15th February 2015
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
US: Anti-gay activists forged signatures on petition to repeal Houston equal rights law 21
3:09 PM — A petition to trigger the repeal of an equal rights law in Houston, Texas contained fraudulent signatures, a jury has ruled.
13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
8th February 2015
Former Republican: Same-sex marriage will lead to the dissolution of the US 32
4:41 PM — Right-wing pundit Alan Keyes has claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to the break-up of the United States.
7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 5
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.
2nd February 2015
Church of England evangelical comes out as gay 107
11:58 AM — An influential evangelical within the Church of England has come out as a lesbian.
1st February 2015
Pro-gay Tory MP Francis Maude to retire 12
11:41 AM — Conservative MP Francis Maude, one of the first senior Tories to engage with the gay community, will not run for re-election in May.
21st January 2015
Sam Smith, who thinks gays shouldn’t make sexuality an issue, nominated for GLAAD award 31
12:34 PM — Sam Smith has been nominated for an award by LGBT advocacy group GLAAD - despite claiming gay people shouldn't "make [sexuality] an issue".
18th January 2015
HSBC boss: If I wasn’t gay, I probably wouldn’t be CEO 30
2:09 PM — The head of HSBC bank in the UK has claimed that he probably wouldn't be in charge if he was straight.
5th January 2015
Gay UKIP MEP: Lib Dems and Labour want to make sex illegal 36
3:10 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that "equality Nazis" in the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties are trying to ban sex.
3rd January 2015
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.
2nd January 2015
Same-sex weddings begin in Luxembourg 6
7:24 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Luxembourg - and the country's openly gay Prime Minister will not be far behind.
29th December 2014
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
24th December 2014
Why Sir Elton John’s husband is not ‘Sir’ David Furnish 61
1:28 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish were finally able to convert their civil partnership to a marriage last week - but the couple still face discrimination when it comes to titles.
22nd December 2014
US: Florida clerks will refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses 13
7:09 PM — A number of clerks in Florida have indicated that they plan to disobey orders from a court and continue to ban same-sex weddings.
21st December 2014
Actress Emily Blunt: I want to be a gay icon 28
5:14 PM — Actress Emily Blunt has said that she hopes to become a gay icon.
Lance Bass marries partner Michael Turchin 2
11:59 AM — Former N Sync singer Lance Bass has tied the knot with partner of four years Michael Turchin.
20th December 2014
Labour pledges to introduce humanist weddings 19
12:22 PM — The Labour party has pledged to introduce humanist weddings in England and Wales.
19th December 2014
German high court: Government must recognise some same-sex parents 6
6:12 PM — The high court in Germany has ruled in favour of equality for gay couples who had children abroad via a surrogate.