7th June 2015
Sir Ian McKellen: David Cameron’s insistence on same-sex marriage was ‘astonishing’ 6
12:59 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has spoken in praise of Tory Prime Minister David Cameron for pushing through same-sex marriage.
Anti-gay Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts to attend sister’s same-sex wedding 3
11:30 AM — The Republican Governor of Nebraska is to attend his sister's same-sex wedding - despite himself fighting against equality.
6th June 2015
UKIP’s Suzanne Evans: It is disgraceful and discriminatory to ban UKIP from Pride in London 366
5:34 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. UKIP's Deputy Chairman Suzanne Evans has hit out at the organisers of Pride in London, for banning UKIP members from marching.
Man walks naked through Manchester’s Gay Village after having clothes stolen 23
4:32 PM — A man walked naked through the streets of Manchester's Gay Village - after his clothes were stolen by a man he met in a bar.
US Queer as Folk creators ‘open’ to revival 13
3:58 PM — The creators of the US version of Queer as Folk have hinted that they would consider reviving the series - focussing on a younger generation.
Peter Tatchell: Pride in London position on UKIP is a ‘cop-out’ 66
3:40 PM — Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has slammed a "nonsense" decision by Pride in London to ban UKIP members on "safety" grounds.
Brian Paddick endorses Tim Farron for Lib Dem leader and defends his voting record 8
2:34 PM — Out Liberal Democrat peer Brian Paddick has backed Tim Farron for Lib Dem leader - and defended his mixed record on LGBT rights.
Comment: It’s time to act on LGBT rights across Europe 11
2:13 PM — Labour MEP Anneliese Dodds writes for PinkNews to mark the start of Pride month, and calls for cooperation across Europe on LGBT rights.
Russian Orthodox Church cuts ties with Church of Scotland over gay clergy 45
1:55 PM — The Russian Orthodox Church has formally severed its ties with the Church of Scotland - after the Scottish church approved plans for openly gay ministers.
Police wounded after Kyiv Pride attacked by ‘hooligans’ 17
1:21 PM — Dozens of arrests have been made, after a Pride parade in Ukraine was attacked by anti-gay vigilantes.
Easy tiger! Shadow minister Chris Bryant accused of flirting with Tories in Parliament 5
12:24 PM — Labour's new Shadow Culture Secretary Chris Bryant has been accused of flirting with Tory MPs in the House of Commons.
Transgender people keep getting banned from Tinder 11
11:16 AM — Transgender people on hook-up app Tinder are reportedly getting banned because of their gender identity.
Tory minister Nick Gibb comes out as gay as he plans to marry partner 26
10:34 AM — Schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed that he is gay - and plans to marry his same-sex partner after a secret 29-year relationship.
5th June 2015
High Court rejects objections to Ireland marriage referendum 10
5:13 PM — The Irish High Court has rejected two objections to the outcome of the referendum on same-sex marriage.
4th June 2015
Alabama Chief Justice says same-sex marriage will ‘destroy the country’ 21
3:13 PM — Chief Justice Roy Moore believes same-sex marriage will destroy the United States.
Topless activists kicked out of Morocco for gay kiss at ancient mosque 34
8:19 AM — Two French activists were kicked out of Morocco for staging a topless same-sex kiss at the site of an ancient mosque.
3rd June 2015
Left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn enters Labour leadership race
8:35 PM — Backbench Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn, an early champion of gay rights in Parliament, has entered the race to become leader of the Labour party.
Tom who? Dustin Lance Black hooks up with Mormon singer in music video 4
7:49 PM — Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has appeared in a music video playing the boyfriend of out Mormon singer Tyler Glenn.
Tower Hamlets candidate is a no-show at LGBT hustings due to family emergency 62
4:57 PM — Rabina Khan, the candidate endorsed by former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman to replace him after he was ousted over corruption, failed to turn up to an LGBT hustings this week after a family emergency.
David Cameron ‘won’t rule out’ withdrawing from European Convention on Human Rights 12
1:03 PM — David Cameron has said he has "no plans" for the UK to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights - but refused to rule it out.