27th September 2014
Barney Frank: Transgender people don’t have rights legislation because they wouldn’t help lobby 67
5:51 PM — Retired congressman Barney Frank has attacked the head of the Human Rights Campaign for apologising to trans groups, and claimed trans people are only excluded from rights legislation because they wouldn't help lobby for it.
Watch: Sarah Palin gets White House address wrong in speech to anti-gay conference 26
1:47 PM — Republican Sarah Palin managed to get the address of the White House wrong in her speech to an anti-gay group.
Watch: Drag queens release ‘That’s Not My Name’ parody over Facebook controversy 5
12:23 PM — A group of drag queens have responded to Facebook's decision to ban users not using 'real names' by releasing a parody clip.
Indonesia: Province passes law punishing gay sex with 100 lashes 9
11:27 AM — An Indonesian province has adopted a new law introducing public floggings for homosexuality.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council passes landmark LGBT rights resolution 20
7:20 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a landmark resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
Ricky Martin comes up with flawless answer when son asks ‘was I in your belly?’ 7
5:49 PM — Ricky Martin has recounted the perfect way he explained surrogacy to his son.
Christian mum writes ‘family friendly’ Harry Potter, where Dumbledore is straight 34
4:11 PM — A Christian mother is writing a 'family friendly' version of Harry Potter - in which gay headmaster Albus Dumbledore is actually a straight reverend.
Stephen Fry: I snorted coke in Parliament and Buckingham Palace 13
3:10 PM — Stephen Fry has revealed he snorted cocaine in Buckingham Palace.
Watch: US-wide equal marriage ad launched ahead of Supreme Court meeting 4
2:27 PM — A new TV advert pushing for marriage equality in all 50 states is set to air across the US this week.
Modern Family star: I came out when I was caught stealing gay porn
1:55 PM — Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has revealed that he came out to his father when he was caught stealing gay porn magazines.
Nottingham police warn football fans over homophobic chants 1
1:01 PM — Police have warned fans of Nottingham Forest FC that they will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic football chants.
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn calls Scottish Tory leader a ‘fat lesbian’ 25
12:36 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has labelled Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative party, a "fat lesbian".
Annie Lennox: The word ‘gay’ is irrelevant 22
12:12 PM — Singer Annie Lennox has argued that the word "gay" is irrelevant because it should be "nobody's effing business."
Kazakhstan: Court fines ad company over gay kiss poster 1
12:06 PM — An advertising agency in Kazakhstan has been hit with a fine over a poster of two 19th Century cultural figures kissing.
US: Pro-gay Attorney General Eric Holder steps down 2
11:40 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent gay rights advocate in the Obama administration, is to step down.
25th September 2014
The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus reveals his character is ‘prison gay’ 21
5:14 PM — The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus has partially confirmed rumours about his character Daryl's sexuality this week, revealing he has been playing him as "prison gay."
Bill Nighy: ‘Pride is one of the best jobs I ever had’ 4
3:39 PM — Bill Nighy has called Pride - a British film about gay activists supporting the miners’ strike - one of the best jobs he has ever had.
24th September 2014
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister blocks PinkNews, gay rights advocates on Twitter 27
7:53 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister has inexplicably blocked PinkNews and several critics on Twitter, just hours into the role.
Northern Ireland: New Health Minister thinks Pride is ‘repugnant’ 15
7:33 PM — Jim Wells, who thinks Pride is "totally repugnant", has been appointed as Northern Ireland's new Health Minister.
PinkNews’ top 10 Jewish gay and lesbian icons 26
7:20 PM — As we enter into the Jewish New Year 5775, we figure now is best time to recount some of the most fabulous and influential Jewish gay personalities to date.