23 March 2011
London HIV groups say funding cuts will lead to more infections
HIV prevention groups in London say they are "disappointed" and "concerned" at 43 per cent cuts to their NHS PCT funding.
18 March 2011
Government rejects proposals to close transgender pension loophole
This week, the government rejected proposals to close a loophole which appears to have denied many trans women what they consider to be their rightful entitlement to pension payments.
10 March 2011
Founder of Fabulis/ Fab.com blames gay rights progress for failure of his gay social network
Fab.com, the gay social network that launched originally as Fabulis, has closed after its founder said that advances in gay rights mean there is less need for a gay version of Facebook.
6 March 2011
Exclusive: Grindr to launch Android app version “imminently”
The iconic iPhone gay social networking app Grindr is to launch on the Android platform imminently, PinkNews.co.uk can reveal after obtaining a leaked final test version of Grindr for Android.
4 March 2011
Video: Is the new Foster’s ad homophobic?
Complaints of homophobia are brewing over the latest TV ad for Foster's lager.
"Remember Deano, the following things are not permitted: eye contact, scented candles, power ballads, and do not apply if he's wearing budgie smugglers."
3 March 2011
Julia Gillard faces potential backbench rebellion over gay marriage
Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is reportedly playing down a revolt by backbench Labour MPs who support a Greens bill that would enable gay marriages to take place in the territories.
28 February 2011
Burger King pays out $3m to gay couple beaten by staff
A New Jersey gay couple have won $3.15 million in compensation after being abused and beaten by Burger King staff.
24 February 2011
Customers of oldest gay pub in Wales lose battle to save venue
The oldest gay pub in Wales, Cardiff's Kings Cross is to be closed and converted into a gastropub despite a campaign supported by gay rugby star Gareth Thomas to save it.
17 February 2011
World’s first ‘gay’ beer brand launched
A beer believed to be the first specifically marketed to gay consumers has been launched in Mexico, Colombia and Japan.
21 October 2010
HIV Hardship Fund to be re-opened
A national Hardship Fund for people with HIV on low incomes is to be re-opened.
19 October 2010
One in six HIV-positive people ‘suffer poverty’
One in six people with HIV have lived in poverty at some point in the last four years, a report from the National AIDS Trust and Terrence Higgins Trust says.
20 August 2010
Attitude publisher set to buy lads’ mag Loaded
The owner of gay magazine Attitude is in talks to buy 'lads' mag' Loaded.
19 August 2010
Costs are a barrier to lesbian couples conceiving, study finds
A small study of lesbian parents has suggested that many still have to turn to friends or the internet to find sperm donors, despite laws which make it easier for them to use IVF clinics.
18 August 2010
US gay group angry at retailer Target’s donations to ‘anti-gay’ Republican
America's largest gay group, Human Rights Campaign, is protesting over Target's $150,000 donation which was used to support a Republican gubernatorial candidate who has opposed gay rights.
17 August 2010
German court says gay couples must have equal inheritance tax rights
The highest court in Germany has ruled that gay couples must be given equal tax inheritance rights.
4 August 2010
Gay couples sue Alaska over unequal tax laws
Three gay couples are suing the state of Alaska for denying them equality in tax laws.
29 July 2010
Banking heir sues for libel over Peter Mandelson story
Nathaniel Rothschild is suing the Daily Mail over a story which claimed he set up a meeting between Lord Mandelson and a Russian billionaire.
26 July 2010
US gay man wins $600,000 after being denied access to dying partner
An elderly gay man from California has won a $600,000 (£388,144) settlement after claiming he was barred from seeing his dying partner in hospital.
26 July 2010
British man wins French civil partnership tax victory
A French court has ordered that a British man should be returned more than £30,000 he paid to tax authorities after inheriting a home from his civil partner.
26 July 2010
Lesbian couple told by Swedish bank to ‘live apart’
A Swedish lesbian couple who tried to get a mortgage say they were shocked to be told by a bank clerk that they should reconsider their relationship and live apart.