19th November 2014
Trans radio host Stephanie Hirst: I went public with transition to help inspire others 2
2:07 PM — Transgender radio host Stephanie Hirst has opened up about her decision to publicly announce her transition.
Peter Tatchell: Homophobia still persists long after Alan Turing’s death 4
1:46 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that homophobia is still a problem in the UK, long after the death of Alan Turing.
Hollyoaks to feature first major gay character diagnosed with HIV in British soap 27
12:47 PM — Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks is planning an HIV storyline for character Ste Hay.
18th November 2014
EastEnders star cut from Children in Need quiz after offending S Club 7 with anti-gay joke 50
5:57 PM — EastEnders actor Shane Richie was reportedly cut from a Children in Need quiz last Friday after offending members of S Club 7 by making an anti-gay joke.
Drama school receives almost £100k to address LGBT issues 1
5:28 PM — Drama school the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama has been awarded almost £100,000 towards a project it runs tackling LGBT issues.
Brooke Shields was ‘smitten’ with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her 3
5:08 PM — Brooke Shields says she was "smitten" with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her.
Gay best friend of ‘White Dee’ to sue NHS over free ‘botched’ nose job 36
4:37 PM — A Joey Essex wannabe who has spent over £50,000 on botox and plastic surgery, has announced his intention to sue the NHS after receiving a nose job for free.
Male model Big Brother contestant: I was ashamed of my lesbian mother 16
1:34 PM — A Big Brother Australia contestant says he previously was ashamed of his mother due to her sexual orientation.
US rapper Mykki Blanco posts ‘love letter’ to Russia’s LGBT community following raid at concert
11:41 AM — US rapper Mykki Blanco has penned a letter in solidarity with Russia's underground LGBT community after he was forced to change venue due to a police raid.
17th November 2014
Gay NFL star Michael Sam lands GQ ‘Man of the Year’ 5
6:22 PM — Gay American football star Michael Sam has been picked as one of six 'Men of the Year' cover stars by GQ magazine.
Video game ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ banned in India over gay character 3
2:26 PM — An upcoming video game that features a prominent gay character has been banned in India.
Kellie Maloney cancels gender surgery plans after health scare 11
11:51 AM — Kellie Maloney is "devastated" after she was forced to cancel her gender reassignment surgery - after she stopped breathing during a cosmetic procedure.
16th November 2014
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie for I’m A Celebrity 3
2:07 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has signed up to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
One Direction singer Harry Styles on dating men: Don’t knock it ’til you try it 25
11:42 AM — Harry Styles has continued to joke about his sexuality, implying that he would be happy dating men.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
Boy George cancels Culture Club tour over health problems 8
5:26 PM — Boy George has cancelled a planned Culture Club reunion tour, over serious health concerns.
Neil Patrick Harris and husband star in first joint ad campaign 7
4:02 PM — Newlyweds Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka will star in one of the first major ad campaigns featuring a married same-sex couple.
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.