8th October 2014
Drag artist Conchita Wurst performs for European Parliament 11
7:12 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has performed for the European Parliament.
Sam Smith and Elton John team up for Children in Need charity single 6
4:49 PM — Sir Elton John and recently-out singer Sam Smith have teamed up as part of a supergroup for this year's Children in Need single.
Transparent star: I understand frustration with male actor playing trans woman 4
4:02 PM — Amy Landecker has addressed "frustration" with the casting of Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender woman.
Nick Clegg: Equal marriage is our proudest achievement in goverment 18
2:32 PM — Nick Clegg has hailed same-sex marriage as "one of the biggest, proudest achievements for all of us".
Watch: Facebook VP apologises to drag queens for ‘real name’ row 2
1:41 PM — Facebook's Vice President Josh Blankenship has apologised to drag queens targeted by the social network's 'real name' policy.
RTÉ star Brendan Courtney left shaken after passers-by shout ‘there’s the faggot off the telly’ 4
12:06 PM — Broadcaster and designer Brendan Courtney says he "felt extremely angry" after being verbally assaulted in Dublin's city centre in broad daylight.
7th October 2014
BBC asks public to submit video entries for Eurovision 2015 3
5:03 PM — For the first time since 2008, the BBC has asked the public to submit video auditions to become the UK entry into Euvision 2015.
Morrissey announces he has received treatment for cancer 2
3:54 PM — Morrissey has revealed that he has been receiving treatment for cancer, but that he was not scared to die.
Actress Raven-Symoné reveals she is dating a woman but doesn’t want to be ‘labelled gay’ 21
11:19 AM — In an interview with Oprah Winfrey this weekend, actress Raven-Symoné revealed she is "in an amazing, happy relationship with my partner - a woman," but said she's "tired of being labelled."
Julian Clary: No regrets over my infamous joke about Norman Lamont 5
10:57 AM — Julian Clary says he has no regrets about making a notorious joke about senior Tory Norman Lamont.
6th October 2014
Watch: Why are some gay men now ‘saving themselves’ for marriage? 25
7:38 PM — An increasing number of gay men could be choosing to wait until marriage before having sex.
Artist who publicly projected Grindr chats ends exhibition after complaints and protest 25
4:58 PM — An artist in Germany who projected images of Grindr chats with real, unsuspecting users, has closed the exhibition early, following complaints and a demonstration of nearly 200 people.
Glee creator Ryan Murphy announces birth of second son 1
4:09 PM — Openly gay Glee creator Ryan Murphy has announced the birth of his second son.
Christian Institute: Coronation Street’s gay vicar storyline is ‘detached from reality’ 32
12:41 PM — The Christian Institute has condemned a gay vicar storyline on Coronation Street as "detached from reality," asking why there aren't more stories of "sympathetically portrayed" evangelical ministers instead.
Gillian Anderson: I owed it to my late lesbian lover not to hide our relationship 16
8:41 AM — Years after speaking out about having a relationship with a woman who later died of a brain tumour, actress Gillian Anderson has said she thought she owed it to her to not keep their relationship a secret.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Pink List changes name to Rainbow List, because readers ‘put off by pink’ 15
11:30 AM — The Independent has changed the name of its annual Pink List to the 'Rainbow List' - because some people are put off by the colour pink.
4th October 2014
Artist defends projecting Grindr chats from unsuspecting men into public streets 7
6:49 PM — An artist has rejected criticism of a stunt in which he projected his flirty Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
Zoo accidentally spends four years encouraging hyenas to have gay sex 14
2:01 PM — A zoo has accidentally spent four years trying to breed with a pair of male hyenas.