29th May 2015
Drag queens to hold protest at Facebook HQ over ‘real name’ bans 1
5:24 PM — Drag artists are set to hold a protest outside the headquarters of Facebook - as they still face bans for using their names on the social network.
20th May 2015
Trans woman challenging Facebook’s gender-based nipple rule 46
10:45 AM — A trans woman is challenging a rule on Facebook that allows men to post photos of their nipples, but bans women from doing so.
18th May 2015
Black lesbian conference gets torrents of racist, homophobic abuse on Facebook 79
1:55 PM — A retreat for black lesbians has been forced to remove a Facebook page - after going viral and receiving racist, homophobic abuse.
7th May 2015
This orthodox rabbi’s words on choosing who to vote for are inspiring 18
5:39 PM — A senior orthodox rabbi has written an impassioned message about voting choices based on candidates' sexual orientations.
27th April 2015
UKIP candidate ranted about ‘arse bandit’ pride on Facebook 51
1:44 PM — Yet another UKIP Parliamentary candidate has been revealed to have posted homophobic remarks on Facebook, claiming "being an arse bandit [is] nothing to be proud of".
19th April 2015
This gay couple got abuse online just for holding hands on a train 32
5:50 PM — A photo of a gay couple holding hands on a train in Thailand has gone viral, but unfortunately in part because of negative, judgemental reactions to it.
16th March 2015
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
8th March 2015
London’s rainbow bus and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:17 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
7th March 2015
Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook team up for same-sex marriage case 29
12:26 PM — A number of corporate rivals have put their differences aside to sign a joint legal brief, calling on the US Supreme Court to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
5th March 2015
Ben Carson apologises for saying being gay is a choice 26
10:33 AM — Rumoured Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has apologised for saying prisons prove that being gay is a choice.
27th February 2015
Facebook introduces ‘infinite’ gender options 5
12:05 PM — Facebook has rolled out an update allowing users to choose from an infinite number of gender options.
17th February 2015
Children’s author apologises for calling lesbians ‘ugly women with short hair’ 19
1:04 PM — Robert Muchamore has apologised for calling 50 Shades of Grey protesters lesbians who haven't had "a penis anywhere near them".
12th February 2015
‘Revenge porn’ to become illegal under new law for England and Wales 12
5:56 PM — Posting 'revenge porn' images online became a specific criminal offence in England and Wales today.
26th January 2015
Why did Facebook ban this user for posting a photo of two fully clothed men kissing? 25
7:56 PM — A photographer has said he had his page banned for 30-days by Facebook for sharing a picture of two men, fully clothed, kissing.
21st December 2014
UKIP begs members to stop making controversial comments on Facebook and Twitter 16
1:03 PM — UKIP is begging its members to quit Facebook and Twitter, to avoid getting the party in trouble over controversial comments.
17th October 2014
Facebook still locking drag queen accounts despite axing ‘real name’ policy 9
5:59 PM — Facebook is still locking the accounts of a number of drag queens - despite pledging to axe a policy requiring people to use their 'real name' on the website.
8th October 2014
Watch: Facebook VP apologises to drag queens for ‘real name’ row 2
1:41 PM — Facebook's Vice President Josh Blankenship has apologised to drag queens targeted by the social network's 'real name' policy.
1st October 2014
Facebook agrees to drop ‘real name’ policy which banned drag queens 24
8:01 PM — Facebook has agreed to make changes to the way it works, after locking the accounts of a number of drag queens because they weren't using their "legal names".
29th September 2014
Canada: Teacher pleads guilty to professional misconduct with student 32
9:24 PM — A Toronto teacher pleaded guilty on Friday to professional misconduct after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
27th September 2014
Watch: Drag queens release ‘That’s Not My Name’ parody over Facebook controversy 5
12:23 PM — A group of drag queens have responded to Facebook's decision to ban users not using 'real names' by releasing a parody clip.