16th November 2014
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’ 25
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 120
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
3rd November 2014
Imitation Game writer: Everyone told me a film about Alan Turing was a terrible idea 5
6:53 PM — The writer of Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has revealed he was repeatedly advised not to make the film.
Watch: Conchita Wurst performs at the United Nations 6
4:12 PM — Eurovision drag diva Conchita Wurst has today performed for the United Nations, and met with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Section 28 backer Brian Souter: I’m not homophobic and I have gay friends 61
12:21 PM — Stagecoach boss Brian Souter, who funded a campaign to keep the anti-gay Section 28 in law, has claimed that he is not homophobic and has gay friends.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
2nd November 2014
Ellen DeGeneres turns straight, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
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.