5th November 2014
Labour MP Lucy Powell: No, teaching gay rights is not ‘nonsense’ 14
12:21 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, shadow education minister Lucy Powell rebuffs a tweet from the Department for Education claiming it's “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.
New Zealand Olympic rower Robbie Manson comes out as gay 5
11:32 AM — Olympic rower Robbie Manson has come out publicly as gay after two years of being out to his friends and teammates.
4th November 2014
The world’s second strongest man comes out as gay 19
4:50 PM — The world's second strongest man has come out as gay to an overwhelmingly positive response from fans and followers.
China: Gay dating app secures $30 million funding from investors 4
2:15 PM — Investors have flocked to a hugely popular "hook-up" app for gay men in China, which currently has triple the amount of users compared to Grindr.
Jake Gyllenhaal: Brokeback Mountain ‘gave me the idea that movies can be important’ 7
12:50 PM — Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal has commented on the political significance of Brokeback Mountain, which he says gave him the idea that films can be "important."
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 25
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.
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.
David Blunkett: Nicky Morgan ‘should be forgiven’ for voting against equal marriage 19
5:27 PM — Exclusive: Former Home Secretary David Blunkett today told PinkNews that he is "glad" about Nicky Morgan's recent u-turn on equal marriage.
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.
Men ‘dressed as fairies’ carry out vicious anti-gay attack in London 17
2:05 PM — Police are looking for two men who carried out a homophobic attack on Halloween - while dressed as fairies.
Section 28 backer Brian Souter: I’m not homophobic and I have gay friends 60
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.
Ex-Rangers player Marvin Andrews: Gay people have a ‘spiritual sickness’ 37
12:00 PM — Former Rangers FC player Marvin Andrews has claimed that gay people have a "spiritual sickness".
2nd November 2014
Sol Campbell: I nearly quit football over gay rumours and racism 3
3:45 PM — Former England footballer Sol Campbell has revealed that he nearly quit the sport over rumours about his sexuality and jibes about his race.
Pictures: Here’s everyone who won at the PinkNews awards 2
2:43 PM — The second annual PinkNews Awards took place this week. We break down the winners.
Was a gay sex scene removed from Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game? 27
12:27 PM — A gay sex scene was present in an early draft of Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, but was reportedly cut from the final film.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Gay codebreaker Alan Turing should be on a banknote 4
11:57 AM — Benedict Cumberbatch has called for gay codebreaking hero Alan Turing to be put on a banknote.
Sir Ian McKellen slams England manager who thinks he’s never met a gay player 8
11:31 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has rebuked England manager Roy Hodgson, after he claimed he didn't know any players who might come out as gay.
1st November 2014
You’ll never guess which country Googles gay porn the most 91
3:15 PM — A surprising country has topped Google's rankings for searching for pictures of gay sex.
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.
Red Cross drops volunteer who held one-man protest against same-sex marriage 34
12:35 PM — The British Red Cross has dismissed a Wakefield volunteer who held a one-man protest on the day same-sex weddings began.