27th November 2014
European Parliament votes to protect LGBT people in global development 1
12:18 PM — The European Parliament this week voted for a report which will outline its input in the global future development policy, which includes a strong commitment to protect LGBT people, and those living with HIV.
22nd November 2014
US: Gay rights pioneer arrested over sex abuse allegations
12:25 PM — A high-profile Democratic gay rights campaigner has been arrested over allegations he sexually abused a 15-year-old.
21st November 2014
Stonewall CEO attacks ‘posh, rich, white Western gays’ over Brunei boycott 144
7:28 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has laid into 'posh, rich, white Western gays' who want to boycott Brunei over anti-gay laws.
Comment: We still have more work to do to tackle transphobic violence 4
3:31 PM — Labour councillor Osh Gantly, currently the only openly transgender elected politician in the UK, writes for PinkNews.co.uk for the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes marries same-sex partner 6
11:27 AM — Sean Hayes, who starred in long-running gay sitcom Will & Grace, has married his same-sex partner.
19th November 2014
Peter Tatchell: Homophobia still persists long after Alan Turing’s death 4
1:46 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that homophobia is still a problem in the UK, long after the death of Alan Turing.
17th November 2014
Brazil: Thousands attend Pride march to speak out against anti-LGBT murders 4
12:49 PM — Thousands of Brazilians attended Rio de Janeiro's 19th Pride event on Sunday, speaking out against the shocking number of LGBT people who have been murdered in the country.
16th November 2014
US: Barack Obama appoints new LGBT Liaison
6:06 PM — Barack Obama has appointed a Democratic activist to the role of LGBT Liaison within the White House.
14th November 2014
Brighton Pride safe ‘until 2020′ under new license 2
1:44 PM — Brighton Pride is secure until 2020, after the council granted a six-year license for the LGBT event.
Azealia Banks defends calling Perez Hilton a ‘faggot’ because gay men are ‘more misogynistic’ 41
11:33 AM — American rapper Azealia Banks, who repeatedly called blogger Perez Hilton a "faggot" last year, has said she has no regrets because lots of gay men are "more misogynistic" than straight men.
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
13th November 2014
South Korea: 70% of young gay men not out to their parents
11:13 AM — A study has found that as many as seven out of 10 gay Koreans hide their sexual orientations from their parents.
12th November 2014
Argentina: Buenos Aires Pride organisers slam city government for refusing to provide security 2
3:57 PM — Buenos Aires pride organisers have criticised the city government for not providing police security during the march planned for Saturday.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
11th November 2014
Kent homelessness charity reports LGBT youth are ‘neglected and overlooked’
4:14 PM — Research published this week has reported that homeless LGBT youth have been "neglected and overlooked" by housing and homelessness providers.
Philippines: Quezon City to host ‘largest’ international LGBT film festival
12:57 PM — Philippines’ largest city Quezon is set to host the first International Pink Film Festival, which is slated to be largest LGBT films event.
Bangladesh: Lawmakers demand more rights for third gender hijra groups 2
10:47 AM — Lawmakers in Bangladesh have called for more rights for hijra groups, following the marking of one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.
Latvian foreign minister denies ‘hidden agenda’ behind coming out 8
2:46 PM — Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has rebuffed claims that his decision to come out as gay was motivated by a "hidden agenda".
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.