19th May 2015
Plaintiff in ‘gay cake’ case to donate £500 compensation to charity 6
12:03 PM — The plaintiff in a case today which saw a Christian bakery in Northern Ireland be found guilty of discrimination, has said he would donate his £500 compensation to charity.
Ashers Bakery found guilty of discrimination in ‘gay cake’ row 177
9:45 AM — A bakery which refused to provide a pro-same-sex marriage cake has been found guilty of discrimination.
5th May 2015
Anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee joins 2016 Presidential race 5
8:11 PM — Republican Mike Huckabee – who once blamed a school massacre on gay people – has formally announced his plans to run for President in 2016.
23rd April 2015
Exclusive: Gay couple told that flatshare is for ‘a straight couple’ 71
3:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. A gay couple have complained about a flatshare ad - that says a room is available for a straight couple only.
14th April 2015
Hate group tells parents: Take your children out of schools that condemn homophobic bullying 18
5:46 PM — The American Family Association has called for parents to keep their children home from school, rather than allow them to be educated about homophobia.
8th April 2015
Obama’s Executive Order outlawing workplace discriminiaton comes into effect 3
7:57 PM — An Executive Order signed by President Barack Obama that outlaws anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors has come into effect.
City votes to abolish laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination 19
2:24 PM — The city of Springfield, Missouri has voted to repeal a law that protects LGBT people from discrimination.
6th April 2015
Bakery that refused to bake homophobic cake ‘did not discriminate’ 32
11:40 AM — A bakery in Denver, Colorado that refused to bake an anti-gay cake has been cleared of discrimination allegations.
1st April 2015
Governor of Arkansas: My own son signed petition telling me not to sign anti-gay law 12
7:45 PM — The Republican Governor of Arkansas has said his own son signed a petition calling on him not to sign a bill to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
31st March 2015
Indiana politicians claim ‘religious freedom’ bill doesn’t discriminate against LGBT people 13
9:52 AM — Politicians in the US state of Indiana have continued to deny that a bill to protect religious freedom was intended to legalise discrimination, including against LGBT people.
29th March 2015
Watch: Spoof Indiana tourist board ad mocks anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 6
3:21 PM — A spoof advert has mocked Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law - which allows business owners to refuse to serve gay people.
23rd March 2015
NI First Minister: Equality Commission shouldn’t spend money suing over anti-gay discrimination 26
6:14 PM — The First Minister of Northern Ireland has criticised the Equality Commission, for spending funds taking a bakery to court over anti-gay discrimination.
13th March 2015
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
7th March 2015
Politician’s gay son speaks out against his dad’s anti-gay bill 20
12:48 PM — A Texas Republican's own son has spoken out to condemn a bill which would abolish protections for LGBT workers.
24th February 2015
Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is now illegal in Arkansas 28
5:45 PM — A law preventing cities in Arkansas from protecting LGBT people against discrimination came into force on Tuesday.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
18th February 2015
US: Ex-employee sues Breitling for anti-gay discrimination 3
11:06 AM — A gay man is suing luxury watchmakers Breitling for discrimination.
15th February 2015
US: Arkansas governor won’t veto bill permitting discrimination against gays 14
3:29 PM — The Governor of Arkansas has said he will not veto a bill which blocks anti-discrimination laws from protecting LGBT people.
11th February 2015
US: Kansas governor removes protections for LGBT workers 23
6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
10th February 2015
10% of LGBT people in Ireland have quit their job because of discrimination 8
2:49 PM — Research by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network found that some 30% of gay, lesbian and bisexual employees in Ireland are harassed at work.