10th October 2014
Former Labour trade minister defends Nigel Farage over HIV migrant ban 17
1:35 PM — Former Labour trade minister Lord Digby Jones has defended UKIP leader Nigel Farage after he claimed that people with HIV should be banned from the UK.
Tom Daley: Footballers who come out as gay ‘would be surprised by support’ 3
11:57 AM — Tom Daley has said that any footballer would be surprised by the support they would receive if they chose to come out as gay.
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
Amnesty urges President of Chad to scrap anti-gay bill 5
10:49 AM — In a letter to the President of Chad, Amnesty International has warned that passing a bill which criminalises homosexuality would show a "blatant disregard" for the country's human rights obligations.
9th October 2014
Ireland: Fine Gael Councillor calls on Bishop to make up for ‘disgraceful’ anti-gay comments 8
1:53 PM — The Fine Gael Councillor for Galway West has condemned the actions of a Catholic Bishop who recently filed a complaint against a religious charity which awarded a grant to an LGBT community centre.
Morocco: UK tourism interest for Marrakesh plummets a ‘rare’ 46% after arrest of gay Briton 20
10:52 AM — Hotel searches for Marrakesh in Morocco have reportedly fallen by 46% just one week after the news broke that Ray Cole, a gay British man, was arrested for 'homosexual acts' in the city.
8th October 2014
Latvian Archbishop: I’m not anti-gay, but homosexuals are destroying human identity 46
6:25 PM — A Latvian Archbishop has claimed that homosexuality is destroying human identity - but denies being anti-gay.
Montenegro: Second Pride event will be held in secret from violent anti-gay protesters 4
4:19 PM — Montenegro's second ever Pride is set to be held in secret this year after the last event ended with 60 injured in violent anti-gay attacks.
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.
Anti-gay Ugandan President to visit London for investment summit 32
11:56 AM — Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni is planning to visit London later this month for a investment summit.
7th October 2014
Anti-gay minister named Free Church of Scotland Moderator 20
12:55 PM — A minister who warned that same-sex marriage will lead to "sexual confusion" has been named the next Moderator of Scotland's Free Church.
Jamaica: Poll finds 91% support anti-gay buggery law 11
12:37 PM — A recent poll in Jamaican media has reported that only 5% of Jamaicans say the country's buggery law should be repealed.
6th October 2014
US: 14-year-old victim of anti-gay beating charged with assault 10
11:08 PM — Virginia high school student Eric Martin is facing two assault charges following an attack last month that left him hospitalised for nine days with a concussion and other injuries.
Christian Concern: Gay ‘Trojan Horse’ in schools attempting to normalise gay sex 37
2:00 PM — Andrea Williams of Christian Concern has claimed that Education minister Nicky Morgan is playing into the hands of a gay "Trojan Horse" by backing campaigns to stop homophobic bullying.
Israeli Health Minister: ‘No scientific evidence’ supporting gay conversion therapies 4
11:18 AM — Israeli Health Minister Yael German was warned that "there is no scientific evidence" supporting gay conversion therapies, and that such practices "may also cause harm to the individual."
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.
Nigel Evans MP: I will take jailed British man’s case to Moroccan ambassador 17
6:04 PM — Out Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he will take the case of a British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' up with the Moroccan ambassador.
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke calls for Morocco travel boycott after British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 5
3:13 PM — Dover MP Charlie Elphicke has called for travellers to boycott Morocco, after one of his constituents was jailed in the country for 'homosexual acts'.
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
4th October 2014
South Africa: Pro-gay ‘open mosque’ burnt by arsonists 21
7:50 PM — A Cape Town mosque which preached acceptance of gay people has been damaged in an arson attack.