15th October 2014
Sir Ian McKellen to be awarded Freedom of the City of London this month 4
3:35 PM — Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen will be honoured with Freedom of the City of London later this month.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.
Neil Patrick Harris: ‘Burt Reynolds’ kiss’ made me realise I’m gay 1
1:37 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has revealed how kissing Burt Reynolds on the mouth made him realise he was gay.
Ever felt sick of dating humans? This man has had sex with over 700 cars 8
1:17 PM — Have you had enough of dating humans? Why not make your next partner a Volkswagen Polo, or perhaps a Renault Clio?
Iconic Vauxhall gay bar awarded ‘community asset’ status 11
12:46 PM — The iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern bar has been awarded 'listed community asset' status.
Benedict Cumberbatch says he’d defend gay rights ‘to the death’ 4
12:18 PM — In an interview with OUT magazine, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch has stated he would defend gay people “to the death”. Benedict is set to star in The Imitation Game as the lead role Alan Turing. Gay World War II codebreaker Alan Turing was convicted of ‘gross indecency’ in 1952 after having sex with a man, […]
ABC unveils gay footballer comedy series 5
11:42 AM — ABC has commissioned a comedy series based on the life of gay footballer Robbie Rogers.
14th October 2014
Australia: TV station defends live transphobic tweets as ‘appropriate for broadcast’ 5
3:42 PM — An Australian television station has defended itself from backlash after it aired transphobic tweets on a Q&A panel show.
13th October 2014
Transparent creator: I will recruit a transgender writer for second season 5
7:20 PM — The creator of Amazon comedy-drama series Transparent has pledged to recruit a transgender writer for the show's second season.
Russian politician: Our clean air ‘purified’ actor Gérard Depardieu of homosexuality 21
6:08 PM — A Russian politician has claimed that actor and director Gérard Depardieu has been 'purified' of homosexuality since moving to Russia.
Former CNN pundit: US government spending money on ‘fat lesbians’ instead of Ebola 39
5:30 PM — A former CNN pundit has claimed that the US government is spending money on researching "fat lesbians" instead of trying to cure Ebola.
Against Me! singer: Coming out to bandmates as trans ‘like drop-kicking them’
4:23 PM — Laura Jane Grace, the singer of Against Me!, has opened up about coming out as transgender to her band.
Psychic Sally Morgan can’t predict future of marriage after sacking husband for homophobia 37
3:38 PM — TV psychic Sally Morgan has sacked her own husband and son-in-law, after a video emerged of the pair shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Christian Institute: Gays on TV ‘out of proportion’ with reality 28
12:40 PM — The Christian institute has claimed the number of gays on TV is "out of proportion" with reality.
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Chris Moyles congratulates transgender radio host on coming out 3
1:25 PM — Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles has congratulated a local radio presenter who came out on air as transgender yesterday.
Drag artist: Psychic Sally Morgan’s husband isn’t homophobic, he once offered to come to Pride 45
12:27 PM — A drag performer has leapt to the defence of psychic Sally Morgan, after a clip emerged of her husband shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
Listen: Yorkshire radio host comes out as transgender 5
11:35 AM — A local Yorkshire radio host has announced on air her transition to female.
11th October 2014
Opera singer who posted homophobic rant about ‘faecal masses’ cancels apology concert 26
6:56 PM — An opera singer who came under fire for an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gay people as ‘faecal masses’ has cancelled a planned apology show to raise money for gay rights groups.
Scottish minister condemns psychic Sally Morgan’s husband for homophobic tirade 7
5:37 PM — Scottish government minister Roseanna Cunningham has condemned the husband of psychic Sally Morgan, after footage of him emerged shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.