14th April 2015
Russian Siri refuses to talk about gays: ‘I will pretend I didn’t hear that’ 12
11:48 AM — It has emerged that Apple's virtual assistant Siri refuses to discuss homosexuality in Russia.
15th March 2015
This app helps you pee, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
7:44 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
9th March 2015
This iPhone app could help solve a real problem for transgender people 13
1:05 PM — An iPhone app has been created to provide a network of toilets where transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming individuals are free to pee in peace.
7th February 2015
Meet the iPhone app that could test you for HIV in 15 minutes 5
3:50 PM — Researches have developed an iPhone app and dongle that can test people for HIV and syphilis - and get results within 15 minutes.
18th July 2014
Atari announce new iOS Pride simulator game 1
1:33 PM — Atari has announced a new LGBT-themed game for iPhone and iPad in which players organise a Pride parade.
31st May 2013
Apple bans gay ‘cure’ iPhone app but it remains in Google Play store for Android users 20
12:09 AM — A Christian app has been banned by Apple for claiming to help users 'cure' themselves of homosexuality, it remains available for download by Google Android users.
30th May 2013
iPhone and Android apps offer ‘cure’ to homosexuality 33
6:12 PM — A Christian iPhone and Android app has been criticised for claiming to help users 'cure' themselves of homosexuality.
27th March 2013
Study: Six million users log onto Grindr an average of eight times a day 18
6:45 PM — Grindr is used by 6 million users who spend an hour and a half daily on average using the app, a study has found. The study by the location-based app also found that users log in eight times a day on average.
30th January 2013
Interview: Charlie Hides on becoming a YouTube drag sensation 6
7:02 PM — Having done shows for Sir Elton John and with 8.2m video views spread across 119 videos on his YouTube channel, Charlie Hides is bringing drag to the digital mainstream. Laurence Watts caught up with him for PinkNews.
27th December 2012
UK: Sexual element linked to MI6 spy’s death 26
3:55 PM — The death of Gareth Williams was not the result of assassination by the security services, but instead “auto-erotic activity”, a police source has said.
14th June 2012
Apple adds gay couples to emoji icons for iPhones and iPads in iOS6 18
7:12 PM — Apple has continued to associate itself with LGBT people with the introduction of same-sex couple related icons or emojis for the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 6.
13th September 2011
Gay Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson joins Gaydio 3
2:33 PM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson has been given a weekly show at gay radio station Gaydio. The star, who came out as gay last year, will host a two-hour Sunday show at 4pm with fellow cast member Bronagh Waugh.
21st March 2011
80,000 sign petition to Apple over ‘gay cure’ app 72
10:49 AM — More than 80,000 people have signed a petition calling on Apple to remove a 'gay cure' app from its iTunes store. The company is coming under increased pressure to remove the Exodus International app.
14th March 2011
Gay dating app Grindr to launch straight counterpart 3
3:21 PM — Grindr, the revolutionary iPhone, BlackBerry and Android application for the gay community is to launch a mainstream version of their social networking concept. Grindr has more than 1.65 million regular users in 180 countries worldwide, with London being the app’s most popular city.
6th March 2011
Exclusive: Grindr to launch Android app version “imminently” 33
11:10 PM — The iconic iPhone gay social networking app Grindr is to launch on the Android platform imminently, PinkNews.co.uk can reveal after obtaining a leaked final test version of Grindr for Android. It is understood that the the app is intended to go live within the Google Android Market in next few days.
10th February 2011
Catholic iPhone app helps you confess your homosexual sins on the go
8:15 PM — A Catholic iPhone app has been designed - that allows users to confess to homosexual sins without needing to see a priest.