23rd January 2015
Watch: Richard Dawkins reads homophobic hate mail 31
1:33 PM — Controversial evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has released a video in which he reads homophobic hate letters.
21st January 2015
Review: Will Cucumber and Banana be the next ‘Queer as Folk’? 20
9:01 PM — Russell T Davies' new gay dramas, Cucumber and Banana, are set to kick off tomorrow. PinkNews reporter Nick Duffy takes a sneak peek at the first episodes.
Mrs Brown’s Boys star urges Ireland to vote yes to same-sex marriage 3
6:45 PM — Mrs Brown's Boys star Eilish O'Carroll has urged people to back same-sex marriage in the country's upcoming referendum.
Doctor Who nominated for GLAAD award for lesbian lizard kiss 11
6:14 PM — Doctor Who has been nominated for a GLAAD award - for an episode which featured the show's first lesbian kiss.
Republican site: Michael Sam and his ‘boy toy’ should go to Iraq and challenge ISIS 28
5:39 PM — A popular Republican website has claimed that NFL player Michael Sam and his fiancé should go to Iraq and confront ISIS.
McDonald’s apologises after men ordered to stop kissing 25
1:17 PM — A McDonald's branch in Leicester has suspended a security guard - after he demanded two men stop kissing.
Sam Smith, who thinks gays shouldn’t make sexuality an issue, nominated for GLAAD award 31
12:34 PM — Sam Smith has been nominated for an award by LGBT advocacy group GLAAD - despite claiming gay people shouldn't "make [sexuality] an issue".
Christian school placed in special measures after failure to tackle homophobia 15
11:51 AM — A Christian school has been placed in special measures - after the principal complained that Ofsted inspectors asked children "inappropriate" questions about sexuality.
Gay porn star Johnny Rapid arrested after alleged fight with girlfriend over threesome 3
12:17 AM — Johnny Rapid was arrested after an allegedly choking, hitting and pushing his girlfriend, after it is claimed attempting, to arrange a threesome with a 14-year-old girl.
19th January 2015
Eric Pickles criticised for asking Muslim leaders to promote British values 58
6:24 PM — Local government secretary Eric Pickles is under fire, after writing a letter to Muslim leaders about the dangers of extremism.
Irish Senator’s clumsy message to gay colleague sparks Twitter trend 5
5:28 PM — An Irish Senator has accidentally sparked a Twitter trend - after using an unusual choice of hashtag to congratulate a gay colleague.
Russia to ban films that ‘defile the national culture’ 41
4:50 PM — Russia is introducing harsher rules for film screenings - that could be used to crack down on LGBT cinema.
Bisexual women ‘more likely’ to have mental health problems 1
4:15 PM — Bisexual women are more likely to experience mental illness than lesbians, according to a new study.
Northern Ireland: Government spent £40,000 defending gay blood ban 7
2:57 PM — The Northern Irish government spent over £40,000 defending a decision to keep a permanent ban on gay men donating blood.
James Blunt: Labour MP Chris Bryant is a ‘classist gimp’ 47
2:19 PM — James Blunt has lashed out at gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after the politician criticised his privileged upbringing.
Billy Crystal: Gay TV scenes are ‘pushing too far for my taste’ 75
11:56 AM — Billy Crystal has claimed that modern gay storylines on TV shows are "pushing too far".
Antony Cotton: There’s two gay players on every football team 41
11:28 AM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has claimed that there is on average "two or three" gay players on every football team.
18th January 2015
Justin Bieber attends gay Republican meeting, and 6 other stories you might have missed
7:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Sir Ian McKellen to depart ‘X-Men’? 8
5:03 PM — Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will not appear in the next X-Men film.
Precious director: Homophobia is ‘rampant’ among African-Americans 28
4:23 PM — The director of Oscar-winning film Precious has attacked homophobia running "rampant" in the black community.