19th November 2014
Nicola Sturgeon becomes Scotland’s First Minister 2
3:33 PM — SNP politician Nicola Sturgeon has formally succeeded Alex Salmond as Scotland's First Minister.
Republican congresswoman: I backed LGBT equality after my son came out as trans 21
3:18 PM — A Florida Republican says she made a U-turn on LGBT rights after her own child came out as transgender.
Comment: Uganda’s LGBT community is in limbo pending a new anti-gay bill 4
2:28 PM — Tony Kitara writes for PinkNews on why the LGBT community in Uganda is "in limbo", pending the introduction of a new, even harsher anti-gay bill.
Peter Tatchell: Homophobia still persists long after Alan Turing’s death 4
1:46 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that homophobia is still a problem in the UK, long after the death of Alan Turing.
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 18
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
18th November 2014
Ugandan President: Church must help in fight against gays 32
3:22 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has called on church leaders to support the government in its fight against homosexuality.
Male model Big Brother contestant: I was ashamed of my lesbian mother 16
1:34 PM — A Big Brother Australia contestant says he previously was ashamed of his mother due to her sexual orientation.
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful narrowly loses bid by one per cent 3
10:02 AM — A gay politician who was running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand narrowly lost his bid in the final round of voting.
17th November 2014
Morocco drops all charges against British tourist jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 26
11:44 PM — Morocco has formally dropped the charges against British tourist Ray Cole and his partner, who were jailed this summer for 'homosexual acts'.
Catholic Cardinal ‘will refuse communion’ to politicians who voted for same-sex marriage 45
7:26 PM — Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has said he would refuse communion to any politician who voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
Pope: Change in morals on marriage has caused ‘devastation’ 39
6:58 PM — The Pope has declared that marriage between a man and a woman is 'in crisis' during a speech to an interfaith conference on 'traditional marriage'.
Peter Tatchell Foundation auctioning holiday to country where gays are imprisoned 27
4:55 PM — Exclusive: Peter Tatchell has defended his Foundation auctioning a holiday to Morocco, where a gay British man was jailed earlier this year for ‘homosexual acts.’
What happened after a single dad asked strangers for advice on helping his son come out as gay 34
2:51 PM — Reddit user HeMeYou was left "overwhelmed" by advice from online strangers after accidentally discovering his son might be gay.
Video game ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ banned in India over gay character 5
2:26 PM — An upcoming video game that features a prominent gay character has been banned in India.
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.