1st November 2014
Scotland: Rights groups call for recognition of legal third gender 3
3:44 PM — The Equality Network and Scottish Transgender Alliance have launched a campaign calling for the creation of a legal third gender in Scotland.
Gay rights activist named ‘Australian of the year’ in Tasmania 6
2:37 PM — An activist for Australian Marriage Equality has been named as Tasmania's Australian of the year.
31st October 2014
Civil partnership conversions in Scotland to be free for the first year
12:37 PM — Couples in Scotland wishing to their civil partnership to a marriage will be able to do so for free - provided they do so in the first year.
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
28th October 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook hits out at home state for being ‘too slow’ on gay equality 8
12:51 PM — Apple boss Tim Cook has hit out at his home state of Alabama, for lagging behind the majority of the US on issues of LGBT equality.
24th October 2014
US: Trans veteran wins landmark discrimination case against Army 1
6:44 PM — A transgender woman who was a civilian Army employee has won a historic court battle over discrimination claims.
12th October 2014
Comment: National Coming Out Day is still important because we have a long way to go 6
7:35 PM — PinkNews.co.uk reader Andrew Doughty, aged 17, celebrates National Coming Out Day.
10th October 2014
Trans prison project champion wins civil service diversity award 1
6:06 PM — A project run by an HM Prison Service civil servant, Sharon Drewell won the award for ‘Leading, Championing and Role Modelling’ for making a “massive difference” to transgender prisoners lives. The Civil Service held its eighth Diversity and Equality award ceremony today at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). There were 153 strong nominations in 6 […]
9th October 2014
Civil Service Diversity & Equality Awards 2014
10:49 AM — This Friday the Civil Service will award those across Government who have delivered the best equality and diversity
13th September 2014
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.
10th September 2014
Scottish Labour leader: Independence would diminish equality in Scotland 9
5:25 PM — “Equality will not be top of the agenda for many years if we vote for independence,” Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has warned.
Ireland: Government advances bill to ban religious schools from discriminating against gay teachers 4
5:00 PM — The Irish government will advance a bill to close a loophole in equality law that permits religious employers to discriminate against gays.
27th August 2014
Humanist group condemns former Attorney General for claiming Christians face persecution in UK 14
4:48 PM — The British Humanist Association has rebuked a former Attorney General's "lazily stitched together" claims that Christians face persecution in the UK.
11th August 2014
Gay Canadians still face an inequality which may surprise you 49
2:44 PM — The Commonwealth Games drew attention to human rights violations against LGBT people in many member nations, but it may surprise you to know that Canada, known for having taken steps forward for LGBT equality, still discriminates against its gay citizens.
4th August 2014
Christian Concern: Stonewall is an ideological propaganda machine attacking normal families 198
3:13 PM — Christian Concern has attacked LGB rights charity Stonewall, claiming it is an "ideological propaganda machine" attacking families.
3rd August 2014
Strictly Come Dancing stars back same-sex dance couples 28
6:37 PM — Several Strictly Come Dancing stars have come out in favour of allowing same-sex dance couples on the show.
Vietnam: Country’s largest Pride parade held in Hanoi 1
5:58 PM — Vietnam's largest ever Pride parade has been held in the city of Hanoi today.
US: Attempt to stall Houston equality law may fail over ‘fraudulent’ signatures on petitions 1
3:24 PM — An attempt by church groups to trigger a ballot on Houston's equality law may be thrown out, after a large number of signatures on their petitions were declared invalid.
2nd August 2014
Taiwan: Couples protest same-sex marriage ban by attempting to register partnerships
3:25 PM — Same-sex couples in Taiwan have protested in favour of marriage equality by attempting to register their partnerships en masse.
Stonewall exec Ruth Hunt: Under-fives should learn about equality in preschool 106
2:18 PM — Stonewall's newly-appointed chief executive Ruth Hunt has said the LGB charity may produce resources for children under the age of five, to be used in preschools.