30th January 2015
James Blunt defends ‘joke’ about dropping the soap near David Cameron 53
12:38 PM — James Blunt has defended making a joke about 'dropping the soap' near David Cameron and Boris Johnson.
28th January 2015
France: Court rules that gay Moroccan can marry French partner 4
7:44 PM — A court in France has ruled that a Moroccan should be allowed to marry their French same-sex partner, in spite of a long-standing convention between the two countries.
Brighton head condemns government for excluding gay rights from ‘British values’ push 17
2:46 PM — The head of a leading independent school in Brighton has criticized the government - for failing to include gay rights in its push to promote 'British values' in schools.
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.
27th January 2015
New Holocaust memorial should honour gay victims, Commission says 10
7:03 PM — David Cameron's Holocaust Commission has recommended that a new National Memorial should recognise all victims of Nazi persecution, including gays.
David Cameron remembers gay victims of the Nazis on Holocaust Memorial Day 10
4:33 PM — On Holocaust Memorial Day, Prime Minister David Cameron pays tribute to all those who were persecuted by the Nazis, including gay people.
ABC making sitcom about Dan Savage’s life 9
2:35 PM — ABC has ordered a comedy pilot about the life of gay activist Dan Savage.
26th January 2015
US: New Maryland governor axes LGBT anti-discrimination regulations 16
1:41 PM — Maryland's new Republican governor has axed anti-discrimination provisions, just days into his term in office.
25th January 2015
Student athletes tackle homophobia with ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign 7
3:01 PM — Student athletes at Duke University are taking part in a powerful campaign to challenge homophobia, transphobia, and other prejudice.
British Army general set to come out as gay 17
12:47 PM — A British Army general could be about to make history, by coming out as gay.
23rd January 2015
Yet another Soho gay bar could be facing closure 29
8:01 PM — Yet another Soho bar is battling to stay open, after the building's owners filed plans for redevelopment.
22nd January 2015
Could you be the next LGBT Senior Organiser for the NUT?
11:47 AM — The National Union of Teachers is looking for a new LGBT Senior Organiser based in the Eastern or London regions of England.
21st January 2015
Review: Will Cucumber and Banana be the next ‘Queer as Folk’? 20
9:01 PM — Russell T Davies' new gay dramas, Cucumber and Banana, are set to kick off tomorrow. PinkNews reporter Nick Duffy takes a sneak peek at the first episodes.
Republican site: Michael Sam and his ‘boy toy’ should go to Iraq and challenge ISIS 28
5:39 PM — A popular Republican website has claimed that NFL player Michael Sam and his fiancé should go to Iraq and confront ISIS.
Robbie Rogers: It is ‘insane’ to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 7
9:09 AM — Out gay footballer Robbie Rogers has spoken out about upcoming World Cups in Qatar and Russia, saying it is "insane" that they are being held there, given their poor records on LGBT rights.
Obama changed LGBT awareness by saying just three words 6
8:22 AM — US President Barack Obama has marked the end of an exceptional 12 months for global LGBT awareness by becoming the first president to explicitly use the term in the State of the Union address.
19th January 2015
Eric Pickles criticised for asking Muslim leaders to promote British values 58
6:24 PM — Local government secretary Eric Pickles is under fire, after writing a letter to Muslim leaders about the dangers of extremism.
Russia to ban films that ‘defile the national culture’ 41
4:50 PM — Russia is introducing harsher rules for film screenings - that could be used to crack down on LGBT cinema.
Bisexual women ‘more likely’ to have mental health problems 1
4:15 PM — Bisexual women are more likely to experience mental illness than lesbians, according to a new study.
18th January 2015
Italy: Mayor of Milan facing criminal charges for registering same-sex marriages 6
3:47 PM — The Mayor of Milan claims he is facing criminal charges, after he agreed to register a number of same-sex marriages carried out abroad.