20th May 2015
University bans athletes from having same-sex relationships 8
4:48 PM — A university in Texas has banned its athletes from having same-sex relationships or supporting same-sex marriage.
Tristram Hunt withdraws from Labour leadership race 1
3:36 PM — Tristram Hunt has ruled himself out of the race for the Labour party leadership.
12th May 2015
Canada: Education Minister threatens funding cuts to schools that refuse gay groups 2
3:22 PM — A Canadian minister has said legislation to allow students to form gay support groups is unnecessary.
8th May 2015
Gay man gets apology text message from his former bully 21
1:27 PM — ChadMichael Morrisette from Los Angeles received a text message from his high school bully, twenty years after he left school.
6th May 2015
US university asks alumni to ‘destroy the evil’ of same-sex marriage 12
2:22 PM — A openly gay former student was shocked to receive anti-same sex marriage email from his university.
3rd May 2015
US women’s university to open doors to trans women 2
4:59 PM — Smith College in Massachusetts will admit trans women for the first time this September.
1st May 2015
Green Party wants every teacher to be trained to teach LGBTIQ issues 5
6:09 PM — The Green Party wants every teacher in the country to be trained to teach about LGBTIQ issues, the party has revealed in a manifesto today.
23rd April 2015
University to offer the UK’s first ‘Drag Studies’ course 21
12:55 PM — Edge Hill University is to become the first higher education institution in the UK to offer a course dedicated to the art of drag.
21st April 2015
US: Catholic College refuses permission for drag show 12
12:59 PM — A private university in New York has turned down a student group's application to organise a drag show.
17th April 2015
Ontario parents protest inclusive sex education 12
1:16 PM — Out gay Premier of Ontario says protests are motivated by homophobia.
14th April 2015
Iowa Governor supports school’s right to fire gay teacher 11
12:33 PM — Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said he supports a Catholic school's right to fire a teacher for being gay.
13th April 2015
Mother fined for abusing gay teacher via son’s passbook 5
3:15 PM — Angela Linton wrote an abusive rant directed at her son's teacher.
10th April 2015
Students walk out of school that denied gay teacher a job 54
1:10 PM — A Catholic school in Des Moines, Iowa, turned down a substitute teacher's application for a full time job after learning he is gay.
6th April 2015
Christian groups slam ‘intolerant’ teachers over calls to teach about gay relationships 29
2:16 PM — Christian anti-gay groups have complained that the National Union of Teachers is "intolerant" - for calling on the next government to make it compulsory to teach about same-sex relationships.
2nd April 2015
Judge throws out Pittburgh trans man’s discrimination case 4
2:03 PM — A trans man sued the University of Pittsburgh for banning him from using the men's toilets.
South Korean teachers banned from talking about LGBT issues 16
11:41 AM — New sex education guidelines outlaw teaching about sexual minorities.
1st April 2015
Canada: Student appears at Human Rights Tribunal over Catholic school homophobia 8
2:48 PM — Christopher Karas says the school blocked his efforts to create a school society to support LGBT students.
31st March 2015
Irish students’ union receives ‘sick’ anti-gay postcard 9
2:40 PM — Maynooth University students' union received the postcard that compares same-sex marriage supporters to paedophiles.
29th March 2015
Nick Clegg: Tories to blame for blocking mandatory sex education 15
7:25 PM — Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has blamed his coalition partners for stopping plans for statutory sex and relationship education.
26th March 2015
The Coalition’s 2015 LGBT scorecard 25
6:48 PM — With the general election just a matter of weeks away, PinkNews looks back at the Coalition’s record of delivery for the LGBT community and assesses where improvements could have been made.