8th March 2015
London’s rainbow bus and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:17 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
7th March 2015
Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook team up for same-sex marriage case 27
12:26 PM — A number of corporate rivals have put their differences aside to sign a joint legal brief, calling on the US Supreme Court to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
27th January 2015
Google apologises for translating ‘gay’ as faggot, fairy, and pansy boy 8
12:38 PM — Google has issued an apology - after a translation tool suggested a number of offensive translations for the word "gay".
16th December 2014
Conchita Wurst among top global search terms of 2014 1
12:49 PM — Austria's Eurovision winning drag star Conchita Wurst has apparently attracted a lot of attention this year - appearing as one of the world's most Googled terms.
5th December 2014
‘tryAnal essential?’ – 7 strange fails to celebrate the demise of CAPTCHA 2
3:06 PM — As Google announces a simple solution to the sometimes difficult and strange CAPTCHA text boxes, to say goodbye, here are seven times the security measure has failed to convey anywhere near a normal message.
24th November 2014
Lesbian couple’s road name changed to ‘Fagits Live Here’ on Google Maps 7
6:37 PM — A lesbian couple are outraged after the name of their road was changed on Google Maps - to "Fagits Live Here".
1st November 2014
You’ll never guess which country Googles gay porn the most 92
3:15 PM — A surprising country has topped Google's rankings for searching for pictures of gay sex.
20th October 2014
Vote here for the PinkNews Award for Positive LGBT Marketing Campaign
2:05 PM — Later this month, the second annual PinkNews Awards will take place in the Palace of Westminster, celebrating the contributions of politicians, businesses and community groups towards what has been another historic year for LGBT equality in the UK.
5th September 2014
US: Obama appoints lesbian Google exec as chief technical officer 3
7:11 PM — Out Google executive Megan Smith has been appointed as the White House's new chief technical officer.
18th August 2014
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 11
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
3rd June 2014
YouTube celebrates LGBT pride with new #ProudToPlay campaign 1
4:23 PM — YouTube and Google have teamed up for America's LGBT Pride Month with a new campaign focusing on sport.
3rd April 2014
US: World Vision board member resigns in protest over gay staff ban 3
9:44 PM — A World Vision board member has stepped down in protest at the Christian charity's decision to reinstate a ban on married gay staff.
21st March 2014
Google still blocking the word ‘bisexual’ from autocomplete 4
9:34 PM — Google is still blocking the word 'bisexual' from its search autocomplete feature.
7th February 2014
Google rebrands to highlight homophobia in Russia on eve of Sochi Olympics 18
12:26 AM — Google has rebranded itself ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, held in the Russian city of Sochi.
17th December 2013
Video: Google celebrates equal marriage with gay couple’s wedding in Zeitgeist roundup 2
5:26 PM — Google has celebrated the marriage of a same-sex couple in its Zeitgeist video of 2013.
26th November 2013
InterTech announces LGBT events app Owt as winner of gay hackathon 1
4:58 PM — Owt, a mobile app providing an alternative source of LGBT events to “non-stop cheesy pop gay bars," has been crowned the winner of Europe's first gay hackathon.
22nd November 2013
Equalities Minister lauds Europe’s first 24-hour LGBT hackathon to help create new tools for community
4:56 PM — Helen Grant, the Minister for Equalities has welcomed the first LGBT hackathon to be held in Europe. The event, organised by the tech industry's LGBT forum, InterTech, is hosted at the London headquarters of Facebook.
25th October 2013
UN campaign highlights homophobic search results on Google 13
12:26 PM — A new campaign by the United Nations for LGBT equality reveals widespread homophobia when typing the word ‘gays’ into Google.
17th October 2013
Facebook to host Europe’s first LGBT hackathon
10:58 AM — It's been announced Facebook is to host Europe's first LGBT hackathon next month.
6th September 2013
Photos: InterTech Diversity Forum panel discussion on LGBT start-ups at Google London
4:05 PM — The first in a series of panel discussions featuring LGBT members of the start up community took place at Google's Central Saint Giles offices in London on Wednesday evening, hosted by the InterTech Diversity Forum.