17th November 2014
Bank stops asking for your mother’s maiden name in case you have two dads 8
1:51 PM — The Royal Bank of Scotland could stop asking customers for their mother's maiden name - because a lot of people have two dads.
Israel: Gay-friendy ID cards introduced for children of same-sex parents 17
12:37 PM — Israel has begun issuing new ID cards to children of same-sex parents - as previous cards only allowed for a 'mother' and a 'father'.
Campaign to save ‘gay’ bull from slaughter receives homophobic abuse 11
10:59 AM — A fundraising campaign to save Benjy the "gay bull" from slaughter has received homophobic backlash and abuse on social media.
16th November 2014
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.
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’ 24
3:39 PM — Church leaders in southern states are pushing back against a new advert which makes a Christian argument for gay rights.
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie for I’m A Celebrity 3
2:07 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has signed up to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
London ‘Islamic hotel’ will still accept gay couples despite banning alcohol 50
12:52 PM — A London hotel which has reportedly implemented an Islamic code of conduct says it will still allow gay couples to stay there.
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.
One Direction singer Harry Styles on dating men: Don’t knock it ’til you try it 41
11:42 AM — Harry Styles has continued to joke about his sexuality, implying that he would be happy dating men.
15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
Boy George cancels Culture Club tour over health problems 8
5:26 PM — Boy George has cancelled a planned Culture Club reunion tour, over serious health concerns.
Neil Patrick Harris and husband star in first joint ad campaign 7
4:02 PM — Newlyweds Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka will star in one of the first major ad campaigns featuring a married same-sex couple.
Saudi Arabia: Gay man jailed for three years over naked photos 18
3:43 PM — A gay man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years, for engaging in 'immoral acts' by taking naked photos of himself.
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
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
Watch: The lesbian ’50 Shades of Gray’ parody we’ve all been waiting for
6:56 PM — A parody of the trailer for upcoming romance film 50 Shades of Gray has been released.
US: Alabama anti-discrimination bill named in honour of Apple boss Tim Cook 1
6:16 PM — A bill that would protect LGBT people from discrimination in employment has been named after Apple CEO Tim Cook in his home state of Alabama.