15th December 2014
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.
13th December 2014
Is this the weirdest protest against same-sex marriage ever? 31
5:56 PM — A pastor has protested against same-sex weddings - by dressing a horse up in a wedding gown.
Financial Times names out Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Person of the Year’
5:17 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named Person of the Year by the Financial Times, after he came out as gay.
5th December 2014
US: Congress kills the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 11
6:28 PM — The final attempt to pass a law outlawing discrimination against LGBT people in employment has failed.
28th November 2014
US: Pro-gay Supreme Court justice undergoes heart surgery 8
4:32 PM — The most pro-gay member of the Supreme Court has been discharged from hospital, after undergoing heart surgery.
23rd November 2014
Northern Ireland: DUP to introduce bill to exempt religious people from equality laws 91
12:16 PM — A DUP politician in Northern Ireland has unveiled plans to introduce a 'conscience clause' - which would allow religious people to ignore equality laws and discriminate against gays.
22nd November 2014
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie joins I’m A Celebrity 2
9:23 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has entered the jungle on I'm A Celebrity.
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
19th November 2014
Dara Ó Briain backs marriage equality ahead of Irish referendum 4
11:51 AM — Dara O'Briain has backed the equal marriage voter registration campaign, ahead of Ireland's upcoming referendum.
16th November 2014
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 23
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
Mississippi church leaders: Christian gay rights ad is ‘misleading and dangerous’ 24
3:39 PM — Church leaders in southern states are pushing back against a new advert which makes a Christian argument for gay rights.
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
15th November 2014
Zachary Quinto defends claim that gays are ‘lazy’ and ‘complacent’ on HIV 56
11:27 AM — Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has defended comments he made criticising the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards HIV.
14th November 2014
Brighton Pride safe ‘until 2020′ under new license 2
1:44 PM — Brighton Pride is secure until 2020, after the council granted a six-year license for the LGBT event.
Tory MPs: Red Cross should reinstate volunteer sacked after anti-gay marriage protest 18
1:27 PM — Four Tory MPs have signed an Early Day Motion calling for the British Red Cross to reinstate a volunteer who was let go after he picketed against same-sex marriage.
Botswana gay rights group wins right to exist after court battle 1
12:59 PM — A court in Botswana has ruled that the government acted illegally when it banned a gay rights group.
12th November 2014
Equalities minister Nick Boles: My civil partner has been ‘insistently’ pressing me on marriage conversion 6
6:26 PM — Nick Boles, the minister with responsibility for same-sex marriage, has said his own civil partner is "insistently" waiting for their right to convert to a marriage.
9th November 2014
Australia’s 60ft condom, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
8th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury: It would be ‘the ultimate failure’ to accept gays 119
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".