28th August 2014
Watch: Dolly Parton takes the ALS ice bucket challenge 5
7:52 PM — Country singer and LGBT supporter Dolly Parton is the latest LGBT-friendly celebrity to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry despite gay marriage pledge 12
3:46 PM — Despite previously pledging to wait until all couples in the US, gay or straight, could marry, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have tied the knot.
Ofcom will not investigate Doctor Who lesbian kiss following six complaints 43
2:03 PM — Following half a dozen complaints referring to a brief lesbian kiss on Doctor Who as "gratuitous" and "inappropriate", Ofcom has said it will not face an investigation.
27th August 2014
X Factor star Marcus Collins to co-host LGBT BME media festival 3
6:42 PM — Marcus Collins is to co-host a media festival for the black and Asian LGBT community, organisers have announced.
US: Radio hosts “play” ignorant with openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa
5:44 PM — It appears that not all misconceptions of gay life have been dispelled as the openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa appeared on the Hot 97 Morning Show, and was asked not about his music but whether it was “the penis directly that turned him on.”
Lady Gaga joins Queen for Australian concert 6
5:30 PM — Lady Gaga has appeared on stage with rock band Queen during for an Australian concert.
Drag Race judge Michelle Visage: My first sexual experience was with a girl
4:21 PM — RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has revealed that her first sexual experience was with a girl.
Watch: Coronation Street cast release music video for Manchester Pride 6
1:01 PM — The cast of Coronation Street have released a music video to celebrate Manchester Pride.
Advice columnist: Married bisexuals should stay in the closet 42
11:16 AM — A Slate advice columnist has compared bisexuality to attraction to stuffed animals, and told married bisexuals to stay in the closet.
26th August 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Questioning teen needs “male companions” 24
9:06 PM — On a recent episode of The 700 Club, a viewer wrote to anti-gay televangelist Pat Robertson asking for advice regarding her 13-year-old stepson who has “crushes on boys.”
Jim Parsons and other notable LGBT winners at the 66th Primetime Emmys
5:05 PM — Out actor Jim Parsons took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills is doing Strictly 8
11:39 AM — Scott Mills will be joining Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has confirmed.
25th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox to speak at NYC transgender and gender fluid arts festival 1
11:04 PM — Laverne Cox and her twin brother, artist M. Lamar, will have their first joint speaking engagement at a New York City festival celebrating transgender and gender fluid artists.
Neil Patrick Harris accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge 3
10:15 PM — Coming off his run in the acclaimed Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Neil Patrick Harris recently accepted Ben Affleck's ice bucket challenge.
Matt Bomer to guest star on American Horror Story
4:13 PM — Actor Matt Bomer is set to appear in hit series American Horror Story, it has been revealed.
Totnes to get own rainbow crossing for Pride 10
2:37 PM — The rural Devon town of Totnes is to get its very own rainbow crossing, to celebrate next month's Pride festival.
Video: What if same-sex marriage causes the apocalypse in Ireland? 30
12:08 PM — A video released by a rights group has joked about the coming 'apocalypse' if same-sex marriage is passed in Ireland.
Channel 4 exec: Upcoming gay drama Cucumber ‘wouldn’t get made in US’ 11
11:07 AM — Channel 4 controller Jay Hunt has said that upcoming gay drama series Cucumber would not get made on an American network.
24th August 2014
Gay porn on CBeebies, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 9
6:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Out CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to appear in Marvel comics 1
5:00 PM — CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is set to join the Marvel comic universe.