12th January 2015
Ex-EastEnders actor: I didn’t feel my character was necessary 36
11:39 AM — EastEnders star Sam Strike - who played gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, says he quit the soap because he didn't think his character was "necessary".
11th January 2015
Portugal: Opposition party to table same-sex adoption bill 5
8:23 PM — Portugal's opposition Socialist party plans to table a bill which would allow same-sex couples to adopt children and access fertility treatment.
Labour wants to stop this man having sex, and 6 other stories you might have missed 5
6:29 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
Ireland: Government to consider relaxing gay blood ban 2
3:38 PM — The Irish Department of Health is currently examining a policy paper that looks at a range of options surrounding the country's ban on gay men donating blood.
Scotland: Same-sex couple banned from marrying 64
12:09 PM — A same-sex couple in Scotland were heartbroken to discover they remain banned from marrying.
Armed forces to ask new recruits if they are gay 36
11:45 AM — The British armed forces are to begin monitoring the sexuality of new recruits, in order to help tackle homophobia.
10th January 2015
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.
Stephen Daldry to direct ‘Wicked’ film adaptation? 2
4:18 PM — Gay director Stephen Daldry has reportedly signed on to helm a film adaptation of hit musical Wicked.
European human rights commissioner attacks Russian law banning transgender drivers 24
3:41 PM — The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has attacked a new Russian law which bans transgender people from obtaining driver's licenses.
Sorry, you probably haven’t won a date with Tom Daley 11
3:02 PM — A winner has been selected in a competition to win a date with Tom Daley - and unfortunately it's probably not you.
Evangelical pastor: Taylor Swift will turn your children gay 50
2:35 PM — A pastor has claimed that Taylor Swift is being exploited by Ellen DeGeneres to turn children gay.
Mean Girls star: Gay characters are much more complex now 1
1:47 PM — Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese has claimed that gay characters have become better-written since he appeared in the cult classic film.
Australian politician finally apologises for anti-gay sticker… a decade later 44
12:10 PM — A former Australian councillor has finally apologised for a sticker which claimed "the only rights gays have is the right to die".
David Cameron: Same-sex marriage was one of my proudest achievements in 2014 25
11:44 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed the introduction of same-sex marriage as one of his proudest achievements in 2014.
9th January 2015
She’s back! Drag queen gets standing ovation for speech about homophobia 32
7:51 PM — Irish drag artist Panti Bliss has delivered a jaw-dropping follow-up to her viral speech about homophobia.
Town rallies to provide terminally ill trans woman’s dream wedding 5
5:50 PM — A town has rallied to fulfill the dying wish of a terminally ill trans woman, who wants to marry her female partner.
Wales Green candidate ‘feels more comfortable’ in Brighton 3
4:09 PM — The Wales Green party has defended a gay candidate who plans to move to Brighton.
Dublin priest gets standing ovation after coming out during Mass 65
2:04 PM — A priest in Dublin received a standing ovation when he came out as gay during Mass.
Watch: Straight guys hold hands, discover homophobia exists 94
1:41 PM — Two straight radio presenters in Luton encountered shocking homophobia - when they walked the streets holding hands