for negligence after hooking up with 13-year-old 16
1:31 PM — A New Jersey man is suing Grindr, claiming the app's lack of age verification led him to hook up with a 13-year-old.
25th August 2014
Former Attorney General: British Christians should have protections for religious beliefs 81
4:49 PM — The former Attorney General has claimed that an "aggressive form of secularism" is preventing Christians from publicly expressing their beliefs.
24th August 2014
Are hookup apps killing off gay saunas? 17
4:03 PM — Gay saunas across the US are facing an uncertain future, after an upswing in closures following the rise of hookup apps.
22nd August 2014
No action taken against ‘gay marriage causes floods’ ex-UKIP councillor 24
2:01 PM — No action will be taken against an ex-UKIP councillor who famously claimed earlier this year that same-sex marriage caused flooding.
Harry Redknapp: Malky Mackay made a mistake with homophobic texts but ‘hasn’t murdered anyone’ 15
12:59 PM — Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has defended a football manager who is being investigated by the FA for allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist and homophobic texts.
20th August 2014
Peter Tatchell to receive honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths 1
4:39 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is to be awarded an honorary fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London.
Minnesota Vikings to introduce zero tolerance for homophobia policy 4
3:44 PM — The Minnesota Vikings NFL team will implement a zero tolerance policy for homophobia, as part of a legal settlement with former player Chris Kluwe.